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That's all folks!!! We'll be updating from the show floor all week.
10:37am Phil thanks the Apple staff and all those that helped. Thanks Phil You Rock!
Tony Bennett rules!
10:33 "Good morning! Thank you!" --Tony Bennett
"I'm going home to my city by the Bay. I left my heart.... in San Francisco..." YES!!!!!
Tony left his heart in San Francisco.
Ray: "I've left several umbrellas there."
10:30 "I think it's fitting that we end our last Macworld keynote with an artist that has some really amazing music and is recognized as a true legend."
"It's my honor to introduce to you Mr. Tony Bennett."
Old dudes are awesome. Especially when they're Tony Bennett.
Tony sounds great.
10:28 "Now the iTunes Music Store [on the iPhone] is no longer the iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store, it's just the iTunes Music Store because it works on Wi-Fi and 3G cellular networks." same price, selection, and quality.
iPhone music store will work over WiFI OR 3G
Music store over 3G starts today
10:27 "Today we're offering 8 million songs. By the end of this quarter, all 10 million songs will be DRM free."
All 10 million songs will be DRM-free by the end of the quarter. Bye, Amazon MP3. It was fun.
10:26am Three pricing tiers. .69, .99 and $1.29. Kind of like Taco Bell.
"I can tell you already, more songs are going to be offered at 69 cents than at $1.29."
10:25 iTunes has more than 10 million songs...
"[The iTunes Store] has now sold over 6 billions songs. It's amazing."
"iTunes became the No. 1 music channel in the United States."
10:24 "We have one last thing in this Macworld keynote, and it's some things we're doing with iTunes."
notice how he didn't say One More Thing,,,
10:22 "We want to give you an environmental report card, because we spend so much time caring about this."
"So that's the new 17-inch MacBook Pro. We're so proud of it."
New ad. Similar to the recent MacBook ads.
10:21 Three more hours of battery life over previous MacBook Pro.
PVC and BFR free.
"The batteries are PVC and BFR free, and if you ever need to exchange it, we have a take-back program."
2799, same price as before. 4GB RAM, dual graphics. 320 GB hard drive.
10:16 "When you design for a removable battery, there's a lot of wasted space."
8 hours on a single charge, can be recharged 1,000 times.
Non-removable battery is 40 percent larger
Cool footage of battery-making machines.
Adaptive charging reduces wear and tear on battery as it recharges.
A chip within the battery talks to cells, and the system adjusts the current to maximize the battery life.
Since the battery can be recharged 1000 times, fewer batteries end up in the landfill
10:15am "The most innovative and greatest new feature: the battery."
New MB Pro offers longest-life batter ever.
Video of engineers explaining new battery technology.
"Our engineers were charged with creating the longest-lasting battery life ever. But to do it, and keep the notebook just as thin and just as light...they had to advance battery technology."
10:10am New 17-inch MacBook Pro
"For the last eight months running, if you look at a list of all the notebooks sold in the United States, the MacBook is number one every single month."
"It's thin, 0.98 inches thin. The world's thinnest 17-inch notebook. It's simply stunning."
LED backlit display 1920x1200.
60% greater color gamut than previous notebooks.
Available in matte or glossy. Yay
"Some of our highest-end customers would rather not have a glossy panel on the front, so we've created for the first time, a matte display on the 17-inch display." (It looks different, with a metal bezel instead of the black one.)
Features the glass trackpad. Programmable for left and right clicks. Gesture support.
Up to 8 GB of RAM.
10:07 "There can be multiple people looking at the document, and they can leave notes to each other about the whole document."
"Again, it's a beta. It launches today. You can get to it from iWork '09, which is shipping today."
iWork.com beta launches today. Get to it via the new iLife
10:04 AM Demo of iWork.com
"In my spare time I'm a rocket scientist."
Toolbar button shares documents in just a few clicks.
Web-based viewer for shared documents. Looks like Pages, works in any browser.
"It looks like Pages, but I'm really at iWork.com"
Download copies of documents (even MS Word versions) from web interface.
10:03am iWork.com is a new service to share documents.
"iWork.com: This is a really cool idea. It's a new service for you to share your iWork documents with other people."
view documets online, add notes, download a copy in multiple formats.
