Steve Jobs to Introduce iCloud, iOS 5, and Mac OS X Lion at WWDC Keynote

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    Ambrose Chapel

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    looks like it's ready:

    Apple® CEO Steve Jobs and a team of Apple executives will kick off the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a keynote address on Monday, June 6 at 10:00 a.m. At the keynote, Apple will unveil its next generation software - Lion, the eighth major release of Mac OS® X; iOS 5, the next version of Apple’s advanced mobile operating system which powers the iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®; and iCloud®, Apple’s upcoming cloud services offering.
     
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    Here is a link to the press release.

    Seems like it will be big. :)
     
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    Really happy that Steve will be back. Can't wait for iCloud especially if I don't have to upload my iTunes purchases.

    It's a great time to be an Apple user, two new operating systems! Wohoo.
     
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    Looking forward to it.
     
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    Steve Jobs eh?, the man who only had six weeks to live in February :rolleyes:

    Good to have him there. Can't wait.
     
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    Steve Jobs to Introduce iCloud, iOS 5, and Mac OS X Lion at WWDC Keynote

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    Apple today announced that Steve Jobs will indeed host the keynote for the company's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) next Monday in San Francisco. Aside from the expected focus on iOS 5 and Mac OS X Lion, Apple's announcement also confirms that Jobs will introduce the company's "iCloud" service.
    Apple last month was reported to have purchased the iCloud.com domain name, with additional reports claiming that Apple has indeed been referring to its streaming service by that name. Apple has been said to be close to wrapping up negotiations with major music labels and publishers to allow users to stream their owned music from Apple's cloud-based servers to any of a number of Internet-connected devices.

    Article Link: Steve Jobs to Introduce iCloud, iOS 5, and Mac OS X Lion at WWDC Keynote
     
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    Holy cr*p.

    **** just got real !
     
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    iPhone 5?
     
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    Seems unusual that they'd give a list of things they plan to announce beforehand. They must be really worried about people not showing up over the rumors about no new iPhone.
     
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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_3_3 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.17.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.2 Mobile/8J2 Safari/6533.18.5)

    Let's hope iCloud is not only in the US!

    Can't wait for iOS5! A better Notification system is all I want!
     
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    Wow! His holiness Steve Jobs will speak!;)

    Looking forward to next week!!
     
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    This keynote is going to be huge. Even if no Hardware is released (although I'm sure there will be something), the software and services are going to be amazing!
     
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    This is good news for geeks.:apple::apple::apple::apple::apple::apple::apple:
     
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    Woah! So no surprises this year! We already know what they will be doing! Well here is hoping that iOS 5 will come out soon and be awesome! And I hope iCloud will be good too, with no high monthly cost.
     
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    Sweet. Hope there is a video stream available.
     
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    It sold out. I think they're more concerned about drumming up media coverage—it's easy for the media to talk about a new device (a single point of focus)—but new software (as good as it is) is decidedly less appealing to viewers/visitors.
     
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    :eek:

    Where is the Apple I have come to know and love? The one that keeps me guessing and feeding off rumors and supposed leaks until 10AM Pacific Time on announcement day?
     
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    :rolleyes: It was sold out within an hour this year.
     
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    I can't remember Apple ever telling you what was being introduced at an event in a press release.
     
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    I really hope Apple do a live video broadcast of this!
     
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    :)

    I can't wait! iOS 5 and Mac OS 10.7!, slurp!
     
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    I'm probably more excited about this keynote than any previous ones. Can't wait! :D
     
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    Always to have a nice laugh in the morning. No one goes for hardware related news, hence what WWDC actually stands for... developers = software. It sold out ridiculously fast, like always.

    The reason they announced all 3 is because 2 or 3 were public knowledge, and well, the 3rd, iCloud, was pretty much also public knowledge (data center). All 3 are integrated, and I'm 99.999% sure (just like Amazons EC2 & S3 uptime ;)). So it only makes sense to talk about all of them because they are deeply integrated with one another. If they are not, I'll shave my head and gee-golly wiz, you can call me a monkey's uncle.
     
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    So iCloud.com essentially confirmed as Apple's.

    What will the 'one more thing' be if all this is pre-announced?
     

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