Tuesday, January 10, 2006

The Pro from Cupertino


The “MacBook Pro”

We can forgive the dumb name because of what it is: An apple powerbook with a dual core intel processor.  It will be able to run windows, natively and through an emulator at full speed.  It will be able to run linux, not that it matters because OS X is a better linux than linux is.  Backlit keyboards, magnetic power cord, it’s omg delicious.  I soo want a 12” version, but I may not be able to hold back.  It’s such an awesome machine.  Got two really bad parts though..  $1799 even with student discount and it won’t ship until February.  If they don’t introduce a 12” by May I won’t be able to use the student discount, maybe.  When I bought the airport card I only had to flash my KSU flashcard at them.  Maybe I can do the same again…anyways I can’t wait until I get one..

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10:42 am That’s it. We’ll be posting new stories shortly. Thanks to all who helped make this webcast possible.
10:41 am Shows pic of Jobs and Woz. will be 30 years in 4-1-2006.
10:40 am Thanks intel.
10:40 am Thanking people who walk out on stage. Lots of applause.
10:38 am Showing in the Intel ad one more time.
10:38 am Taking orders today.
10:37 am Shipping in February.
10:37 am 5.6lbs. iSight, Front Row; $1999 1.67 Core Duo; 667 DDR bus, x1600; $2499 1.83GHz.
10:35 am New feature: New Power Adapter is magnetically held in. If yanked, comes right out.
10:35 am IR sensor. Apple Remote.
10:33 am Demoing the new MacBook Pro.
10:33 am iSight Camera.
10:32 am 15.4inch LCD. bright as cinemas.
10:32 am Hair thinner than the 17”.
10:32 am Fastest notebook ever.
10:31 am 4-5x faster.
10:31 am 2 processors in every Macbook pro.
10:31 am No more Powerbook. Intel duo Core.
10:30 am New laptop computer.
10:30 am Today - MacBook Pro
10:30 am But power consuption. Now discussing Peformance per Watt.
10:29 am Showing a Powerbook G4. Trying to shoehorn a G5 into the Powerbook. We’ve done everyhing possible…
10:29 am “One More Thing…”
10:28 am “For years intel chips have been bored in a PC”
10:28 am “Intel Chip will be Set Free” (Mac Ad)
10:27 am Showing a new Ad.
10:27 am All products will be transitioning through the end of the year. (note iMac has ATI x1600, reportedly)
10:26 am 17” iMac, 20” iMac; 2-3x faster. Shipping Today.
10:25 am Showing Safari now on the iMac.
10:25 am Applying script of filters for a King Kong scene. no necessarily enough for pro, but good for most of us.
10:24 am Demoing other apps on Rosetta. Photoshop.
10:23 am Demo of Office on Rosetta.
10:23 am Committing to shipping a version of Office for Mac for minimum of 5 years. Office for Mac is incredibly successful product. We’re here to stay and in it for the long term.
10:21 am all the updates will be avaiable for free on their websites in March.
10:21 am Shipping several updates very soon to provide additional supprot for current apple technology. Sync services with handheld devices and entourage.
10:20 am Worked to make sure that current versions of Office run well in Rosetta.
10:20 am Microsoft BU update. microsoft rep talking about being on track for unviversal binaries of Office and Messenger.
10:19 am Rosetta on iMac. Office runs great on Rosetta.
10:19 am Other developers starting to release universal binaries. Quark unviversal beta shipping today.
10:18 am Pro apps will be universal in March. Final Cut, Aperture, Pro. If you have the latest version, you can trade in your disc for a universal disc for $49.
10:17 am iLife 06 and iWork 06 are all universal binaries, and was demoing them on an Intel machine.
10:16 am 10.4.4 is entirely native on Intel processor. All the applications included are universal and native on Intel.
10:16 am showing benchmarks. overall 2-3x faster.
10:15 am Two cores. each one faster than the G5.
10:14 am Intel Core Duo. an amazing chip.
10:14 am Intel Processor. 2-3x faster than the iMac G5.
10:14 am Same sizes. 17”, 20”. Same design. Same features (isight, front row, apple remote), Same price. What’s different.
10:13 am No other desktop PC can match it.
10:12 am The iMac - built in isight camera. front row. incredible reception.
10:12 am First Mac with Intel processor today.
10:12 am Thrilled with new technology from Intel. Paul Otellini leaves.
10:10 am Hard work, nights and weekends working… thanks Intel.
10:10 am Paul Otellini appears. Intel is ready. Apple is ready too.
10:09 am Intel Bunny suit guy walks out…
10:09 am Really good year for the Mac. Had previously announced that by June of this year they would be shipping Macs with Intel. How are we doing?
10:08 am Now… lets’ talk about systems…
10:08 am 30 day free trial of iWorks ‘06 with new Macs. (Keynote and Pages are the components of iWorks ‘06)
10:08 am Some of the features in iWork ‘06. 3d charts, advanced image editing, image reflections, free form and masking, tables with calculations, new themes and templates. no demo, go check it out on the website. $79, also available today.
10:07 am iLife and .Mac. One more product… iWork ‘06.
10:06 am .Mac update. Now over 1 million subscribers.
10:06 am iLife ‘06 will be bundleded free on new Macs.
10:06 am Available today.
10:05 am 6 iLife apps now. Same price $79.
10:04 am iWeb demo over.
10:04 am Still demoing how to use iWeb, publishing his previous podcast.
10:02 am Click on button, publish to .Mac. upload it. easy.
10:00 am Drag and drop zones, alignment guides, integrated with your music library.
9:58 am Slideshow viewer uses AJAX technology
9:57 am iWeb demo now.
9:56 am Any browser can view it.
9:56 am Themes. create in seconds. update whenever you like. RSS subscriptions. 1 click publish.
9:55 am Easy and beautiful. Apple templates. iLife media browser with access to your content. online photo albums. one click publishing to .Mac.
9:54 am New App to share photos, movies, music, blogs, content… iWeb
9:53 am Great 5 apps in iLife… but something new…
