iTablet iPhone iThingy roundup

Aside from the usual random speculation about Steve Jobs worldchanging release in a few hours time, there have been a few interesting articles recently, namely

I also wonder what the cool feature will be… Mesh networking? Biofeedback? Merging with other nearby devices to form a larger device? Inbuilt projector?
It will also be interesting to see if Apple launches any updates to their 17 inch MacBook Pro as they would probably always have done if they were attending MacWorld this year. Also, I predict an iPhone software update, an iTunes update and a Mac OS X update.
Now, lets sit back and see how wrong we all are…

Microsoft Stores poaching Apple Store Managers and Employees

It seems that Microsoft Stores are offering truckloads of money to headhunt Apple Store managers, then encouraging them to hire their best employees away with them.

On that topic, I just ran across Penny Arcade’s take on Microsoft Stores.

via The Loop, via Ars Technica, via Slashdot.