iPad Air nears arrival, Apple Stores receiving inventory for sale

In what is likely a herald of iPad Air sales starting soon, Apple stores have reportedly been receiving large-scale shipments of new devices, and marketing materials.

Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman tweeted on Friday that he’d learned that shipments of new devices were now arriving at Apple stores and were marked for opening at a later date. He points out that the boxes likely contain the newly announced fourth-generation iPad Air, and that it would be too early for the anticipated “iPhone 12.”

The “iPhone 12” is suspected to be unveiled on October 13, at their recently announced “Hi, Speed.” event. If it were to follow previous events, the new iPhones would be

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Opinion | We should be just as careful about covid-19 in relatives’ homes as we are in grocery stores

As the fall school term approached, universities thought that they could effectively implement similar protocols on campus. They instituted safeguards including reduced class size, improved classroom ventilation and daily symptom checks. The problem? Students got infected when they engaged in risky behaviors off-campus. At the University of New Hampshire, 11 cases were traced to a fraternity party hosting about 100 guests without masks. Medical degrees apparently provide no guarantee of safe gathering: A single party resulted in covid-19 infections in 18 anesthesiology residents and fellows training at the University of Florida.

At K-12 institutions, the hard work administrators and teachers are doing to enforce mask-wearing and physical distancing will be undone if kids gather after school without similar protections. The risk extends to parents, and increases as families come together with friends and relatives with whom they are likely to let down their guard.

I spoke this week with several

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