News items you should check out: Sept. 9

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 MacRumors: Shipping times for the eighth-generation ‌iPad‌ have slipped into October with three to six week wait times, or are “currently unavailable” in the United States and other online markets, including China, Japan, and some countries in Europe.

° From AppleInsider: An investigative report published Tuesday illustrates the full measure of lobbying force Apple assembled in attempts to thwart U.S. legislation that would police App Store policy.

° From 9to5Mac: The German government has reportedly admitted to buying Pegasus spyware, despite the fact that using some of the functionality would break privacy laws in the country.

° From Bloomberg: U.S. lawmakers are moving forward with legislation to change how the app marketplace is run.

° From iMore: A new report says that the iPhone 13 mini might come with up to an hour of extra battery life, alleviating one of the phone’s biggest drawbacks.

° From iCulture: Dutch bank de Volksbank will bring Apple Pay support to its customers soon.° From MacVoices Live!: On the new episode, the discussion of pen(s), paper(s), concludes as the panel of Jeff Gamet, David Ginsburg, Mike Schmitz, Jim Rea, Jay Miller, Kelly Guimont, and Brittany Smith join host Chuck Joiner to give more picks of those two productivity tools, identify a problem with Task Managers, and discuss why being happy is more important than being productive when it comes to creativity. (Part 3)

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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.