After Math: Apple unveils its first 5G phone amid a week of premieres
October 22 is shaping up to be a big day for Virgin Galactic. The company confirmed last week that it was preparing SpaceShipTwo for a new round of flight tests from that date. If the launch goes as planned, this will be the first time the vehicle has operated from the company’s new headquarters at Spaceport America.
Do you remember the Howe brothers? A few years ago the guys made this DARPA super tank called the Splitting saw? Well, tanks aren’t all they make. Their company also designed and marketed an overpowered robotic firefighter, dubbed RS3, and just sold one with the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Tesla buyers who have decided to splurge on Tesla’s $ 3,000 third-row option for the Model Y are in luck. CEO Elon Musk announced via Twitter this week (after recently disbanding the company’s PR department) that production of the additional Ys will begin in November with deliveries before the end of the year.
Perhaps the biggest news of the week came on Tuesday when Apple revealed its new iPhone 12, the first Apple product to use 5G connectivity. In addition to the standard model, the company also sells mini and Pro versions too.