Steve Jobs “expected” to appear at the iPhone unveiling tomorrow

Steve Jobs “expected” to appear at the iPhone unveiling tomorrow
Steven Paul Jobs, named CEO of the decade by MarketWatch, might have resigned as a chief executive from Apple, but he remains a chairman and is still expected to appear at the iPhone unveiling tomorrow, alongside current man in charge Tim Cook.

Reports about Jobs “expected” to appear on stage first surfaced on Reuters today, but at the same time the same report precautions that even if the iconic CEO doesn’t show up, it won’t be a huge disappointment. 

"Investors would like to see Steve Jobs to confirm that he is still involved, but we have dealt with the fact that he's not going to be as involved," Capitol Advisors Growth Fund manager Channing Smith said. "We'd love to see an appearance but it's not critical."

In August, Jobs announced he’s stepping down as CEO in an official letter published on Apple.com. Earlier, in March, the former Apple chief executive appeared to announce the iPad 2, despite being on a medical leave, so there are chances that he could be on stage tomorrow as well. Would this make a huge difference for you?

source: Reuters

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35 Comments

1. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

No. PA wants more than 5 characters in a post, so here is the rest of my post.

2. Mooooo

Posts: 212; Member since: Aug 27, 2011

Going to be sad to see someone that sick.

25. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Yeah I know what you mean. I know Shepherd Jobs loves the iPhone & his iSheep but he really should rest. No one knows exactly his situation but he has been looking more & more frail. I just hope he is taking care of himself. To step down from Apple because of health concerns, it must be serious. I just don't want to see Jobs any worse than last time he stepped up on the stage!

3. Mr.Mr.Upgrade

Posts: 474; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

Better step it up Apple

4. Alantef

Posts: 288; Member since: Sep 14, 2011

who cares?....lol all i see is apple this and apple that....applearena

14. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Get used to it. With iPhone 5 release it will be all anyone talks about.

22. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

it will dissipate a bit after tommorows show, until the launch which it will pick up again for a few days, then it will be forgotten as you hear about nexus this nexus that as we start getting closer to the launch of ICS and the Galaxy Nexus and its generation's ahead tech and software compared to the i5.

39. zuno gyakusatsu

Posts: 257; Member since: Mar 16, 2010

i see remixfa is hitting the crackpipe early today.

43. jojo unregistered

what is iphone ?

5. HTCiscool

Posts: 449; Member since: Jul 16, 2011

Well friends, tomorrow is the deciding day of the battle of the Fanboys on PA. The tension is killing me!

6. GalaxyS2

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 03, 2011

Galaxy S2 Killed Iphone 4, wait... Galaxy S3 will crush Iphone 5 Lol!!

29. djg71087

Posts: 70; Member since: Oct 10, 2010

what are you saying.... the GS2 will crush the iphone 4s/5

34. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

and the number one selling phone AGAIN....the iPhone 5!!! wow what a surprise folks as if we didn't see this coming...what's a galaxy phone (little girl murmurs)

7. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

This is interesting.

8. haikallp unregistered

expected, Steve Jobs just cant keep still. He will present and spit bulls**t about the iPhone, saying its 'revolutionary' and 'innovative'. The fact is, its not revolutionary nor innovative. But im not an iPhone hater. iPhone is a great phone but i cant stand apple and thier bulls**t marketing

11. PimpStrong

Posts: 310; Member since: Jul 25, 2011

You're so drunk off your own hate that you can't see that you ARE a hater.

13. haikallp unregistered

i have an iOS device. So stfu if u dont know crap. Ur ignorant for believing that iphone is revolutionary. Quit being a fanboy

17. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

A common fandroid tactic. Claiming they own an Apple device to try and pretend they're objective.

18. haikallp unregistered

fu taco50. i have the ipod touch 4th gen that i bought on october 2010 and i've spent over 100 singapore dollars on the app store. Btw, i've never owned an android device. im using a windows phone :) loser..

19. haikallp unregistered

and btw, i am not biased to any OS. I think Android, iOS and Windows Phone are great OS to start off. But all three have thier disadvantages. It's up to the user which one they prefer. It's wrong to say Android users are dumb just cause they prefer it to iOS. Would you like if someone disses u cause u prefer iOS? Just a thought.

9. AKm007

Posts: 108; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

I'm really against apple for everything they've done with the law suits. But i have to admit, i'm quite excited about tomorrow.

10. Mook unregistered

So, what you're saying is, if I see a guy that looks like Skeletor come up on stage, that it's not some kind of Haloween joke? It is October, after all...

12. hunted

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

Hope he is doing good now

15. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

I hope he's doing ok. It would be great to see him do some of the presentation.

30. wassup

Posts: 565; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

ok i know we all know taco is an iDiot, but why thumb him down on this one? the guy deserves it. he was an amazing man, just had devious business methods. meh, i hope he comes, tim cook isn't that good :) +1 to you taco!

16. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Shouldn't he be resting?

28. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

lol. I know right

20. Tmachaveli

Posts: 425; Member since: Apr 01, 2011

I can't wait to see it...will it live up to the hype??

24. Eric85

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 03, 2011

Wow Iphonearena is at it today. I will not be surprised if they have a article one day, saying the Phone icon on screen has changed colors.

26. theindianguy

Posts: 90; Member since: Sep 30, 2011

i am not an apple fanboy but i really want steve jobs to be the one unveiling iphone 2morrow..... i mean its his last year man let him have it..... and who knows it tim is gonna be up for it?

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