10:01am "You can keep [charts in Numbers and documents in Pages] linked, so every time you change the chart in Numbers it's automatically updated in Pages."
iWork is $49 when purchased with a new Mac. Starts shipping today.
$169 Mac Box Set features Leopard, iWork and iLife - Ships end of January
9:58am Numbers. This year Apple focused on adding features customers asked for.
"And the third product in iWork '09: Numbers."
"This year we focused on all those features customers told us they really wanted added [to Numbers.]"
Categorize by Column feature dynamically rearranges tables.
Easier formula creation
New Chart options.
multiple axis charts, trend lines...
[Guy sitting behind us takes a phone call WTF!!!]
Linked charts can update information in Pages documents.
9:55 Pages demo
Full screen view (Finally!) Blocks out background stuff.
Control indent levels, font sizes, easy reorganization.
Mail Merge can connect to tables in Numbers, Support for MathType and EndNote.
Pages 09 features 40 new templates for posters, newsletters, fliers, certificates...
9:54 "Keynote Remote will be sold in the App Store for 99 cents. As you can see, we've already given it a five-star review."
9:53 Chart animations and textures.
New Keynote themes
New keynote remote... it's an iPhone app!
Uses wifi. (no Bluetooth?)
9:49am New version of iWork, iWork 09
"We have a completely new version of iWork as well."
"Keynote '09. It's what I'm doing this presentation on, so you know it's rock solid."
Magic Move creates automatic slide transitions.
Object transitions. Cool animated transitions.
"Simple, powerful object transitions you can combine with other techniques to make powerful presentations."
Wow... Bush transitioned into Obama
9:48am "There's new versions of iWeb and iDVD as well."
New versions of iWeb and iDVD. $79 upgrades. 99 Family pack, Ships late January.
9:46am Demo from John Fogerty. He sort of remembers creating Proud Mary.
"I've always thought D was just a bright, uplifting sound. A beautiful sound." --John Fogerty, in the "Proud Mary" Artist Lesson. Neat!
9:46am "There's a built-in store in GarageBand where you download those bundled lessons, and you purchase the Artist Lessons. They're $4.99."
9:45 "Incredible artists. We're going to add more and more along the way. It's so amazing.
9:45 Artisit lessons "Hold your applause, because this is freakin' cool." [About Artist Lessons]
Artist Lessons feature John Fogerty, that Colbie chick from Myspace, Sting, Norah Jones, Ryan from One Reupblic teaches you to play Apologize. Woooooo!
9:43am Demo of guitar lessons.
Shows chord fingerings alongside video demo.
9 basic guitar lessons, 9 basic piano lessons
9:41am New GarageBand.
"I'd like to show you just one more [iLife app]: I'd like to show you GarageBand."
Learn To Play teaches you to play guitar or keyboards.
"The team has been challenged to create a piece of software that can help you learn to play an instrument. It's called Learn to Play."
Features instructional videos.
BTW, MacLife's new album will drop in 09. Thanks Apple!
9:41 Phil's back
Phil: "Isn't that incredible?" (Who else says that?)
9:40 [demos finished film] "So you can see how professional that looks."
9:38am Map animations. Search locations as you type. Automatically creates animated maps.
New transition, new animated titles, 5 new themes.
Demo thesmes. Featuring adorable meerkats.
9:38 "This clip is slowed down, stabilized, and has the Aged Film effect. No rendering, all done in real time."
9:35am Video stabilization demo. Impressive! Chasing a gazelle from a Jeep. Yeah, we chase Gazelle at the Mac|Life compound all the time. this is perfect for us.
"All I had to do was drop it in and the video stabilization takes place."
Speed adjustments happen instantly.
9:35 [Precision editor demo] "Now we've extended the audio from the first clip into the second clip. As you can see, this is a pretty complex edit. In a pro tool, this would have taken a lot of steps. But we do it in an easy, visual way."
9:31am Randy, apple engineer demos the new iMovie.
Context sensitive menus for drag& drop editing.
Idyllic videos of cute kids and grandpas fishing.
Easy voiceover edits.
New Action pop-up allows you to view footage bedore & after a specific edit.
9:30 "iMovie will take your video and automatically stabilize it so that footage that wasn't usable before" looks smooth and even.
9:28 New version of iMovie. Last year, Apple completely re-wrote iMovie.
