The Quick-Links Edition Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Apple Redesigns Online Store And Brings Back Dedicated 'Store' Tab, by Parker Ortolani, 9to5Mac

The new design starts with a simple carousel of product categories that you can choose from and offers quick links to shop with a specialist or find an Apple store nearby.

Apple Updates Intel Mac Pro With Three New Graphics Card Modules, by Chance Miller, 9to5Mac

Apple has rolled out three new graphics card modules for the Intel-powered Mac Pro today. The new graphics card modules include the Radeon Pro W6800X MPX Module, the Radeon Pro W6800X Duo MPX Module, and the Radeon Pro W6900X MPX Module.

Apple SG Turns Pet Photos Into High Art Portraits In OOH Stunt, by Marketing Interactive

Done in collaboration with photographer Jason Nocito, the campaign aims to introduce how photographic features previously reserved for professionals are now in everybody’s hands. Pets were used as they are one of the most popular subjects for amateur photographers.


New Unread Update Gives The RSS App Linked List-reading Super Powers, by Oliver Haslam, iMore

Linked list posts are the ones you find on sites like John Gruber's Daring Fireball, a link to another site with a quote and commentary. Those linked lists and the way they link out to the original content can cause RSS apps some confusion — and users sometimes don't know whether they're reading the linked post, or the content it's linking out to. Unread 2.7 fixes that.

Hands-on: Nomad Launches New MagSafe Mount Stand With Simplistic All-metal Design, by Blair Altland, 9to5Toys

The Nomad Mount Stand solves my main issue with Apple’s MagSafe charger not staying in place on its own, and brings some extra functionality into the mix, thanks to its vertical design. And it still sports about as simple and clean of a look as you’ll find from a charging accessory.


Apple's Ad Business Is Bigger Than You Think. It Could Get Bigger Still., by Eric J. Savitz, Barron's

Sacconaghi notes that most of Apple’s ad business is centered on search ads in the App Store. He says growth drivers in the business include the June addition of search ads in China, higher ad loads, and the introduction of banner ads to the store in May.

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