Tuesday, January 10, 2006

MWSF notes on the fly

MWSF 2006 keynote notes
- lots of ipods sold - 14 mil this quarter.
- sold 850 mil songs to date and 8 mil videos.
- ipod fm tuner and remote announced, apple branded - for being able to listen to radio, not like the griffin thing.
- surprise surprise, ilife 2006: iphoto 2006 - more pics, features such as photocasting = apple version of flickr. podcasting built into ilife. garageband 3, and iweb announced, and that's it for $ 79.
- iwork 2006, 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.. $79
- dual core imac with 2 mb l2 cache; showing benchmarks. overall 2-3x faster"; 17" and 20"
- macbook pro, 4-5x faster than existing powerbooks. video conferencing and ir remote built in. 5.6lbs. iSight, Front Row; $1999 1.67 Core Duo; 667 DDR bus, x1600; $2499 1.83GHz