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eastblu    0

iMovie

faster, more transitions

Mpeg4 video editing

Magic iMovie-plug camera in and let the thing automatically spool the video, and build your movie FOR YOU

nondestructive editing

HD editing in iMovie! Wow.

HDV 720p and 1080i

Demoing the app now?

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Lare2    10

^^ :D

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corrosive23    87

I just have the macnews site's update on a 5 second reload

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raskren    0
Yer and everyone knows Bill Gates is to rich to pop open the back and rub the batterys  :laugh:

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They used an IR repeater to get the signal strong enough. The problem was with television cameras and other remote controlled equipment. Every camera has a very powerful IR autofocus transmitter, powerful enough to scramble a realtively weak remote control IR beam.

I guess the cameras weren't rolling while they were testing...

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SoNiCfReAk    0

How are you guys watching this?

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heesey1010    0

//edit

forget about the post i had here, i was too late :)

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eastblu    0

[all from keynoteuser]

man, I never realized how nice HD really is. They are running a feed right off a camcorder. You think DV was better than VHS, this stuff makes regular DV look like a joke.

?we just keep making it better and better?

current generation of DVD gives you a nice letterboxed version.

New camcorders coming out

Sony HDV Camcorder-$3499

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corrosive23    87
while you all talk about windows stuff:

[12:58 PM] A new PocketBook iPhoto book! There are other new sizes, too. 20 pages for 9.99, 19.99, and 29.99. The PocketBook is 3.99! AND IT'S AVAILBILITY THROUGHOUT THE WORLD THE FIRST DAY IT LAUNCHES! - posted by Bryan

[12:56 PM] You can buy books direct from iPhoto now, and photo prints are reduced to 19 cents per print! - posted by Bryan

[12:55 PM] Definitely a cool feature. - posted by Bryan

[12:55 PM] "Now I wanna show you the good stuff." Moving on to the Books...again.

Picking the "Travel" theme for a book. There are some very cool ways to lay out images now, including this very cool mosaic effect, the ability to put images at an angle, the ability to edit phots directly in the Book layout mode. - posted by Bryan

[12:52 PM] Steve showed a new feature that allows you to straighten an image (image rotation, in other words). It was very easy to use with a grid, and it was fast. A very nice feature for consumers. Very cool. - posted by Bryan

<source; tmo>>

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about 5 minutes slow there sparky

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corrosive23    87
[all from keynoteuser]

man, I never realized how nice HD really is. They are running a feed right off a camcorder. You think DV was better than VHS, this stuff makes regular DV look like a joke.

?we just keep making it better and better?

current generation of DVD gives you a nice letterboxed version.

New camcorders coming out

Sony HDV Camcorder-$3499

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anyone that spends $3499 on a HDV Camcorder isnt going to use iMovie to edit his video

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eastblu    0

^^ i agree, though i do like imovie's simplicity :)

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eastblu    0

[ku]

Sony guy is now on stage to talk about HD.

Steve liked the camera so much he invited Sony to come to the stage.

Again, the year 2005 is the year of HD-in the HOME

They both mentioned Blu-ray DVDs for the new HD DVD format.

The sony guy joked with Steve about ?Just do the Software!? Implying Sony doesn?t want Apple to make good hardware

Sony will continue to develop smaller and cheaper HD cameras in the future.

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raskren    0
could someone tell me a logical reason why apple stock is going down down down?

also, after apple's impressive show of their dashboard widgets, say bye bye to konfabulator :). I say if Konfabulator wants to salvage any part of their business, they make it really cheap for windows.

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Forget Apple. At 1:00 PM EST today AMD shares have dropped 25%. Woah!

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J400uk    1

come on, when is the ipod shuffle (flash) coming up and the updated ipod mini

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SoNiCfReAk    0

25% ???? What happened?

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eastblu    0

[ku]

iDVD

new version

15 amazing new themes

Animated Drop zones

1 setp DVD creation-capture right from Camera to DVD

All formats now + and - R and RW (not sure about Dual layer)

demo

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eastblu    0

[ku]

nice animation in the themes

there?s a moving marquee of movies and photos moving across the top of the menu, and he dropped photos and movies into the spots on the marquee. It?s hard to describe, but I?m sure we?ll see demos all over the web today.

The interface looks pretty much the same from what I can see on screen.

There?s a nice wedding theme, and a claymation looking kids theme.

Heh, a baby mobile with movies in all the mobile parts.

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eastblu    0

[ku]

GarageBand

He?s reminding us about the Jam Packs

Jam Pack 4, Orchestral

#1 request

8 to 8 track recording at a time

Real-time music notaion

Pitch and timing fixing

recorded tracks are now as flexible as software instrument based tracks

make your OWN loops

fun vocal transformer

Here?s John Meyer again to demo it?

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eastblu    0

[ku]

Music Notation

John is going to play with Steve at the Mac

John?s playing on a Keyboard. Nice, there?s a scrolling score on screen. John sang ?I didn?t win the grammies for playing the piano!?

Steve is editing notes ON the staves.

Multi-track recording

Recording 4 tracks for the demo

they?re doing TWO guitars and TWO mics at one time. It?s about time!

All this is recording over a base of 4 tracks already in GarageBand.

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Devoto.    0

Sweet, keep on posting the updates eastblu. Much appreciated.

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eastblu    0

no problem :)

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titan0111    0

9:11am PST - Steve Jobs arrives on stage, starts talking up HD projection, he?s showing off their new Apple store in London, it?s their largest store to date, and the second grossing store they have worldwide.

9:14am - Recapping the year, the iMac G5 launch ?The most beautiful desktop computer?. The best selling Mac they have.

