Macworld San Francisco 2006 Coverage

Discussion in 'Macintosh' started by muzikool, Jan 10, 2006.

  1. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    Here we go...

    Major news will be bold.

     
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  2. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    First impression:

    No iBook updates!!! ARGHHH!!!

    I can't afford (and don't need) a MacBook Pro. :s
     
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  3. sean.ferguson

    sean.ferguson Moderator Folding Team

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    First Impressions:

    *dance*
     
  4. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    My brother got a new iMac last month. I hope he's not pissed about this. :s
     
  5. sean.ferguson

    sean.ferguson Moderator Folding Team

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    teeheehee, I would be :p
     
  6. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Overslept and missed all the fun :D Will watch the keynote later :)
     
  7. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    The keynote is up on Apple.com now, but the server is getting slammed. Hopefully others will save it and host it elsewhere.
     
  8. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Just watched the entire thing, skip free. Seemed a bit rushed to me, still got all the info I wanted though :)
     
  9. Geffy

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    nooo, MacBook Pro, god I hope the iBooks dont get renamed MacBooks

    tbh though it wasnt that impresssive a keynote. The last one was really cool, this one is slightly less inspiring.
     
  10. X-Istence

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    Too many demo's, not enough new products to drool over.
     
  11. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    I think Apple definitely took it down a notch this year compared to last year. Last year showed innovation, this year showed a hardware change that we knew was coming anyway.

    I thought 2006 would be "the year of the media Mac" ... or something along those lines. I guess Apple just isn't ready yet.

    Last year, MWSF seemed more geared to the average consumer. This year wasn't the same. How many average consumers can afford, or need, a MacBook Pro? I was caught totally off-guard when Apple introduced an Intel-based Pro machine yesterday. I can understand that an upgraded iBook would have out-performed a G4 PowerBook, but at least give us both laptops and not just the pro version!

    Last year the Mac Mini made the "switch" more appealing to PC users. What did Apple do yesterday to encourage switching even more? The average computer user doesn't care what kind of processor is in the computer, so long as it's fast.
     
  12. desie

    desie OSNN Senior Addict

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    Anywhere I can download the keynote address, the stream is just not working for me, not on my mac and not on my PC. I assume the stream is busy, having troubles connecting etc.

    So if anyone has a rip, cheers.
     
  13. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    I'm hoping to find one myself. I'll post a link if I do.