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Apple: ‘The first 30 years were just the beginning’


Apple has posted an intriguing new welcome message on the home page of The fresh graphic features a backlit Apple logo with the text, “The first 30 years were just the beginning. Welcome to 2007.” While the message could simply be a harmless New Year’s greeting, it will no doubt stir up much anticipation before Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ keynote at next week’s Macworld Expo.

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I predict Apple’s market share it gonna take a HUGE jump by the end of 2007.  There’s no doubt they will be introducing some impressive products in the next 12 months.

Posted by Galley on January 1, 2007 at 11:11 PM (CST)


I do not think it is backlit, I think the Apple logo is creating an “eclipse” which can mean all kinds of things.

Posted by Espy on January 2, 2007 at 12:53 AM (CST)


To the above:
While a part of me wants to say over-analization, I think you’re right… Should be interesting…

Posted by Justin on January 2, 2007 at 2:15 AM (CST)


As ever, Apple puts up a nice graphic with no notes or details and everyone jumps on the bandwagon of what it signifies!  It’s just another New Year for goodness sake.  As long as everyone keeps talking about Apple and trying to second guess what is coming, the richer Mr Jobs gets.

And richer…

And richer,...

Why doesn’t he put some of his billions to better use around the world instead of inflicting a new iPod on us every six months.

Don’t get me wrong, I love my iPod, but I’m getting increasingly sick of the “I predict…” business, get over it guys !

Posted by Godders on January 2, 2007 at 6:01 AM (CST)


Take that Bill!!! (For Bill, MS should be dead by the end of the next 30 years)

Posted by ryan10ad on January 2, 2007 at 7:19 AM (CST)


Hey Godders, i don’t see Windows rumors live. If there is one, I will stand corrected.

Posted by ryan10ad on January 2, 2007 at 7:20 AM (CST)


Looking @, I think Leopard, iLife, iWork, a upgrade for the nano (Software), iTV andmore could be at the Moscone Centre.

Posted by ryan10ad on January 2, 2007 at 7:27 AM (CST)


Speculation is harmless but meaningless.  If it was ready, they’d show us it now and therefore nothing’s stuck in the sand.

Posted by _Ethan on January 2, 2007 at 9:03 AM (CST)


It’s also interesting to note that iTunes has not been refreshed for today (no new music on this here New Music Tuesday)

Posted by Armie on January 2, 2007 at 9:05 AM (CST)


“The first 30 yrs were just the beginning”

it took apple 30 yeras to begin….wowhh.. thats quite a long time.

Posted by umang on January 2, 2007 at 9:25 AM (CST)


Just how many YEARS do you get for securities fraud,corporate abuse and accounting fraud these days?????

Posted by A3rdLeg on January 2, 2007 at 10:02 AM (CST)


Outstanding! 30 Years is just the beginning!

Maybe in the NEXT 30 years, Apple will double its PC market share to 10%

Apple is the DeLorean of the computer world… nice to look at, but under the hood, underpowered and doomed to failure! (again)

Posted by Rich on January 2, 2007 at 12:09 PM (CST)


agree 100% rich :)

Posted by mrmojorisingi on January 2, 2007 at 12:39 PM (CST)


Well that graphic clearly tells us exactly what the big new products are going to be!  The ‘backlight’ effect indicates, well, light, which is part of the electromagnetic spectrum, as is radio.  Cell phones work by radio, so I think it’s obvious we’re going to have the new not-named-iPhone, plus of course bluetooth (also radio) iPods which will be able to beam music directly into our heads through the new iBrain Implant. 
I can’t believe they gave away the secret!  Where’s the suspense now?

Posted by mwilgar on January 2, 2007 at 12:54 PM (CST)


haha mwilgar i agree completely lol

Posted by killa on January 2, 2007 at 2:23 PM (CST)


Hey Rich,

I happen to own a Delorean and love it, the company didn’t go out because of he car, it was all political problems in Ireland.

Posted by MatrixSJD on January 2, 2007 at 4:00 PM (CST)


Rich clearly hasn’t used a mac. If he had, he’d know how it’s not so much about the “power” , but more about how it handles.

Mac, like Deloreans, handle wonderfully.

Plus, they both make great “time machines”.

Posted by Marty McFly on January 3, 2007 at 3:06 AM (CST)


Ney-sayers and party poopers .... go to Mikey Dell’s or Billy Gates sites and see if you can stay awake with their predicted offerings for 07.  Zune should be spelled: Zzzzzzzzune.  Apple has more progressive thinking, quality engineering, and business savvy in the leaf of it’s logo than the lumbering giants could ever muster.  You’re just jealous ... ;-)

Posted by essbee on January 3, 2007 at 10:15 AM (CST)


Apple is the DeLorean of the computer world… nice to look at, but under the hood, underpowered and doomed to failure! (again)

Yeah, my mac pro that dessimates any PC rival while offering the same OS is a mere Dlorean novelty.  I guess in the aspect that it is new and unprecedented it is comparable, but in any other regard the chips have fallen and it is more versatile and affordable than anything that windows could possibly congere.  By all means enjoy what you have, but now that apple has adopted Intel there is nothing stopping it, besides ignorant CONSUMERS like you.  Gday

Posted by jamesan on January 4, 2007 at 4:55 AM (CST)

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