It’s Showtime: Apple invites media to special event in San Francisco on September 12th

In an email sent out to media this morning, Apple has announced a special media event to be held on September 12th.

The invitation states, “It’s Showtime” along with the usual white Apple logo and sweeping Hollywood movie premiere spotlights.

Apple’s special media event is scheduled for Tuesday, September 12, 10am local time at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater (http://www.ybca.org/), 700 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA.

[UPDATE: 1:15pm EDT: According to CNET’s Matthew Elliott , “Steve Jobs is set to take the stage for [the] press event next Tuesday, September 12.]

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71 Comments

  1. Prediction: Jobs will look he audience staright in the eye: “Folks, there will be no true Video iPod. The balance between comfortable viewing screen size and portability just cannot be attained. Apple is now moving in a different direction regarding movies”
    This will be followed b a thunderous litany of “WTF??? we spent millions in R&D to beat Apple wrt. a video player!!!!” by competitos who were hellbent on putting out a video player first.
    Spike in heavy alcohol consumption will follow and, to a lesser extent, firings and ledge-jumping.

  2. I’m hoping for the living room device, something that will bring all media for the Mac front row style to the home theater of your choice. iPod update I could take or leave, it’s for music at my household.

    The movie store I could mostly take or leave, except Daddy (and Mommy occasionally) might likee an adult section to peruse. Sorry iCrystal, it’s the truth.

  3. I say new software similar to iTunes but for movie rentals ($3.99 5-days, $4.99 new releases) and purchases ($9.99 and $14.99).
    Look at the left column of your iTunes: there’s too much already (radio, podcasts etc…). It is full. Plus the way we watch videos in iTunes right now is just not convenient. iTunes should be for music only.

    The name of the software will be… “SHOWTIME”. Can’t wait to see that !

    New touchscreen video iPods along the way

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