Summary: Macworld 2009 Roundup

Discussion in 'Macworld San Francisco 2009' started by Joe Rossignol, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. Joe Rossignol

    Joe Rossignol Community Manager Staff Member

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    What's new?

    • 17" MacBook Pro

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    • iLife 09
      • iPhoto
      • iMovie
      • GarageBand

    • iWork 09
      • Pages
      • Keynote
      • Numbers

    • Mac Box Set: Mac OS X Leopard, iLife and iWork bundle for $169 US.

    • New iTunes pricing and completely DRM-free music coming April 2009. Instead of the typical $0.99 that iTunes songs have cost for the past 6 years, there will also be $0.69 and $1.29 options available.
    What didn't happen?

    • New Mac Mini
    • New iMac
    • iPhone nano
    • MacBook Wheel

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    • "MegiPod" - large-size iPod touch
    • Snow Leopard
    • iPhone tethering
    The above can still happen at a later time; just didn't at Macworld 2009.

    Other information:

    • Phillip Schiller hosted the keynote; not Steve Jobs. Expected
    • Non-removable battery and best battery life in new 17" MacBook. Expected
    • iWork.com Not Expected
    • MacRumorsLive was hacked while hosting their live feed. Not Expected
  2. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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  3. Joe Rossignol

    Joe Rossignol Community Manager Staff Member

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    Yeah it's upsetting though for them as a website.
  4. latinoboi113

    latinoboi113 New Member

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    hey kiks why is there now two prices for music...is there a difference in quality
  5. Teslanaut

    Teslanaut Well-Known Member

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    There are 3 prices. 69, 99, and 1.29. Artists can price how they want.
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    hakk79 Well-Known Member

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    All go for the 1.29!
  7. latinoboi113

    latinoboi113 New Member

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    thanks man...i guess thats pretty cool. most artist will probably charge more
  8. Functional Disorder

    Functional Disorder New Member

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    And by artist I'm sure you mean the record label!

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    I'm glad that there will be $0.69 options available soon.
  10. Teslanaut

    Teslanaut Well-Known Member

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    iTunes has independent artists too.

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