MacWorld NY 2001 Keynote Speech
- Discusses the new Retail stores. 4 more in August. 25 by end of the year.
- Video of Retail Store
- Mac OS X. Over 1000 native OS X apps today. "10 on X" - 10 great apps running on OS X to be demoed today.
- 1) Microsoft Office demo by Kevin Browne. OS X only. redesigned for OS X. new look.
- 2) Adobe demo by Shantanu Narayen. "very excited about OS X". Working on moving all major apps to OS X. Demo of 3 apps: Illustrator - launches twice as fast as it did on OS 9. Golive, inDesign are being demoed as well.
- 3) Quark XPress demo.
- 4) Filemaker Server 5.5 demo by Dominique Goupil. Written in Cocoa, apparently.
- 5) Virtual PC demo by Kurt Schmucker. OS X Technology Preview available today. "VPC Test Drive" for registered 4.0 users.
- 6) IBM's ViaVoice demo by Toby Maners. multiprocessor aware.
- 7) 2002 Worldbook (encyclopedia) by Michael Ross
- 8) Blizzard's Warcraft 3 demo by Frank Pearce. simultaneous released for Mac and PC. (Carbon)
- 9) Aspyr's Tony Hawk Proskater 2 demo by Mike Rogers. avail now.
- 10) Alias Wavefront/Maya demo by Richard Kerris. Released today
- What's Apple doing? 4 updates to OS X so far. 300,000 downloads of 10.0.4. 1st major upgrade will be coming. 10.1. Focused on 1) Performance, performance, performance. Faster menus/launch/resize. 2) Enhancing Aqua - movable Dock, System Menus, Improved Finder, more personalization. 3) iTunes, DVD Playback, CD Burning in Finder, Digitial Camera support. 4) Printing improvements 5) Networking - AFP servers over AppleTalk, built in SMB Client, WebDAV support/iDisk, Airport management.
- OS X 10.1 Sneak Peek. (Don't know what kind of machine it is demoed on). IE Launches in 1 bounce. :) New Effect: Scale (will be shipped with Scale turned on). Resizing much faster. New Menu bar "docklings". DVD Player demoed. Menus off of Apps in Dock. Desktop support for CD Burning. Digital camera support - OS X will recognize the camera via USB (technical difficulties in demo). Dock prefs - can pin dock on left/right/bottom.
- OS X 10.1 - free upgrade. Shipped in September.
- iBook - 182,000 ibooks shipped in past 2 mo. still behind demand.
- Powerbook G4.
New iMacs - 500mhz, 600mhz, 700mhz, 128mb, 256mb, 256mb, 20gig, 40, 60, CDRW all, $999, $1299, $1499. today, today, August. Indigo, Snow, Graphite.
PowerMac G4 - (see Apple's site - updated) 2nd generation today "quicksilver". New case (looks like the macosx.org pics). 733mhz (entry level), 867mhz (midrange) 2MB L3 cache, Dual 800mz (high end) dual 2MB L3 caches.
733, 867, dual 800mhz
128mb, 128mb, 256mb
40gig, 60gig, 80gig
Geforce2, Geforce2, Geforce2 (Dual display)
CDRW, Superdrive, Superdrive
$1699, $2499, $3499
Today, Today, August
867g4 vs 1.7mhz Pentium 4 showdown - with Media Cleaner 5 and Photoshop. G4 wins (of course). "Megahertz Myth" tutorial.
Talk of the LCD Displays. 22", 17", 15".
Video of the PowerMac G4's.
Last thing to talk about... iDVD. iDVD will encode at 1x rate on the dual 800's.
NEW - Preview of iDVD 2. Now discs will hold 90mins of video. Free upgrade in September.
New Advertisment - "elope" - ad for iDVD - will run on TV later this week.