macTouch !!!!!!!!!

MacRumors have supposedly
obtained a draft version of the keynote transcripts
for the upcoming MacWorld 2008. Here’s a summary of the speculated things to
come. If this is true, expect apple share price to hit 300 before the end of the year. Top seller would definitely be the Mac Nano, Macbook Nano and MacTouch … oh that will be so cool to be a one last thing surprise.

Mac Nano
• Redesigned Mac–Mini
• Half the height as its predecessor
• Now has an anodized aluminum shell.
• 2.2GHz and 2.4GHz Santa Rosa chips
• 32GB flash solid state drive (64GB build-to-order option, also option for 160GB conventional HDD)
• On sale at MacWorld, ships February

Mac Pro
• Based off the Penryn chipset
• Dual 2.8 GHz Penryn Xeons standard
• 2GB of RAM standard
• 320GB HDD standard
• NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Graphics standard
• Blu-Ray build-to-order option for an extra $400

MacBook Pro
• Mobile Penryn Chipset
• 2.4GHz and 2.6GHz Speeds
• 17” gets LED backlighting
• 15” gets a build-to-order higher resolution similar to the 17” model
• Keeping the 8600M GT graphics, but upping the video memory to 256MB and 512MB
• Black anodized aluminum option similar to the iPod classic
• On sale at MacWorld, ships February

Cinema Displays
• Built in 2 megapixel iSight camera
• Same resolutions
• LED backlighting
• All support 1080HD
• New Prices : 20”: $399; 23”: $599; 30”: $1,249
• On sale at MacWorld, Available at MacWorld

MacBook Nano
• Ultraportable Mac
• Same screen resolution and size as the current MacBooks; 13” at 1280×800
• 1.6GHz and 1.8GHz low voltage Core 2 Duos
• Low end model to feature a 32GB SSD and the higher end to have a 64GB SSD
• $1,499 and $1,999 Respectively
• No Optical Drives
• Intel Integrated Graphics
• 10 Hours of Battery Life
• On sale at MacWorld, Available at MacWorld

iPhone
• SDK Available at MacWorld
• Developers can sell their signed apps from iTunes starting in March
• New software includes Multimedia messaging, video recording with the camera, and an eBook reader
• iPhone games available from the iTunes store
• 3G iPhone announced (looks similar to the existing model)
• iPhone available in more countries

iTunes & iPod
• iTunes 8 released along with Movie Rentals and eBooks
• Software update for iPod Classics and Touches to support eBooks

Front Row 3.0
• All Leopard compatible Macs will be able to use it
• Support for the iTunes Store
• eBook Reader
• SDK for 3rd Parties to make plugins
• Can be controlled via Apple Remote, iPhone, or iPod Touch
• iCal, Mail, and Safari integration

MacTouch
• New product not in the MacBook family
• Two 9″ multitouch-sensitve widescreens, both at 1280 x 854

Innovative, minimalist, two-way folding/sliding, dual-screen,
multi-position design with magnetic clasps. Inspired by the paperback
book, but thinner, more flexible and surprisingly tough.
• No optical drive or mechanical HDD, uses a SSD drive.
• Will run most existing OS X apps when in dual screen mode; 2nd screen becomes keyboard and touchpad
• iPhone-ish springboard when in single screen mode
• Multitouch sensitive version of iPhoto
• Bluetooth, 802.11b/g, USB2.0, optical/analogue audio in/out, built in speakers & microphone.

Remember, nothing here is guaranteed, but it sure does sound awesome. biggrin.gif

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