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Apple's World Wide Developers Conference commences on the 7th of August, with Steve Jobs giving the keynote presentation at 10am Pacific. It is not anticipated that there will be a live video broadcast of the keynote and so MacRumors will provide live coverage on this site.

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11:25 amThat's all folks - thanks for watching
Special thanks to our sources on the floor for continuous coverage
11:25 amThank you for coming
over 1000 engineers on site
new mac pros in hands-on sessions
11:24 amLeopard to ship in coming Spring
11:24 amstart taking advantage of all this tech so your apps are awesome when they all come out
11:24 amall tech included in Mac OS X Leopard
developer preview TODAY
11:23 ambackup and recovery of entire digital life
11:23 amSpaces - whole new way
and of course, Time Machine
11:23 amrevolutionary tech of tiger to the next level - spotlight, dashboard, webclip
developer tools with dashcode
xcode 3.0 released today
giant leap in xcode
11:22 amnew universal access
parental controls dramatically enhanced
Boot camp 1.0
next gen of front row
didn't talk about ical - moving to multiuser
11:22 amcore animation
11:22 amfull 64 bit top to bottom
11:21 amthese are just 10 of the many new features in Leopard
11:21 amreally excited about it
11:21 amichat theater demo over
11:21 am"life at apple is a rollercoaster" - Steve
11:20 am"A lot of fun" - rollercoaster
11:20 ammotion backgrounds
11:20 amif you can do photos, you can do VIDEO too. :)
11:20 amPhil changes to Times Square
11:19 amSchiller changes his background - no green screen - steps out of frame, set the background, automatically masks out background
11:19 amBackdrops - wouldn't it be great if you could be somewhere other than where you are?
11:19 amshowing the "virus" Mac vs. PC commercial
11:18 amgreat for remote client collaboration on projects
11:18 amtransitions & effects work
11:17 amKeynote presentation the same way - done across iChat video connection
11:17 amSchiller in little window on side of screen
11:17 amSchiller showing photo stream while talking to steve
11:17 amdemo'ing iChat Theater
11:17 amamazing real time effects
"it's a little weird" - steve
11:16 amhaving fun with filters
11:16 amjay leno look
11:16 amphotobooth effects
11:16 amichat video conference with Phil Schiller
11:15 amdemos
11:15 amshow keynote presentation
11:15 amshow slides to family and friends
iphoto slideshow that you can talk over
11:15 amichat theater
11:14 ammake it better - multiple logins, visibility, animated icons, video recording, and tabbed chats
11:14 am10) seriously enhance iChat
11:13 amWEBCLIP:
11:13 amDASHCODE shot:
11:13 amjust created 5 live widgets on stage
11:12 amdashboard demo over
11:12 amWIDGETS:
11:12 amNOTES:
11:11 amNYT bestseller list widget - you can now make your own just from the NYT web page
11:11 amturn top 10 download page into a widget - now you can do it yourself
11:11 amlive widget of a section of a web page
11:10 amdoing another demo
11:09 amwith about 4 clicks, widget created
11:09 amcomic strip - dilbert
want a widget of that strip
use Webclip - button in safari to make a widget of that comic strip
11:09 amactive desktop?
11:08 amfor the users:
way to turn any part of any web page into a widget
11:08 am*debugger*
11:08 amfull javascript logger
11:08 amalso ships with parts library - search fields, etc.
drop into your widget and you're done
11:07 amgreat visual editor for CSS
11:07 amall the hard part done - modify it to produce the widget you're looking for
RSS, podcasts, etc.
11:07 amto help that along -
1) For developers: dashcode
helps to design, develop and debug dashboard widgets
11:06 amone of our favorite features of tiger
not only because of starter widgets, but because of all the fantastic 3rd party widgets - over 2500 available today
11:06 am9) dashboard
11:06 amonly 3 of the really cool features added to mail
11:05 am"it's that easy to create ToDo's" - checkbox
11:04 amdemo of ToDos
11:04 ameasy to create notes
11:04 amnotes stand out in mail
11:03 amNotes demo
11:03 amvery easy to send rich mail
11:03 amphoto browser window to help find images to add
11:03 amcan drag & drop, or start with a previously done mail message and edit to add in stationary
11:02 amcompose new message
pick a stationary - showing the options shipping in leopard
finds some photos - drop and move around
11:01 ambrings up mail
11:01 amdemo
11:01 amone system-wide to-do tracker
11:01 amany app can contribute and create to-dos
ical tied into it
11:01 amcheckbox on emails to create to-do
11:00 amcan take any incoming mail message and turn it into a to-do
11:00 ampriority, alarms, etc.
