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1/17/08

Gary and Eve tell Will about how much fun they had at MacWorld.  
1/17/08

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Gary, Eve, Jay and Will talk about being at MacWorld, the Steve Jobs keynote announcements, and what they saw at the show that they liked.

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MacMost Now 29: What Is MacWorld Expo?
1/17/08
Gary Rosenzweig gives a brief overview of MacWorld Expo for casual Mac users.
MacMost Now 28: MacBook Air First Look
1/15/08
Gary Rosenzweig gets his hands on the new MacBook Air ultra-thin lightweight notebook computer at the MacWorld Expo.
1/15/08

Jay and Will talk about the announcements from the Macworld Expo.  
MacMost Now 27: MacWorld Expo Keynote
1/15/08
Gary Rosenzweig reports from MacWorld. Steve Jobs announces the Time Capsule Back-up Appliance, iPhone and iPod Touch updates, Apple TV Take 2, Movie Rentals, and The MacBook Air, The thinnest laptop in the world.
1/15/08

8:25: We’ll be updating this post live while the keynote progresses. We’ll stick to the important information, like new products and services, as well as details like prices and launch dates.

9:20: Announce Time Capsule, an Airport Extreme base station with a hard drive that works with Time Machine. $300 for 500GB version, $500 for 1TB.

9:30: iPhone software update including maps that know your location, customizable home screen, the ability to add Web pages to the home screen, and the ability to SMS multiple people at the same time. Karaoke mode!

9:35: iPod Touch update adds many iPhone applications to the iPod touch. Mail, Stocks, Notes, Weather and Maps. Cost $20 for existing iPod Touch owners.

9:38: iTunes movie rentals from every major studio. Movies available 30 days after DVD release. You have 30 days to start watching, and then 24 hours to finish. $2.99 for older movies, $3.99 for new releases.

9:45: Apple TV 2. No computer needed to get podcasts, movie rentals, HD quality, photos from Flickr. HD rentals will cost $5 and 100 titles are available today. New price on Apple TV: $229. Software update for free for current owners in 2 weeks.

11:10: MacBook Air. World’s thinnest laptop. .76 inches thick, 13.3 widescreen LED-backlight. Multi-touch trackpad. 80GB standard drive, 64GB flash drive option. 1.6ghz-1.8ghz Core 2 Duo processor. 2GB memory standard. External optical drive for $99. 5 hours of battery life. $1799.

1/14/08

Just a crazy theory that I thought I’d post on. There has always been speculation about Apple buying Adobe. With the new banners above the Moscone Center reading “There’s Something in the Air,” and AIR being the desktop development environment that Adobe is currently pushing, could this be the surprise announcement at MacWorld?

MacMost Now 26: MacWorld Expo History
1/14/08
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at past MacWorld Expo keynotes and what important products were announced each year, including the iMac, iPod, the switch to Intel and the iPhone.
1/11/08

This week I show you around the popular "Flip Cam" that everyone's been wondering about.  It was a hot item this holiday season, and if you're now considering buying one for yourself, you've got to check out this video.  If you want more detailed specs, go to theFlip.com

 As always, if you have any questions or comments, send them to geekgirl (at) clevermedia (dot) com!

MacMost Now 25: Web Save Net Share iTunes Playlist
1/11/08
Gary Rosenzweig answers viewer questions about saving Web pages, sharing a network connection and creating a podcast playlist.
1/10/08
Molly demonstrates the basics of recording audio on a Mac using Apple's GargeBand '08.
1/10/08

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Gary, Jay, and Will talk about the upcoming MacWorld Expo and try to predict what will be announced there.

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MacMost Now 24: Word Processing Alternatives
1/9/08
Gary Rosenzweig looks at alternatives for casual users to Microsoft Word. These include Pages, Nisus, Papyrus, OpenOffice, ThinkFree, AbiWord, Google Docs and others.
1/8/08
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at the new Mac Pro with 8 processor cores, a 1.5gb video card and RAID drive.
MacMost Now 22: Beginner Leopard Books
1/7/08
Gary Rosenzweig looks at two books about Mac OS X Leopard for beginners: Easy Mac OS X Leopard and Mac OS X Leopard On Demand.
MacMost Now 21: The Incredible Leopard Dictionary App
1/3/08
Gary Rosenzweig looks at all the cool news features in Dictionary with Leopard. You can look up definitions, thesaurus entries, a special Apple dictionary, Wikipedia and Japanese dictionaries. You can also see dictionary front matter and look up words while in other applications.
1/2/08

Listen to MacMost Review 18

Gary, Jay, and Will talk about the upcoming MacWorld Expo and some rumors, Blue-ray Mac-centric gifts they got for the holidays.

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MacMost Now 20: How to Make iPhone Ringtones
1/2/08
Gary Rosenzweig shows you how to use GarageBand to make ringtones for the iPhone.
MacMost Now 19: 2007 in Review
12/31/07
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at Apple news in 2007, including the release of the iPhone, Leopard and the high stock price.