Since I can’t cover everything, I’ll often direct your attention to articles from various other sources worth your time.
° From 9to5Mac: Apple is invited macOS Big Sur and Catalina users to test out the new Safari 15 beta.
° From AppleInsider: Through the Safari Technology Preview, Apple is inviting selected users to try out the new browser redesign without joining the macOS Monterey beta program.
° Also from AppleInsider; While it still isn’t open to new subscribers, it appears Apple’s Paramount+ and Showtime bundle has been reactivated for some previous subscribers.
° From Variety: Mark Ronson takes center stage in “Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson,” premiering July 30 on Apple TV Plus.
° From MacRumors: Apple Maps vehicles rigged with LiDAR equipment are collecting street-level imagery and data in several more countries and regions this summer, including Austria, Switzerland, and Hong Kong.
° From Axios: As of Saturday, July 24, “Ted Lasso” was the second-most in-demand digital original in the U.S., just behind Disney+’s new Marvel series “Loki.”°
From Beige: Exporting the same data from a wearable device twice won’t necessarily give you the same data.
° Per The Free Press Journal: A consignment of undeclared goods consisting of 160 Limited Edition Apple Watch Series 6, 600 pieces of Apple Air-Pods Pro and garments of Pakistan origin, collectively amounting to Rs 3 crore were seized at the airport in Mumbai, India.
° From The Hollywood Reporter: The production company behind Apple TV+’s “The Morning Show” is suing an insurance company. Always Smiling Productions says it is owed $44 million for COVID-19 delays to the production of season 2.
° From Insider: While some Apple products are repaired directly in Apple Stores, Apple contracts many of its Mac repairs to third-party providers, including CSAT Solutions based in Houston, Texas. A new report says some workers describe “sweatshop”-like conditions inside the Houston facility, with 13-hour days, broken air conditioning, and unrealistic expectations.