It is alternately a depressing and exciting day for people who need to own the latest gadget. The new iPhone 5 is being unveiled. Your formerly-latest-gadget that you paid dearly for in exchange for all the admiration that comes with it, is now a liability that singles you out for shame. You might as well walk around with the Easy Bake Oven.
Apple is holding the unveiling at noon (CT) at the “Apple Town Hall” at its Cupertino, Calif., headquarters. For this event, however, Apple is not providing a live video stream on its website.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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