Since I can’t cover everything, I like to offer a daily roundup of must-read articles from some other great websites.

° From MacRumors: Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering, Craig Federighi, has admitted that the company’s beta testing program, which offers developers and public beta testers access to beta versions of iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, tvOS, and macOS, isn’t effective in giving users the amount of influence and interaction they desire.

° From AppleInsider: Apple CEO Tim Cook says as a hiker, he appreciates the company’s new Emergency SOS, and that investing in new features like this is how to get through tough economic times.

° From Apple’s YouTube channel: The company has posted an ad highlighting the Emergency SOS feature on the iPhone 14 line-up.

° From iMore: A teen was saved by his Apple Watch after he fell 150ft and didn’t have his iPhone to call for help. He was able to use his Apple Watch Series 7 to contact his parents, with emergency services able to attend as a result.

° From Cult of Mac: How much would you pay for a used pair of shoes? A used pair of Birkenstocks owned by Steve Jobs sold for almost $220,000 over the weekend.

° From MacVoices Live! In the second part of the “About An Hour With Josh Centers” live event, Josh covers productivity challenges of iPad vs. MacBook and shares his screen to show off Home Screen customization. Questions from the audience chat, Focus modes, and Lock Screen security round to the show. (Part 2) 

Article provided with permission from AppleWorld.Today