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Look out Apple: Amazon launches Mac App Download Store

Amazon Mac Store

When I first read the headline “Amazon launches Mac Download Store“, I thought it was an Onion headline. Somehow it almost seemed akin to Amazon building it’s own Macs for some reason. Yet, sure enough, it DOES exist, and just as the Amazon music store beats Apple’s iTunes in most ways, it looks like Amazon’s Mac App Store is also out doing Apple’s... Read More

15% off MacBook decals thanks to my awesomeness

If you saw my post yesterday about my Justice League MacBook Decal , odds are you practically tripped over yourself rushing to buy one for your own Mac. Well, on the odd chance you were temporarily knocked unconscious, and did NOT get to place your order, the fine folks at StuckOff have decided to give our faithful readers a 15% discount off ANY order over $10 (which is juts about... Read More

ATTENTION BARGAIN HUNTERS! Save $440 off this fart app! ACT NOW!

Despite being a “day one” iPhone owner, I somehow was able to resist buying any of the farting apps, even though in the beginning, that’s all there was. Well, OK, there was Super Monkey Ball, a couple virtual lighter apps, and then the fart apps. And while I like to pride myself on my fart-app resisting fortitude, I may crack under the pressure of this AMAZING... Read More

OMG I need two of these so bad!

I am of course referring to the WOMAN, not the Snuggie. I managed to successfully hold off on buying a Snuggie this holiday season, but a man can only be so strong. I meam, check out this new LEOPARD (as in OS X) Print Snuggie! How cool would I look?!? I can’t believe the bargain! Apparently if I order now I can get TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE plus a free book light, and I... Read More

Attention pushy, over-achieving parents: All Brain Quest iPhone titles on sale now

Whether you are a domineering parent set on your little Doogie Howser congratulating medical school at age 16 or just someone who’s having a hard time justifying buying your 6 year-old their own iPod touch simply to play games (guilty), you really can’t go wrong with the insane price cuts on Modality’s Brain Quest Titles. I actually bought the Brain Quest Grade... Read More

MacHeist 3 Bundle rears its beautiful, cheap head

MacHeist 3 has arrived, and for the first time the 12 app bundle promises a $627 value for the low low price of $39. Whether you’re interested in cooking a meal, or playing the best puzzle game of last year, or selling off an old item on Ebay, the MacHeist bundle has you covered. I find these mega software bundles are often hit or miss, but MacHeist 3 has something going... Read More

Mark Papermaster’s ransom has been paid

Ah, it seems like it was only November 4th when Apple Announced: Mark Papermaster is joining the Company as senior vice president of Devices Hardware Engineering, reporting to Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Papermaster, who comes to Apple from IBM, will lead Apple’s iPod(R) and iPhone(TM) hardware engineering teams. Papermaster has 25 years of product and technology experience,... Read More

Red Giant’s 1 Day sale – 40% off EVERYTHING – today only

ATTENTION VIDEO PROFESSIONALS! Red Giant Software, the sellers of such indispensable After Effects and Final Cut plug-ins as Trapcode’s Shine and Particular and The Magic Bullet HD Suite is having a one day only sale, TODAY. That’s right, just enter coupon code bailout40 during checkout and get 40% off your order, which is no small savings as some of these effects... Read More

Redefining “refurbished” is selling what they call an Apple iMAC G5 Laptop (Refurbished). Not sure whether they refurbished an iMac into a laptop, or a laptop into an iMac, but either way, they went above and beyond what we normally expect when we hear “refurbished”. The description reads: “Take your technology anywhere with this G5 desktop computer”. Anywhere, eh?... Read More

Apple special – Buy 99¢ videos for the low price of $1.99

Faithful Macenstein reader Tim noticed some odd pricing when he clicked on the 99¢ Video button in his QuickTime player. Apparently Apple is selling about 2 pages of 99¢ videos for $1.99. Above: Looking for a deal? Keep looking. Here’s the link. Oddly, if you go through iTunes to the Music Video section and click on their 99¢ music videos box, you get a screen of... Read More


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