Episode S1E3 Pre-Show Notes

Extensive notes compiled for Episode 3

Apple Event live notes

— We’ve seen this video before

Rundown of iPhone launch
— Reviews have been great
— 9 million iPhones sold on launch weekend
— Oh great, another video
—— Videos are boring

iOS recap
— Reviews have been great
— 200 million devices running iOS 7 5 days after launch
— Two thirds of devices are running iOS 7

iTunes recap
— iTunes Radio
—— Nobody cares!
———Okay, maybe 200 million Americans care

App Store recap
— 60 billion downloads
—13 billion paid out to devs

Mac recap
— Unsubtle dig at PC vendors
—— Netbooks
—— Tablets turning into laptops and laptops turning into tablets

Mavericks Recap
— More power efficient
— An extra hour of web browsing
— iTunes plug!
— Compressed memory
—— 6 GB of data in 4 GB of RAM
— Graphics enhancements
—— Smarter about dedicating VRAM
—— OpenCL on integrated GPUs
— Shared links
—Notifications
—— Respond to messages
— Tags in Finder
— Multiple displays improvements! Yay!
— Maps app and iBooks app
—— Maps data is still crap
— Yay Mavericks demo!
— Web notifications
—— Hasn’t worked for me during the beta
——— Maybe the public release will work
— iCloud Keychain
—— Saves credit card details
——— Except for the security code
———— That’s what makes it secure
— Calendar has the smarts
— Look it’s the Maps app!
—— The data is still shit
—— Share directions with iPhones

Mavericks availability and pricing
— FREE!
— TODAY!
—— BUY NOW!
—— Unsubtle dig at Microsoft Windows
— Update all the way from Snow Leopard, totally for free

— Craig talks superfast

MacBook Pros
— Good morning Mr Schiller

MacBook Air recap
— Reviews have been great

MacBook Pro 13”
— 3.46 lbs
— 0.71’ thick
— 2.4 GHz dual-core i5 Haswell
— 4 GB RAM
—— Cheapskates!
— Iris GPU
— 9 hours battery life
—— iTunes plug!
——— Phil called the Chris Nolan Batman trilogy “The Black Knight Trilogy”
———— Phil is a fake geek and a poser!
— 128 GB PCIe SSD
——Cheapskates!
— 802.11ac
—— Three times the performance of 802.11n
— Thunderbolt 2
— US $1,299
— Ships today

MacBook Pro 15”
— 2 GHz quad-core i7 Crystalwell
—— Wait what?
— 8 GB RAM
— Iris Pro Graphics
—— Integrated GPU
—— As good as discrete GPU but four times less power
— GeForce GT 750M
—— 2 GB of VRAM
— 8 hours of battery life
— 256 GB PCIe SSD
—— Cheapskates!
— 802.11ac
— Thunderbolt 2
— US $1,999
— Ships today

Mac Pro!
— Single fan cooling system
— Unified Thermal Core
— 1/8th volume of the old Mac Pro
— Intel Xeon E5
—— Quad, Hex, Oct or Dodeca-core
—— 30 MB L3 Cache
—— 40 lanes of PCI Express gen 3
——— Yeah! Whatever that is! Whoooo!
— ECC RAM
—— 1866 MHz DDR3 ECC
——— Fastest ever in a Mac
—— Four channel controller
—— Up to 60 GB/s bandwidth
—— Up to 64 GB of RAM
——— WHOOOOOOOO!!!!!!
—— User accessible
——— WHOOOOOOO!!!!!!
— Dual Workstation GPUs
—— AMD FirePro GPUs
—— Up to 4096 stream processors
—— Dual 384-bit memory busses
—— Up to 12 GB of GDDR5 VRAM
——— WHOOOOOOO!!!!!!
—— 528 GB/s bandwidth
—— Up to 7 Teraflops
—— User accessible?
— Up to 1 TB PCIe SSD
—— WHOOOOOO!!!!!
—— Up to 1.2 GB/s reads
—— Up to 1 GB/s writes
—— User accessible
— Thunderbolt 2
—— Want expandability? This is it suckas!
—— 20 Gp/s throughput
—— 6 devices per port
— Supports three 4K displays
— Motion sensor
—— Lights up ports when turned
— 4x USB 3
— 6x Thunderbolt 2
— 2x Gigabit Ethernet
— HDMI port
— Analogue/Digital audio in/out
— Bluetooth 4
— 802.11ac
— Film editors love it
— Photographers love it
— Music producers love it
— US $2,999
—— 3.7 GHz quad-core Xeon
—— 12 GB RAM
—— Dual FirePro D300
——— 2 GB VRAM each
—— 256 GB SSD
——— Cheapskates!
— Available December
—— Buy it as a Christmas present for your friends!
— Uses 70% less energy
— As quiet as a Mac mini
—Assembled in the US
— Yay! Another video!
—— Why don’t they sell it as super shiny raw aluminium?
——— Oxidisation?
—— Laser engraving is cool
— Duuuuuuuuuuuuuuude want.

iLife
— New Mac and iOS versions
— iPhoto
—— Photo books available on iOS
— iMovie
— GarageBand
—— New look on the Mac
—— No more wood panelling!
—— Has the iClouds
—— Jews can’t play drums!
—— In app purchases!
—— GarageBand: Making drummers obsolete since 2013
— FREE!
— TODAY!
— BUY NOW!

iWork
— New Mac and iOS versions
—— About fucking time!
— Full file compatibility
— New UI
—— Context sensitive sidebar
— Has the iClouds
— iWork for iCloud
—— Easy to share documents
—— Collaboration
——— Collaboration demo is super awkward
— FREE!
— AVAILABLE TODAY!
— BUY NOW!
— For fucks sake Eddy! Stop moving!

iPad recap
— 170 million iPads sold
— 81% usage share
—— All others 19%
—— Usage share is the new Market share
——— So suck on that
— 475,000 iPad apps
— Possibly the first acknowledgement that apps aren’t just about quantity but quality
— Yay! Another video!
—— THE IPAD IS NOT A CAMERA!

iPad Air
— What the fuck, Apple, what the fuck.
— Looks like an iPad mini
— 1.9 mm thinner, big deal!
—— Dramatically thinner, pfft!
— 1.4 lbs down to 1 lbs
—— Big fucking whoop!
— A7 chip
—— M7 coprocessor
—8x CPU faster than original
— 72x GPU faster than original
— What’s a MIMO?
— Up to 2x faster 802.11n
— Supports more LTE bands
— Silver and Space Grey
—— Space Grey, pfft!
—— No gold!
— No TouchID!
—— What the fuck!
— iPad 2 still available
— Yay! Another video!
—— Drop tests!

iPad mini
— Retina Display
—— You fucking happy now haters!
— Identical to the iPad Air
— Original iPad mini still available
— LOL, Phil thinks $399 is under $300
— iPad mini Smart Covers still suck
— iPad mini Smart Case
—— I’m buying one

— You should really buy a pencil, they’re totally awesome.


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