Lost in all of the confusion of the iLife introduction (at least to us) is the little tidbit that Garage Band’s most exciting new feature "Learn to Play" will only work on Intel based Macs.  That isn’t all.  It must be a dual core or better (sorry older Minis).   Wow, those must be some serious lessons.  According to Apple:

GarageBand Learn to Play requires an Intel-based Mac with a dual-core processor or better.

Also, for good measure, if you want to take advantage of the AVCHD video in iMovie you must also be with-dual core Intel.

The baseline requirements for iLife in general are PowerPC G4 867MHz or faster with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of available Disk space.

Snow Leopard, the next major version of OSX, is widely believed to be an Intel only (ARM?) distribution as well.

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