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No Steve Jobs Keynote at Paris Expo, Apple at Photokina?

Macworld.co.uk reported on Friday that there will be no keynote speech at Apple Expo Paris which takes place September 12th through 16th.

[The organizer] said, simply: "There will be no keynote at this year's show." Tisserand added that the decision not to offer a keynote was not taken by the company she represents.


With circulating rumors that Apple is planning on iPod refreshes as well as Core 2 Duo-powered updates in the coming months, many users looked to Apple Expo as the possible launching ground for these products.

The lack of a keynote address at Apple Expo appears to be a new trend, as Apple skipped the keynote last year as well. Prior to that, Apple had used the Apple Expo as a launching ground for product releases with the release of the G5 iMac in 2004.
Meanwhile, Apple will be attending Photokina 2006, a photography based show taking place between September 26 to October 1 in Germany. The UK Press has reportedly been notified that a special Apple presentation will take place on September 25th.