9:53 am New Jampack, world music.
9:52 am Final Podcast played. rumor of “8 pound iPod with 10” screen” smile
9:51 am Dragging artwork, demoing making a podcast. Demo over.
9:49 am he’s got “Pretty good sources in Apple”
9:49 am Recording - “Hi, I’m Steve, welcome to my podcast of Super Secret Apple Rumors”
9:48 am Steve demoing Garageband with Podcast studio now.
9:47 am Garageband. New podcast studio. Podcast artwork track. over 200 free jingles and effects. speech enhanccer. use iChat for remote interviews.
9:46 am 3rd party DVD burners supported.
9:46 am Vastly improved slideshows.
9:46 am Choose theme, drop movies in, drop in photos and click on button.
9:46 am Magic iDVD, new
9:45 am Next Up… iDVD. Widescreen menus.
9:45 am iMovie Demo over.
9:44 am Overall looks much improved. now demoing College Road trip video.
9:42 am Demoing iMovie now. Showing a movie with a Theme.
9:42 am Can open more than one project at once, realtime effects in titles, export to iPod and create Video Podcasts.
9:41 am Animated themes for movies, real time effects, new audio tools. Moving to iMovie demo.
9:40 am Now onto iMovie… HD last year.
9:39 am When you receive the email, you click on the RSS link and it launches iPhoto and receives the photo. But apparently, you don’t need iPhoto to receive the photos… it’s just an RSS feed.
9:38 am Demoing Photocasting. picking pictures, click on Publish to upload to .Mac. Choose to Announce, and brings up mail to email to people.
9:37 am Now on to Photocasting…
9:37 am Deming making a calendar, click on an album, can have it more than 12 months. show special holidays. special u.s. events. Can drop a picture on a special date (birthday for example)
9:35 am Showing how to make a birthday card.
9:35 am 1click effects, changing color, antigue, sepia, in a few clicks. Showing cards, calendars.
9:34 am When you scroll through photos, a gray box of the month # floats in the middle as you pass months by. Demoing editing photo.
9:33 am Must be a .Mac member to publish and you use RSS to subscribe to receive the photos. Demoing iPhoto now.
9:31 am Pick an album ,push a button, photos uploaded to .Mac. Password protected. Other people can subscribe to them.
9:30 am Can also make cards, post cards, birthday cards. New today - Photocasting. Podcasting for photos. share photos over the internet.
9:29 am One click effects. sepia, black and white, all new cards, calendards and books to make and purchase. hard and softcover books quality is better. Now calendaars can be made with photos.
9:28 am Music, Movies, Photos, Blogs. Giant released. New iPhoto Update with better speed. 25k photos up to 250k in library, scrolls smoothly, full screen editing,
9:26 am Now talking about iLife. Picture of box with roll of film on it.
9:26 am New widgets today. Mac OS 10.4.4 today. google widget, address book, espn, calendar
9:25 am New widgets today. Mac OS X 10.4.4 today. google widget, new address book, espn ,calendar.
9:24 am There are over 1500 Widgets.
9:24 am Now talking about Widgets.
9:23 am More video testaments, football, wedding photos. talking about working with RAW video. Video ends.
9:21 am Video: discussing experience with Aperture and demoing product.
9:20 am Demo video for Aperture.
9:20 am Reviewing/recapping Aperture. Aperture is to the camera as Final Cut Pro is to Video.
9:19 am Now to the Mac, which is what the rest of the keynote is about… (applause)
9:19 am New iPod Ad for. Sillohettes, jazz trumpet.
9:18 am Discussing Dodge Jeep iPod integration.
9:17 am Works with current models. New radio screen on the iPod to tune radio through the iPod screen. $49
9:16 am Announcing a new accessory for the iPod. a remote control with FM Tuner.
9:16 am Demo of SNL content. blues brothers, coneheads etc…
9:15 am New Saturday Night Live content going up today.
9:14 am showing Bowl Games demo
9:13 am Television show sales doing well. 8 million sold since Oct 12th. Added bowl games.
9:12 am 850 million songs sold. 3 million songs a day are being sold. Over 1 billion songs per year rate. 83% market share.
9:12 am Now on to iTunes…
9:12 am 42 total million iPods sold since the it was first released. 32 million in 2005.
9:11 am Over 100 sold every minute through the quarter.
9:11 am 4.5 milliion sold during holiday 2004, for 2005 holiday sold 14 million
9:10 am “best music players in the world”
9:10 am Total revenues 5.7 billion total. Now let’s talk about the iPod
9:09 am Retail stores had their first $1 billion quarter this past quarter
9:08 am 135 Shops around the world. 26 million visitors during holiday quarter.
9:08 am Retail Update.
9:07 am Steve Jobs on stage now
9:07 am Audience clapping, lights dimming
9:05 am “Program about to begin”
9:01 am Please turn off your cell phones…
8:55 am People are taking their seats….

Posted by eclipse on 01/10 at 06:10 PM
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<b>I’m a FANBOY</b>

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2006  at  10:16 PM
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Eclipse

 

I’m better at witty titles than Schultz

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2006  at  10:32 PM
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Oh and you don’t have to worry about not being able to use your student discount after May - I graduated a year and a half ago and I still use my discount.  I just flash my Zip Card, they write down my name and whatnot, and BAM discount.  There’s no way for them to check if I’m a student or not - privacy laws and whatnot.

And if you order it online they don’t even have to see your student ID, they just send it.

Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2006  at  05:40 AM
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nice!

Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2006  at  03:27 PM

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