Apple building massive structure at Flint Center for September 9th special event

“Apple today issued invitations for its upcoming iPhone 6 event on September 9, which is also said to include its much-anticipated wearable device,” Juli Clover reports for MacRumors. “According to the invitations, Apple is planning to host the event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts at De Anza College in Cupertino, the same location where Steve Jobs introduced the original Mac 30 years ago.”

“For the occasion, it appears that Apple has been building a massive structure on the campus, which has been kept under tight wraps with a white barricade,” Clover reports.

“A MacRumors reader has sent in images of a mysterious structure at the Flint Center, which appears to span three stories and is protected by ‘scads’ of security people,” Clover reports. “Administrators had previously declined to comment on what the structure is for, stating only ‘We are not at liberty to discuss that due to client wishes.'”

Image of mysterious structure taken on August 20, 2014 (via MacRumors)
Image of mysterious structure taken on August 20, 2014 (via MacRumors)

Full article here.

Jim Dalrymple reports for The Loop, “When I saw that Apple was going to hold their Sept. 9 event at the Flint Center for Performing Arts, I thought I would take a drive over and see if anything was happening. To be honest, I didn’t expect much because all of the work would be going on inside—I was wrong.”

“Here are a few pictures,” Dalrymple reports. “As you can imagine, security is very tight around the construction.”

Photos of Apple's mysterious structure (via The Loop)
Photos of Apple’s mysterious structure (via The Loop)

More photos in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: All heaven is about to break loose!

Samsung Electronics CEO Boo-Keun Yoon: “Quick, start building some big white boxes!!! We’ll find out what to do with them on September 9th.”

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Apple set to unveil new iPhones and wearable device on September 9th – August 28, 2014
It’s official: Apple invites media to September 9th special event – August 28, 2014


  1. Apple didn’t do this for the Mac…
    Apple didn’t do this for the iPod…
    Apple didn’t do this for the iPhone…
    Apple didn’t do this for the iPad…

    I think we should all invest in Depends.

      1. they better be scared!

        Apple’s Spaceship HQ (in another dimension the HQ already exists!) has captured a freaking Borg cube..
        Consumers will be assimilated….


      1. If I hadn’t labeled it you would be lecturing me on how stupid an idea a Cray computer is because that square structure obviously doesn’t allow for necessary cooling… or something. Don’t come here to critique posts. Say something relevant to the topic or STFU.

        1. It’s very obvious that you were (as they say in the old movies) “cracking wise”. No one would have taken your comment seriously.

          But it certainly was NOT what anyone would call a joke.

          Sarcasm, yes. Cynicism, yes. Derision, yes… Joke, no.

    1. Put out hints, then put out a big structure, leave hints by the location and cause all sorts of media speculation.

      You can’t buy that much advertising that Apple is getting for free.

  2. 16 years from the Macintosh to the iMac
    *** 1984 to 1998 ***
    16 years from the iMac to the iMnotsure
    *** 1998 to 2014 ***


    (I hear the building’s for ConnectedHome stuff. Get an iWatch at the door and walk around controlling things with your voice. Leave the iWatch and your breath at the door when you leave.)

    1. The iMac is already the perfect computer / gaming system / now add apple tv to the mixture. And its rather logical too.

      Yes, its 3 things in one!
      A computer
      A gaming system
      A television entertainment device

      Yup, iMac gets bigger and better – it becomes the Apple TV we all been waiting for, a web enabled television – computer – gaming console – telecommunications hub – browser etc…

      Tim hates the idea of convergence – doh !
      But it doesn’t mean it won’t happen.

    1. Google barge was just a bunch of shipping containers piled on top of each other. They had two barges. They moved the SF bay one to Stockton where it just sits. No activity seems to be going on there.

  3. I just drove over to see it. I had not been on that part of Stevens Creek for a while. The thing looks to be about 3 stories high, I estimate it is about 120 feet square. They will not let you within 100 feet of it. I asked a couple of students how long it has been there and they said about a month. That is all I could find out.

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