News items you should check out: June 29

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: The FCC commission wants Apple and Google to ban TikTok.

° From Macworld: Your iPad can still be your home hub, but it will be stuck on the old, inferior architecture and won’t get new features.

° From iMore: An UK woman has accidentally swallowed one of her AirPods. Outspoken TV presenter Kirstie Allsopp says she mistook one of her buds for a vitamin.

° From the Daily Mail: A kayaker swept 4km out to sea by strong currents was rescued by helicopter after making a distress call on his Apple watch. 

° From CP24: An Ontario man whose car was stolen from his driveway in midtown Toronto twice in three months says he tracked and located his second vehicle using Apple AirTags.

° From The Mac Observer: Rumors emerged recently in Asia of Apple working on a seventh-generation iPad mini with a 120Hz ProMotion display. However, a noted display supply chain analyst with a proven track record has dispelled the rumor, saying he would be “surprised.”

° From MacVoices Live!: On the new episode, the discussion surrounding USB-C vs. Lightning connectors for iPhone and iPad isn’t as clear cut as you might think. The MacVoices Live! panel cover the advantages and disadvantages of both, and why your use case might make the decision on which side of the debate you are on.

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.