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WWDC 2011 Sells Out in Under 12 Hours

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Less than 12 hours after passes went on sale, Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference set for June 6th-10th has already sold out.




Last year's edition sold out in eight days, and brisk sales were expected again this year, but a complete sellout within a matter of hours may still have taken some developers planning on attending by surprise. This year marks the fourth straight year that WWDC has sold out.



Article Link: WWDC 2011 Sells Out in Under 12 Hours
 

Gen

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And yet, no new iPhone will be present ... I predict a lot of attending hearts will be broken!
 
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wordoflife

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I'm not too surprised. Well if I can't look forward to iPhone 5, I'll just look forward to Lion (assuming its $29 :eek: )
 
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I'm going to be pissed if there's no new iPhone.

However, I don't think Apple cares about me.
 
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belsokar

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I figured it would sell out quick...I tried to get approval from my boss this morning, and even said it would sell out in a day or two to rush the decision...unfortunately, I should have said hour or two!
 
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NT1440

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And yet, no new iPhone will be present ... I predict a lot of attending hearts will be broken!

If people shelled out $1000+ for tickets to WWDC, you can bet that unless they are obscenely rich, they're there for the actual conference.
:rolleyes:
 
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iDisk

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Damnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn!!!

Glad personally the focus is back on software, cause thats what keeps people attracted to Apple! and fundamentally thats what they are
 
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Reach9

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No hardware in WWDC '11?
Apple always said they are about Software and Hardware, well then it wouldn't make sense for them to omit hardware from the conference.

So i'm predicting...

A completely revamped iOS, named iOS 5
Mac OS X Lion, the best OS yet.
A completely revamped MobileMe, a lot of free features but more space requires cheaper annual payments.
Additional cloud-like services nobody thought of.

Why does this sound like everything that might be shown? Or am i missing something?

i was hoping they would show off the iPhone 5 alongside iOS 5, and new iMacs for Mac OS X Lion, but i guess that won't be happening..
 
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darkplanets

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If people shelled out $1000+ for tickets to WWDC, you can bet that unless they are obscenely rich, they're there for the actual conference.
:rolleyes:

Definitely. These people are here for the conference and workshops, not some 30 minute media event. :)
 
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iDisk

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And yet, no new iPhone will be present ... I predict a lot of attending hearts will be broken!

WWDC has always been a software conference, the hardware you see on the 1st day are for the consumers (and fanboys), the remaining days are always software focused ... Thats why its from 6th-10th :rolleyes: ... don't get it twisted, not every developer desires the new releases of hardware at every wwdc.

Apple is at the core a software company.
 
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NT1440

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Definitely. These people are here for the conference and workshops, not some 30 minute media event. :)

It's my guess that many here seriously think WWDC is just a show for Apple to give a keynote and call it a day.
 
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Chaszmyr

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There have to be a lot of developers that won't get the opportunity to go because it sold out. Apple needs to start holding 2 of these per year to support the developer community.
 
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iliketyla

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Are we under the assumption that the Lion upgrade will be $29?

I haven't been around for a release past Snow Leopard so I'm not sure what to expect.
 
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MacRuler

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how do we know for sure no new iphone or imac will be released?? i think everyone is counting out the possibilty a little too quickly over some rumors that may not even be true.
 
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NT1440

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There have to be a lot of developers that won't get the opportunity to go because it sold out. Apple needs to start holding 2 of these per year to support the developer community.

That doesn't make any sense....
 
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MacRuler

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we will rebel!
 
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Popeye206

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Are we under the assumption that the Lion upgrade will be $29?

I haven't been around for a release past Snow Leopard so I'm not sure what to expect.

Past upgrades have been very reasonable. Unlike Microsoft that depends on the price to help pay for development, Apple's hardware helps subsidize the OS development. So, it's assumed it will be a very reasonable upgrade price.
 
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iliketyla

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Past upgrades have been very reasonable. Unlike Microsoft that depends on the price to help pay for development, Apple's hardware helps subsidize the OS development. So, it's assumed it will be a very reasonable upgrade price.

Excellent! I'll plan on saving a few bucks then to upgrade.

Thanks for the info.
 
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