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1 - airport/itv
2 - mac pros
3 - iMac design change
4 - view from above...apple is launching a satellite to provide its own wireless internet/satellite phone service...

3. you have NO IDEA ! Right.
4 wrong.
post #82 of 378
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3...I would say either depending on how you look at it the relationship between the units. If forced to guess I would say a lighter (float) MacBook Pro.

4. Not sure.

3. Wrong.
4. Still waiting...\
post #83 of 378
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Originally Posted by European guy View Post

Ok, Ok...

Keywords :

n times.
Speed.
Number of toes on a fast bird.
Next of keen.
Float not fly.
View change.

Are we there yet ?

1. solved
2. solved
3. 4, on the ostridge..but...?
4. new mbp model
5. coverflow??
6. finder II
post #84 of 378
4. a new imac design that somehow makes it a lot quieter, so instead of making a zoom noise it is so quiet it seems to be floating....

i think i better wait till the keynote starts

BTW, have you got any information we don't or is this just something to have fun
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post #85 of 378
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I don't buy this "European guy" moniker ... you know the language too well. Not just the subjective but the subjunctive. Although you mistake keen for kin, unless you know the language so well that you are exercising James Joyce like wordplay, in which case this reader is duly impressed. I've been reading "Finnegans Wake" all day and this riddle is nearly as obscure ...

But back to the riddle ...

1. Has been answered as the N standard for wireless
2. Has been answered as an 8 core Mac Pro
3. I'm guess that the next of keen is a fourth display, 17" in size
4. As for floating, Apple redesigns the monitors so that they float like the old luxor lamp iMac. (Or, second chance guess, the iMac is redesigned to do this.)

And if I got any of this right, all this Joyce decrypting today has done my brain some good ...

First off , thanks for the comments. I am really Portuguese and I have been speaking english for more than 2 decades, still with the obnoxious habit of not using a spell checker...
I DO get the difference between american and british English, since I have repeatedly visited both countries... yeesss... I am over 40..

Back to the riddle.

3. Wrong. Already answered.
4. No.

I must say that I personally believe the displays will be updated...but the bird didn't mention it, so...
post #86 of 378
Change of view...

This has to refer to the iMac revision.. LED-based screens?
post #87 of 378
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I like the way you think !

Keyword is ZOOM...

OS X resolution independence?

Great thread. Thanks.
post #88 of 378
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1. solved
2. solved
3. 4, on the ostridge..but...?
4. new mbp model
5. coverflow??
6. finder II

Huh...?

4. No.
post #89 of 378
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Change of view...

This has to refer to the iMac revision.. LED-based screens?

Grasshopper, There is a mist-clearing light invading your head...
post #90 of 378
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OS X resolution independence?

Great thread. Thanks.

Hi ! Thanks.
No, the "Zoom" has no software parts...
post #91 of 378
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Change of view...

This has to refer to the iMac revision.. LED-based screens?

Aren't the LED screens more useful in the portable line (starting with the Pro model, off course) because of energy savings?
post #92 of 378
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"Hey little bird" I inquired

African or European?

iMac follows the Mac Pro and will wait until Leopard and get high DPI display.
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post #93 of 378
Does it involve a touchscreen? An answer, perhaps, to HP's new Windows Vista touch-screen iMac knockoff?
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post #94 of 378
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4. a new imac design that somehow makes it a lot quieter, so instead of making a zoom noise it is so quiet it seems to be floating....

i think i better wait till the keynote starts

BTW, have you got any information we don't or is this just something to have fun

3. new iMac.
4. Unresolved yet.

I have the information the little bird told me.
I was blown away. But, I , too, will only know after MacWord.
post #95 of 378
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African or European?

iMac follows the Mac Pro and will wait until Leopard and get high DPI display.

Hmm... No !
post #96 of 378
Float = tablet?
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post #97 of 378
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Does it involve a touchscreen? An answer, perhaps, to HP's new Windows Vista touch-screen iMac knockoff?

Sorry , No hints, Grasshopper...
post #98 of 378
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Float = tablet?

Grasshoper..the path is full of shadows and light, but I see no hinting in sight.
post #99 of 378
Change of view - iSight built into the iMac screen?

PS have to agrre with the other comments, a much better way to pass those pre-stevenote hours than trawling through countless re-hashed rumours!
post #100 of 378
My new guess at 4)

A new handheld device... ( see: http://forums.applenova.com/showthread.php?t=21726 "He was practically exploding to get this info... THIS IS HUGE, I'm not going to spoil it, he wouldn't even give me enough details, but it's something like portable computers like the QQQ or OOO is what he called it, but with real mult-touch, like apple just was re-inventing everything all over again. He said that everyone thinks what's happening this year is bigger than macintosh, and bigger than anything apple's ever done. IT IS JUST the beginning." ) I think the original author was refering to th OQO (http://www.oqo.com/)
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Grasshoper..the path is full of shadows and light, but I see no hinting in sight.


Perhaps if you pro-ject it!

post #102 of 378
Actually, as I recall, LED backlit displays use more power, so they'd make more sense in the iMac which would then have vividly better color/black performance.

