Wednesday, September 09, 2009 at 12:57 PM | Posted by howard
1:01pm-Rolling Stones play event anthem…
1:02pm-Steve Jobs arrives to standing ovation….
1:05pm-Jobs “I’m verticle, i’m back at Apple and loving every day of it”
1:06pm- image from Gizmodo
1:07pm-Phil Schiller and Jeff Robbin discuss Apple’s success
1:09pm-iPhone 3.1 free download available today
1:12pm-iTunes 9 : Improved sync, for selective music sync with specific artists, playlists; photo sync with specific albums or faces. Cleaned up for easy navigation and features “genius mixes”;a radio station for your music.
1:16pm-image from engadgetiPhone app management within iTunes
1:20pm-Drag music to your shared libraries on locally networked machines
Selectively view only music on a shared computer that isn’t on your local system for copying.
Albums to ship with “amazingly rich” digital content referred to as “LPs”
Bob Dylan, Dave Matthews Band, Nora Jones, Pearl Jam given as examples of LP content so you want to buy the album rather than just tracks.
Musical artists themselves can get involved with creating LP content.
1:21pm-automatically syncs new purchases across computers
1:26pm-new iTunes interface designed to simplify navigation; new menu system across the top
1:28pm-iTunes LPs are like DVD content. Except that they’re likely done as self-contained websites. Shows songs with lyrics, bonus content, items created by the musicians.
Exclusive features, chapter selection, character details
1:29pm-iTunes 9 available now
1:31pm-on to ipods; 73.8% of market(Microsoft 1.1%)
40% of iPhone platform is now the touch (20 million vs 30 million iPhones)
Touch popular because it’s “a great iPod,” a great computer, and has the first great mobile browser.
1:35pm-“Apple could be on the cusp of claiming the crown as the world’s leading in pocket gaming”-Business Week
1:36pm-Schiller comparing the Nintendo DS and Sony PSP: games are expensive ($30-40), no multitouch, no App Store, not like the iPod.
1:39pm-Game titles available:
New gaming previews from Ubisoft: “Apple has created a world class gaming platform. Ubisoft is putting the finishing touches on one of our hottest properties: Assassins Creed 2”
1:50pm-Madden NFL 2010 available now. 32 teams, all the players you expect. Kickoff with drag, swipe up for strength control. Tap player to select. Draw your own plays on screen.
1:53pm-Schiller: “iPod touch is not only a great iPod, great portable computer, unbelievable game playing device,” its the most affordable path to the App Store.
Says “we learned something a few years back.” The $249 iPod mini was reengineered to be able to sell it for $199. Sales doubled.
1:58pm-8/32GB models for 199/299, new 64GB model for $399, with the speed of the 3GS and OpenGL ES
New colors for shuffle, along with headphone adapter that works with any headphones. Black, silver, pink, green and blue, $59 for 2GB or $79 for 4GB.
iPod classic retains same $249 price but jumps from 120 to 160GB capacity
New polished stainless steel model is $99 for 4GB
2:00pm-and a video camera for the nano