Apple is hoping to make web publishing as easy as ABC with that latest version of its digital lifestyle software, iLife '06, that provides simple tools for creating Web sites packed with blogs, photos, video and podcasts. The company has added iWeb, which lets users pick and paste their photos and videos onto a personal Web site.

"There are applications out there that help you build Web sites," Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs said during his Macworld address Tuesday. "But they are way hard for mere mortals to use."