News items you should check out: July 7

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 9to5Mac: Chinese display manufacturer BOE has been given the go-ahead for iPhone 14 screen production, despite having been caught cheating by Apple.

° From AppleInsider: Longstanding Thunderbolt and network-attached storage company Drobo filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in late June, and will hold its first creditors meeting on July 17.

° From iMore: A new Apple History Calendar is now taking backers on Kickstarter. Stephen Hackett has created the project to celebrate the history of Apple.

° From The Guardian: Heavily encrypted messaging services such as WhatsApp could be required to adopt cutting-edge technology to spot child sexual abuse material or face the threat of significant fines, under new changes to UK digital safety legislation.

° From The Mac Observer: OmniFocus will be among the first third-party widgets for iOS 16’s customizable Lock Screen.

° From the Omni Group: The Omni Group has published its post-WWDC Roadmap Update.

° From MacRumors: Apple began selling refurbished Mac Studio models last week, but inventory quickly sold out in the United States. For customers who missed out, the base model Mac Studio with the M1 Max chip has been restocked on Apple’s refurbished store while supplies last.

° From MacVoices Live!: Host Chuck Joiner talks with Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus about’s Bob’s retirement. He explains why that means he will be leaving Texas, some of his plans for the coming year, and a couple of the services that will help him do it. 

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.