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MacUpdate.com — Amazing Resource

I couldn’t resist sharing this. I want to bring it to your attention that www.MacUpdate.com IS a tremendous resource.

Buy Your Updates Through iTunes

When you want to update one or more programs from the iWork suite it can be quite handy to remember that single programs can actually be updated – at a lower price – when you update through iTunes. It’s true that you don’t get any installation cd or dvd, but who needs that in an […]

Support for Outdated Software?

The article "Support for IE7: It’s all About Accessibility" from the Sitepoint blog woke people up. They commented like crazy on the subject.

Don’t Take Free Candy…

“Don’t take free candy” is a good principle — especially from strangers. Some have learned this the hard way according to this article http://it.slashdot.org/it/09/01/23/0127253.shtml which indicates that a trojan has been inserted into some pirated copies of iWork 09.

HandBrake – Open Source Video Conversion

In a hurry, then go over to: http://handbrake.fr/?article=download. Handbrake is multi-featured and runs on all three platforms: Windows, Linux and MacOS.

Don’t Fall for MacGuard

As you can read here: http://www.tuaw.com/2008/10/17/macguard-double-plus-ungood-avoid, MacGuard IS a hoax.

If Only Ritlabs Would Begin To Develop for MacOS

Version 4 of The Bat! has just surfaced. It is a purely Windows-product. Some years ago we tried to get them to develop for Linux and now we are many users who still remember the days when we were using The Bat! for our mail handling.

WebCrusher – Optimize Websites

Finally there is a piece of software that appears for the MacOS first. WebCrusher is designed to optimize load times for your webpages and you may find that many of the features would directly relate to your websites also.

Helping PC-Users While Remaining on Your Mac

Microsoft has released a free programme that could truly help those of us who, though we are happy Mac-users, might still have friends who use the Windows operating system. The free tool is called “Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac” and you can download it from this location: http://www.microsoft.com/mac/downloads.mspx?pid=Mactopia_RDC&fid=803F9438-8DF3-490F-92C6-0E0F92787DB8#viewer.

Vulnerabilities in Some Browsers

When it comes to vulnerabilities in some browsers, the solution stays the same: update your software, please. 🙂