11:00 amTo Do list - want something more powerful than just notes to keep track of things
select something - can make it a "to do" item
11:00 amadding it to leopard - new special mailbox called "notes" to keep them separate
10:59 amNotes:
used to send email to myself to make notes of things to take care of - must be a better way to do this
10:59 am"boom" and send it out
including lots of templates
10:59 amcan send like that to anyone and will look like this on the other end
10:58 amstationary:
photos, email - would be great to apply stationary and have it look incredible in mail - industry standard html email
10:58 amreally great things - new creative things
stationary added
notes added
to-do's added
10:58 ammajor enhancements - mail
10:57 amnext up: the big one
10:57 amstill clean, understandable.
10:57 amone of the things users like to do is speed things up - voiceover speeds up flawlessly
10:56 amcrowd is very impressed
10:56 amvoiceover voices are very natural
10:56 amTIME MACHINE screen shot:
10:55 amSPACES LOGO:
10:55 amnew voiceover is incredible - sounds like a real person reading.
10:54 amusing Apple boilerplate info from bottom of press releases
10:54 ambest way to show this: "voiceover" - demo
text to speech
10:54 ambetter ways to navigate the system
10:54 amrails supports - closed captions for quicktime
10:53 amfocusing on access for leopard
10:53 amOS X is great - we want everyone to have a chance to use it
10:53 amlots of power to easily add rich interactivity to your apps
10:53 amwritten in half the lines of a typical screen saver to produce better results
10:52 amzoom, fly camera around where you want
10:52 amall you have to do is specify a start and an end, and it figures everything out automatically
10:52 amdemo is a screen saver
10:52 amvery easy to work in - move items around on their own layers
albums of photos, videos - just scratching the surface
10:51 amdemo
icon for it is same as other core items, but purple
10:51 amcore animation handles everything in between - color, size, opacity, all kinds of things
10:50 amstart space, goal space, & keyframes
10:50 amthousands of layers - text, images, video, openGL, almost anything
10:50 amtime machine built on core animation
10:50 amallows you to dramatically increase the production value of your applications
10:50 am"CORE animation"
sorry :)
10:49 am6) more animations
10:49 amwhat you're looking for is often right there without doing a search
10:49 amprepopulated with recent stuff you've been doing
10:49 amadding recent items to spotlight
10:49 ammaking it a great app launcher
10:49 amspecify file type and other dev requests will be added in leopard
10:48 amadvanced search - lots of feedback from devs
10:48 amif at home with several macs, you can search them all
and search workgroup servers at the office
10:48 amenabling spotlight to search OTHER machines if you have permissions
10:47 amone of the great features of tiger - instantly search for any file by all sorts of things
making it even better in leopard
10:47 am5) spotlight
10:47 ambuilt in to leopard
10:47 amspaces lets me create collections of apps for different tasks that's intuitive
10:46 amcan drag info from one desktop to the other
10:46 am"very cool"
10:46 amSteve showing how to use multiple desktops for different jobs - working on web pages, etc.
10:45 amCORRECTION FROM PREVIOUS FOR MAC PRO: dual 2.66 Xeon, 1 GB RAM, Geforce 7300 GT (256 MB VRAM), SuperDrive, $2499
10:45 amMail & Safari
10:45 amcreate different spaces for different clusters of apps to work together
10:44 am"space"
10:44 am4) Virtual Desktops
10:43 amnext gen front row & photo booth built into leopard
10:43 amfront row - access to all of your media from across the room sitting on your couch
10:43 am1/2 million downloads
will ship as part of leopard
10:43 amreaction to boot camp has been good
10:42 amshipping all as part of leopard
boot camp will be included
10:42 am3) deliver complete package
some really cool beta software now
10:42 amabsolutely the best way to back up everything you have, store everything, and find what you need that you thought you didn't
10:41 amjumped right to photos
10:41 amiphoto demo of rolling to the past
10:41 ammoved to backup system
10:40 amcan find entire roll of deleted photos back in time
10:40 amworks in iPhoto
10:40 amseries of windows receeding into the distance
10:40 amcan search for documents in the past
10:39 amgreat for finder - but can work with 3rd party apps as well
10:39 amit is that easy to go back in time and restore what you want to restore
10:39 amdesktop "warps" back to place in time
10:39 amfile previews without going through full restore
10:38 amdevs are impressed
10:38 amfinder windows "warping" forward
10:38 amcan go back a day - or two days
10:38 amtimeline on right-hand side
10:37 amvisual representation of moving through time
10:37 amfinder windows move through timeline on the side of the machine through time - very cool to watch
10:37 aminstantly back
10:37 amwith time machine, you can get those files back by entering a date or time
10:36 amfinder windows
important stuff
10:35 amever had time where you work on a doc and you do a save as and overwrote the wrong one?
