Autodesk Issues Three New Mac Applications

10:08 AM, Jan. 7th, 2009 · · Macworld Expo 2009

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CAD and visual effects software maker Autodesk has released three new Mac OS X applications aimed at those who work in media and entertainment: Autodesk Toxik procedural compositing software, Autodesk Mudbox digital sculpting and texture painting software, and Autodesk ImageModeler image-based modeling and photogrammetry software.

Piper Jaffray Finds Macworld Announcements “Underwhelming, As Expected”

5:49 PM, Jan. 6th, 2009 · · Macworld Expo 2009

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Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster said that today's announcements from Apple at Macworld were "underwhelming," but noted that this had been "expected." Mr. Munster said that the biggest announcement to come from the event was the new 17" MacBook Pro, though the company's software announcements (iLife 09 and iWork 09) continue to represent a, "competitive advantage for Macs over PCs."

 

The Onion Shows Us Apple’s MacBook Wheel

4:54 PM, Jan. 6th, 2009 · · Macworld Expo 2009

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In a brilliantly executed spoof, satirical news organization The Onion is showing the world Apple's newest member of the MacBook family, the MacBook Wheel. According to The Onion, Apple replaced the keyboard on its newest MacBook with a giant iPod-like wheel one uses to choose each letter, allowing one fan on hand for the fake event to compose an e-mail to his friend in only 45 minutes.

 

Was Phil Greater Than the Sum of His Parts?

4:30 PM, Jan. 6th, 2009 · · Macworld Expo 2009

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Apple Senior Vice President Phil Schiller gave his first complete Macworld keynote, replacing Steve Jobs in that traditional role. While Mr. Schiller is a superb presenter, articulate and charming, there was more missing than just Steve Jobs.

 

Mac Box Set Includes iLife ‘09, iWork ‘09, Leopard

2:50 PM, Jan. 6th, 2009 · · Macworld Expo 2009

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Recognizing that iWork '09 and iLife '09 require Mac OS X version 10.5 Leopard, but not all Mac owners have upgraded to the new operating system yet, Apple Vice-President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller on Tuesday introduced Mac Box Set, which includes the latest versions of the iWork '09 and iLife '09 software suites, along with the Leopard upgrade.

 

Apple Takes the Wraps Off New 17-Inch MacBook Pro

2:36 PM, Jan. 6th, 2009 · · Macworld Expo 2009

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Apple Vice-President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller on Tuesday unveiled the company's new 17-inch MacBook Pro, which, at 0.98 inches thick and 6.6 pounds, is the thinnest and lightest 17-inch notebook in the world, he said.

 

Apple Introduces iWork ‘09

2:11 PM, Jan. 6th, 2009 · · Macworld Expo 2009

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During his Macworld Expo keynote address, Apple Vice-President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller on Tuesday discussed iWork '09, the company's productivity suite containing Keynote, Pages, and Numbers. Mr. Schiller also introduced the collaboration tool iWork.com, which will soon enter the Beta stage of development.

 

Apple Debuts iLife ‘09

1:57 PM, Jan. 6th, 2009 · · Macworld Expo 2009

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple Vice-President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller on Tuesday announced the release of iLife '09, the latest version of the company's suite featuring iMovie, iPhoto, iWeb, iDVD, and GarageBand. It will be available at the end of this month for US$79, or $99 for a family pack of five licenses.