Apple

Yes, Steve, you fixed it. Congrats! Now what's Act Two?

It's 10 days before the July 19 Macworld trade show in New York, where Apple Computer Inc. Chief Executive Steven P. Jobs will once again try to wow the masses with his P.T. Barnum-style product introductions. I'm the reporter he has anointed to get an exclusive sneak peek at this year's lineup of new computers. Clad in shorts and a designer T-shirt, he greets me like an old pal, warmly shaking my hand and ushering me into Apple's boardroom. Scattered around are a dozen or so objects, each hidden coyly beneath a black shroud.

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