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Apple’s iPhone 12 event: A mini iPhone and HomePod, but no headphones or power brick in the box

In a prerecorded video streamed Tuesday morning, Apple unveiled its new iPhone 12 lineup that includes four different models. Filled with elaborate drone shots of Apple’s mostly empty Cupertino, Calif., headquarters, the announcement focused on camera features, durability and the promise of fast wireless connections. Literally from the rooftop (which is covered in solar panels), Apple proclaimed it was shrinking its environmental footprint by not automatically including the power adapter and headphones.

The star attraction was a new iPhone 12 line that supports new 5G cellular networks. That technology theoretically enables much faster mobile downloads than the 4G networks the iPhone has supported ever since 2012’s iPhone. But consumers won’t experience that until carriers build out their 5G networks.

Hello again, old iPhone designs

Flat edges are back. After years of smooth, slippery rounded edges, Apple is bringing flat sides back to its iPhone designs. It one of a handful

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2 Restaurants To Replace Bank At Brick Shopping Center

BRICK, NJ — A longstanding bank at the Brick Commons shopping center will be demolished and replaced by two restaurants under an application approved by the Brick Township Board of Adjustment.

That approval is set to be memorialized at the zoning board’s Oct. 7 meeting.

The application by Urban Edge Properties, which owns the shopping center, sought approval to raze the former Santander bank that sits near the Route 70 entrance to the shopping center and replace it with two restaurants with outdoor seating. The exising signs for the shopping center will be updated as well.

Urban Edge Properties said its tenants for the two restaurants are not finalized.

The two restaurants will have outdoor seating — something that was planned before the coronavirus pandemic, according to the application documents.

The plans for the project include drawings that indicate a burger restaurant and a baked goods restaurant are targeted for

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