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The Apple iPod Event - microblogged by me #apple #svpt

I will microblog today's Apple iPod Event here on Posterous. It will be the first time I'm using Posterous for event-blogging.
I will update this post continuously, and every time I do that it will also be tweeted to my Twitter account.

You can chime in here in the comments and your replies will also be tweeted (if you choose).

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67 comments
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
Sources reveal part of Apple's new iPod lineup with part numbers http://j.mp/FdFwg
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
Bberg says steve jobs at apple event. Dow Jones says eric schmidt - google ceo- here at apple event. via @shibanijoshi
Sep 09, 2009
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iTunes store now offers "LPs" including album art and liner notes.
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
Welcome to itunes 9 (not available for DL yet)
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
Steve Jobs has entered the stage.! Cool!
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
"in a little over 2 years, we've sold 30 million iPhones"
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
Over 1.8 billion apps downloaded.
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
Introducing OS 3.1 today!
Sep 09, 2009
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Genius will now make recommendations for new apps based on the apps you already own
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
There's a new section next to "New" and "Whats Hot" called "Genius"
Sep 09, 2009
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bumped podcasts over in iPhone iTunes Store and given that slot to Ringtones
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
3.1 is free for iPhone and iPod touch customers with 3.0, available today from iTunes
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
"Today, we're introducing iTunes 9"
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
"They've enabled us to make these genius playlists.. what we're applying that same technology to now is something we're calling Genius mixes"
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
"Imagine a Genius DJ that plays endless mixes of songs from your library that go great together"
Sep 09, 2009
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Next feature: Improved syncing
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
So when you sync now you can sync these playlists, but you can now also select genres or artists directly from the Music sync tab.
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
sync by albums, faces (from iPhoto), events
Sep 09, 2009
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App Management: You can now organize and manage apps on the homescreen
Sep 09, 2009
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New feature: "Home Sharing"
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
With new home sharing, let you copy songs, movies, TV shows, etc. from other computers in your house. Up to 5 computers.
Sep 09, 2009
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New iTunes feature: iTunes LP
Sep 09, 2009
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Albums will now come with extras. Great photography, liner notes, essay
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
"The artists themselves can get involved with creating these things"
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
You can also search through all of your apps within iTunes
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
You can now share information to facebook. Exactly as rumored..
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
Share directly to facebook, Twitter, buy gift albums
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
Some of this content looks a lot like what Microsoft is doing with Zune content
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
Just like iTunes LP for music, iTunes Extras for movies
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
iTunes movies can now include DVD/Blu-ray esque extras
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
iTunes 9 demo is now coming to an end.
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
iTunes 9 demo is now coming to an end.! Exciting!
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
Now we're moving on to iPod!
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
"We've now sold over 225 million iPods to date"
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
"I'm really proud to tell you that we've sold over 20 million iPod touch"
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
iPod Touch now does genius mixes as well.
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
"It's a great pocket computer" - true!
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
One other thing: "Its a great portable game player" - Also true
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
Comparing it to the DS and PSP: NO multi-touch, expensive games, no app store, and nothing near the iPod
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
There are 607 titles on PSP, 3680 on DS, and 21,178 on iPhone OS
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
"Apple has created a world class gaming platform. Ubisoft is putting the finishing touches on one of our hottest properties: Assassins Creed 2"
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
Presents a lot of new games...
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
New game, first person shooter called nova. Media player integration, can listen to your iPod music while you're "out there crackin' aliens"
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
"We're excited to be back to talk about one of the largest franchises. It's coming to the App Store... Madden NFL 2010."
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
The iPod touch is now $199 at the base.
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
"Theres something extra about the 64Gb ipod touch. Its 50% faster". They've also added OpenGL|ES to the 64GB iPod Touch.
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
So, the 8GB version is running the older processor and the 32 and 64GB are running the newer one.
Sep 09, 2009
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iPod 64GB costs $399
Sep 09, 2009
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iPod Classic: "what we're doing today is upping capacity to 160GB same thin size, same price at $249"
Sep 09, 2009
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"Today, we're bringing out all new colors of the shuffle". Black, silver, pink, green,and blue. New price: $59 for 2Gb.
Sep 09, 2009
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iPod Shuffle: To recap: 5 new colors, 2 and 4GB models, plus a stainless steel $99 model
Sep 09, 2009
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Video Camer. Rumors, confirmed!
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
"We're going to build a camera right into the iPod Nano."
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
speaker built in as well. a fifth as thick as the Flip, a tenth of the volume.
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
iPod nano is now getting coverflow. and voice over support a la the shuffle and genius Mix
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
also voice recorder and a pedometer.
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
Also built in an FM radio - Great!
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
New iPod Nano colors: Red, Pink, Orange, silver, Black, Purple, Blue, Green,Yellow, Orange
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
iPod nano: 16gb for $179. 8 GBfor $149
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
they didn't mention cameras on the iPod Touch?
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
The iPod Nano video camera: H.264 VGA video, 640 by 480 pixels, up to 30 frames per second with AAC audio
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
The event looks to be over. I hope I have been great for you all? :) #svpt
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
You can see all my microblogs about this event here:
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
No Tablet, no netbook no Apple Tv.
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
Thank you all for over 730 visits to my Event blog post!
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
@lemonad @haavik @valle99 Thank you for following it! :)
Sep 09, 2009
Svartling said...
..and thank you all other for all the ReTweets! I love it! :)

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