Macworld 2008: Live Coverage of Keynote
'Live from the City By the Bay: It's Apple's "Super Tuesday" '

by Joe Leo, Columnist

NEWS: 1.15.08-- The air will finally settle this morning, as CEO Steve Jobs announces the next big thing Apple, Inc. will land your way during the 2008 year. The official kick-off to the 2008 Macworld Expo and Conference begins at 9:00a PST with a keynote address and demo presentation of the new products coming forth from Apple on this, "Super Tuesday" of sorts.

Get ready for a "Mac Attack" and please stand by as we wait for the beginning of Steve Jobs's keynote from Moscone Center West, here in San Francisco, California.

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Keynote Coverage

Stand by as we prepare to bring you LIVE coverage from Macworld in San Francisco. Click on the following LINK to take you to the active page.** (If you don't see anything, the Keynote hasn't started yet, or something's happened to the columnist covering the event).

Note: during LIVE coverage, you will notice the page you clicked on automatically refresh itself every two minutes (120 seconds) bringing you updates as you read, with the latest news and announcements on top.

**At the end of the keynote, the previously active link will change URLs to a formatted and cleaned up page, either later this afternoon and/or early evening.

Pre-Keynote Coverage

Just to whet your appetite in the hours (or minutes/seconds, depending on when you're reading this) before the "Super Tuesday" announcement from Steve Jobs? Imagine, exactly five Macworlds ago, Apple announced its crowning jewel... and it wasn't a communications device. What it was, was the smallest--and still is--notebook computer ever made by Apple.

Apple Introduces its Smallest Notebook Ever

MACWORLD EXPO, SAN FRANCISCO--January 7, 2003--Apple today unveiled the new 12-inch PowerBook G4 with a brilliant 12-inch, active-matrix display housed in a lightweight, durable aluminum alloy enclosure weighing just 4.6 pounds. The sleek new 12-inch PowerBook G4 offers a speedy 867 MHz PowerPC G4 processor, fast NVIDIA graphics, a standard slot-loading Combo (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) optical drive, built-in Bluetooth, and industry-leading battery life of up to five hours on a single charge, all for just $1,799 (US).

"The new 12-inch PowerBook G4 is a jewel," said Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO. "It's the smallest and most affordable PowerBook Apple has ever created and the most compact full-featured 12-inch notebook in the world."

[from Apple PRESS RELEASE on January 7th, 2003 from Macworld '03]

Today, anticipation is high among ultra-portable fans everywhere, that the missing link in Apple's notebook computer product line, will finally be filled in with a new MacBook _____.

Five years is a good time to pass before re-introducing a product line in revamped form!


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