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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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Have you seen me? Missing mini donkey was dad’s final gift to daughter

The animal was the last gift Monika Popilek’s dad gave her before he passed away.

SAN ANTONIO — About a mile off of Potranco Road is where you go to find peace. But, even for the quiet, country, somewhat rural road, they never thought they’d be looking for this.

“If we were looking for a grey tiger-striped cat, it’d be confusing. But how many donkeys are out there wandering around?” Monika Popilek asked. It’s a question she’s been wondering the answer to for about a month, since her miniature donkey, Chesney, went missing.

“When I came in from work, went to go feed him, and you know the other little one came, but I realized he didn’t come,” she explained.

Popilek drove for hours searching for the little guy and posted signs on Laurel Ridge Drive, which is the last place Chesney was seen. But the sightings have since quieted,

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