Apple's tagline for the just-concluded Macworld Expo was "There's something in the air." But for everything that was "in the air" this past week, there were pre-show rumors that didn't pan out, products that didn't receive enough attention, and announcements ripe for second-guessing.
Christopher Breen ponders Apple's decision to junk the old Apple TV software, admit it was a failure, and start again with new software and a new reason for being: movies.
It was hard to tell from the cheers during Steve Jobs' keynote whether the MacBook Air or iTunes movie rental announcements made the bigger impression. Jim Dalrymple discovers that both developments put Apple in a strong position at the start of 2008.
In the first of our week-long Expo Daily Round-Ups, Rik Myslewski looks at the wide range of reactions to Steve Jobs' address to Expo attendees.
Rob Griffiths loves the idea of renting movies from iTunes so much, he's willing to pay more if Apple lets him keep watching beyond the current 24-hour limit.
Brian Chen was overjoyed by Apple's plan to offer movie rentals through iTunes—except for the illogical 30-day waiting period that exists between the DVD release and the time the movie will appear on iTunes.
From Rob Griffiths' seat at Moscone West, all the pieces of Tuesday's Macworld Expo keynote seemed to fit together.
Apple TV has been totally redesigned to operate as a standalone box, not as a device tethered to a Mac or PC and iTunes
Here’s where you can get live coverage of Steve Jobs’ keynote address at Macworld Conference & Expo 2008 in San Francisco as it unfolds.
Yesterday: MP3 players pre-iPod. Today: Video-on-demand pre-Apple TV 2.