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Remember browsing for music by actually looking at the cover art instead of a database? Check out a cool new app for Mac OS 10.4 called CoverFlow. It searches your hard drive’s music collection, fetches the cover art, and presents your music collection in a lovely, graceful 3D interface. Double-click a CD to launch it in iTunes. Here’s the story of CoverFlow.

This is just the kind of simplicity and function I want when Apple figures out how to converge iLife into the living room environment. Speaking of — MacWorld is right around the corner. What will Steve Jobs unveil? Here’s a look behind the magic curtain of Jobs’ MacWorld shows, written by former Apple employee Mike Evangelist (no relation).