Macworld Expo: Apple rumor roundup

“Apple’s last Macworld Conference and Expo opens Monday at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, but the real action starts Tuesday at 9 a.m. PT (12 noon ET) with senior vice president Phil Schiller’s opening remarks — the first Macworld keynote not delivered by Steve Jobs since 1997,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports for Fortune.

Our top 10 favorite Macworld rumors:
10. Snow Leopard release date
9. Unibody 17-inch MacBook Pro
8. Revamped iWork
7. 32 GB iPhone
6. 64 GB iPod touch
5. New Mac mini
4. New iMac
3. New iPod shuffle
2. New Apple TV/Time Capsule
1. Steve Jobs

Below the line:
• iPhone nano
• iPod tablet

Full article here.

17 Comments

  1. eMax:

    I seriously hope that’s not their official line. Right now, AppleTV is a 720p/i-only device, while practically all HD camcorders out there are 1080p/i. This may change tomorrow, but still. Clearly, mainstream consumers are buying Blu-ray in far greater number than they’re buying AppleTV. In Windows, you can buy several cheap (sub- $100) software tools that will acquire your AVCHD video, let you edit it, as well as author and export into Blu-ray compatible file format, with proper directory structure, ready for burning onto optical media. On the Mac side, the only fairly integrated solution for that is Adobe CS4 suite (Premier/AfterEffects/Encore). On the consumer side, there’s nothing, except very clunky and unintuitive process involving iMovie and Toast.

    The realities of today imply that providing blu-ray authoring could make a lot of Mac users happy.

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