9:15am - Mac OS X update, ?The world?s most advanced operating system, 12,000 native apps, 14 million users. Tiger on schedule to ship first half of this year with 200 new features. Any process will be able to address 64 bits of memory.

9:16am - New Tiger features. Automator, collects and accomplishes routine tasks. Most important new feature is Spotlight, desktop search allows you to find anything. Photos, PDFs, docs, integrated into OS and applications.

9:17am - Microsoft will be building support for Spotlight into their Mac apps.

9:21am - Spotlight just instantly searched 250,000 files, can sort by people.

9:22am - Spotlight offers searching within Corbis images.

9:23am - Steve just crashed Spotlight photo viewer! ?Well, that?s why we have backup systems here.? Force quit and recovered.

9:25am - Demoing ?smart folders? in the finder. ?View this week? everything opened this past week is shown. Serched results actually show up in a spotlight effect. Very nice effect.

9:27am - New version of Mail for Tiger. Softer UI, no more brushed metal look. Can search across all mailboxes using Spotlight. Steve showing demo with 100,000 emails.

9:28am - Smart mailboxes? monitor anything with the search phrase. If someone emails you a bunch of pix, there?s a ?slideshow? button attached to the message. Can dynamically create slide shows from emails. Nice ?expose? type ways to view multiple photos. Once in slideshow view you can automatically save any of the pix to iphoto library. Slick transparent ?genie? effect to add photos to iPhoto.

9:30am - QuickTime 7 - 24 channels of surrond sound, support for high-def. video, live resizing. Full screen overlay One button audio and video recording. More transparent onscreen controls. Using H.264 as codec so it could transcode movies for PSP.

9:31am - Lots of smooth resizing of HD video. Scalable from cell phones to full HD. Definitely a knock at you-know-who.

9:34am - Dashboard - ?Get in, find something, get out? Controller for iTunes, world clock, measurement converter. Dictionary and thesaurus (applause).Translation, yellow pages, weather. Lots of yuks at stock ticker showing Apple and Pixar up and Microsoft down. Widget bar overlaid under dock. Widgets appear with ripple effect. eBay developed a widget for it to track auctions

9:36am - Demoing controls on ?back? of widgets. They flip around like the tiles in that tic tac toe beanbag toss game ?Toss-across?

9:38am - iChat - U to 10 people in one audio chat, multiparty video, up to 4 people in one video chat using H.264.

9:40am - Demoing iChat video fullscreen. As more people are added to video chat, the screen positions them in a sort of folded format. Shipping ?long before Longhorn?.

9:43am - HD. Decalares 2005 the year for high-definition video?. Final Cut Pro the most popular Hd video app. Introducing Final Cut Express HD. Adds powerful HDV editing. LiveType for animated titles, integration with iMovie titles. Soundtrack for custom music. Seamless iMovie file import. $299 in February or $99 upgrade for FCE current owners.

9:44am - iLife 05. ?We are leading the digital media revolution?. New cartoony logo, iPhoto has better organizing and searching, new photo editor. Calendar view. New search tool. Supports MPEG4 movies for import from, say, Sony cameras. Supports RAW image files from high-end digital SLR cameras. Editing view looks a bit like Windows filmstrip view.

9:46am - Editor adds controls for Brightness, contrast, histogram, saturation, sharpness, straighten, temperature, tint. And a straighten feature. Beefed up slideshow and new way to make books. Also adds a thumbnail list across the top so you don?t have to back to ?organize? just to edit another photo.

9:50am - Steve just fiddling with photos.

9:51am - Straigthen overlays a grid on the screen, then you can rotate the pic to match the grid and it recrops the photo.

9:55am - iPhoto demo thankfully ends.

9:57am - iMovie is dramatically faster. Non-dsetructive trimming. MPEG-4 support. ?Magic iMovie?. Support for HD up to 1080i. Loads all the video off of your camera and creates movie for you.

10:01am - Steve showing off high-def wedding video. ?We?re anxiously awaiting Blu-ray so we can burn high definition DVDs?

10:03am - Kunitake Ando, president of Sony just walked on stage. Ando giving Jobs props: ?Great admiratio and respect for Apple products.? Jobs is filming Ando on Sony HDV camcorder.

10:05am - Ando talking about Grand Wega TVs and Blu-ray.

10:06am - Ando says ?Just keep introducing great software?, ?Stay off the PC!?

10:07am - Ando says looking forward he expects Sony to bring features of FX1 into smaller and lighter cameras. Seems like he?s definitely overstaying his welcome.

10:08am - Jobs saying that maybe some day they?ll work with Sony on ?computers and music, too.?

10:09am - iDVD. Supports all DVD formats. Can suck all the footage off a cam and burn it to a dvd in pretty much one click. Demoing new themes. Dropping movies into the theme. They continue to play as the window is rotating. Slick.

10:10am - Jobs says, ?Better than most Hollywood DVDs.? Even Pixar?

10:11am - Sappy wedding and cute upbeat kids birthday templates.

10:13am - GarageBand. Up to 8 track recording. Pitch and time fixing (so you can do mashups!). Can now change recorded tracks as flexibly as software instruments and loops. Create your own loops. Real time music notation.

10:15am - Vocal transformer. John Mayer walks on stage (just like last year!). He?s about to start playing.

10:16am - Music notation does live transcribing as the music is being played. it?s pretty sick. John sings ?I didn?t win any Grammys for playing piano.? Now John?s playing guitar and singing with a bass accompanyist. Jam session going on now. GarageBand is recording it all

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Dejon    4

Yeah dude, thanks for these quick updates.

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SonComet    0

iwork :)

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SoNiCfReAk    0

A few unknown icons in Steves dock... iWork.

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