And I'm still holding out for a parrot.
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post #103 of 378
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To all.

The little bird flapped his wings
and from the sky, he looks at you.
The day was long, he must retire.
And carefull too,cause it is night.

"Of all the things you threw at me.
The four you tried, but only three.
The three seem small,I know you reason,
but that's not all, you'll see this season"

Until tomorrow, I too await.
For all the three and then the other.
I thank you all , and I'm sincere
I'll fly again
and return here.
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And I'm still holding out for a parrot.

Yar!

post #105 of 378
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Originally Posted by European guy View Post

3. new iMac.
4. Unresolved yet.

I have the information the little bird told me.
I was blown away. But, I , too, will only know after MacWord.

Oh no, we're not back to the flat screen TV rumor of MWSF06 are we?

Yeah, I know, no hinting ...

4. Apple big screen TV/iMac ... at an amazing price of $2499.
post #106 of 378
Is there an award or something we can give to European guy?? This is definitely more fun than I've had reading a rumor thread in a very long time.

Bravo, European guy! Good riddles!!

post #107 of 378
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Oh no, we're not back to the flat screen TV rumor of MWSF06 are we?

Yeah, I know, no hinting ...

4. Apple big screen TV/iMac ... at an amazing price of $2499.

Sorry Guys, that's ROLO'S rumor!

post #108 of 378
Not that I would mind but isn't this way too much to announce at a single event like Macworld?

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post #109 of 378
that's why they are calling it as

"First 30 years were just beginning!"

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post #110 of 378
"My next of keen will trail me soon
He'll will float around you , not zoom."

Now I'm no poet, and I know it...but it seems clear to me that 4 is related to 3. If next of keen/kin is a new iMac then the new design of said item is what will float not zoom. Plus, the man from Portugal spoke of both mind-blowing and no-idea having when referring to 3, the new iMac.

So, um, floating....er, what does that mean? Hmm, could it be...? Why, yes! By george, I've got it!

Clearly, Apple is a forward thinking company...we all know that. They've got Al Gore on their board, that's how forward thinking are!

And Al Gore recently talked about global warming and how the first signs started thirty years ago. "The first thirty years were just the beginning. Welcome to 2007," says Apple.

And just yesterday I read that 2007 will be the hottest year on record and....OH MY GOD....the polar ice caps are going to melt and we'll all be flotsam and jetsam!

EXCEPT, Apple has made a new iMac that will ACT AS A FLOTATION DEVICE and SAVE THE WORLD! Thank you, Apple! Thank you.

But, will I still be able to get email?
post #111 of 378
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The little bird swiftly flew
To his nest, away from view.
Before he rests, this much is due,
To lift the weight from all our chests

"If I am new. and follow my kin,
And I float for your new view...
I wonder how difficult
Would be to satisfy you.
I've been around for so long , you see,
I knew not, you would forget me.
Maybe HE was right, and my demise
was cast in stone before the light."
post #112 of 378
Im going to bet on a floating display... some sort of old Tesla tech.

yes, I am insane!
post #113 of 378
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The little bird swiftly flew
To his nest, away from view.
Before he rests, this much is due,
To lift the weight from all our chests

"If I am new. and follow my kin,
And I float for your new view...
I wonder how difficult
Would be to satisfy you.
I've been around for so long , you see,
I knew not, you would forget me.
Maybe HE was right, and my demise
was cast in stone before the light."

New handheld. Newton = kin, demise, etc.

Mini OS X. This is video iPod. Inkwell. Palm killer (as if Palm needed someone to do that). The good Pocket PC handhelds are gone (HP and Dell both stopped development on their high-end) and Apple will sneak in a product above the smartphone but below the tablet - roughly the space the Newton previously held.
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post #114 of 378
Yup, that's kind of what I was getting at earlier. It would have to be an add-on to the Mac though, not a fully stand alone device like the Newton was. Gotta sell those Macs.
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post #115 of 378
It would be a stand-alone, but would pull all of your synced .mac data and would have other ties to the desktop. Basically it works better if you have a Mac, but can work with a PC syncing through iTunes? Something...

Of course, I'm old enough to know of the neverending tradition of pre-expo Newton rumors.

What's more, I actually played with a prototype Newton about a month or three before it was introduced. It was very exciting.
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post #116 of 378
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Deep asleep, the bird now lies
he mumbles words, open your eyes...

"I lay flat under the apple tree.
and it falls, but not on me.
I eat the apple cause I'm a gluton
Believe you me.
I am no Newton."
post #117 of 378
Birdy, birdy in the snow
His wing was broken he could not go
First I coaxed him with a piece of bread
Then I stomped in his friggin head

-Author unknown, but I'm thinking Steve Jobs
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post #118 of 378
3D, wearable displays?

And I say this because 3D is supposed to become the savior of the commercial movie theater. Movies will be shot in stereo-video and only the theaters will have the ability to show them in their glory.

Yes, Hollywood is working on this, and is rather far along.
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post #119 of 378
They are bringing my beloved iMac floating arm back?
post #120 of 378
Or, perhaps a wrap-around display....
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