Apple iPod event confirmed for September 9

Apple has confirmed that next Wednesday, September 9, will be iPod-mas. But what else might we see at the event? The invitation features the classic i

The invitation features the classic iPod ad silhouette image and the strapline "It's only rock'n'roll but we like it."

That phrase "it's only rock'n'roll" immediately brings to mind the 1974 Rolling Stones single and album of the same name. We were awaiting The Beatles on iTunes. Could we be getting The Rolling Stones instead?

The event falls on the same day as The Beatles digitally remastered discography and Beatles Rock Band game launch. It would seem the perfect time for the Fab Four to hit iTunes but why make a Rolling Stones reference?

And could we see iPods with cameras, iTunes 9 with built-in social networking features or the holy of holys, the Apple Mac Tablet? The first two seem likely, the third might have to wait a while.

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