Media event set for September 9, launch likely ~10 days later.
MacRumors IRC Channel (#MacRumors)
The channel will remain open year-round.
For those with their own IRC Clients, the MacRumors channel is on irc.krono.net on channel #macrumors.
For readers who are new to IRC, we offer a customized OpenMac client named MRChat. MRChat provides readers with a simple Mac OS X IRC client which will automatically connect to the proper server and channel. which can be downloaded here:
Download Link: MRChat v1.0.2
For more information on IRC: The IRC Prelude