MacCast 10.17.2010 - Show #322
V Opening
V Opening Music
* Music is "Say Anything" by Manda and the Marbles
* Band's MySpace page
V Sponsor
V Circus Ponies
* Notebook
* Back to school time
* Great companion to give your student along with their new Mac
V Acts like a real world notebook to store and organize data and information
* Notes, add in PDFs, clippings
* Highlighting, sticky notes, flags
* Indexing
* Web clippings are great for research.
* Free trial.
V News
V Apple Preps for 4th Quarter Results
* Fortune has polled 31 analysts and they predict Apple may have sold an average of 3.85 million Macs for the quarter and could possible crack the 4 million mark.
V Predictions include
* $18.76 billion in revenue
V Gene Munster
* 11 million iPhones
* 4.5 million iPads
* 3.7 million Macs
* 10 and 10.5 million iPods
V Gartner reported that in the 3rd quarter of 2010 Apple reached 10.4% of the US PC market share (up from 9.3% last year).
* With the 5 million iPad included as "PCs" Apple would be the largest US PC maker.
* Apple's stock price cracked the $300 per share mark last week.
V Predictions for "Back to the Mac" Event
* Preview of Mac OS 10.7 "Lion"?
V iLife '11
* iDVD replaced?
V Smaller, cheaper Macbook Air
* 11.6-inch screen
* Price dropped from $1,499
* Unibody case with carbon fiber — may weigh less than 2.7lbs
* Intel Core 2 Duo CPU and Nvidia MCP89 graphics (but may have first AMD CPU used in a Mac)
* Solid State hard drive
V Sponsor
V Gazelle
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* Keep them out of the landfill
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* They pay shipping and in some cases provide a box
* They wipe your data
* You can get a check, gift card, or even have your cash donated to a charity of your choice.
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* Use the code 'maccast' and get an additional 5% on your offer.
V Feedback, Comments and Commentary
V iOS 4 Accessibility Features
* Interview with Josh DeLioncourt
* Maccessibility
V Closing
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V Thanks to my sponsors
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* Cocoatech, Pathfinder 5
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