Live (sort of) from MacWorld


Well, we stood in line for 1.5 hours and we are stuck in the overflow seating area for the Stevenote. Click through for details.

  • iPod tuner/remote combo - small and allows you listen to FM on your iPod for $49.
  • premier of new iTunes/iPod ad
  • 14M iPods sold - rah..
  • Steve announces that the rest of the discussion will be about Macs
  • New widgets: snow conditions, calendar, white pages, ESPN sports widget, Google widget
  • 10.4.4 update available today
  • iLife - pretty new box, '06 release:
  • iPhoto - yet faster, 250,000 photo limit, full screen editing, one-click effects, cards, postcards, calendars, new books, Photocasting

  • Photocasting - "podcasting for photos" - automatically updating .Mac albums - including password protection (optional),

  • iMovie - animated themes for movies, real-time effects, more than one open project, export to iPod command, video podcast
  • iDVD - wide screen menus, "magic iDVD", support for third party DVD burners
  • Magic iDVD - takes the process out of making a DVD, looks very nice
  • Garage Band - Podcast studio
  • New Jam Pack for Garage Band (World Music)
  • iWeb - templates, online photo albums, blogs & podcasts - looks very easy to use and quite powerful
  • iLife is $79, available today $99 family pack
  • Dot Mac - 1M subscribers
  • iWork upgrade- beautiful 3d charts, more image editing, reflections, masking, tables w/calculations, $79, $99 famlly pack
  • 1.25M macs sold last qtr
  • Intel - iMac? yep, that's iMac
  • _i_Mac Intel is Core Duo based and the same prices (2.1x faster for FP and 3.2X for integer)
  • 10.4.4 and all applications are native under Intel Core Duo
  • Pro apps universal in March (FCP, Aperture, Logic Pro) Crossgrade for $49
  • Microsoft will be updating software soon, including Sync Services, Spotlight support for Entourage in March
  • New versions of Office for Mac for 5 years, guaranteed
  • iMacs shipping today
  • Go see the new Intel Mac ad
  • The One More Thing
  • MacBook Pro - 4-5X faster than PowerBook G4,