EVDO from Moscone

Thanks to Podshow I'm cruising on EVDO at the Jobs keynote. Doc Searls is boosting me via WiFi from my Powerbook.

Thanks to Podshow I'm cruising on EVDO at the Jobs keynote. Doc Searls is boosting me via WiFi from my Powerbook.

  • 5.7Billion in sales
  • 8 million videos
  • Commander in Chief on slide
  • SNL up
  • Radio plug-in $49
  • Widgets
  • Tiger 10.4.4 update
  • iLife '06
  • iPhoto fast 250k photos full screen editing
  • Photocasting - thanks, Dave Winer hello flickr
  • supports "industry standard" RSS
  • iMovie export to iPod, create video podcast
  • Garageband Podcast Studio, auto duck, music, effects
  • Jam Pack World music
  • New app: iWeb "create blogs in seconds, all the RSS stuff, etc."
  • Drag n drop playlist builds pointers to iTines store
  • Intel is ready, so is Apple Ottelini
  • 1st Mac with Intel iMac
  • 2-3x faster than G5
  • OS and apps run native on Intel
  • Pro apps in March crossgrade $49
  • 50% Office sale with new Macs, free upgrade in March
  • committed to new versions for minimum of 5 years -- or unless Bill Clinton takes over
  • all transitioned over by end of 06

Now the clincher -- Powerbook Macbook Pro dual core processors, 4-5 X built-in iSight ir sensor mag safe connector, no more stupid Daddy moves $2K $2500

No reality distortion field, just steady reality being pushed ahead. Podcasting and blogging tools absorbed into OS effectively. .Mac seems to be the only output for tools. Google appears oddly to be more of a Microsoft partner at this stage.

InfoWorld's Ephraim Schwartz in a post-keynote chat on Gillmor Daily 

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