Neven Mrgan wrote a post with some speculation about iPhoto and iLife based on what we’ve recently seen with iMovie and GarageBand for iPad. He also had a very positive reaction to GarageBand.
GarageBand in particular is a simply phenomenal app, going well above and beyond most people’s expectations for a creative/consumer app on a tablet. It’s not perfect, but nothing is; given that this is, in a way, a 1.0 release (few ideas from GarageBand for the Mac are reused) I wouldn’t hesitate calling it perhaps the most impressive 1.0 I’ve seen… ever.
I might go so far as to say GarageBand is one of the best pieces of consumer software I’ve ever seen. If this is what the future of iOS software looks like, competitors have a very long way to go.