How big is the buzz around Apple's (AAPL) forthcoming iPhone?
Here's one way to gauge it: track keyword searches using Google's cool Trends tool, available here. With this free widget you can enter one or a series of search terms and instantly get a sense of how often they are invoked over time.
For example, a simple request for the graph of searches on Google (GOOG) for "3g iphone" over the past MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 5, 2008 9:14 AM ET
Here's well-timed link from Andy Space at 9to5Mac.
With 19 days to go (according to my handy keynote widget) before Steve Jobs takes the stage at San Francisco's Moscone West for Apple's (AAPL) annual World Wide Developers Conference, Space has re-run a compilation of Apple keynote bloopers.
I've pasted the YouTube link below. Originally posted a year ago, it features cameos by marketing VP Phil Schiller (waiting in vain for a game MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 21, 2008 8:26 AM ET
[UPDATE: Apple made it official on Tuesday with this press release. Jobs' keynote is scheduled for 10 a.m. PT.]
Although no official announcement has been made, Apple public relations confirmed to Fortune that Steve Jobs will deliver a keynote address on June 9, the first day of the 2008 World Wide Developers conference.
It is widely expected that Jobs will use that speech to unveil the next generation of iPhones, including a MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 12, 2008 7:44 AM ET
Given the excitement with which the reinvention of Apple TV was greeted when Steve Jobs announced it two weeks ago at Macworld, it's surprising how little critical attention has been paid to the fact that the free update he promised to deliver by Tuesday has run into a snag.
The news was slipped into an Apple (AAPL) press release about the Macbook Air that was issued on Wednesday. Apple TV's second MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 31, 2008 9:21 AM ET
SAN FRANCISCO -- Steve Jobs gave it his best, delivering a new must-have gadget called the MacBook Air, deals with a full house of compliant Hollywood studios, and more bells and whistles on his existing products and services in a 90-minute speech than most technology companies do in a year.
But Wall Street was not impressed; shares of Apple (AAPL) got hammered, falling more than 10 points during the course of MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 15, 2008 4:42 PM ET
The Macworld Conference & Expo, Silicon Valley's largest technology trade show, opens Monday. But the moment everyone is waiting for comes Tuesday morning, when Steve Jobs makes his annual keynote address at San Francisco's Moscone Center.
Jobs has set a high bar for himself. At Macworld 2006, he introduced the first Intel (INTC)-based Macs -- sparking a burst of sales that nearly doubled Apple's (AAPL) market share from roughly MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 14, 2008 2:00 AM ET
The buzz among Apple (AAPL) traders today is a thought experiment that Matt Haughey worked up at A Whole Lotta Nothing. He writes
A few months ago I was thinking about Apple's rise in value after the iPhone and how Steve Jobs does a great keynote every year, and naturally I thought "I wonder if there's a way to make money off quick investments around the keynotes?" Then I thought "What MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 2, 2008 8:38 AM ET
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