It’s Macworld time!

The Donewaiting Gulfstream was in the shop, so we’ll have to slum it and cover it remotely.

The story:

“The World’s Thinnest Notebook”

“fits inside a envelope”

_Macbook Air
Multi-touch trackpad
1.6 GHz, 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
13.3″ LED backlit widescreen
keyboard with ambient light sensor
1.8″ Hard Drive
1 USB 2.0 port
802.11n + Bluetooth 2.1/EDR
No optical drive
2 GB RAM standard

_shipping in 2 weeks

For the environmentally conscious:
aluminum case (recyclable)
first fully mercury and lead free display
circuit boards BFR free
retail packaging 56% less volume than MacBook

Macbook Air


_iTunes Movie Rentals

every major studio
1000+ movies
30-days after DVD release
works on Macs, PCs, current iPods, iPhone
“instant” start
library: $2.99
New Releases: $3.99
30 day window to begin watching download, 24 hours to finish
software updates coming
iTunes/iPod compatible files on Fox DVD releases (previously announced)

Apple TV v.2

lower entry-level ATV price: $229
no computer/sync required
rent from AppleTV
DVD and HD quality
Flickr integration
HD rentals: $4.99, 100 titles to start
previews and recommendations
.Mac integration
can also buy music within ATV
all via software update. (in 2 weeks)

iPod Touch

_5 new applications ($20 upgrade)

Maps, Mail, Stocks, Notes, and Weather


_Software update:

Customized home screen
maps with location (quasi GPS)
webclips (add to home screen, limit of 9)
SMS multiple people
lyrics, chapters and language capability in iPod

Time Capsule

_hardware to compliment Time Machine backups
Full Airport Extreme base station with hard drive for wireless backups
500 GB $299
1 TB $499


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