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CT at the Show

Macworld Expo,
San Francisco 2006

Stunning announcements and product releases make Macworld go 'round.

Steve Jobs
Steve's Latest Hits.

Each year at the Macworld conference in San Francisco,attendees eagerly await news of the latest Apple technology introductions and upgrades. On January 10, Apple CEO Steve Jobs did not disappoint, delivering the opening keynote with plenty of exciting announcements and demos that had the audience cheering. Highlights included: the unveiling of an iMac based on the new Intel Core Duo Processor - benchmarks have clocked speeds twice as fast as its predecessor; the introduction of the MacBook Pro, running on the new Intel chip at speeds up to four times faster than a G4; an iPod radio remote; iLife '06 with photocasting over the Internet and a GarageBand feature for creating Podcasts; and iWork '06 with advanced image editing within Pages and Keynote.

It's All About The Expo
It's All About the Expo.

It was, in fact,just possible to make your way through the crowds on the exhibit floor, though attendees needed to employ their best weave-anddodge techniques most of the time. Diverse companies made up the more than 300 exhibits this year, with the biggest exhibitor (guess who?) showing off all the brand-new Apple offerings. Among the many companies featuring their new products, announcements, and upgrades were LaCie, FileMaker, Belkin, Fujitsu, Smart Technologies, Small Tree Communications,, and Quark.

Get on the Bus!
Get on the Bus!

Get on The Bus! The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus was parked on the exhibit floor and open to all attendees. Inside, the bus is outfitted with stateof-the art audio and video components and as well as a full range of musical instruments. The unique nonprofit mobile recording and multimedia studio allows students at K-12 and higher education institutions to get hands-on experience with professional tools.

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