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News items you should check out: Sept. 18

Since I can’t cover everything, I’ll often direct your attention to articles from various other sources worth your time.

° From Apple’s YouTube channel: Apple has posted “A Guided Tour of the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro.”

° From The Verge: Apple is rolling out a COVID-19 testing mandate next month. Vaccinated employees will get infrequent tests if going into an office or store. Unvaccinated employees will have to get frequent testing.

° From MacRumors: Apple has expanded the option to extend an expiring AppleCare+ plan to additional countries, including France, Italy, and Spain. In addition, Apple has also expanded the Mac coverage renewal option to all countries where extended ‌AppleCare‌+ coverage is offered: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

° From The Elec: Apple is planning to use an LTPS OLED display for at least one of the four models planned for the iPhone 14 series next year.

° From The MacObserver: On Friday a report claims that Apple once threatened to remove Facebook from the App Store in 2019. 

° From iMore: iPadOS 15 will allow apps to use as much as 12GB of RAM when it ships on Monday, September 20.

° From MacVoices Live!: On the new episode: the discussion of the Apple “California Streaming” event wraps up as the panel continues to argue about who wants to make movies before moving on to the Apple Watch 7. Guy Serle, David Ginsburg, Jim Rea, Kelly Guimont, Andrew Orr, Mike Schmitz, and Brittany Smith join host Chuck Joiner to discuss the dust resistance claim, express frustration with Apple’s position on watch face creation, and the availability of the Series 3.

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.