Apple event on tuesday? Is it a tablet?

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in Future Apple Hardware edited January 2014
Think secret has an article about that....

What do you think it is?



<a href="http://www.thinksecret.com/features/jobssculley.html"; target="_blank">http://www.thinksecret.com/features/jobssculley.html</a>;
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  • Reply 1 of 121
    Here's my guess:



    <a href="http://forums.appleinsider.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=3&t=000871"; target="_blank">In a different forum because it's software</a>, although the audio suite thing was told to me as probably 2-3 months off, maybe the guy who told me that didn't have the full story, or maybe it will be announced soon, and ship later or something.



    TING5.1



    [ 06-01-2002: Message edited by: There is no g5 ]</p>
  • Reply 2 of 121
    cobracobra Posts: 253member
    :eek: :eek: :eek:



    Let the speculation commence.
  • Reply 3 of 121
    imacfanimacfan Posts: 444member
    I'd Guess that Apple will either update some software - the whole product line supports Quartz Extreme, does it not?



    The other option to me is that the iMac will be speed-bumped or have its price reduced to the original point.



    David
  • Reply 4 of 121
    keyboardf12keyboardf12 Posts: 1,379member
    i don't think a press conference would be called for a imac bump. apple just bumps stuff now without much fanfare
  • Reply 5 of 121
    andersanders Posts: 6,523member
    Hmm. What happens if you pour Fran, John Sculley and InkWell into a bowl and mix?
  • Reply 6 of 121
    cosmonutcosmonut Posts: 4,872member
    My money's on a new device in the digital hub. Big money.
  • Reply 7 of 121
    macskickassmacskickass Posts: 108member
    [quote]Originally posted by Anders:

    <strong>Hmm. What happens if you pour Fran, John Sculley and InkWell into a bowl and mix?</strong><hr></blockquote>



    Can you say iNewton
  • Reply 8 of 121
    frank777frank777 Posts: 5,839member
    Maybe it's Appleworks 7!
  • Reply 9 of 121
    bradbowerbradbower Posts: 1,068member
    Can you say "Framistan"?
  • Reply 10 of 121
    macsrgood4umacsrgood4u Posts: 3,007member
    Nothing major according to ThinkSecret so perhaps it's an announcement of Quicktime 6 finally being available. The hangup heretofore has been due to licensing issues.
  • Reply 11 of 121
    paulpaul Posts: 5,278member
    [quote]Originally posted by bradbower:

    <strong>Can you say "<a href="http://www.appleturns.com/scene/?id=3517"; target="_blank">Framistan</a>"? </strong><hr></blockquote>



    <a href="http://www.appleturns.com/"; target="_blank">AtAT</a> is coming back on monday apparantly...



    Edit: added <a href="http://www.appleturns.com/"; target="_blank">AtAT</a>-style links... <img src="graemlins/smokin.gif" border="0" alt="[Chilling]" />



    [ 06-01-2002: Message edited by: Paul ]</p>
  • Reply 12 of 121
    zoranszorans Posts: 187member
    Thank heavens for that! I was going sane for a while there
  • Reply 13 of 121
    macmattmacmatt Posts: 91member
    Well, ... AppleWorks 7 , Quicktime 6 and a new Digital Device Sound very tempting. But which one?
  • Reply 14 of 121
    dhagan4755dhagan4755 Posts: 2,152member
    [quote]From Think Secret:

    <strong>An interesting point leading up to Tuesday: Apple media relations has been lining up interviews for Jobs and only a few days ago found out it would be competing with the Sculley announcement.<hr></blockquote></strong>



    If he's lining up to do interviews following the event, it's gotta be something bigger than just an update in software or even a new software product. I would venture to say it could be something like a new hub device or major enhancement to existing hardware (G5 news?) given the nature of the way "public relations" is trying to spin it after the annoucement.
  • Reply 15 of 121
    ferroferro Posts: 453member
    I would love to see AppleWorks 7 on tuesday...



    I would love a tablet even more...



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    © FERRO 2001-2002
  • Reply 16 of 121
    kidredkidred Posts: 2,402member
    Well, one thing is sure, it's true that Apple is no longer waiting for the big shows to release stuff.



    Maybe it's their video conference app?
  • Reply 17 of 121
    aquaticaquatic Posts: 5,602member
    Tablets suck. There are many threads about why they suck. To surmise, they're only useful for somewhere you can't type. Thus, no market. A flippable touchscreen iBook with stylus & InkWell makes more sense. Tablets suck. How many people here own one? How many know someone who does? I've never even seen one.



    iPDA? Yes please. Don't forget about where iPhone.org points to, either!
  • Reply 18 of 121
    programmerprogrammer Posts: 3,422member
    I think somebody at Apple finally realized that its more important to be in the news more often, rather than at just the big Mac shows where they'd be in the news anyhow.





    I'm not even going to try and guess what this is.
  • Reply 19 of 121
    drewpropsdrewprops Posts: 2,321member
    I think that Steve's album has hit final pressing and the artwork is ready....but you didn't hear that from ME! Just watch MP3.com for some downloads of this stuff...it's pretty impressive.



    Apparently, these aren't the Macs I was looking for.....



    Who knew?

    Steve knew.

    He told me so.



    D
  • Reply 20 of 121
    prestonpreston Posts: 219member
    who the hell is John Sculley
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