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by Tom Nelson

Apple finally got around to sending out media invites to journalists, asking them to attend a special September 9th media event in the Flint Center for the Performing Arts at De Anza College in Cupertino. The location is interesting for two reasons; first, Apple generally makes its press announcements at its own auditorium on the Apple campus, or in San Francisco, usually at the Moscone Center. And second, the Flint Center is where the original Macintosh was taken out of its bag by Steve Jobs, after which it proceeded to introduce itself to the world.

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Image courtesy of Apple

So, what’s the significance of choosing the Flint Center? Is Apple banking on a bit of nostalgia, and hoping that what’s revealed at the event will be as dramatic and important as the introduction of the Mac oh-so-many years ago? Or is it just a conveniently sized facility that happens to be within walking distance of Apple’s Cupertino campus?

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