The Morning After: Apple will reveal the 5G iPhone on October 13th

Engadget, Mat Smith and Richard Lawler
·2 min read

This year, more people than ever have started working from home, but for the largely remote Engadget crew, it’s just normal. The devices we can’t live/work without include an air filter, a portable second monitor and a surprisingly clutch laser printer.

Brother HL-L2350DW laser printer
Brother HL-L2350DW laser printer

Your needs may vary, but take a quick look before jumping in the comments with anything we forgot to add.

— Richard Lawler

Apple will reveal the iPhone 12 on October 13th

The 5G iPhone and… ?

Apple 2020 iPhone event invite
Apple 2020 iPhone event invite

On Tuesday, Apple sent out invites to an event on October 13th at 10AM PT/1PM ET with the tagline "Hi, Speed.” While new iPhones tend to be the star of whatever show they appear in, the company’s reference to speed in its invitations could manifest in one more interesting way.

Apple announced its plans to ditch Intel’s processors and chart a new path for its desktops and laptops with in-house chipsets earlier this year, and execs at the time noted the company would launch its first ARM-based Mac in 2020. With only a few months left on the 2020 clock, we may get our first glimpse of the future of the Mac in a few short days.
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Dell's first mini-LED monitor is bright, accurate and $5,000

It comes with a stand.

Dell
Dell

Alongside new 24- and 34-inch displays with USB-C connectivity and three new P-series monitors, Dell announced the UltraSharp 32 HDR PremierColor Monitor or UP3221Q on Tuesday. The company says it’s the world’s first monitor with 2,000 mini-LED backlit dimming zones.
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Super Nintendo World will open its doors in Japan next spring

Prepare to step inside a ‘life-size, living video game.’

Super Nintendo World
Super Nintendo World

Nintendo’s theme park was supposed to open ahead of the Tokyo Summer Olympics, but like the games themselves, that plan was pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, Super Nintendo World is set to open in spring 2021, again just before the rescheduled Olympics.
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Vizio's first 4K OLED TVs are on sale starting at $1,200

It might be time to make the switch.

Vizio OLED
Vizio OLED

If you’ve been itching to go OLED but couldn’t stomach the price, Vizio may have the solution. Its first two OLED TVs are on sale at Best Buy for $100 off of prices that already come in under the lowest prices LG set for its 2020 OLED TVs. They also include HDMI 2.1 ports so they’re ready for your PS5 or Xbox Series X.
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