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Back to the Mac event (photos)

At Apple's Back to the Mac event, Steve Jobs announced the a new MacBook Air, multitouch for the Mac, the next Mac OS X called Lion, iLife 11, and Facetime for OS X.
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At Apple's Back to the Mac event, Steve Jobs announced the a new MacBook Air, multitouch for the Mac, the next Mac OS X called Lion, iLife 11, and Facetime for OS X. Follow what you missed with ZDNet's Live Coverage.

Credit: Josh Lowensohn

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Steve's back.

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Apple COO Tim Cook says Macs made up a third of Apple's record revenues.

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Cook says that there are 600,000 registered Mac developers with 30,000 new ones added each month.

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Cook says 75 million people visited Apple stores last year. About half of the ones that bought Macs were first-time buyers.

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Steve Jobs announces iLife '11.

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New features in iPhoto 11.

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The album view lets you see your photos from flickr and Facebook which are downloaded automatically.

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A holiday oriented slideshow theme.

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You can flag photos and put them directly into an email.

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You can use full-size or smaller photos.

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You can get info on the photo with one click.

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You can pick an album to create into a book.

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The new bookmaker tool.

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You can order the books and they will be shipped to you.

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Letterpress cards is a printing option to make cards

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Jobs wants to make editing simpler.

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Audio editing

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Audio editing in the Projects mode.

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iMovie 11 has audio effects.

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Select a scene and choose "instant replay."

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Make your own movie trailers.

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Your credits.

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Credits can be pulled from your own address book.

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There are original scores that Apple recorded at Abbey Road studios in London from the London Symphony Orchestra for your use.

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Face detection from iPhoto now works with iMovie.

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GarageBand gets an update.

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New features.

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GrooveMatching happens when you pick the "groove" track and the rhythm of that track is applied to every other instrument and track in the song.

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Learn to play an instrument.

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Choose your weapon.

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As you play along the program shows any notes you've missed.

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It shows your progress.

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The new iLife will cost $49.

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19 million FaceTime devices (iPhone and iPod Touch)  have already shipped.

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Now you can use FaceTime on a Mac.

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Steve called Phil Shiller on an iPhone 4.

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Jobs announces a new Mac OS X called Lion.

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He also announced that multitouch gestures are coming to the Mac.

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New features of Lion.

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Trying multitouch on a Macbook.

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There will be a Mac App store in Lion.

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Going to the Mac App store.

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In LaunchPad a full screen grid pops up with your apps - similiar to iPhone and iPad.

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Lion is expected to be released in the summer of 2011.

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The Mac App store will be open within 90 days.

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It's MacBook meets the iPad.

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Top features from iPad will be coming to MacBook Air.

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The New MacBook Air is .68 inches at its widest and tapers to .11 inches.

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Unibody construction like the MacBook Pro.

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Features

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SSD storage.

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Battery life

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There's a 13-inch version and an 11.6-inch version.

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New MacBook Air features.

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Size and weight.

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The inside of the new MacBook Air.

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Under the cover.

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Pricing for the new MacBook Air.

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