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Apple’s Pro iPhones, new iPads, and 16-inch MacBook Pro detailed in Bloomberg report

Photo by James Bareham / The Verge

Multiple details about Apple’s upcoming lineup of iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, and Watches have emerged in a new report from Bloomberg. According to the report, two of the iPhones will be camera-focused “Pro” phones, with a new triple-lens camera design that will include a wide-angle lens for the first time in an Apple phone. Alongside the new phones, the report also includes details about the company’s plans for its upcoming iPads, Apple Watches, and a new MacBook Pro. The report also claims that Apple could release new AirPods and a smaller, cheaper HomePod as soon as next year.

The report claims that the two Pro iPhones — which will reportedly replace the company’s existing iPhone XS and XS Max — will be announced next month alongside a…

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Apple’s noise-canceling AirPods and cheaper HomePod expected in 2020

Apple AirPods in front of Audeze MX4

Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge

In addition to details on Apple’s 2019 hardware plans, Bloomberg is also offering insight into Apple’s audio accessory ambitions for 2020.

According to Bloomberg, Apple is working on a cheaper HomePod. It’ll undercut the current HomePod’s selling price of $299 by offering just two tweeters instead of the seven found in the original when it’s released. It’s not clear exactly when it will arrive, but Bloomberg says we could potentially see this new HomePod “as early as next year.” Apple’s HomePod, which reportedly hasn’t sold as well as the company had hoped, was priced at $349 at launch. Rumors of a cheaper version priced between $150 and $200 have swirled since 2018.

Photo by James Bareham / The Verge
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Watch as ULA launches the final flight of its Delta IV Medium rocket

This morning, August 22nd, the United Launch Alliance is set to fly the very last mission of its Delta IV Medium rocket, a single-core vehicle that’s been launching to space since 2002. This final flight will be the 29th mission of the Delta IV Medium. The vehicle is now being retired as ULA works to consolidate its technology and develop a new generation of rockets.

The Delta IV is the last remaining descendant of the Delta family of rockets, a long line of vehicles that date back to the birth of the modern space era. The original Deltas, built by the Douglas Aircraft Company (now part of Boeing), were derived from an old Air Force ballistic missile called Thor. The first successful Delta launch occurred in 1960, lofting a…

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