WWDC Product Announcements
For those who are having trouble keeping up with the new products being released at WWDC, here's the official AF keynote thread.
--Mac Pro. Uses case similar to G5, but dual optical bays. Ships with two dual-core Xeon processors, 4 HDD bays, 8 RAM slots. Shipping now.
--Leopard preview. New feature called Time Machine; automated backup and recovery.
--Boot Camp (as expected) to ship with Leopard. Same with Front Row and Photo Booth. More apps in beta; not announcing all new features today.
--New multiple-desktop feature called Spaces.
--Spotlight now able to search across networked machines and servers.
--New features added to Mail: Stationery, Notes and To-Do.
--Features added to Dashboard. First is Dashcode, an app to allow widget development. Next is Web Clip, an app that can turn a Web page into a widget.
--Many new features for iChat. Tabbed chat windows, can show iPhoto slide shows and Keynote presentations across iChat sessions. Photo Booth effects in video chats, Backdrop feature to allow a chroma-key-like background replacement.
--Developer preview of Leopard available immediately.
--Xcode 3.0 released.
--Leopard shipping in Spring 2007.