Engadget has some great coverage of Steve Job's announcments today. Lot's of amazing stuff including a new smaller iPod, playing games Games like Pac Man on your ipod, and Yes—Apple wants to take over your home entertainment centers:
10:54AM - "It looks like this [a flatter Mini]. It's called iTV. That's a codeword. we need to come up with a better name."
10:55AM - No power brick
HDMI connector for all new big-screen flat panel TVs
Component video (RGB)
analog audio RCA jacks
Controled with the familiar white remote
Hooks directly to your screen or to your set-top box as another input, or to your receiver.
[Steve brings one out.] "This is it. More importantly I have a WORKING one plugged in right here ... [he flips through iTV super-FrontRow app]"
10:56AM - [Steve finds and plays The Incredibles.]
11:04AM - [Still demoing!]
- "You can do movie trailers form Apple.com right from your couch. This
is big screen over the internet, live as we watch."
[Trailer for All the King's Men with Sean Penn]
["Casino Night" episode of The Office]
[Album art scrolls by ... Steve chooses Dylan, than Highway 61, which plays through the home theater setup]
"A lot of us have our stereos hooked up to our new TV's, it's the best stereo in the house now."