News items you should check out: April 1

Since I can’t cover everything, I’ll often direct your attention to articles of interest. To wit:

° From Bloomberg: Apple is concerned about its over-reliance on Japan for iPhone flash memory, and is exploring working with a Chinese supplier: Yangtze Memory Technologies.

° From Business Insider: Apple TV+ is suffering from infrastructure problems (including being understaffed) and some content partners have become frustrated with the service.

° From iMore: The Bank of America says that while there are reports of Apple cutting iPhone production, demand for devices remains strong.

° From AppleInsider: Apple Maps now supports real-time alerts sourced from Safety Cloud, a digital alerting platform used by emergency responders and construction zones.

° From MacVoices Live!: On the new episode, Adam Engst of “TidBITS” discusses some interesting use cases that the major map apps don’t address. If you are a runner, a walker or a hiker, he explains why the needs, and the solutions, are different, and picks some of his favorites.ways that he uses maps that many of us wouldn’t think about. (Part 1) 

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.