FORTUNE -- Does Apple (AAPL) have another game-changing product up its sleeve? That's the question all Wall Street is asking. At a Macworld/iWorld panel Friday, four Macworld writers and editors addressed the issue, focusing on two possibilities: An iPhone cheap enough to sell in large quantities to the developing world, and the long-rumored Apple-branded TV set.
We captured the crux of their conversation in a pair of brief videos clips.
Will Apple release a low-cost iPhone? (1:25)
Will Apple sell a TV set? (2:33)
The participants from right to left: Macworld editors Dan Moren, Lex Friedman and Serenity Caldwell and senior contributor John Moltz.
The SNL cast member punctuates his Macworld keynote with sketches from Portlandia
FORTUNE -- For Macworld/iWorld Expo attendees who hadn't yet discovered Portlandia -- the Peabody-award winning sketch comedy series that airs in relative obscurity on the Independent Film Channel -- Fred Armisen's keynote Friday morning was a double treat.
Not only did Armison tell backstage stories from his better-known gig -- as a cast member on Saturday Night Live who has played MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 1, 2013 1:20 PM ET
How the news of the Mac's next operating system -- Mountain Lion -- got disseminated
The top tech news story Thursday, apparently, has nothing to do with working conditions in China, or who owns the iPad brand, or even the fact that Motorola (MMI) may have to remove "slide to unlock" from its smartphones.
No, the top 135 stories on Techmeme this afternoon are all about the next version of Apple's (AAPL) MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 16, 2012 3:50 PM ET
One of the most fascinating panels on the Macworld stage during last week's Macworld | iWorld expo in San Francisco was a conversion about "The State of Apple" among Macworld editor Jason Snell, Daring Fireball's John Gruber and Chicago Sun Times columnist Andy Ihnatko.
We've excerpted the part that interested us most: 5:40 about what happens to Apple (AAPL) without Steve Jobs at the helm.
Our favorite bit: Ihnatko on why more companies don't emulate Apple.
"When you try to MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 30, 2012 3:13 PM ET
The 28-year-old expo has a new brand, a new focus and hundreds of fizzy new products
When Apple (AAPL) announced in 2008 that it was pulling out of Macworld -- no longer exhibiting its products or staging Steve Jobs' closely-watched keynotes -- many wondered whether the venerable expo could survive.
It was touch and go there for a while, but it turns out there is money to be made providing a venue MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 26, 2012 10:33 AM ET
They are the reason Apple's shares leaped out of the box at the opening bell Tuesday.
The key words in the press release Apple (AAPL) issued Tuesday morning were not OS X Lion, iOS 5, or iCloud -- the three components of what the company is billing as the "next generation software."
As important as the operating systems and services to be unveiled next week at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference may MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 31, 2011 10:49 AM ET
Talking Apple (AAPL) with The Unofficial Apple Weblog's Mike Rose on the floor of San Francisco's Moscone West. The interview lasts about 15 minutes.
For the rest of TUAW's live coverage of Macworld 2011, click here.
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At Macworld, the guys from iFixit take apart a MacBook Air in less than nine minutes
With a spudger, two Torx and a pentalobe screwdriver, Luke Soules stripped down Apple's (AAPL) thinnest computer Friday before an audience of a couple hundred Macworld attendees in 8 minutes and 40 seconds.
It was the world's first live teardown, according to Kyle Wiens, CEO of iFixit, a repair shop that claims to sell more Apple MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 28, 2011 1:16 PM ET
On the floor of Macworld 2011 we counted 61 different skins, stands and cases
One thing you can count on at any tech trade show is an army of entrepreneurs hawking accessories for whatever the hot product happens to be that year.
For the past few Macworlds -- the annual gathering for third-party Apple vendors that Apple (AAPL) no longer deigns to attend -- the accessory du jour was the iPhone case.
This MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 27, 2011 4:55 PM ET
How hard is it to do what Steve Jobs' company does year after year?
Jason Snell, the editorial director of Macworld the magazine, asked an interesting question on Day 1 of Macworld the tradeshow, which runs through Saturday in San Francisco.
Why, he asked, aren't there more companies like Apple (AAPL)?
What he meant by that was companies that build products as simple and elegant as, say, the iPod, that put the needs MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 27, 2011 7:50 AM ET
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