News items you should check out: Sept. 2

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 The Wall Street Journal: Apple Inc. is working on new health-related features for its smartwatch, including a tool to tell users when their blood pressure is increasing and a thermometer to help with fertility planning, according to people familiar with the plans and internal company documents.

° From Bloomberg: Apple has asked all employees to report their COVID vaccination status.

° From MacRumors: Apple has returned to in-person Today at Apple sessions in its retail stores in Europe, including the United Kingdom, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Turkey, and Brussels.

° From iMore: A wild Ted Lasso conspiracy uncovered on Reddit has viewers believing that fan-favorite Roy Kent is actually a computer-generated image.

° From People: Shedeur Sanders, the son of NFL great Deion Sanders, is the first college athlete to be signed by Beats by Dre as a brand ambassador.

° From MacRumors: Two of Apple’s self-driving cars operating in manual mode were involved in minor collisions in August, according to the California DMV.

° From MacVoices Live!: Joe Kissell has released his latest Take Control book, “Take Control of Monterey,” to help both those running the beta release of the new macOS, as well as those who will want to install it right away upon its release. The interview with host Chuck Joiner starts off with the overall impressions of Monterey, then move on to some of the features that reportedly won’t be available or fully functioning on Day One. (Part 1) 

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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.