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MacWorld 2008 Keynote
January 15, 2008 09:00 AM

MacWorld Enterance

We’re at the Keynote and here’s what is happening:

9:15 am – Leopard sales reach 5 million. (20% of Mac users have upgraded!)

9:20 am – Time Capsul announced for backing up computer via Time Machine. The device is a new AirPort Extreme with a HDD. Available in 500GB and 1TB for $299 and $499, respectively.

9:30 am – iPhone SDK in February. iPhone with GPS location. Custom main menu.

9:45 am – iTunes Movie Rentals. Works on Mac/Win and iPhone/iPods. $3.99 for New Movies and $2.99 for Older Movies. 30-day Retention on Movie, but 24-hour limit once playback begins.

9:50 am – High Definition movies for $4.99 via iTunes Movie Rentals. (5.1 Surround Sound!)

Note: Sorry for the delay, we are experiencing difficulty with our servers.

– iPod Touch gets iPhone apps such as Maps, Mail, Notes, Stocks, and Weather.

– Apple TV price reduced to just $229.

Around 10:00 am – Steve Jobs announces the MacBook Air! 13″ LED backlit display. “World’s Thinnest Laptop,” which is .16-inches to .76-inches thick. Huge Multi-Touch touch pad. Magnetic MagSafe charger. Monitor output via microDVI adapter. WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR. 80GB HDD or 64GB SSD. 5 hour long battery life! 2GB RAM Standard. Looks like one USB port and external CD/DVD reader+writer. We’ll get pictures of the unit posted ASAP.

Update: Watch the full Steve Jobs Keynote Here

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