The Wall-to-Wall Edition Friday, July 16, 2021

International Collection Of Apple Stores Celebrates Apple Watch International Collection, by Michael Steeber, 9to5Mac

From Tokyo to Milan, some of the world’s top Apple Stores are celebrating Apple Watch International Collection bands with energetic wall-to-wall graphics and unique displays to help customers discover their favorite styles.

Reluctant Apple Watch Wearer Conversion Part Two: Stranded 800 Miles From Home, by Wesley Hilliard, AppleInsider

When you're stuck 800 miles away from your house, it turns out that you can get pretty good stress-impacted data collection if your Apple Watch is monitoring your health.

Work Culture

Apple Employees Say The Company Is Cracking Down On Remote Work, by Zoe Schiffer, The Verge

One employee said they were currently on an Americans with Disabilities Act accommodation that allowed them to work from home, but were told that accommodation would be denied when the company went back to the office. “I will be out of a job in September,” they wrote in Slack.


FitnessView For iPhone And Apple Watch Gives You A New Way To Visualize Your Health Data, by Chance Miller, 9to5Mac

The app takes data from from your Apple Watch and the Apple Health app and makes it easy to drill down into more detail about that data, including trends, goals, heart rate graphs, and much more.

Elgato Releases New Facecam Webcam, Other Creator Accessories, by Andrew O'Hara, AppleInsider

Facecam is likely the most notable, with an all-glass f/2.4 24mm prime lens backed by a Sony Starvis image sensor for full 1080P video at up to 60 frames per second. It is tuned for indoor lighting for conference calls, classes, or streaming.

Brydge Air Max+ Review: The Ultimate Keyboard And Trackpad For The iPad Air, by Andrew O'Hara, AppleInsider

Since Apple added mouse and trackpad support to the iPad, few accessory makers have embraced this as much as Brydge has. On the iPad Pro, there are several options to choose from, including Apple's Magic Keyboard. For iPad Air, Brydge Air Max+ stands alone as the most thoughtful and polished keyboard/trackpad/case combo.

Mophie Debuts New 3-in-1 MagSafe Charger For iPhone, AirPods, And Apple Watch, by Chance Miller, 9to5Mac

This new Mophie charger features a built-in Apple Watch charging puck, a charging spot for your AirPods, and a spot to place your own MagSafe charger as well.

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Here in Singapore, one week after opening up further, dine-in group sizes have reduced from 5 back to 2. (There is an asterisk here: group size remains at 5 if all are vaccinated.)


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