Saturday, December 31, 2005

2005 年蘋果回顧

2005 年的最後一天,咱們來回顧一下這一年來蘋果電腦的幾件大事記吧!您還記得 iWork 是今年才發行的嗎?感覺似乎已經很久了~還有眾所期待的老虎,也在四月底粉墨登場了;另外,雖然台灣的 iTunes 音樂商店遙遙無期,不過鄰國日本與澳洲已經分別在八月份與十月份開賣了唷,還有許許多多的軟硬體在今年登場...稍稍念舊的朋友們,一起回顧一下吧!同時感謝 MacCentre701 讓大家一起回憶... :-) 同時祝福大夥兒 Happy New Year!

Let's take a look on what happen in year 2005.

  • In mid January, Mac mini and iWork'05 released.
  • In late April, Power Mac G5 dual 2.7GHz released, as well as the long-awaiting Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger".
  • During WWDC 2005, Apple announced the transition plan to shift from current PowerPC to Intel CPU.
  • July 2005, 500 million songs downloaded from iTunes Music Store.
  • iTunes Music Store Japan opened on 4th August, and sold one million songs in 4 days.
  • A multi-button mouse with a scrolling wheel - Mighty Mouse was also released.
  • In September, iTunes 5 released with podcast support. iPod nano - the impossibly tiny portable music player released. iTunes phone released (Motorola ROKR)
  • On 13th October, new iMac G5 with built-in iSight turns a computer into a truly home entertainment centre. iTunes 6 released with video support, TV shows are available from iTunes Store, including number one series - Desperate Housewives and Lost. New iPod with video support.
  • on 20th October, Apple announced Aperture, a graphic tool for professionals. Power Mac G5 Quad announced.
  • on 25th October, iTunes Music Australian Store opened.

link: MacCentre701 article (with links)