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This week:

  • How to get a M1 MacBook Pro fast and cheap!
  • Apple "fixes" the Studio Display...
  • New EU regulations could be HUGE changes for iOS!
  • Our reactions to Elon's Twitter buy

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This week's stories

Apple pushes February MacBook Pro orders back to June

  • People who ordered a top-tier MacBook Pro in February are being notified that it won’t be delivered until June. The delay results from COVID-19 lockdowns in China hampering notebook assembly.

Win an Aer Fit Pack 3 backpack and go from work to gym in style [Cult of Mac giveaway] - lewis

  • This week’s Cult of Mac giveaway is for the Fit Pack 3 backpack from Aer. The Fit Pack 3 is more than just a backpack, though. It’s a hybrid duffle/backpack that will carry you from work to the gym without hassle because it has special compartments for everything.

Apple now offers parts and tools needed to fix your own iPhone

  • Apple has long faced criticism from “right to repair” advocates for being strictly against DIY fixes. But government regulators around the world are starting to force companies to loosen up on allowing users to fix their own devices. Apple is bowing to the pressure.

Leaked ‘final’ EU antitrust bill looks bad for Apple

  • The European Union may force Apple to make big changes to its App Store as well as services like FaceTime and Messages, if a leaked version of an EU antitrust proposal becomes law.

Elon Musk buys Twitter for a cool $44 billion

  • Twitter said Monday it accepted Elon Musk’s offer to purchase the company for $44 billion. That gives the billionaire — who is the world’s wealthiest person — absolute control of the social media platform after the deal is approved.
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