News items you should check out: July 5

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

° From MacRumors: Apple has once again adjusted the maximum trade-in values of iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac models, lowering the amount customers can receive when trading in their existing devices for one of the company’s newer products.

° From AppleInsider: European lawmakers have given the green light to antitrust law changes targeting self-preferencing by Apple and other big tech companies, but there are fears that it will be difficult to enforce the regulations.

° From The Mac Observer: Ming-Chi Kuo doubts reports Apple has cut its initial iPhone 14 order. The analyst points out such a move would be atypical.

° From Deadline: Apple CEO Tim Cook is expected to attend the annual Allen & Co Sun Valley media retreat.

° From Patently Apple: Apple has been granted a patent that could well hint at a new design direction for the controversial Smart Case that comes with Apple’s AirPods Max.

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.