Apple Store down – live from MacWorld 2009

The familiar yellow post-it note on Apple's store means one thing – MacWorld 2009 is about to get started, and Apple is preparing some new year

The familiar yellow post-it note on Apple's store means one thing – MacWorld 2009 is about to get started, and Apple is preparing some new year treats.

We've already made our wishlist known – now it's time to keep your eyes trained on our live blog from San Francisco, and your cursor close to the refresh button for the 5pm kick off.

Already today we've heard that SlingPlayer is finally being released for Mac and iPhone, and that iWork '09 is imminent. But we're hoping this will be small fry with a new 28in iMac and refreshed Mac Mini strongly rumoured to be making an appearance.