Sacré (bondi) blue! No new iMacs at Paris

Mon dieu! Apple’s interim Chief executive officer Jobs suprised everybody by announcing not new throughout his keynote speech at Apple Expo, Paris, today. While analysts and Mac pc customers anxiously waited to listen to by pointing out stated next-gen imac desktop – with DVD, FireWire and Airport terminal wireless technology – Jobs tied to localized re-runs of latest bulletins. iMerde!

“We’ve two most popular consumer items within our industry, and today have two most popular pro items,” Jobs beamed. “This is actually the most powerful selection within our history. This season is a fantastic one for Apple … however i think the next will probably be better still.Inch

Jobs did stop us current on iBook availability – revealing the consumer laptop starts shipping next Wednesday in america. European deliveries follows a couple of days later, most likely by mid-October within the United kingdom. The Apple boss told the beret-putting on crowds that iBook pre-orders have risen to 160,000 models Up in the 140,000 he introduced at August’s Seybold Workshops in Bay Area.

With v . p . of product marketing, Monsieur Phil Schiller, Jobs demonstrated from the Power Mac G4 type of pro desktop systems, that they initially revealed throughout a more thrilling keynote at Seybold. Based on Jobs, our prime-finish ‘Sawtooth’ 450- and 500-MHz versions is going to be obtainable in Europe in November.

IBM reps reprised their performance at July’s Macworld Expo/New You are able to having a French-language Mac form of ViaVoice, IBM’s speech-recognition package. Ecoutez-vous?

Inside a further New You are able to deja-vu, Jobs introduced Bungie co-founder Jason Johnson, who presented a demo of his company’s forthcoming Mac form of its Halo game.

Jobs and Schiller pitted the ability Mac G4 against Pentium III workstations, demonstrated off Mac OS 9’s new Sherlock 2 Internet internet search engine, and touted the business’s QuickTime streaming and Airport terminal wireless-networking technologies.

Keep studying Macworld Online for actual news from the next imac desktop, OS 9 availability, Mac OS X developments, etc. Just pricier anything earth-shattering now from Apple Expo, Paris…

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