iPod nano & Motorola ROKR introduction – Apple Special Music Event (2005)

Disappointing event where Steve Jobs was rumored to launch iPhone but introduced the Motorola ROKR. Luckily the iPod nano saved the day.

Keynote Summary

00:00. Kudos to Yo-Yo Ma
01:05. Update on iTunes (Podcasting, music library, audiobooks)
07:00. iChat with Madonna
09:25. iTunes 5 introduction & demo
17:24. Motorola ROKR introduction & demo (aka iTunes phone)
21:40. Motorola President & ROKR TV ad
24:40. Cingular CEO (Ralph de le Vega) & TV ads
32:08. Update on iPod (car integration)
34:45. iPod nano introduction
43:20. iPod nano accessories
45:02. iPod nano TV ad “Impossibly small”

The tagline on the event invitation read “1000 songs in your pocket changed everything. Here we go again.”

Date: September 7, 2005
Location: Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco
Steve was 50 years old.