Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Jan 2007 19:04 UTC
Apple At the MacWorld conference in San Francisco, After the usual words of praise about the iPod+iTunes and the smoothness of the transition to Intel, Apple announced several new products. Surprisingly, nothing was said about new Macs or Leopard. The keynote speech started at 17:00 GMT. Read on for the details.
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RE: Hard to believe
by Adam S on Tue 9th Jan 2007 20:52 UTC in reply to "Hard to believe"
Adam S
Member since:
2005-04-01

Day late dollar short.

I don't think you know what this means.

Apple is the first to bring this type of product to market (in a mass fashion, at least)... so it's not "a day late."

And it will certainly be the first one to integrate iTunes purchases. It's the first I know of the allow HD transfer from your PC over 801.11... so it's not a dollar short.

This product looks nice. It could be even better, but it still looks really exciting today.

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RE[2]: Hard to believe
by Wes Felter on Tue 9th Jan 2007 21:32 in reply to "RE: Hard to believe"
Wes Felter Member since:
2005-11-15

These kind of extenders have been on the market for years. In fact, just yesterday Netgear announced a 1080p extender that plays many formats, not just Apple's. So AppleTV is literally one day late. :-)

Of course only AppleTV will play videos bought from iTunes, so it will probably take over the market despite inferior specs.

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RE[3]: Hard to believe
by tryphcycle on Tue 9th Jan 2007 21:59 in reply to "RE[2]: Hard to believe"
tryphcycle Member since:
2006-02-16

"despite inferior specs"

sorry... i am laughing my ass off!!!!!!!! look... maybe its not all about SPECS!!!!!! hell... there are other mp3 players the have better "SPECS" than compariable iPods.... BUT.... which is TRULY the best?

HUMMMMMMM

now.... where's my appleTV....

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