The quick reference guide to Apple's keynotes
Seybold SF 2000
DATE
Tuesday, August 29, 2000
LOCATION
Moscone West
AUDIENCE
Public & Press
MASTER OF CEREMONIES
Steve Jobs
Pronuntiatio
The video of this keynote doesn't appear to have ever been published on the web.
A transcript of the keynote was available on Seybold's web site.
Dispositio
Welcome
Steve Jobs
  • Says he is going to review the product announcements from Macworld New York last month
  • Peripherals
    Steve Jobs
  • Reviews the new Pro mouse and keyboard
  • iMac
    Steve Jobs
  • Reviews the new lineup of iMacs
  • We Made an Ad
    We Made an Ad
    Indigo: Elvis Presley's "Blue Suede Shoes"
    We Made an Ad
    We Made an Ad
    Ruby: Dion's "Ruby Baby"
    We Made an Ad
    We Made an Ad
    Sage: Kermit's "Bein' Green (It's Not Easy)"
    We Made an Ad
    We Made an Ad
    Snow: Cream's "White Room"
    We Made an Ad
    We Made an Ad
    Steppenwolf's "Born to be Wild"
  • Says that he told Chiat/Day to take all the great moments from the car commercials they work on and do it for a mouse
  • They were racking their brains trying to think of a song that mentioned sage. The only one they could think of was Scarborough Fair by Simon and Garfunkle, which would cost as much to license as putting someone on the moon
  • PowerMac
    Steve Jobs
  • Reviews the new PowerMac G4
  • 9:07
    PowerMac
    Phil Schiller
  • Compares how a PowerMac G4 500 MHz runs a Photoshop script against a Pentium III 1000 MHz
  • Pretty Decent Joke
    Pretty Decent Joke
    "You get this great hourglass, so you know it's working. I would like to be the guy that designed that hourglass. It's really important. You use it a lot."
  • Compares how a PowerMac G4 dual processor 500 MHz runs a Photoshop script against a Pentium III 1000 MHz for two different scripts
  • Does a demo of gigabit ethernet, playing uncompressed video from another computer, with Steve unplugging the cable to prove it was over the network
  • PowerMac
    Steve Jobs
    Third Party Demo
    Third Party Demo
    Adobe's Bruce Chizen & Mark Emman
    Photoshop 6 for Mac
    Third Party Demo
    Third Party Demo
    Discreet Logic's Greg Niles
    Combustion
  • Reviews the PowerMac G4 Cube
  • We Made a Video
    We Made a Video
    Chiat\Day's Lee Clow, Genentech's Arthur D. Levinson, marchFirst's Hiroki Asai, Adobe's Bruce Chizen, and Apple's Richard Crandall, Jony Ive and Phil Schiller talk about the G4 Cube
    Swearing
    Swearing
    Lee Clow: "Holy shit, he's done it again"
    Mac OS X
    Steve Jobs
  • Says the previously announced schedule showed that the public beta would be out in summer, but won't be ready until September 13
  • Pretty Decent Joke
    Pretty Decent Joke
    "So I thought, well, what is summer? So I went and looked it up in Webster's."
  • Goes through the architecture of Mac OS X
  • Does a demo of Mac OS X
  • Third Party Demo
    Third Party Demo
    MacroMedia's Tony Campitelli
    Dreamweaver for Mac OS X
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