Today is the start of Apple's five-day-long Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco where the company's CEO Steve Jobs is expected to unveil a swathe of new products in his keynote speech. Likely announcements include the immediate availability of a selection of top-end Macs using various versions of Intel Core 2 Duo CPUs and, so the rumour-mill says, an Apple mobile phone - the iPhone.
We predicted back in May - soon after publishing our world-exclusive preview of the stunning performance of Conroe Core 2 Duo CPUs - that Jobs would choose WWDC to unveil Macs in desktop, laptop and server configurations running Core 2 Duo CPUs.
Adobe, we also reckoned, was likely to use WDC to announce the launch (or early arrival) of a range of programs that run natively under OS X on Mac Intel hardware - including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign - since such apps will continue to massively underperform until native versions arrive.
Keep an eye on the HEXUS.lifestyle front page for updates from WWDC and to discover just how much egg we and other pundits end up with on our faces.
In the interim, you might enjoy checking out Engadget's Mac-rumours round-up where there are links to an image of the alleged iPhone and to a spoof video about it.
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