Countdown to a new Mac

STOP PRESS – For breaking news and updates on the Apple launch, head to our Live Stuff blog...Yes, it's just a few short hours to go until we le

STOP PRESS – For breaking news and updates on the Apple launch, head to our Live Stuff blog...Yes, it's just a few short hours to go until we learn what Steve Jobs has hiding up his well-tailored sleeves.Travel-weary hacks and the Apple faithful – including our very own Tom Dunmore – are assembling at the Apple Campus Town Hall at around 6pm our time for the latest words on the Mac line-up from on-high.The smart money's on a new iMac to replace the current model (pictured) but, as usual, the internet’s tech philosophers have been predicting everything from a final unveiling of the new Mac OS (yawn) to new multi-touch MacBooks and even a surprise new Nano.We're certain of nothing – except that Tom 'magic fingers' will be filing (GPRS-willing) on the Live Stuff blog just as fast as his typing skills will allow. Let's hope he's been using that Mavis Beacon typing CD we sent him.EssentialsContact: AppleRelated links:Live StuffRelated stories:Future Stuff: The Cupertino countdown begins...Future Stuff: Journey to the core of AppleFuture Stuff: Apple to release new iMac next week?