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CultCast 436: This week we talk iPhone SE 2, HomePod and the AirPower charging mat, resurrected!
This week we talk iPhone SE 2, HomePod and the AirPower charger, resurrected!
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This week on The CultCast: iPhone SE 2 is finally here, and the amount of tech packed into this $400 phone is truly remarkable. We’ll tell you everything you need to know. Plus, a new report outlines Apple’s plans for iPhone 12 with 5G, a new mini (and possibly portable) HomePod, and the AirPower mat, resurrected!

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The CultCast: Episode No. 436

Let’s talk iPhone SE, AirPower mat and HomePod mini!

On the show this week

@erfon / @lkahney / @lewiswallace

This week’s Apple news

2020 iPhone SE combines a familiar face with new technology for $399

  • Here’s what you get for just $399: Apple’s best camera and their fastest chip.

Why the 2020 iPhone SE is the perfect iPhone for a rotten time

  • Talk about good timing. Apple unleashed its new budget-priced iPhone SE successor Wednesday, smack in the middle of a worldwide health crisis that’s wreaking havoc on health care, economies and behavioral norms.

Surprise! Apple Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro launches early

  • The Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro is now available to order on the Apple Store. The version for the 11-inch iPad Pro costs $299. Apple asks $349 for the one designed for its 12.9-inch tablet, putting this accessory well above the cost of rival keyboard cases.

Bloomberg: As many as 4 new 5G iPhones coming in the fall

  • Bloomberg reported early Monday that as many as four new iPhone models will include 5G technology, with at least two of them redesigned with flat, stainless steel edges and a flat screen with no notch at the top, similar in design to Apple’s latest iPads.

AirPower wireless charging pad project reignited with A11 chip to manage heat issues

  • It looks like the AirPower charging mat has been resurrected from the dead.