The invite was sent out to select
media and analysts, with an invite showing a shadow with an iPod
dancing to music. "It's only rock and roll, but we like
it," is printed in the middle of the invite, indicating
something iPod-related is expected. Consumers anticipate new
iPod Touch models to be introduced, following the company's
tradition of introducing new iPods each year.
is some speculation Apple will finally announce music from The
Beatles will finally be announced for iTunes.
routinely has joyous press events hosted by company CEO Steve Jobs,
who often closes the show with a music act by a leading pop artist.
This is the first major press event for Apple since Jobs returned in
late June from medical leave due to a liver transplant and other
health-related issues. It's unknown if Jobs will make an
appearance at the event, with multiple media sources indicate he will
not be the keynote speaker.
If he is not at the event, it's
possible he will provide a video message to the media and guests who
are in attendance on September 9.