"We decided to rewrite a completely new version of iMovie [last year]. And not every feature was there for every customer. ... Well, this year in this version of iMovie '09 we've added so much depth and so much power, we think it's going to be something every customer is blown away by and really loves."
Advanced Drag & Drop, featuring context-sensitive menus.
Indiana Jones-style animated travel maps.Automatic video stabilization
9:27 "I hope you're as excited about this as I am. And that's just the first of all the new products in iLife '09. If that's not exciting enough, we've got a brand-new version of iMovie as well." [Extremely weak smattering of applause]
9:25am Places demo..
Click pins on a map to view all the photos taken in that location.
"It's really that easy to add location to all my events." [It is, too, it took him about 4 seconds.]
Geotagging maps are really cool.
Column view lists all the places you've taken pictures. Similar to Browse feature in iTunes.
9:25am "Imagine this is a family here and you want to keep track of all of them at once. I can drag across here and it creates a smart album with all those people in it.Drag-and-drop Smart Albums with groups of people."
9:23am "With a little bit of help, iPhoto can do a better job of finding people who are absolutely Ali." [The girl in his demo pictures.]
9:20am Live demo of iPhoto 09. Lots of perfect pictures. Face recognition working almost instantly (on perfectly shot and framed images).
9:20am "You can print not only on the sleeve [of the books], but on the hardcover as well. These are gorgeous new books."Updated book themes, including maps that incorporate geotag data.
9:18am "Did you notice how the face are right in the center of the photos? They weren't taken that way." The Faces feature centers faces in your slideshow.
Shattered theme. Audience oohs and aahhhs.
Sync slideshows to you iPhone or iPod touch.
9:17am Slideshow Themes. Demo has Snoopy music!
9:16am "Facebook allows other people to name people in your photos. One of your friends in Facebook can assign that person a name, and it gets synced right back down to your iPhoto." [Applause]
Flickr support includes geotagging info.
9:15am Support for Facebook and Flickr, "We have support for some online services; if you use Facebook or Flickr, that's built right in."
9:13am "It's really easy for you to add a location to your entire database of photos if you want them placed on the map for you."
Maps come from Google Maps.
"If you've ever used Google's Map service, you know how to use this map."
9:12am: iPhoto reverse-encodes your camera's geotag to place photos on a map. Can add locations to photos that don't have geotag information.
9:11 AM "Wouldn't it be great if iPhoto could organize your photos around where they were taken?"
Places: iPhoto can organize your photos around the places where the photos were taken. Works by GPS geotagging.
9:11 "There's no perfect face recognition in anyone's software, but this is the best technology we have found."
9:10am New button allows you to name people in photos. Face recognition will find the same person across multiple photos. Learning face recognition system.
9:09am "Wouldn't it be great if iPhoto let you organize your photos around your favorite people? Well, that's what's in iPhoto 09. We've added a new feature called Faces."
"Faces uses a technoloy called Face Detection. When you go into an event, I click on a picture, there's a new button at the bottom that says 'Name this person.' Because iPhoto wants you to tell it who these people are."
Organize your photos around specific people. Uses face detection technology
9:08am "As much as some people up north think they have something pretty good, there is NOTHING as good as iLife on any other personal computer."
What's new: New version of iPhoto. New feature called Faces.
9:07 "We have the best product line we've ever had for the Mac." Here here.9:07 "We have the best product line we've ever had for the Mac." Here here. First new thing: iLife '09!
1. An entirely new version of iLife, ilife 09.
9:07 AM Three new things today.
9:06AM All about the Mac toda. 9.7 Million Macs last year. Growing twice as fast as the rest of the industry.
9:05 "I look at this big, gorgeous glowing Apple ... and I can't think of any other company that could have their logo up there." 3.4 million customers per week visit Apple stores around the world. 100 Macworlds each week.
9:04 AM Pictures of Beiging, Munich & Sydney stores
9:03 "I can't tell you how much I appreciate you all showing up." [Laughter]
9:04am: Phil takes the stage. Phil is NOT wearing a black turtleneck
9:03 Lights down, here we go!
9:00am: Voice from the ceiling reminds us not to be jerks and turn our cell phones off. How long until a cell phone goes off? I'm guessing 20 min.
8:56am: Almost there...
8:48am: Inside sitting down. Listening to Jack Johnson. What a surprise!
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