10:35 amcoolest part - and reason we call it that - whole new way of backing up files
10:35 ambackup to HD, or server
10:35 amcan restore everything, or just one file at a time
10:34 amcan be right where you were when the HD drive
10:34 amautomatically backs up mac
you change a file, it automatically backs up
photos, music, documents, files folder, everything
then you can restore everything
10:34 amplan to change all of that
Time Machine
10:33 amhow many use automated software to stay always backed up?
only 4%
10:33 amdig a little deeper - most that say they are are manually dragging files & folders into another drive
not really secure
10:33 amonly 26% of users back up in any way whatsoever
10:32 amwe all know we should, but lots of people don't
10:32 amhow to combat loss of information on hard drives - backups
10:32 am2) Time machine
10:31 amcan run 32 bit apps side by side with 64 bit - no emulation, no translation
full support, top to bottom
10:31 amdid in a completely 32 bit compatible way
10:31 amhave a fully native 64 bit UI carbon app
10:31 amin leopard - giant leap forward - extend support all the way through UI framework into applications
10:30 ampreviously at unix layer
10:30 am1) support for 64 bit applications
10:30 ammajor things in leopard demo:
10:30 amdon't want photocopiers started too early
10:29 amtop secret features not being shown, just not letting you know what they are.
10:29 amwhat we can't show:
10:29 amwe're working on Leopard
giving preview of Leopard today
10:29 am"money isn't everything" in R&D
10:29 amJobs back on stage
10:28 amif you can't innovate, impersonate (shows pic of Elvis impersonator)
10:27 ammaking jokes - crowd laughing
10:27 amredo windows logo to have an aqua feel
10:27 ammail, calendaring, address book
moved search to top right of screen
wow - the innovation
10:26 amRSS
10:26 amelegant and powerful
10:25 amspotlight
10:25 amspecific screen shots of Tiger vs Vista
10:25 amthey actually seem to have done that...
10:25 am"Redmond - start your photocopiers"
10:25 ampoking fun at Redmond
10:25 amBetrand takes stage
10:24 amWhat's our competitor been doing for the last 5 years?
10:24 amlots more announcements during the next week
10:24 amyou guys have done a phenomenal job
10:24 amapps that run on both PowerPC & Intel - now over 3000 UB apps
All of us at Apple want to say "thank you"
10:23 amenabled amazing transition to occur in 210 days
86 million lines of source code ported to run on a different chip
pretty amazing
10:23 amsoftware team did a magnificent job moving it to Intel
10:23 amwe have a 6th major release - Tiger on Intel
10:22 amApple's most successful software product ever.
10:22 ammajority of users
lots of critical acclaim
best and most advanced computers
10:22 am5 major releases - starting in spring of '01
progressions of software - 19 million active OS X users
10:21 amOS X - what have we been doing?
10:21 amsoftware
10:21 amJobs back on stage
10:21 amcompare to latest dells - beats everything in the category, performance/price
$3293 for a comp Dell
$2999 for standard config of xServe
10:20 amentirely built to order
up to 1 million configurations
10:20 amup to 5 terabytes of storage
10:19 amamazing performance - new features, more space, adds redundant power supply
10:19 amwith smaller chip, footprint, easier to get faster chips in
5x faster than machine it replaces
10:19 amstill 1U footprint
10:19 ambuilt on Xeons - quad performance
similar to specs of Mac Pro
10:18 amxserves - entirely new
10:18 amincredible - performance and value
10:17 amone more product
10:17 amnobody else could pull this off
10:17 amtransition finishes today - just 210 days
10:17 amjoins rest of great products to intel
10:17 amcrowd erupts in applause
10:17 amstarts shipping TODAY
10:16 amproc speed - all quad, up to 3ghz
16 GB memory
2 TB storage
graphics up to radeon x1900 or FX4500
wireless BT & Airport

up to 5 million configurations
10:15 amBTO options
10:15 amcrowd VERY happy
10:15 am$1000 more to get close from Dell
10:15 am"usually more expensive" - great product to bust that myth
10:15 amprevious fastest was $800 more than that
10:14 am2.6 Ghz dual
256 MB ram
10:14 am1 standard incredible configuration
10:14 amprocessors fit in compact space - leaves lots of room in case for full size ram, drives, everything
10:13 amdrive carriers - insert drives without tools - just snap into place
10:13 aminside, entirely new
