decision to play hooky during his keynote presentation may have hung a
black banner over the whole of this year’s San Francisco Macworld Expo,
we’re still holding out hope for big things from Apple’s final
Macworld Expo appearance. Sure Phil Schiller has a tough act to follow, but even if
his solo gig bombs, we’ll always have the good and not-so-good of
Like an Apple invitation to a post-holiday party, the first days of
January are usually reserved for rumors, speculation and general
excitement leading up to Steve Jobs’ annual keynote presentation at the
San Francisco Macworld Expo. The only hitch this year? Steve won’t be
there. Don't fret true belivers. Even without his Steveness delivering the news, or even at the helm, Apple has still delivered the goods.
The dish on the tech blogs is that gadget sales were down this holiday
season. Well, judging by some of what is being engineered and produced
out there, it’s no wonder. If you did get any of these gems this Christmas, take heart. You can always pass them along to unsuspecting receivers.
Whether he’s telling us what mere mortals do and don’t need, assuring us that whatever he’s just showed us is “un-bel-liev-able,” or making the rare flub on stage, Apple’s CEO always puts on one hell of a show.