Saturday, February 24, 2024

News items you should check out: June 23

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

° New data from Counterpoint Research says that the coronavirus prompted online orders of smartphones to increase to 26% of phone sales worldwide.

° Apple suppliers Foxconn and Pegatron are offering substantial bonuses to help recruit workers for iPhone 13 production, according to the Economic Daily.

° Customers on London Underground will be able to access full mobile connectivity and internet access within every station and tunnel, the Mayor of London has announced.

° Bloomberg reports that Canadian lawmakers passed a controversial bill that aims to regulate programming distributed by media streaming services and social platforms like Facebook and YouTube, a measure that critics warn could infringe on individual speech.

° The HomePod mini is now available in Austria, Ireland, and New Zealand.

° The UK is getting ready to test emergency alerts for iPhone users with June 29 the big day.

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.