I've really enjoyed my Sony NEX-5 mirrorless camera. Since I wrote up my review in September, I've used it frequently. Sony recently posted a major firmware update which addressed many of the usability concerns I (and many others) had as well. My only concern is that the NEX-5 is somewhat expensive, starting at $649 with the "pancake" lens and $699 with the telephoto zoom. … [Read more...] about $50 Off The Excellent Sony NEX-3 Camera
Microsoft just released Office 2011 for Mac, and power users stuck with Office 2008 are really excited to upgrade. Pretty much anyone in a corporate setting has to use Office (sorry Apple and Google) so the Office 2011 upgrade is a Big Deal. I've been looking for the best deal on Office for Mac, and it's hard to beat Amazon. They've got free shipping, and are already … [Read more...] about Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac Is (Finally) Here!
Adobe recently released version 9 of their consumer photo editing software, Photoshop Elements. This new version supports both Windows and Macintosh on one disc, and Apple fans should rejoice at the economies of scale this affords. For example, Amazon is offering $10 off Photoshop Elements 9 already[exp], in addition to Adobe's $20 rebate through December[/exp]. Initial reviews … [Read more...] about Save $30 on Adobe Photoshop or Premiere Elements
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You know what they say about things that sound too good to be true. But when your friends start getting excited, it's harder to ignore a deal. Such was the case (if you pardon the pun) with DefaultCase, the company selling iPhone cases for a penny. I decided it was worth my time and small change to investigate the claims of this curious product. My summary: DefaultCase cases … [Read more...] about Review: DefaultCase, The 1¢ iPhone Case