Apple has revealed it will be holding its second fall special event on October 13, one that is anticipated to feature the launch of the “iPhone 12” generation, as well as other products like “AirTags.”
Following the same pattern as the earlier “Time Flies” announcement, Apple said on Tuesday that it will be holding a second special event on October 13 at 10 A.M. Pacific time. As with the first event and WWDC, it will be a virtual affair that takes place over a video stream.
After the success of Apple’s WWDC keynote and the “Time Flies” presentation, it is highly likely the upcoming event will follow a similar heavily-produced style, a video made in advance by Apple. Normally iPhone events occur on stage with a large live audience, but the issues of COVID-19 social distancing makes such an event difficult to adequately produce.
AppleInsider will be covering the event live, providing full analysis during and after the event, and will include details of all of Apple’s product launches.
What to expect at the event
The “iPhone 12” generation is rumored to be made up of the 5.4-inch “iPhone 12,” the 6.1-inch “iPhone 12 Max,” the 6.1-inch “iPhone 12 Pro,” and the 6.7-inch “iPhone 12 Pro Max.” Aside from the name, the Pro models are expected to have better displays, supporting 120Hz ProMotion and 10-bit color.
On the back, the standard models will probably use 12-megapixel ultra-wide and wide-angle cameras, while the Pro adds on a telephoto lens. There have also been rumors of the inclusion of a LiDAR sensor on the back of the Pro models, giving it similar depth mapping capabilities as the iPad Pro.
Video capabilities across the board are expected to be
Shrugging off a Falcon 9 launch abort last week and a scrub Monday, SpaceX fired 60 more Starlink internet satellites into orbit Tuesday, the thirteenth batch in a fast-growing global network of broadband relay stations. The rocket’s first stage, making its third flight, flew itself to an on-target landing on an offshore drone ship after lifting the upper stage out of the lower atmosphere, chalking up the company’s 61st successful booster recovery.
Michael Seeley, co-founder of We Report Space, posted a stunning photo of the rocket launch silhouetted by the sun.
The launch ended a frustrating stretch of delays dating back to mid September that included back-to-back Falcon 9 launch aborts last Thursday and Friday that grounded the Starlinks and a Space Force Global Positioning System navigation satellite.
The GPS launch remains on hold, but SpaceX was able to correct the unspecified problem that blocked the Starlink launch and after a fourth delay Monday due to stormy weather, the rocket roared to life at 7:29 a.m. EDT Tuesday and shot away from its firing stand at the Kennedy Space Center.
Generating 1.7 million pounds of thrust, the 229-foot-tall rocket vaulted smoothly skyward from historic pad 39A, arcing away on a northeasterly trajectory as it climbed out of the dense lower atmosphere above the Atlantic Ocean.
Two and a half minutes later, the nine Merlin 1D first stage engines shut down as planned and the well-traveled booster, which helped send two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station in May,
The official website of the 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) was launched on October 3, at daihoi13.dangcongsan.vn.
The website, built and operated by the Communist Party of Vietnam Online Newspaper, will update the latest news about Party congresses at all levels and the 13th National Party Congress. The news will be published in Vietnamese, English, French, Chinese, Spanish and Russian.
Speaking at the launching ceremony, member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong said Party congresses at the municipal and provincial level are underway, and the 13th National Party Congress is scheduled to take place in the first quarter of 2021.
He suggested the website serve as a forum to collect and respond to public feedback on Party congresses and draft documents to be submitted to the 13th National Party Congress, resolutely fight and reject wrongful allegations and sabotage plots by hostile forces.
Vuong asked press agencies to provide the latest and correct news, photos and videos before, during and after the Party congresses for the website.
Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education Vo Van Thuong required press agencies and the Communist Party of Vietnam Online Newspaper to increase coverage of draft documents to be submitted to the 13th National Party Congress.
Thuong also stressed the need to put into operation a press centre in service of the 13th National Party Congress.
Prepare and organize the National Party Congress well, bring the country into a new stage of development
VietNamNet would like to introduce an article by Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong, entitled “Prepare and organize the National Party Congress well, bring the country into a new stage of development”.