The New-Magnets Edition Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Apple FCC Filings Reveal Revised MagSafe Charger Ahead Of iPhone 13 Event, by Filipe Espósito, 9to5Mac

Back in July, a rumor suggested that iPhone 13 will feature a stronger array of magnets for MagSafe technology. This could mean that we’ll see some sort of updated MagSafe accessories that will take advantage of the new magnets on the iPhone 13 models.


Cibo Is A New iOS App To Scan Menus And Help You Decide What To Eat When Traveling Abroad, by José Adorno, 9to5Mac

Did you ever have trouble understanding a restaurant menu because it was in a different language or didn’t have a picture of the food? Cibo, a new app for iOS developed by Jordi Bruin, wants to help you with that.

VMware Says It Won't Be Bringing EXSi To The 2019 Mac Pro After All, by Oliver Haslam, iMore

According to VMware, one of the reasons that it's ditching plans to support the Mac Pro is Apple's move to Apple silicon. It's possible the company doesn't want to do the work to get hardware verification signed off only for Apple to pull the rug on the Intel Mac Pro.


Apple Executive Addresses Recent Employee Concerns In Internal Video, by Sami Fathi, MacRumors

In the video, which was seen by MacRumors, Deirdre O’Brien tells staff who are experiencing workplace issues to talk to their managers and “business relations partner.” She says that Apple has a “confidential process to thoroughly investigate, in a way that treats everyone with dignity and respect.”

Why Is Email Still So Terrible?, by Sara Morrison, Vox

In short, I have become the center of an international network of Other Sara Morrisons who can’t get their email address right. My blessing has become a curse.

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The good news is that (likely) new MacSafe accessories will also (likely) work with existing iPhone 12s. Can't wait.


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