Official Macworld 2008 Discussion

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  1. scotty

    scotty why don't you take a seat right over there? OT Supporter

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    Keynote Video:
    http://events.apple.com.edgesuite.net/f27853y2/event/index.html?internal=fj2l3s9dm


    In a nutshell heres what came out:

    Airport Extreme + Hard Drive = Time Capsule
    http://www.apple.com/timecapsule/

    iPhone 1.1.3 Update (new video also - http://www.apple.com/iphone/gettingstarted/guidedtourupdate2/large.html) Update is now on iTunes
    Just like leaked one a couple weeks ago
    http://gizmodo.com/345052/iphone-113-firmware-update-is-official

    iPod Touch Update:
    5 New Apps - Maps, Mail, Stocks, Notes, and Weather
    $20 Update

    iTunes 7.6 (Out Now - http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/)
    Movie rentals
    New titles $3.99, Library titles - $2.99, HD Rentals $4.99 (100 titles today)
    1000 films, new ones added 30 days after DVD
    Rules: 30 days to start watching. 24 hours to finish
    Watch instantly, anywhere Macs, PCs, iPod, iPhone


    Apple TV:
    Now $229
    New software out in 2 weeks
    No computer required, direct rentals
    Supports HD and 5.1 sound
    Does podcasts, audio and video, and photos from Flickr and .Mac direct to the box. Preview movies, photo browser better.

    Macbook Air:
    .16 inches at bottom, .76 inches at top,
    black keyboard, backlit
    available in 80 GB HDD version ($1800) and 64 GB solid state ($3000)
    no optical drive, 2 gigs memory, 5 hours battery life, 13.3 inch display
    pre-order now, shipping in 2 weeks
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    http://www.apple.com/macbookair/
     
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  2. ady

    ady New Member

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    I predict that there will be alot of dissapointed consumers.

    I will also predict that the thread in the main forum will get trolled lightly while the keynote is going on then will turn in to over 50 pages of dickishness.
     
  3. scotty

    scotty why don't you take a seat right over there? OT Supporter

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    Thats why I made it here instead.
     
  4. The1Ash10

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    calling an ultra-thin 13" macbook
     
  5. tehaviator

    tehaviator what u think badass that me

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    I know everyone says it ain't gonna happen....but 3G iPhone :x: It's been a year since the original was announced...:hs:
     
  6. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    3G phone probably won't happen till mid summer, so nothing on it this week except for a sales update and probably talk about the SDK for making apps.

    and since they already updated the Mac Pro last week, the imacs and everything back in November... nothing really there...

    so i'm thinking some sort of new hardware release, not sure on what though.

    i'm guessing:
    iPhone/Touch SDK
    updated MBP/MB
    10.5.2 update
    new hardware (updated mini/appletv and/or slimmer laptop)

    those are my guesses
     
  7. nsxrebel

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    Kinda off topic, but was there anything new and exciting at this year's CES show? I saw a short clip about how nothing innovative came out as far as an iPhone killer/competitor. Only thing close was a bad clone of the iPhone by IRiver.
     
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    don't forget about the iRaq, and the iRan as well.
     
  9. KM

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    I'm really looking forward to the conference this year cause I'm actually gonna be being MacBook soon, for college next semester.
     
  10. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    I went to CES, only thing that really stood out was tv's. biggest/slimmest/best blacks. other than that, nothing too fancy or new and "gotta have".
    Although I saw a lot of gear i wanted :hs:
     
  11. scotty

    scotty why don't you take a seat right over there? OT Supporter

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    ichat and sms support is needed.
     
  12. inamorata

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  13. mad_vtak

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    i would like to see a new mini and iphone update.
     
  14. LooneyTuned

    LooneyTuned Oil? Bitch you cookin OT Supporter

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    Hoping for a new redesign on the macbook pro, i hope that this is what they really update.

    Excited for the subnotebook. Really all the new laptops are what are exciting.

    But ima buy the mbp right after...its been hard living without for 4 months.
     
  15. TheWeasel

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    Should be fun. I can post shots from inside the expo tomorrow during setup if people want. My flight gets into San Fran around 1:45pm and I'm taking the BART right there to meet up with my coworkers who should be setting up then. The pictures posted already are the same every year. Apple has big black sheets around their stand with guards sitting on the corners watching. There are huge crates everywhere and cranes all around.

    Funny note, I was reading the official exhibitor rules and it requires all vehicles on the expo floor to be given away at the show. That means the Mercedes they have at the Belkin stand showing off iPod accessories and the John Lennon Tour Bus should have to be given away. Might be funny to give those stands a copy of that page in the manual and point out that they did enter into a legally binding agreement by getting a booth there.

    Edit: I still have plenty of free passes for the show. PM me if you'd like one.
     
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  16. scotty

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    I would love to go, but I can't make it up there from San Diego. I went up there a year ago for a non Macworld related event and stayed at The W hotel right across from Moscone center and Wondercon was going on and no I wasn't there for that :rofl:
     
  17. Uncle Phil

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    :x: come on slim MBP
     
  18. KM

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    what about a new laptop with a built in 3G modem :noes:
     
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  21. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    firmware 1.1.3 for the iphone
    itunes 7.6 for the computers
     
  22. mad_vtak

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    :run: i just bought one
     
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    i wonder if this is really it
     
  24. fr0ng

    fr0ng don't mind me, just passing through

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    In for new MBP.. My laptop is on life support.
     
  25. Deepsix

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    any rumors of a new ipod classic? i just got one :o
     

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