1984 redux

Today Steve Jobs gave the keynote at Macworld 2004 in San Francisco. The iPod mini is very exciting, as is iLife 4 . The most exciting thing of the day for me, however, was the little remake of the original Apple Macintosh ad from 1984 . My favorite TV commercial of all time has been subtly enhanced by including an iPod. It has been 20 …

New iPod

It doesn’t take much hunting today to find the news of Apple’s new iPods. They are smaller and lighter with more storage space (15 and 30 GB). There’s a new dock. And they, as well as the older versions, integrate seamlessly with the new music download service offered via the iTunes upgrade. The new version of iTunes also includes Rendezvous based music sharing. That means …

Burton Amp

A little while back Burton and Apple announced the Amp, which is a snowboarding jacket with a special pocket for your iPod and controls on the sleeve. If they had only put some speakers in the hood, it would be perfect!