The quick reference guide to Apple's keynotes
WWDC '06
Monday, August 7, 2006
1 hour, 25 minutes
Moscone West
Developers & Press
Steve Jobs
A standard definition version is available on YouTube.
Intro Video
Intro Video
PC tells developers to take the rest of the year off and help out on Vista
Steve Jobs
  • 4200 attendees here from 48 countries
  • Says that he'll be getting a hand today from Phil Schiller, Bertrand Sertlet, and Scott Forstall
  • 3:41
    Steve Jobs
  • Shows photos of the new Fifth Avenue NYC retail store
  • 157 stores had 17 million visitors last quarter
  • 4:56
    Steve Jobs
  • Apple sold 1.33 million Macs last quarter, and 75% were Intel-based
  • Notebook market share doubled from 6% to 12% in six months with the release of the MacBook and MacBook Pro
  • Says that the PowerMac is the only product left without Intel, and that it's going to be replaced
  • 7:24
    Mac Pro
    Phil Schiller
  • Announces the Mac Pro, based on Intel Xeon chips
  • Compares the Mac Pro and PowerMac benchmarks
  • The Mac Pro has double the hard drive bays, double the optical drive bays, double-wide graphics slot, and more I/O on the front
  • One standard SKU will be available today for $2499, about $1000 cheaper than Dell's similar configuration
  • Calculates there are 4,976,640 different possible configurations on the build-to-order site
  • Declares the Intel transition complete in 210 days
  • 17:10
    Phil Schiller
  • Shows a photo of the xTech Aquarium server room
  • Announces an Intel-based Xserve also based on Intel Xeon chips, with redundant power supplies and lights-out management
  • One standard SKU will be available in October for $2999, about $300 cheaper than Dell's similar configuration
  • 20:54
    Mac OS X
    Steve Jobs
  • Recaps the frequent releases of Mac OS X, with 19 million active users
  • Shows a quote of a review of Mac OS X Tiger
  • Reminds us that there was another major release of Mac OS X, porting 86 million lines of code to run on Intel
  • Says there are over 3000 universal apps released
  • 24:18
    Mac OS X
    Bertrand Serlet
    Microsoft Opprobrium
    Bertrand goes to town comparing Windows features that came in Mac OS X first
    Pretty Decent Joke
    Pretty Decent Joke
    "You know, underneath it all, it's still Windows."
    Mac OS X
    Steve Jobs
  • Will give a preview of Mac OS X Leopard, showing off 10 features, but some other major features will be kept top secret for competitive reasons
  • 29:31
    Mac OS X
    Scott Forstall
  • 1. Support for 64-bit applications
  • 2. Time Machine, an automated backup tool
  • Does a demo of Time Machine
  • 41:31
    Mac OS X
    Steve Jobs
  • 3. Leopard will be bundled with various apps that used to be available separately, like Boot Camp, Front Row, and Photo Booth
  • Shows a quote of a review for Boot Camp
  • 4. Spaces, a way to declutter and group applications into task-based screens
  • Does a demo of Spaces
  • 46:47
    Mac OS X
    Scott Forstall
  • 5. Spotlight improvements: search other Macs, search servers, advanced search, application launcher, and recent items
  • 6. Core Animation, an SDK for developers
  • Does a demo of Core Animation
  • 52:46
    Mac OS X
    Steve Jobs
  • 7. Universal access improvements: Braille support, closed captioning, and VoiceOver
  • Does a demo of VoiceOver
  • 8. Mail adds stationary, notes, and to-do lists
  • Does a demo of the new Mail features
  • 1:05:24
    Mac OS X
    Scott Forstall
  • 9. Dashboard improvements, with Dashcode for developers and Web Clip for users
  • Does a demo of Web Clip
  • 1:13:05
    Mac OS X
    Steve Jobs
  • 10. iChat will add multiple logins, invisibility, animated buddy icons, video recording, tabbed chats, Photo Booth effects, slideshows, and backdrops
  • Does a demo of the new iChat features
  • Pretty Decent Joke
    Pretty Decent Joke
    "I don't have a lot of friends. Just Phil."
  • Recaps the features of Mac OS X Leopard
  • Developers get a copy today, and it will be released next Spring
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