News Items You Should Check out: Oct. 8

Since I can’t cover everything, I like to offer a daily round-up of must-read articles from some other great websites. 

° From Nikkei Asia: And iPhone 14 teardown reveals parts are 20% costlier than the previous model.

° From AppleInsider: Security researchers at Meta uncovered over 400 malicious apps from the App Store that stole credentials from Facebook users.

° From MacRumors: Apple today provided developers with a new beta firmware update for the AirPods 2, AirPods 3, AirPods Pro, ‌AirPods Pro‌ 2, and AirPods Max. The new beta has a version number of 5B5040c.

° From 9to5Mac: An Apple Watch swimmer shares a way to control watchOS while underwater.

° From MacVoices Live!: FileMaker has announced that its database program will be free for individual users, but is that important? On a new episode, the MacVoices Live! panel of Dave Ginsburg, Warren Sklar, Brittany Smith, Andrew Orr, Jeff Gamet, Patrice Brend’Amour, and Eric Bolden go deep on who will benefit, whether it is a threat to other database developers (including a member of the panel), and whether it means anything for the end user. (Part 3) 

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.