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

° Smartphone makers like Apple and Google should be required to provide security updates and spare parts for their mobile devices for at least seven years, according to new environmental responsibility proposals from the German government to the European Union, according to Heise Online (as noted by MacRumors).

° Apple has delayed its controversial child safety feature measures, but the Electronic Frontier Foundation says the tech giant must completely abandon its surveillance plans.

° From Nikkei Asia: The price of chips — and the electronic devices they power — are on track to rise into 2022 as the world’s biggest contract chipmaker joins its rivals in ramping up production fees.

° From AppleInsider: Train passengers in Taiwan will be able to book and buy tickets for rail journeys using Apple Pay, with a new ticketing service arriving on September 7.

° From the Power On newsletter: satellite features of the iPhone 13 will be available only in select markets.

° From the Business Standard: Apple’s iPhone sales in India are predicted to grow by more than 50% year-on-year.

° From CNBC: Apple’s strategy to fight off antitrust regulators is to fix the App Store one rule at a time.

° Drake’s latest album “Certified Lover Boy” is Apple Music’s most-streamed album in 24 hours in the services’ history, Apple told Billboard.

Article provided with permission from AppleWorld.Today