Just in case you didn’t already know about it, and you happen to have the next few days off, MacWorld/iWorld will open to the general public starting Thursday. Grab your iPad and you jacket and head to San Francisco to check out all the new Mac and iOS related news, talks, and special events are brought together under one roof.
MacWorld/iWorld is a veritable playground for any Apple fan. The four-day convention includes the largest collection of apps, new products, technologies, and tools for all Apple-related platforms. Attendees will be able to take advantage of music, film, and art events, as well as a list of speakers that includes such A-listers as Ashton Kutcher, Fred Armisen and will.i.am.
The Expo Hall features more than 300 exhibitors and developers, with more than 40 percent of them on hand for the first time making this year’s convention full of brand new hardware and software.
Actors Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad will share their experience playing the iconic co-founders in the upcoming independent film “jOBS,” while musician will.i.am meets up with Intel futurist Brian David to discuss their visions of the future of technology and creativity. Fred Armisen will also be on hand for a question and answer session this year, as well as the creative team behind the upcoming film “Departure,” which was made entirely on iPhones.
Basically, there is something for everyone who is an Apple enthusiast at this year’s MacWorld/iWorld. If you hurry, you can get your tickets at a discounted price. Today only, you can purchase advanced tickets to the conventions for $100 for the entire show, or $25 for access to the Expo Hall. Starting tomorrow, full convention tickets cost $125 and Expo Hall tickets costs $45. You can purchase advanced tickets at the convention’s websites.