10:13 amdesign of case stays the same
10:13 amgraphics slot at bottom - double wide for larger graphics cards
10:12 amback - 4 PCI express slots
10:12 amincreased front I/O as well as back I/O
10:12 amsecond optical drive
10:12 amup to 2 TB of internal storage
10:12 amless cooling in box
room for 4 hard drives
10:12 ameach on it's own - 25GB/sec bandwidth
256 bit wide memory access
twice the bus of the G5
10:11 am"it's a great chip"
10:11 amaround 2x faster in xcode
10:11 ameveryday apps performance
taken a bunch of apps and tested the speeds
around 2x speed increase in real-world use
10:11 am1.6 to 2.1x faster than the G5 quad
10:10 ambig jump in performance
10:10 amcompare to G5
10:10 amevery Mac Pro gets 2 of them
10:10 amamazing processor
10:09 amup to 3x a Xeon
10:09 amdeliver tremendous performance per watt
10:09 am64 bit
10:09 am128 bit vector engine
10:09 amlarge 4 MB shared L2 cache
10:09 amup to 3 Ghz
10:08 amall dual core
10:08 ambased on core 2 duo
10:08 amwoodcrest processors
10:08 amold case - two optical drives
10:08 amMac Pro
10:08 amgood morning - so excited
10:08 amSchiller takes the stage
10:08 amPowerMac -
says it's goodbyes
10:07 amfirst 2 quarters - almost all shipped with Intel
10:07 amfirst intel in January - great new tech from Intel
10:07 ammarketshare skyrocketed in June
10:06 ammacbook - incredible success
macbook pro leads the lineup
10:06 amother great thing - 3/4 of macs shipped were intel-based
10:06 amgrowth rate dramatically faster - gaining marketshare
10:06 amshipped 1.3 million macs
10:05 amon to today - the Mac
last 1/4 - best Mac quarter ever
10:05 amlast 12 months - 1/2 a billion $ of 3rd party products - your products
10:05 amof new purchases, 50% are new to the mac
10:05 amlast quater - 17 million visitors to the stores
10:04 am1 of 157 stores
10:04 amtalking about 5th avenue store in NYC
10:04 amasked collegues to help
Schiller & others
10:03 am1000 apple engineers on site
1 engineer for every 4 attendees
10:03 am100 hands on labs
10:03 am140 specials on everything mac during the conference
10:03 amall are part of 3/4 of a mlllioin registered developers for mac
10:02 amfolks from 48 countries
10:02 amwe've got 4200 registered attendees - largest wwdc ever
10:02 amwelcome to wwdc 06
thanks so much for coming
10:02 amcrowd erupts in applause
10:02 amall part of "I'm a PC" intro
10:01 amcrowd laughs
10:01 amwork on your tans
work on poetry, art
10:01 amstop making seemless software that just works
10:00 am"personal message from steve jobs" - take the rest of the year off.
10:00 amcrowd goes wild - Jobs takes the stage
10:00 amApple online store still down
9:59 amcrowd getting loud - music getting louder
9:59 ammultiple people holding up laptops for video feed of room - spinning around for the full view
9:59 amlarge number of people with macbooks or macbook pros - anything with a web cam trying to ichat a/v in center
9:58 amspontaneous crowd applause - false alarm
9:57 amRed Hot Chili Peppers playing now
9:57 ammusic still playing in hall - show hasn't started yet
9:57 amApproximately 4 minutes to go
9:56 amattendees in audience are discussing rumored products
9:55 amnothing new revealed in Moscone Center - banners still covered
9:54 amSteve's demo station looks like a regular cinema display with external isight
9:53 amApproximately 7 minutes until beginning of the keynote speech by Steve Jobs
9:52 amPlease turn off all cell phones and paging devices
9:52 amat least a dozen to 16 large video cameras - news agency style
9:52 amvideo cameras on far left side of auditorium
9:51 amthe entire hall is filling now
9:51 amthe VIP section is full
9:51 amspecial thanks to our sources in the Moscone Center for live coverage
9:50 amcrowd starting to take seats - music playing in background
9:49 amjust played postal service
playing daft punk now
9:47 amengadget offering multiple pictures:
9:46 amApproximately 15 minutes until the beginning of the keynote speech
9:41 amApproximately 20 minutes until the beginning of the keynote speech
9:30 amApproximately 30 minutes until the beginning of the keynote speech
9:29 amApple online stores are down
9:20 amapproximately 40 minutes until the beginning of the keynote speech
9:18 am
9:11 amfrom AppleMatters: "Interestingly Apple has 5.8 ghz wireless that only works on the new Macbook Pro. Stayed tuned."
9:07 amKeynote is set to begin in 53 minutes.
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