With leadership and determination, Apple continues to provide modern tools to use in our day-to-day work. After all, computers and telephones are essential for our economy: education, science, research, government and business in the fight against the pandemic. And also for our games and entertainment that are so necessary for mental health.
Let’s see what Apple does.
Debris from news of the week
• New iMacs are coming. Digital trends are changing things. ‘iMac 2020: Everything we know so far from this year’s update.Discused: release date, screens, mini-LEDs, goggles, Comet Lake CPU, more.
• In my brief comments, the main cost factors of an iPhone when thinking about the 2nd generation iPhone SE are the display, face recognition and the camera system. Cult of Mac goes deeper. ‘How Apple made the iPhone SE 2020 so cheap.‘
• In light of this, how does the 2nd generation iPhone SE camera stack up? Here’s a good analysis from CNET: “The camera specifications of the iPhone SE are comparable to that of the iPhone 11 Pro, at half price.‘
• There are rumors that supply chain issues may slow down the iPhone 12. But this is a solid contraindication. ‘TSMC provides more evidence that the iPhone 12 will be ready later this year.‘
More and more evidence that this year’s iPhone 12 will debut on time, chipmaker Apple TSMC says its 5-nanometer chips are already in volume production and with satisfactory returns. TSMC expects a “very fast and smooth slope” from these chips in the second half. Rumor has it that these are the chips used in the new iPhone 12.
• And what could the iPhone 12 series look like? At Bloomberg, Mark Gurman and Debby Wu think that “up to four new models.‘
The successors to this year’s iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max will be joined by two low-end models to replace the iPhone 11. At least the two high-end devices will have flat stainless steel bezels instead of the current curved design. like more rounded corners like the iPad Pro that was introduced in 2018.
Either way, Apple remains at top speed when it comes to providing modern tools for essential work and play. Praise to the men and women of Apple and suppliers.
• And last but not least,
‘Ahum. Replicator: Tea, Earl Gray, Caffeine Free.“
Particle Debris is typically a mix of John Martellaro’s observations and opinions on a notable week-long event or article, followed by a discussion of articles that didn’t make headlines, debris from technical TMO news. The column is most often published every Friday, except during holiday weeks.