Daily Archives: April 11, 2008

Looking for an Apple TV?

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Mac + PC
Wi-Fi 802.11 wireless
40GB hard drive for up to 50 hours video
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Original price: $299.00
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Download from your Mac over the web with FarFinder

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Flying Mac today unveiled FarFinder, a remote file access for the Mac that allows users to browse and retrieve their files from their Mac using a standard web browser. In addition to working on a desktop or laptop computer, FarFinder can also be used through Safari on the iPhone and iPod touch. Since files can’t really be downloaded to the iPhone, FarFinder will email the file to a desired address. FarFinder is currently available at a special price of $20.
The company claims FarFinder is simple to configure, and is “install-and-forget”. The software can also automatically configure routers so that users do not have to learn what ports they need to change.

(Via MacNN.)

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Send emails to a future date with Time Machiner

Time Machiner: Send emails to a future date

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New web service Time Machiner enables you to send emails to any recipient on any future date.

You can use the service to remind yourself of upcoming events or appointments, or you can set up happy birthday emails to friends, family members, and co-workers, in one glorious chunk of time.

And, if you time it right, you can even send emails from beyond the grave. Cue Vincent Price’s ghoulish laughter.

While we think this service has its uses, some more beneficial than others, it seems to be more of a novelty at this point. Some basic features are missing: e.g., you can’t email a group of people, formatting of any kind (except for line breaks) is disallowed, you can’t add attachments, etc…

Besides, for events such as birthdays, wouldn’t it be easier to set reminders in a calendar application? If you’re averse to calendar apps, they even have calendars that are made out of real paper and hang on walls.

The most beneficial use of Time Machiner is the ability to send present advice to your future self. Maybe you’ve had an epiphany, and would like to make sure you don’t forget it. That’s where Time Machiner can really shine.

So what would your epiphany be, dear reader?

(Via Download Squad.)

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Simpson Fans Rejoice! Duff Beer and Flaming Moe Energy Drinks

Duff Beer & Moe Energy Drink
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It was just a matter of time!
Are you yellow? Have blue hair? Maybe your head is shaped like a box? Been the same age and stuck in 4th grade for the past 14 years? Then what you need is to get buff on …

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Made to ‘annoy users’ – Microsoft: Vista feature

Microsoft: Vista feature designed to annoy users’
7A8515B7-E84F-40FC-B856-54D9A2C5D0BE.jpgBy way of the User Account Control feature, company set out to force independent software vendors to make their code more secure, says manager.”

(Via CNET News.com.)

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5 Reasons to Say Yes to Macs, When Your Company Says No

iphone-shortage.jpgSometimes, IT leaders are told that the company runs Windows, period. But that doesn’t stop them from wishing for the forbidden fruit: One CIO explains why he’d like to bring Apple to his enterprise. Interesting read, check it out HERE.

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MacHeist bundle

MacHeist bundle is back, shipping retail box soon

95E6BEAA-C495-41C5-BA8B-AF345ACF7840.jpgIf you head over to the MacHeist website today, you’ll find that same video and the caption “The MacHeist Retail Bundle coming soon.” The video depicts some sort of bank robbery in process, with the words “a notorious software bundle,” “better grab it,” and “before it’s to late” flashing across the screen as the heist progresses. Eventually, we find out that inside of the vault being broken into there is a single copy of what appears to be the MacHeist retail box.

It turns out that the official list of software for the bundle is as follows: iClip, CoverSutra, Awaken 4.0, Cha-Ching, Wallet, Xslimmer, DEVONthing Personal, Overflow, WriteRoom, Enigmo, Bugdom 2, and Nanosaur 2. The package will be available online as a download for $49.95 tonight, and will remain on sale online for the next month. After the first month, purchasers will be able to buy an actual, boxed bundle says one MacHeist source. As of right now, the LLC is waiting to find out if the bundle will be carried in Apple retail stores.

(Via Apple Section – Ars Technica.)

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Digital sales will account for 40% of music by 2012

Digital sales will account for 40% of music by 2012

The digital music market will grow by leaps and bounds over the next four years, as Apple takes over top spot in online sales.

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(Via Macworld.)

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Geek Cakes…ummmm I smell some nerdiness in the air

If you are geek, why would you have a regular cake for your wedding or birthday? Right? Okay, if the only reason you don’t have one is because you are running out of ideas, here are some cakes we spotted over the web that have geek written all over them, which you can use for inspiration. Some can be great for a geek wedding, others for a geek birthday or a geek groom’s cake. Check out all the cool Geek Cakes! HERE!

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iPhone Tricks

Stupid iPhone Tricks
A video collection of iPhone tips, from stupid to clever.
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(Via Macworld.)

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