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cmetom
6th January 2004, 10:50 PM
http://stream.apple.akadns.net/

it's not hard to find, but i thought i'd make a new thread :D

tankgrrl
7th January 2004, 01:56 AM
Patiently waiting. :)

(ps - I'm fallingforward from LJ. :) )

cmetom
7th January 2004, 03:00 AM
it's up ppl!!

cmetom
7th January 2004, 04:28 AM
ok, GarageBand, the new iLife app, is amazing. :o

i'm supposed to be getting a PowerBook from work this year, but if it doesn't work out i'm gonna have to find the cash myself, because my movie making is complete now that i have the ability to make a soundtrack. seriously, i'm watching this thing with tears in my eyes! unbelievable.


iPod mini - wow! looks great... they're 4Gb, size of a business card. incredible. worldwide shipping in April. US$249

tankgrrl
7th January 2004, 05:02 AM
*cries* I lost the feed! Now I can't get a new connection. And right as they're about to do the iPods!
*cries some more*
Well, in the meantime, here are my notes (up til the iPod announcements)
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"Microsoft's copying us again, it feels great." - Steve Jobs, MacWorld Keynote Jan. 6, 2004

The Keynote in Brief
-------------------------------
Talked about the Mac's birth
Showed 1984 commercial
Talked about how they're ahead of the pack with OSX
"Microsoft's copying us again, it feels great."
9.3 active OSX users, 40% of installed Mac base
10,000 native OSX apps
New apps coming:
Bionicle
Director MX
Netvault
Final Cut Express 2
Final Cut Pro 4
Office 2004

Talked about VA Tech super cluster which led to...

Xserve G5!!!!
1u, dual or single G5, slot load optical drive, ecc memory (ddr400)
new Xserver RAID
3u at 3.5TB, sfp connectors, RAID set slicing, onthe fly set expansion
certified on multiple OS and multiple fibre-channel switches
Comes with Panther Server 10.3 and an unlimited client license

iTunes - 30 million songs since april 28th, anticipate 100m songs per year
iTMS 70% of legal downloads
(the top iTMS customer? someone spent $29,500 if you can believe it)
5,000 audiobooks added
sold 50,000 in 1st quarter
sold 100,000 gift certificates since launch in october
new features:
billboard charts (hot100 since 1947, more to come)
12,000 classical tracks
500,000 songs now available (largest online store in the world)
Pepsi giveaway 100m free songs starting Feb. 1st. Runs 60 days.
"So... start drinkin'." hahah

iLife '04
------------
"It's like Microsoft Office for the rest of your life."
iTunes: Already discussed

iPhoto 4: faster, more scalable - up to 25,000 photos "with zero waiting" <Jobs demo&#39;d with 25,093. Very fast&#33;>
smart albums, improved slideshows (playlists, new transitions), preview changes,
Rendezvous photo sharing&#33;&#33;&#33;
Library by year&#33;, configurable &#39;rolls&#39;, ratings, on-the-fly &#39;audition&#39;:rate/edit/rotate/etc, new effects
Steve was a bit too hot on sepia, but that&#39;s just Steve I guess.
Bound Photo books in Japan this month, Europe in March

iMovie 4: non-destructive trimming of clips in timeline, audio scrubbing, new titles (nice ones&#33; including star wars crawl&#33; rofl&#33;), import from iSight, easy sharing to web

iDVD 4: 20 new themes, enhanced menus, new transitions,
navigation map, enh. slideshow, pro encoding (from FCP),
increased time (2 hours) on DVD, build on one machine, move it to a superdrive machine to burn

GarageBand:
New app&#33; This rules&#33;
Pro music tool. Recording and creating.
Mix 64 tracks
50 software instruments
1,000+ loops
Record live
200 effects
6 or 8 vintage and modern guitar amps emulated
John Mayer demo&#39;d app. (on keyboard hehe)
Steve demo&#39;d loops and did a damned fine job. :)
John Mayer demo&#39;d guitar amp effects (great filters&#33;) then did everything at once (loops, recorded tracks, software instruments and live recording)
Export directly to iTunes
Price: &#036;49 USD (hell yeah&#33;) Free on new Macs.
Available Jan. 16th

Also JamPack for Garageband. Lots more of everything &#036;99
Apple 49 key MIDI keyboard 99&#036;
Video about iLife suite

