Top Apple-related stories this week (Nov. 27-Dec. 1)

Here are the top Apple-related articles at Apple World Today for the week of October 23-27.

° Check out my review of the Monoprice 40in CrystalPro Ultrawide USB-C Monitor.

° Apple has shared the most popular podcasts of 2023, with year-end charts localized for listeners in nearly 100 countries and regions.

° Apple Books has unveiled the top books and audiobooks of 2023 and launched Year in Review, a new in-app experience that helps readers to celebrate the titles, authors, and genres that defined their year. 

° Apple is apparently ending its credit card partnership with Goldman Sachs.

° I don’t believe reports that Apple is discontinuing plans to build its own 5G modem.

° Apple will donate $1 per purchase to help fight AIDS for purchases made with Apple Pay at an Apple Store before December 28.

° Apple boasts a 100% recommendation rate from its interns.

° Apple’s iPhone sees 9% annual growth in the Middle East (excluding Turkey) in quarter three.

° Apple has unveiled the winners of the 2023 App Store Awards, recognizing 14 apps and games “that empowered users to unleash their creativity, discover a world of new adventures, and have fun with family and friends.”

° Apple and Paramount have discussed bundling their TV streaming services at a discount.

° Valve’s Steam gaming store will drop support for macOS High Sierra and macOS Mojave early next year.

° Global Apple Watch shipments increased 7% year-over-year in the third quarter. 

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.