I already called out Amazon as the "go-to" place to buy Office 2011 for Mac OS X, but when the official Office for Mac blog spilled the beans on Black Friday deals, I had to take a look. Sure enough, Amazon.com is still the cheapest place to get Office 2011: Home & Student 1-pack Home & Student Family Pack Today "Black Friday" Today "Black … [Read more...] about Amazon Is Still The Best Place To Buy Office 2011 For Mac
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
Iomega is well into its second coming as EMC's entry-level storage division. First, they applied EMC's compact and full-featured LifeLine home storage software to existing gear, giving birth to the Home Media Network Hard Drive, StorCenter ix2, and StorCenter Pro ix4-100. Then they wooed the small-business community with the rack-mount StorCenter ix4-200r, adding iSCSI target … [Read more...] about Iomega’s ix4-200d: A Killer Desktop Storage Array
Apple's bizarre online store reboot this morning revealed that the next point-update for Mac OS X will be in the hands of the faithful this Friday, August 28! Many speculated on the purported September availability of the operating system upgrade, but today's information clears the air. Although Apple's web site clearly states that Snow Leopard "Delivers on August 28th," … [Read more...] about Mac OS X 10.6 “Snow Leopard”: In Our Hands August 28!
Shortly before landing in San Francisco the other day, the MacBook Pro-using guy in the seat next to me leaned over and asked, "how did you manage to use your Mac all the way across the country? Is that some special battery you have?" For a minute, I was tempted to make something up, as in "yes, it's an experimental fuel cell that runs on bovine methane!" Or maybe claim that … [Read more...] about How I Get 7 Hours of MacBook Pro Battery Life