updated 10:55 pm EST, Wed February 21, 2001
In his keynote at Macworld Tokyo, Steve Jobs made several new announcements in addition to recapping announcements made at Macworld San Francisco (more details are coming and note are available on our live coverage page).
- nVidia's GeForce 3 graphics chip will be available for the Mac first beginning in late March. It will be available as a BTO option at the Apple Store and at resellers for $600.
- Three new iMac models with 400-, 500-, and 600-MHz G3 processors priced at $899, $1199, and $1499. The top two models ship with CD-RWs, while the low-end ships with a CD-ROM. All models all now include video out and FireWire. Apple also added new "Flower Power" and Blue Dalmation colors, while keeping only the Indigo and Graphite colors.
- The Titanium PowerBook was introduced in Japan.
- The price on the 450-MHz Cube dropped to $1299, while a new 450-MHz model with a CD-RW (128MB/20GB)was added for $1599.
- Apple dropped the price on its 22" Cinema Display to $2999.
- iTunes 1.1, now available, supports over 25 third-party CD-RW drives for burning from iTunes.
- Apple's iTools services, which are still down, are now available in Japanese.