News Items You Should Check out: Oct. 26

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

° From MacRumors: Apple’s $550 over-ear AirPods Max headphones are less effective at blocking out outside noise when using Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) following their latest firmware update, according to results from a detailed audio test.

° From a press release: UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking views on the potential competition benefits and harms from Big Tech firms’ entry into a range of retail financial services sectors.

° From myHealthyApple: A new study shows the Apple Watch Series 6 can reliably detect states of reduced blood oxygen saturation with SpO2 below 90% when compared to a medical-grade pulse oximeter.

° From The New York Times: Apple has reportedly rejected Spotify’s latest app update three times in the last month.

° From Deadline: Will Smith entertained a starry group of friends with a private screening of his upcoming Apple Original Films drama Emancipation.

° From iMore: Apple has updated its App Store Review Guidelines to support Matter, NFTs, and more.

° From a press release: Stratix Corporation, a provider of Managed Mobility Services (MMS) in the U.S., has released a new interactive video experience demonstrating what’s possible in restaurant operations when you leverage the power of Apple devices.

° From NBC Chicago: A Glenview doctor explains how the Apple Watch led to his rescue after a home accident.

° From MacVoices Live!: The new episode takes a look at the newest iteration of the iPads, what they offer, and what’s changed. (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.