MacCast 10.13.2005
V Opening
V Opening Music
* Music is Say Anything by Manda and the Marbles
V News
V "And one more thing..."
V New iPod with Video—ipod
* 30GB ($299 USD) and 60 GB ($399 USD) Comes in Black and White.
* 2.5" screen, 20-hours of battery life (yeah right), 2 hours for video playback
* Smaller than previous iPods. Thinner and has flat front edge giving more os a "U" shape to the back.
* Added same software features as the Nano, world clock, screen lock stopwatch, etc.
* Play content on TV with an S-Video cable or the new Dock with remote.
* Will older iPods be updated with video support?
* Will they have same scratching issues as the Nano?
* Version 6.0
* Needs new QuickTime 7.0.3
* Video content in the form of music videos and Disney/ABC shows including Lost and Desperate Housewives at $1.99 USD. Entire seasons for $34.99
* Apple needs to get more video content, especially TV shows.
* Talk about my experience purchasing videos.
* New video library to hold video content. Cool "reflective" images. Right click a video image in the album art window to set the key frame to display in iTunes.
V New iMac G5s—imac
* 17" with 1.9GHz G5 and an ATI Radeon X600 Pro with 128MB DDR SDRAM
* 20" with 2.1GHz G5 and an ATI Radeon X600 XT with 128MB DDR SDRAM
* Includes an Apple remote, built-in iSight and a Mighty mouse.
* Ports now go horizontally across the back instead of vertically.
* Internal modem has been removed and replaced by a $49 (USD) USB external modem option.
* New software, FrontRow which acts as a kind of media application providing access to iTunes, IMovie, iPhoto and other video content.—frontrow.html
* New PhotoBooth application to let you take quick snaps with the iSight and tweak them with different effects.
V The unannounced item
* The eMac seems to have been quietly moved to the education area of Apple's site. It seems like you can only order them in bundles of 8 or as refurbished units.—education
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