The Evolution-Confirmed Edition Monday, September 26, 2022

iOS 16.1 Beta Lets You Disable AirPods Pro 2 Touch Volume Control, by Sami Fathi, MacRumors

In the iOS 16.1 beta, there is a new toggle inside the Accessibility page for the second-generation ‌AirPods Pro‌ to enable or disable touch controls for volume.

AirPods Pro 2 Users Report Issues With Connection Randomly Dropping, by Sami Fathi, MacRumors

According to user reports on the MacRumors forum as well as readers of MacRumors that have reached out to us directly, the new ‌AirPods Pro‌ may sometimes randomly disconnect from an iPhone while playing music or watching a video. In other instances reported by users, an ‌iPhone‌ or iPad may show the ‌AirPods Pro‌ as connected, but no audio is actually played.

Oprah Winfrey And Apple TV+ End Their Multi-Year Agreement, by Michael Schneider, Variety

Oprah Winfrey and Apple TV+ have concluded their mega overall deal, first announced in 2018. Both sides have confirmed the evolution, but declined to comment. It’s understood that both sides have agreed to continue to work together, but on a project-by-project basis, now that their previous deal is ending.

Slack And Teams’ Lax App Security Raises Alarms, by Andy Greenberg, Wired

Collaboration apps like Slack and Microsoft Teams have become the connective tissue of the modern workplace, tying together users with everything from messaging to scheduling to video conference tools. But as Slack and Teams become full-blown, app-enabled operating systems of corporate productivity, one group of researchers has pointed to serious risks in what they expose to third-party programs—at the same time as they're trusted with more organizations' sensitive data than ever before.

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If a company want to be a gatekeeper of apps, it will need to make the effort to be a good gatekeeper. (And that includes Apple, not just Slack and Microsoft.)


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