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News round-up: Apple Pay launches in Iceland (and more)

Since Steve and I can’t cover everything, at the end of each week day, we’ll offer this wrap-up of news items you should check out.

Apple Pay has launched in Iceland. The mobile payment service is supported by the financial institutions Arion Banki and Landsbankinn.

Unitech Printed Circuit Board has been ramping up rigid-flex PCB shipments for Apple’s AirPods 2, according to DigiTimes. The next gen earbuds may feature a brand-new internal design adopting SiP (system in package) technology instead of rigid-flex board combination, the article adds. 

A drone video shared by MacRumors shows an Apple Park event stage with a rainbow arch and multiple lights that’s located right in the middle of the campus. 

A bill proposed by U.S. Republican Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri would prohibit game developers from selling loot boxes in Mac, iPhone, and iPad games played by people under 18, reports AppleInsider.

The latest “The Road to Macstock” episode of MacVoices offers a conversation with Brett Terpstra, to talk about how to be a more productive writer. Brett not only creates tools for various types of writing, but also delivers a ton of content himself. He discusses both the tools that are available as well as how to approach your project, from original idea to published piece, and all points in between. 

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.