Apple Event on Sept 9th Confirmed

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Engadget confirms it, Apple is going to be giving us the new hotness on September 9th. All signs point to new iPod Nanos, but many are hoping that we'll see a revision of iTunes with new features, from iTunes Unlimited to something a bit more scaled back. Others (me) are hoping for the 2.1 update with background notifications and another killer app: stability.

'Course, there's a Magic 8-Ball vs. Analyst riding on this one, and so far the 8-Ball appears to not be holding up too well -- only time will tell for sure, though.

What are you hoping for next week?

Dieter Bohn

Dieter Bohn is former editor-in-chief of Smartphone Experts, writing across iMore, Windows Phone Central, Android Central, and more. You can find him on Twitter (and everywhere else) @backlon.

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mrHiDefinition says:

Yes! Now all Apple has to do is deliver some new products or make interesting and compelling changes to their current line-up. I'm excited...

Rene Ritchie says:

it's early still. 8-ball will hit 50+%, fo sho.
I wants 2.1, MacBooks TNG, and something surprising...
Boom!

MPKU says:

2.1, of course. I also am interested to see how they refreshed the entire iPod line.

Stephman says:

I want a TRUE turn by turn, words coming out the iPhones mouf, GPS application for my supposedly 1 phone to rule them all phone. What did that report just say? There's over 6 million iphone 3G's out there. Sounds like 6 million unsafe drivers!
iPhone 3G, I hate the name so much that I turn 3G off so all I have is an iPhone. That's right, I'm one of the 2% affected by no 3G service even though the area I'm in has full bars of 3G.
You suck musty, fly infested donkey balls crApple!
Ya, I like the phone sometimes, but I'm PISSED right now...can't you tell ;)

coop says:
  • Better reception on the iPhone (3G and Edge)
  • Speakerphone that works (it's almost totally useless now)
  • Allow other developers apps to work in the background
  • Copy and paste - seriously, how many minutes would it take to add that?
  • Allow any apps to be installed
  • or failing that, ensure that better apps are available on the app store. (how about some QA, apple?!)
  • Turn by Turn directions
  • Voice recorer app that works, and makes files that can be transferred to the host computer
coop says:

Oh yeah, add:
- a real bluetooth stack that does more than control the phone functions (stereo audio, anyone?)

  • PDF reader from Adobe (Like Apple and Adobe have never worked together before - even Palm can get one to work)
  • Flash in the Safari browser
  • RealPlayer or MediaPlayer for streaming audio (not everyone provides QT streams)
Andrew says:

I would love to see a new version of itunes. I love my nano and wouldnt switch to another brand of MP3 player for anytthing but man, itunes is brutal.

maxwellsteel says:

Hey Apple
My vote is for Copy and Paste
Thanks

Rene Ritchie says:

Special Edition Yellow Submarine iPhone preloaded with... The Beatles!
(TM Merlin Mann...)

WatersWest says:

This is a small thing, but I would like to use custom ringtones not only for incoming phone calls, but also for e-mail and/or SMS alerts. When I try to change these notification tones, my custom ringtones are not an option. Even my old WinMo device did that!

jeff says:

Full mms and safari flash

Alsi says:

MMS and Flash would do me just nicely! Cut and paste would be occasionally useful. A fix for the 3G 302 error would rock!

anothernumber says:

The current apps are not that great. Cut and paste would good but flash would be better....I reviewed it slighty here... http://hitechproductreview.blogspot.com

:D says:

i hope they lower the price for the ipod touch and put speakers on it that ACTUALLY play music.

bigfoot says:

jeff Says:
September 3rd, 2008 at 4:24 am
Full mms and safari flash
I agree jeff. Hopefully turn by turn GPS and cut and paste as well. I might be asking for to much but dam... other phones can do it why can't our iPhones.