Lost the feed here....... dammit&#33;

cmetom
7th January 2004, 05:04 AM
Originally posted by tankgrrl@Jan 7 2004, 06:02 AM
*cries* I lost the feed&#33; Now I can&#39;t get a new connection. And right as they&#39;re about to do the iPods&#33;
*cries some more*
i did too - u just have to sit there with quicktime and go "play" *error* "play" *error* "play" *loading*

until it picks up again... i think i did it about 10 times...
did u miss the iPod mini? :(



edit:
well i&#39;ve briefly recapped the iPod mini just above your post.
thanks&#33; they&#39;re terrific notes&#33;

after the keynote, the stream kept going for ~5mins, and showed a iPod mini video (no sound) and an iLife &#39;04 video (some sound). i think it&#39;s stopped now, so i&#39;ve closed it.

tankgrrl
7th January 2004, 05:12 AM
Originally posted by cmetom@Jan 7 2004, 07:04 AM
did u miss the iPod mini? :(


Hell yes... :(

koukouvagia
7th January 2004, 05:14 AM
i got disconnected too... it was giving me a not enough bandwidth error. thankfully I got back on before the ipods.. I&#39;m sooooo getting a mini i-pod in April&#33;&#33;&#33; :D

have a good morning people (and to think i was planning to go to bed tonight <_< )

cmetom
7th January 2004, 05:17 AM
Originally posted by koukouvagia@Jan 7 2004, 06:14 AM
i got disconnected too... it was giving me a not enough bandwidth error. thankfully I got back on before the ipods.. I&#39;m sooooo getting a mini i-pod in April&#33;&#33;&#33; :D

have a good morning people (and to think i was planning to go to bed tonight <_< )
i think i&#39;ll still be replacing my 10Gb 2G (which i sold in December) with a 3G... probably a 20Gb. but damn, those mini&#39;s look terrific. two things stop me: 4Gb is VERY nice, but i want more; april is waaaaaaay to far away. *kicks portable CD player* <_<


oh didn&#39;t u sleep? i went to bed at ~12, but didn&#39;t sleep until ~1, then got up again at ~3:45. time for a shower and a nap. thanks again, tankgrrl, for those great notes&#33; you&#39;re a credit to the forum.

tankgrrl
7th January 2004, 06:01 AM
Oh, yeah.

Look verrrrrrry closely at the 1984 video (it&#39;s up on the Apple site).
See anything new? :)

decryption
7th January 2004, 12:33 PM
Originally posted by tankgrrl@Jan 7 2004, 07:01 AM
Oh, yeah.

Look verrrrrrry closely at the 1984 video (it&#39;s up on the Apple site).
See anything new? :)
I saw it and was like "Hey, she never had a walkman"
Then when I saw it again "Hey, she never had an iPod&#33;" and thought it was pretty cool.
I&#39;d *love* one of those 20th anniversary posters :D

bluecoffeepenguin
8th January 2004, 04:33 PM
Originally posted by cmetom+Jan 7 2004, 06:04 AM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (cmetom &#064; Jan 7 2004, 06:04 AM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteBegin-tankgrrl@Jan 7 2004, 06:02 AM
*cries* I lost the feed&#33; Now I can&#39;t get a new connection. And right as they&#39;re about to do the iPods&#33;
*cries some more*
i did too - u just have to sit there with quicktime and go "play" *error* "play" *error* "play" *loading*
[/b][/quote]
I found that setting my Connection Speed in Quicktime to higher than I actually have helps with that.

For instance, I have 512Kb ADSL. I set my speed in Quicktime to 1.5Gb, and it seemed happy to just drop packets and so on. *shrugs* If that doesn&#39;t work, try sacrificing a few chickens over you Altar of Steve Jobs...

Oh, hi, I&#39;m new here btw :)

cmetom
8th January 2004, 10:57 PM
Originally posted by bluecoffeepenguin+Jan 8 2004, 05:33 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (bluecoffeepenguin @ Jan 8 2004, 05:33 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'>
Originally posted by cmetom@Jan 7 2004, 06:04 AM
<!--QuoteBegin-tankgrrl@Jan 7 2004, 06:02 AM
*cries* I lost the feed&#33; Now I can&#39;t get a new connection. And right as they&#39;re about to do the iPods&#33;
*cries some more*
i did too - u just have to sit there with quicktime and go "play" *error* "play" *error* "play" *loading*

I found that setting my Connection Speed in Quicktime to higher than I actually have helps with that.

For instance, I have 512Kb ADSL. I set my speed in Quicktime to 1.5Gb, and it seemed happy to just drop packets and so on. *shrugs* If that doesn&#39;t work, try sacrificing a few chickens over you Altar of Steve Jobs...

Oh, hi, I&#39;m new here btw :) [/b][/quote]
hi and welcome&#33;

i actually figured it was from a near-overload of the server/s that were sending out the live feed... as we watched it live. anyway, it could have been quicktime&#39;s general crappiness, as i was watching it on my PC (my OSX machine is downstairs for the parents to use until they buy their own computer... i&#39;m recommending an i or eMac.. B) ).