Apple Event: October 24th?

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  1. arn macrumors god

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    According to a reader submission, Apple appears to be in the process of organizing an Apple Store event for October 24th, 2003.

    A specific request to a lighting company apparently involves projecting a large "X" into the sky.

    In a potentially related note: Panther has been rumored for mid-late October.
     
  2. Kwyjibo macrumors 68040

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  3. MrMacMan macrumors 604

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    Large X means

    Really Cool.

    You need it to be really dark however.

    And no rain...

    :rolleyes:


    Very cool if true
     
  4. Freg3000 macrumors 68000

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    Here we go.....October 24 is a Friday in case you were wondering.

    Panther: T-32 days. :D
     
  5. evolu macrumors regular

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  6. noneis macrumors member

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    anyone here that got their powerbook yet, did you get a upgrade coupon for panther in the box? hope they offer some kind of cheaper upgrade price for people who just purchased the new powerbooks.
     
  7. trog macrumors member

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    Maybe their going to release a Powermac G5 with dual processors. I've heard some say they are working on it, but I'm not sure I believe it.
     
  8. simX macrumors 6502a

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    Um, have you not heard? There's a dual 2 GHz PowerMac G5 out already. :p
     
  9. ashish100 macrumors newbie

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    uhh....

    you mean like *another* DP g5 rite, since there already is one...
     
  10. neb_greely macrumors newbie

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    After doing a series of rapid eye blinking, I'm still giggling from this.
    But truthfully, they're not going to release any G5 macs until they update the 15" powerbooks and release Jaguar.
     
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  12. bbarnhart macrumors 6502a

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    Hey, maybe Amazon will offer a huge rebate on Panther like they did for Jaguar. Remember, they offered $40 or $50 rebate for about a day and then pulled it.
     
  13. noneis macrumors member

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    dont remeber that, im a first tim emac owner, i just hope apple dosnt expect me to pay another 150 or somthing ontop of the 3000 i already gave them ;\
     
  14. ashish100 macrumors newbie

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    and how did you come to have this expectation???
     
  15. Lancetx macrumors 68000

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    Well, we already know it's going to be $129, or $69 thru the EDU store. Probably if you buy a new Mac within 30 days or so of the release date, you'll get it for free (plus $20 for S&H).

    Either way, October 24th sounds good to me...I'll be there! :)
     
  16. noneis macrumors member

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    see the "hope" in there, that means they probably wont, but i "hope" they will...
     
  17. Flowbee macrumors 68030

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    Woah... that's an expensive emac! :D
     
  18. noneis macrumors member

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    haha yeah that is suppsoed to read, "time mac" , i got the workz though, powerbook 1.25 with 1 gig ram, and the apple wireless mouse and keyboard(both got here today, ahead of my powerbook).
     
  19. Fender2112 macrumors 6502a

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    What? Only one Batman crack?! You guys are pathetic. I expected better from you folks that read these boards.:mad:

    "Holy crap Billy Boy, there's a Panther on the loose. We better put the Longhorn in the barn so it won't get slaughtered."

    GROOOWL
    moo
    ROOOAR
    moo
    GROOOWL
    moo
    BURP

    "I think we're too late ....RUN!!!!"
     
  20. centauratlas macrumors 6502a

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    It must be G5 PBs

    It has to be G5 Powerbooks.....

























    JUST KIDDING!
     
  21. BeakerAndGreg macrumors newbie

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    Nope

    I picked up my 15" Powerbook last Wednesday from an Apple store. No coupon for Panther enclosed :(
     
  22. Stella macrumors 604

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    iTunes for Windows?

    It was rumoured that iTunes for Windows was due for release late October, could it be this?

    Also, rumoured that Pather will be released to manufacturers within 3 weeks.

    If it does take three weeks for Pather to go Gold, is there enough time for Pather to be on the shelves for th 24 Oct? I can't imagine that they'd go to all this trouble just to announce Pather..

    Of course, could be something different entirely.

    Given a guess between iTunes or Pather... I think pather.
     
  23. ColoJohnBoy macrumors 65816

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    Okay, that's just funny.
     
  24. MetallicPenguin macrumors 6502

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    Re: iTunes for Windows?

    Don't forget to put those N's in there.:p
     

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