Archive for October 20th, 2010

Apple event: ‘Back to the Mac’

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

It’s hard to miss anything that Apple announces these days; Apple is hot and trendy so literally *all* media are on top of its news. And today for a good reason…if only it was to see Steve Jobs presenting, he is a phenomenal presenter!

If you have some time, check out the video of today’s ‘Back to the Mac’ event and/or check your favorite technews site for more information on the announcements today.

A short wrap-up:

New in software

– iLife 11; updates for iPhoto, iMovie, Garageband, iDVD and iWeb. It has some very cool new features such as creating hollywood-style trailers (within 5 minutes!) with iMovie. Available today!

– FaceTime for Mac; giving you the ability to do FaceTime chat with other Macs, iPhone 4 or the new iPod Touch; Beta release out today!

– Mac App Store; the App Store that we know and love from iOS revamped for your Mac, finding and installing new software will be *easy*; it will open within 90 days!

– Mac OS X 10.7 ‘Lion’; in which the good of iOS meets OS X, including Multi-Touch Gestures, App Store, App Home Screens, Full Screen Apps, Auto Save and Apps Resume When Launched…the interface looked promising, expect it summer 2011

New in hardware

– New MacBook Air; where the MacBook meets the iPad…two stunning devices (13.3″ and 11.6″) that are powerful as a laptop, yet almost as thin and light as a tablet…they’re available today, wow!