We're live blogging from the Town Hall at Apple's (AAPL) Cupertino campus today as the company shows off new laptops. Refresh the page for updates.
The event has begun. Steve Jobs comes out (he looks pretty good), and says we're here to talk notebooks. He says we'll first go over the state of the Mac, and Tim Cook, Apple's Chief Operating Officer, comes out to do that.Jon Fortt - Oct 14, 2008 11:34 AM ET
Apple's lineup of MacBooks is getting an update on October 14. Photo: Apple
You've probably heard the story of two guys walking in the woods who accidentally startle a hungry bear. As the bear turns to them, one laces up his running shoes. "Why bother? " his friend says. "There's no way we can outrun that bear." With a wink, the man replies, "I don't have to outrun the bear. I MOREJon Fortt - Oct 14, 2008 7:26 AM ET
This is the main image from an invitation Apple sent to some journalists on Thursday morning.
It's official: Apple (AAPL) plans to unveil new laptops next week.
Just after 9 a.m. PT today, I got the customary e-mail from the folks in Cupertino, inviting me to a 10 a.m. Tuesday gathering at the Town Hall on Apple's campus. We all know what to expect: updates to the Mac maker's most important MOREJon Fortt - Oct 9, 2008 12:17 PM ET
With a line of stylish new drives and a TV marketing campaign, Seagate hopes to make digital backup more popular than ... well, flossing. Image: Seagate
Aaron Levie runs his own online storage and collaboration company, so he sounds a little sheepish when he admits that, before he founded Box.net, he didn't back up the files on his computer. He's not alone. Recent studies show that at most, 17 percent of MOREJon Fortt - Sep 19, 2008 8:55 AM ET
Click above for video about Apple's updates to the iPod and iTunes ahead of the holiday season.
After Apple's iPod announcement this week, pundits groused that the whole event was predictable and utterly lacking in surprises. Well, yes. Yes it was. And for investors, that's not necessarily a bad thing.
To recap: On Tuesday CEO Steve Jobs took the stage as he always does in September, and instead of unveiling shockingly innovative MOREJon Fortt - Sep 12, 2008 8:00 AM ET
Guests settle in for the Apple iPod event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Photo: Jon Fortt
Apple is expected to update its lucrative iPod line for the holiday season. Image: Apple Apple 2.0: Steve Jobs photos: then and now
The event is about to begin. We're in San Francisco waiting for Apple (AAPL) to unveil updates to its iPod lineup, an annual ritual that sets the stage MOREJon Fortt - Sep 9, 2008 11:43 AM ET
The Inspiron Mini 9 will have a starting price of $349 for a Linux version, and will be available in the U.S., Japan, and some European countries. Image: Dell
8.9" glossy LED display, (1024x600)
Box.net online storage
Linux or Windows XP
Hewlett-Packard has one. Asus, the Taiwanese electronics maker, has one. And now, Dell has one, too.
The latest big trend in the PC business is small, cheap laptops that double as portable MOREJon Fortt - Sep 4, 2008 8:00 AM ET
Inside PCs, components like Nvidia's graphics chips are becoming more important. Photo: HP
For Nvidia, it's showtime.
Intel (INTC) and Microsoft (MSFT) have long been the most influential companies in the PC world, but lately something is shifting: The latest Intel chip or Microsoft operating system is no longer guaranteed to send technology buyers rushing into stores.
Instead in this visual age, glitzy entertainment features are just as likely to excite shoppers as MOREJon Fortt - Aug 25, 2008 10:20 PM ET
Click above for video of Intel Chairman Craig Barrett talking about Silicon Valley's opportunity to transform the mobile phone.
(DELL) (HPQ) (AAPL) (INTC) (AMD) (GOOG) (NOK) (MOT) (T) (VZ) (S)Jon Fortt - Aug 22, 2008 11:45 AM ET
Click above for video of Dell marketing manager Margaret Franco walking us through the design choices in the new Latitude laptops.
(DELL) (HPQ) (AAPL) (INTC) (SNE)Jon Fortt - Aug 21, 2008 3:03 PM ET
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