First: the state of the mac

Here comes Steve. People in the store are applauding. “We have some great stuff to announce today, so let’s get started.” He starts with the update: iPod: Between November 10 and December 31, 125,000 iPods sold. And they’re building more. Retail stores (the crowd here applauds). 40% of the customers buying CPUs in Apple stores don’t already have a Mac. 40,000 people at MacWorld. Last month Apple retail stores had 800,000 visitors (over 27 stores). “Last update: the great state of Maine.” (Every 7th and 8th grade student and teacher gets a networked wireless iBook.)