Apple Silicon event preview and AT&T's 5G on the AppleInsider podcast

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Apple's "One More Thing" event is next week and they've teased the release of Apple Silicon Macs. As we wait for that, we've been out testing AT&T's 5G+ mmWave service in the real world — and pre-orders begin for iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro Max, and HomePod mini.

Next week Apple will hold its third event this Fall, and it appears we will finally see the first Apple Silicon Macs. Here's what to expect from the event, plus speculation about the possibilities of how Apple will configure and differentiate between these new computers.

Pre-orders for the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro Max and HomePod mini are now live. Both Stephen Robles and William Gallagher have already bought the iPhone 12 Pro, but now there's a question of whether the better cameras in the iPhone 12 Pro Max are causing buyers' remorse.

Apple rather pushed how all of these phones have 5G, but the practical use of it in the real world is going a little slower than we might all like. Stephen has found the single street corner where AT&T's mmWave technology, which they call 5G+Ultra Wideband, is available in Orlando, Florida. Watch his download and speed tests in our YouTube video.

Stephen did those tests in the States, and William would have done the same in England — but that country has gone into lockdown. This has an impact on Apple Store pickup options and pre-orders of the iPhone 12 mini, Pro Max and HomePod mini, plus it

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