AppleTV (formerly iTV) & iPhone launched

»Apple Computer Inc. changes to Apple Inc.

»Apple TV :

  • wirelessly transmit content to tv
  • 802.11 b/g AND 802.11n,
  • USB 2.0, Ethernet, WiFi, HDMI,RCA component
  • Resolution is only 720p
  • 40GB HD
  • all powered by an Intel CPU
  • watch content stored on HD:videos, music & photos
  • auto sync content from 1 PC
  • stream up to 5 PCs
  • 1 system from iTunes set up apple tv just like ipod, playlist and syncing
  • sync 10 most unwatched, sync them up –> store on HD –> stream from up to 5
  • Use iTunes to sync movies from Mac to iTV – place what movies you want on iTV’s local store –> 5 systems can stream but no storing on HD –»that means you can also pull streaming videos directly off sites like… + the box will even grab content from PCs outside of your house.
  • $299
  • shipping in February – taking orders starts today.

» iPhone – it’s three new products(1. Widescreen iPod with touch control. 2. The Apple Phone. 3. Internet communications device.) –> all-in-one !

  • don’t misconfuse it with a smartphone
  • 11.6 millimeter
  • 3.5-inch wide touchscreen display with multi-touch support:ignores unintended touches,for those who need to get rid of stylus control and so many buttons on keyboard
  • 2 megapixel camera
  • 4 GB or 8 GB of storage
  • proximity sensor(when you bring it to ear, turns off display and sound), accelerometer(to switch from portrait to landscape), and ambient light sensors
  • Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR
  • WiFi
  • quadband GSM radio with EDGE
  • runs OS X
  • syncs with itunes, just like iPod
  • Battery Life: 16 hours audio, 5 hour talk/video/browse time
  • has a cradle to sync jusy like dock music movies podcast tv photos contact email notes,bookmarks,calendar,etc.
  • 160 pixels per inch
  • one button on front — home button
  • bottom speaker,mic,ipod connector
  • Controls on the side:volume, silent
  • Top:one switch for sleep and wake
  • visual voicemail
  • multiple SMS session support (iChat-like interface)
  • conference call support with up to 3 participants
  • Safari: first fully useable HTML browser on a phone
  • Widget support
  • Yahoo IMAP mail
  • Google Maps (with satellite image) integration
  • The phone will be offered exclusively through Cingular in the US in June, and will come to Europe in Q4 2007, and Asia in 2008. A 4 GB model will be offered for $499 with a 2 year contract, and an 8 GB model will fetch $599 with similar contract provisions. The phone can be purchased through Cingular’s website or via the Apple Store.

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