The problem with live streams is that journalists and other kind of invitees don't go to the events, and Apple, as any other company, wants to see their room full after all the effort of creating such an event like this. So, sorry, I would like to see a live streaming too, but knowing the pain it is make this kind of shows I understand them.
You THINK you don't need.
From an iOS user this update is a really welcome one. The syncs will be more on its place, with notes in its own application, Messages, Notifications, everything is just what all want.
Perfect move from Apple. Never sleep.
Even Jobs said it when he announced the first Air.
I don't think SSD are going to be used by these machines. Memory cards will. They are a lot less expensive and easy to replace. I suppose 128GB cards will be the standard. 4 of these and you can have 512GB. On a laptop that's plenty of space. Most people didn't use even 256GB. And you can always have a USB HD for extra space, until those cards get to 256GB each.
Optical drives are dead. Dead, dead, dead. I have used...