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MacUpdate Spring Bundle

May 28, 2009 Leave a comment

mulogoThe latest MacUpdate software bundle has launched today, offering 11 apps, plus 2 more for the first 15,000 buyers. There’s some high quality software included, and since I was looking at buying upgrades for Parallels 4 and Techtool Pro 5 this is a bargain. Here’s the full list:

  • TechTool Pro 5 ($98): Check the health of your RAM and hard drives, repair problems, optimize performance. Boot and fix all but the newest March 2009 Macs
  • Parallels 4 ($79.99): Run Windows, Linux, and more alongside your Mac.
  • Circus Ponies Notebook 3 ($49.95): Organize your tasks, and collate you ideas, clippings, photos, and more.
  • Intego NetBarrier X5 ($49.95): Robust firewall and intrusion detection.D
  • DVDRemaster Pro 5 ($44.99): Backup your DVDs and put them on other Apple devices.
  • Multiplex ($35): Browse and watch your entire DVD collection from your Mac with a gorgeous interface.
  • RipIt ($18.99): Copy DVDs to your hard drive with one-click and create region-free, encryption-free backups.
  • MoneyWell ($49.99): Manage your personal finances.
  • Paperless ($44.95): Digital document manager.
  • Posterino ($24.95): Create attractive posters, stylish postcards, photo frames, greeting cards and more.
  • BetterZip ($24.95): Take Mac OS X’s built-in .zip compression tool to the next level. Extract only the files you want, create and encrypt archives, split large files, and more!
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Virus protection for the iPhone: Why?

July 19, 2008 3 comments

There’s been a growing trend recently to question the behaviour of antivirus software vendors, who’s scaremongering tactics say you must buy their latest product or meet a certain silicon doom. The corporate antivirus market is a far calmer and sensible place, where the product must protect the machine and disrupt the user as little as possible. Contrast this with the domestic market where products have to add new features every year to persuade you to upgrade, and remind you those features are helping. Read more…

Macintosh anti-virus software part 2

March 3, 2008 Leave a comment

Last time I looked at three of the commercial anti-virus packages available for the Macintosh, from Symantic, Sophos and Mcafee. Of the three only Symantic’s Norton anti-virus for Mac was aimed at home users, and Sophos was anything but straightforward for a home user to buy. So what else is available? Read more…