The quick reference guide to Apple's keynotes
Macworld Tokyo 2001
Thursday, February 22, 2001
1 hour, 44 minutes
Makuhari Messe
Public & Press
Steve Jobs
A standard definition version is available on YouTube.
Mac OS X
Steve Jobs
  • Mac OS X ships on March 24, with Japanese on every CD they ship around the world
  • Goes through the architecture of Mac OS X
  • Does a demo of Mac OS X
  • Says there are 1200 "brand name" apps for Mac OS X, with most coming out in the summer
  • Third Party Demo
    Third Party Demo
    Alias Wavefront's Richard Kerris
    Maya for Mac OS X
    Steve Jobs
  • PowerBooks have always had the power, but they've lacked in the sexy department
  • Recaps the features of the PowerBook G4 Titanium
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    Japanese version of "The incredibly thin, ultra-light, mega-widescreen, titanium portable supercomputer"
  • Compares the new PowerBook to Sony's Vaio laptop
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    Jony Ive, Phil Schiller, musician Brian Transeau (BT),'s Jon Kamen, Jon Rubenstein, Genentech's Dennis Henner talk about the PowerBook G4 Titanium
    Steve Jobs
  • Four new models of PowerMac G4, with single processors running at 466, 533, 667, and 733 MHz, with the 533 model available with build-to-order dual processors
  • Talks about the SuperDrive using the moon landing photo and 2 x 2 matrix of optical drives from the Macworld SF keynote
  • Shows a slide that says "Power to Burn: CDs, DVDs, and Pentiums"
  • 39:56
    Phil Schiller
  • Does a speed showdown between a PowerMac G4 733 MHz and a Pentium 4 1.5 GHz running a Photoshop script
  • 42:22
    Steve Jobs
  • Brings up the megahertz myth, saying the 733 MHz G4 ought to be marketed as a 2.0 GHz chip
  • Does a demo of burning a CD by inserting into a Mac, naming the CD, and dragging files onto it
  • New PowerMacs have a new audio system, and Pro speakers will be available for sale separately
  • The 22" Cinema Display is being lowered in price, and the 15" Studio Display already got a lower price in January
  • Says nVidia and Apple are announcing today the GeForce 3 graphics card, available as a build-to-order option for $600
  • Third Party Demo
    Third Party Demo
    nVidia's David Kirk
    Pixar's Luxo Jr. as a 3D environment rendered in real-time that can be looked at from any angle
    Third Party Demo
    Third Party Demo
    id Software's John Carmack
    id's latest game engine running on Mac OS X
    Digital Hub
    Steve Jobs
  • Says that PCs are evolving. The first age of PCs was productivity. The second age was the Internet. Steve predicts the third age will digital lifestyle
  • The Mac can become the digital hub, interconnecting all your devices
  • Goes through the example of iMovie, adding lots of value to camcorders
  • 1:02:17
    Steve Jobs
  • Says that there is a music revolution happening, with people wanting to rip and burn CDs
  • 210 million CD-R discs sold in the Japan last year
  • People also want to listen to Internet radio and use digital music players
  • Goes through the current apps that offer some of these solutions: Real Network's player, Windows Media Player, and MusicMatch's player, and declares that they are too complex and have large restrictions
  • Apple introduced iTunes last month to be a more powerful and simpler solution
  • Does a demo of iTunes
  • 1:15:24
    Steve Jobs
  • Reviews iDVD and does a demo
  • 1:32:17
    Steve Jobs
  • Lowering the price of the PowerMac G4 Cube to $1299, and adding a new model with a CD-RW drive
  • 1:33:22
    Steve Jobs
  • The iTools are available now in Japanese
  • 1:34:25
    Steve Jobs
  • The iMac line-up is reconfigured to all have the same name and three models at 400, 500, and 600 MHz
  • Top two models have CD-RW drives and come in new colors that have been molded into the plastic: Flower Power and Blue Dalmation
  • Announces that they have some new iMacs with CD-RW drives
  • New iMacs slide out from backstage on pedestals and rotate
  • Available starting today starting at $899
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