Macworld Boston Sessions to Cover Tiger; Berklee Offers Mac Music

IDG World Expo announced Thursday that several of the sessions being taught at Macworld Conference & Expo Boston will cover Appleis soon to be released Mac OS X 10.4, or "Tiger." In addition, the company announced that Berklee College of Music will present a music festival featuring some Berklee students who use Macs to both write and record music. Macworld Boston will take place from July 11-14, 2005, in the Hynes Convention Center.

"With over 200 new features in Tiger, users will be faced with a host of innovations to make their computing experience even better. Weire excited that Macworld Conference & Expo Boston will be one of the first places for people to learn how to put these exciting tools to work," said Paul Kent, conference chairperson for Macworld Conference and Expo and lead guitarist for the Macworld All Star Band. "Whether you are upgrading one computer or your entire company, we have several conference sessions that will explain the features of Tiger and reveal useful tips to make you more productive."

The following courses will specifically be updated to cover the new advances Apple is bringing to market with Tiger.

  • David Pogue of the New York Times will be presenting OS X Tiger Supersession and Mac OS X Secrets.
  • MacFixit founder Ted Landau will be presenting his Troubleshooting session.
  • Author, founder of Dr. Mac Direct, and columnist for The Mac Observer Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus will be presenting his OS X Power User Session
  • Macworld and PlayList writer Dan Frakes will be presenting Advanced OS Features

Also announced today, Macworld Conference & Expo and Berklee College of Music will be jointly producing a music festival centered around students at the school who use Macs to compose, record, and produce their music. The festival will be headlined by long-time Boston band Birdsongs of the Mesozoic.

You can find more information on all of these subjects at the Macworld Conference & Expo Web site.