Yes, that's right - I said '06. It wasn't a typo, I didn't mean '05. Upon receiving the two suites, I really like all of the updates, and am thrilled with the improvements Apple has made. However I figure it's never too soon to start giving the teams suggestions, and as a lot of iWork complaints have been floating around the threads, I figured here's a good place to collect them. iWork: Pages - Send Feedback - There is no way to reorder pages or delete them, ala the Slide Browser in Keynote - Palette clutter is horrible, I have my whole screen completely occupied, and it's hard to distinguish the palettes - The font palette is not passable when in a word processing app - it's fine for stuff like Stickies, but not here, especially given how much room it takes up - Keyboard shortcuts in Pages don't match anything I've ever used. How about "cmd-e" for centre please? - Searching iPhoto library only searches titles, not keywords and comments like the actual app - It gets confusing given that some objects in Pages can be dragged around freely, and others can't, while still others can't even be touched. I'd like either an easy way to tell which is which and change it, or just let them all be dragged around everywhere (mayhem, I know) - More templates for next version! In fact, a free template of the month for .Mac users would be incredible - A much better web-export option, and a couple of templates designed specifically for website building - The chart editor is terrific for someone whose afraid of Excel, a diagram editor along the same lines would be just as great - SPEED Keynote - Send Feedback (I haven't really used Keynote long enough to find much I don't like apart from what I've mentioned for Keynote, so I'll leave this up to others except) - An easy way to change an object that has been brought onto the slide. For example, if I want to slowly make a picture go transparent, or move it over to another area after a certain amount of time. Basically keyframes. iLife: iPhoto - Send Feedback - New Keyword bar is great (especially being able to reorder them), but I'm still waiting for Keyword groups, for example "People", which would have a collapse arrow and would group all Keywords of people, ex. Mom, Elizabeth, etc. Searching for a Keyword Group "People" would show all photos that had any keyword from that group. - Searching seems a little wierd. If I type "Christmas Dad", I expect to see photos that match BOTH criteria ONLY, but I seem to get photos that match either. Same with when I select multiple Keywords from the Keyword bar... - More themes for books, with more colour in the backgrounds (and lots of different backgrounds for each book)- black and white looks blah (again, one for .Mac users every month), the option to add text anywhere to any page in any font, and "Book Objects", sort of clipart that matches the theme and can be dragged from a floating dashboard to anywhere on the page to decorate it - The option to add titles in Slideshows, anywhere on the screen, and maybe even have them animate - Let iPhoto remember which albums have been published via Homepage (with a checkmark on the icon maybe), and update them from iPhoto - An instant fullscreen button - An import some option! I don't want to import them all and HATE using Image Capture for this! iPhoto is for my photos! Don't make me use another app to serve the function you should - An easier (and cheaper) way to make a "Life Poster" so that users who don't constantly read Mike's blog can enjoy this amazing technique too, and so that I can make them for birthday presents without being out almost $40 Canadian every time Other than these, I LOVE the improvements iMovie HD - Send Feedback I don't use iMovie anymore, but it doesn't look like much has changed. - RETHINK titles and effects - the interface for them feels clunky, outdated and underpowered - Allow an iPhoto slideshow to be directly imported into iMovie (I'm not sure, maybe it can be now?) - When I use a clip, leave it in the Clips pane. Chances are I'll want to use it again, or at least see it at some point. Also then allow me to cmd-click on it and see where it's located in my timeline if I've used it. iDVD - Send Feedback - Again, more themes Motion ones are pretty cool though - Burning of .avis from iDVD is AWESOME, I was thrilled. Speed increase is another great benefit! - Estimate of how much longer is left for the DVD burn (although the new status window is a huge improvement) - An way to add in a Director's Commentary feature (and I guess subtitles even though I wouldn't use it) to iMovie projects would be something new to brag about. GarageBand - Send Feedback I really only use Garageband for fun, but I have very few complaints with it, so I'll leave this to the musically inclined. - An integration of an iTunes pane to import iTunes songs to remix/edit. Unless this would be illegal, which it probably is, so scrap that. - The ability to play an iMovie project in Garageband to improve timing when using Garageband to score movies Also open for discussion: - New iApps in either suite? Above all else, Apple you did an AMAZING job with both of these suites, and if I'm looking forward to next year so soon, it's not because these apps come up short (Pages shortcomings forgiven, it is a 1.0 app), it's because I love these apps so much you leave me constantly discovering new ways I could be using them.