The Power Mac G4 “Quick Silver” may be the first system ever to be overshadowed by the lack of other products: namely, speed bumps for Apple portables and a new iMac enclosure. But that would be a shame, because the new G4 is one mean machine.
Macworld is host to three major utility announcements for OS X: disk testing and repair with the shipment of Micromat’s Drive 10, the preview of the long-awaited Roxio Toast Titanium for X for data and music CD burning, and the announcement of Retrospect 5 for OS X for backup.
Never before have so many predicted so much about a Macworld keynote’s product introductions and been so wrong. So I decided to take to the Macworld floor and gauge attendees’ reactions to Jobs’ keynote yesterday, to see just what the Mac faithful think.