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01-06-2009, 09:25 AM #1
Live Keynote 09 Coverage
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Man I hate blurry photos. The new iMovie rights most of the wrongs the last one did.
New charts in Keynote.
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01-06-2009, 11:18 AM #2
badass, this is tight
01-06-2009, 11:32 AM #3
nicely done..Oldschool 12" iBook G4
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01-06-2009, 11:37 AM #4
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I was expecting more than just a new MacBook Pro, iLife/iWork 09 and iWork.com
01-06-2009, 11:40 AM #5
I'm first haha
Sucks that there wasn't any good iPhone news, but that new 17" sounds wonderful, fized battery and 8 hours... just awesome.
01-06-2009, 11:46 AM #6
I was expecting so much more. way to go out with a bang.
Now stocks will drop, so i feel like i got hit with two punches to the gut.
I dont know about anybody else, but when the hell are they going to announce that automatic update? I never use AIM because it's stupid how it only works when the program is turned on (besides for running backgrounder). they promised to have that out a long time ago (say september) and it is still not discussed. Loopt is stupid because the program has to be opened for the location to update.
Several programs would be much more interesting if the iphone pushed more than just emails. also i was a little excited for maybe a 32 gig iphone. i know copy / paste is too much to ask for but give us SOMETHING.
01-06-2009, 11:47 AM #7
No new iphone... new iphone mini, no new iMacs, nothing truely inovative. I'm extremely disappointed.[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
01-06-2009, 12:11 PM #8
Ill quote a very smart guy about this:
WORST EPISODE EVAAAA!(Comic book guy)
01-06-2009, 12:29 PM #9
thats unacceptable... for that being the LAST MACWORLD and thats all they have to show for it?! i'm highly upset... what a waist of an hr or more...
01-06-2009, 12:39 PM #10
I don't know about you guys, but iTunes becoming DRM-free is HUGE (in my opinion). And the new MBP (8 hours battery life mother of God this is HUGE on 17" laptop) is pretty awesome (and so, so expensive). And if you honestly believed the iPhone nano rumors, well then there's no helping you.
And to be honest, reactions like the ones found here is exactly why they're not doing it anymore. It's extremely stressful for a company to keep throwing innovation and something new every 6-12 months to coincide with their big events. Now they can work at their own pace and release new things when they're ready rather than promise something and fall short of the mark (push update, I'm still waiting on you)
01-06-2009, 11:20 PM #11
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