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News items you should check out: April 19

Since I can’t cover everything, here are some recommended articles from some other sources.

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

° From AppleInsider: Crypto wallet MetaMask is warning Apple iCloud users of a new phishing attack that could lead to stolen non-fungible tokens or cryptocurrencies.

° From The Mac Observer: In an interview with The Mac Observer, a leading advocate for privacy says Apple should stop selling the AirTag immediately.

° From 9to5Mac: Pro users of M1 Macs have reported disappointing transfer speeds with external SSDs, and tests appear to show that most M1 Mac Thunderbolt ports don’t support USB 3.1 Gen 2 – which means they don’t offer the maximum 10Gb/s transfer speeds that would be expected from Thunderbolt 4.

° From MacRumors: A photo claiming to show molds of Apple’s upcoming iPhone 14 series models has appeared online, offering another preview of the relative sizes of the rumored devices.

° From The Wall Street Journal: Johnny Srouji, Apple’s senior vice president of hardware technologies, discusses Apple’s transition to Apple silicon for the Mac, the challenges of developing chips for the Mac.

° From The Telegraph: Former Apple employee and co-founder of the anti-harassment #AppleToo movement says her life is “such a goddamn nightmare now,” but she would return to Apple.

° From iMore: “It’s the Small Things, Charlie Brown” is now streaming on Apple TV+. And Apple has released a new lyric video featuring music from Ben Folds.

° From MacVoices Live!: The MacVoices Live! panel of David Ginsburg, Frank Petrie, Warren Sklar, Jeff Gamet, and Jim Rea join host Chuck Joiner to discuss Apple’s “Best Picture” win at the Oscars and why it is important. That leads to a conversation about subscribing to and cancelling streaming services and the importance (or lack thereof) of back catalogs. (Part 2)

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.