News items you should check out: April 22

Since Steve and I can’t cover everything, occasionally we’ll direct your attention to articles from various other sources worth your time.

° Director Drew Xanthopoulos’ film about whales, headed to Apple TV+ June 25, is in the competition at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier that month, reports AppleInsider.

Apple is now allowing AppleCare+ coverage for Macs to be extended indefinitely in the United States, according to an updated support document.

° Bridge has announced a new new keyboard for the new iPad Pros.

° Apple Music’s editorial content is getting its own channel, according to MacStories.

° According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn has signed a new contract with the state of Wisconsin in which it will invest up to $672 million, and create 1,454 jobs by the year 2025.

° At Tuesday’s “Spring Loaded” event, Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple Silicon/M1 now make up for the majority of Mac sales, overtaking Intel.

° Apple has posted two new “Behind the Mac” ads on its YouTube channel.

° MacVoices Live! went online just hours after Apple wrapped up their “Spring Loaded” event where a host of new products were announced. In the first part of the show’s analysis, the panel of Jeff Gamet, David Ginsburg, Jim Rea, Frank Petrie, Kelly Guimont, Brittany Smith and Kelly Guimont join host Chuck Joiner to go deep on the AirTags since they’re the first new product that can be purchased. The panel talks about about what they liked and what they didn’t. Then, the new iPad Pro takes center stage as the panel discusses who it is and isn’t for.

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.