OS 8.5 preview – Macworld NY (1998)


Steve didn’t announce anything new at MacWorld NY, rehashing most of WWDC’s content.

HIGHLIGHTS:

06:46. Update on Apple aka Apple hierarchy of skepticism
22:37. Updates on iMac
34:05. iMac promo video feat. Jonathan Ive WITH hair (34:42)
38:57. Software strategy (OS 8 / OS X)
44:11. OS 8.5 Allegro & Sherlock demo with Phil Schiller
57:30. Microsoft presentation (Ben Waldman)
1:13:00. New Apps & games (Disney Blast demo )
1:27:08. Developer video
1:31:28. Pep talk
1:38:30. Simplicity Shootout video (funny)

Date: July 8, 1998
Location: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
Steve was 43 years old.