The image shows prototypes of tiny projectors from Fraunhofer and Microvision, respectively. Also right interesting and informative is this
work done by Stefan Marti at MIT Media Lab early in the millenium.
“Media artist Toshio Iwai and Yamaha have collaborated to design a new digital musical instrument for the 21st century, TENORI-ON. A 16x16 matrix of LED switches allows everyone to play music intuitively, creating a “visible music” interface.”
The big news once again belongs to Apple. New iMacs all around!
And they look like this...
Jobs announced an update to the iMac line, dropping the 17", upgrading specs (though not as much as I'd expected in terms of things like hard drives and ram) and dropping the prices for every model. I'm guessing the price drop is responsible for the somewhat underwhelming spec upgrade. It's a tradeoff...
I'll let one of the other HMLers talk about the new keyboard. I have trouble getting up in arms over those, and that's at least in part because I still find Apple keyboards irritating. I use one, but I'm sad to admit it's more because it matches my computer (and is wireless) than anything else.