News items you should check out: Oct. 27

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 from various other sources worth your time.

° From Monday Note: The first thing to say about the M1 Pro and M1 Max, Apple’s new homegrown processors, is that we misunderestimated them. The chips were a well-guarded secret; pre-announcement scuttlebutt mentioned an “M1X” chip, christened in the manner of the A12X that powers the third generation 2018 iPad Pro.

° From Semrush: Apple ranked among the top 15 Fortune 100 companies that pay the most to appear in search ads.

° From AppleInsider: Apple has opened applications for its next Entrepreneur Camp for Black, Hispanic/Latinx, and female founders, with sessions again set to take place online.

° From MacRumors: A file within an Apple Watch retail demo unit suggests that at some point, Apple considered using “Apple Watch Pro” branding for some models of its smartwatch.

° From CNET: Apple execs Alan Dye and Stan Ng discuss what influenced the design and what a larger-screened watch means for users.

° From 9to5Mac: In honor of the iPod’s 20th anniversary and the 10th anniversary of Steve Jobs passing, Native Union is out with a commemorative and useful little accessory – AirPods Beanies. Inspired by the classic iPod Socks, the new AirPods Beanies work with all AirPods cases (and more) and come in a colorful 4-pack.

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.