Apple News, apple, apps, expo, Macworld | iWorld 2012, moscone center — January 25, 2012 23:13 — 0 Comments
Macworld | iWorld 2012: it’s all about the apps
The world’s biggest Apple convention, IDG’s Macworld, starts tomorrow Thursday (26) at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, only this year it has been renamed and is officially called Macworld | iWorld 2012.
A crowd of 24,000, up from 22,000 last year, is expected and downtown hotels, restaurants and streets were already bustling earlier in the week, which also coincided with the beginning of the 15-day Lunar New Year celebration.
Don’t expect a formal tribute to the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs at the show, a spokesperson said, adding that they wouldn’t prevent tributes. Rather, this year’s show will focus on the apps – on what Apple customers are able to do with their computers, smartphones and tablets. The floor for iOS apps is greatly expanded this year, according to organisers.
Interestingly, the show is decidedly
Appmakers from all over the world are converging on the city, one of whom is Uwe Mauer, CEO of ArtRage. He’s arrived from Germany for the event. He checked into his
Tickets to the show start at $25 if purchased in advance. They’ll cost nearly double that when the show opens tomorrow.
This year, the event will also offer a
We’ll be hitting the show hard and live blogging from some events. For more details head to the MacWorld|iWorld site. Or maybe you just want to know when the iPhone Film Festival is or when Modest Mouse will play? Whatever you want from this year’s event, have fun — and see you down there!
There is also excellent coverage provided by @anewdomain.
• aNewDomain’s Macworld|iWorld team is led by senior editor on the Apple beat, David W Martin. The ground team includes reporters, photographers, videographers, columnists and editors Gina Smith, John C. Dvorak, Josh Windisch, Rebekah Austin, Mike Rothman, Mac McCarthy and Julie Blaustein.