Intego has announced VirusBarrier Server 3, an updated defense in the never-ending battle against viruses and malware. This latest offering from Intego comes a few months after the release of its VirusBarrier X6. The server edition of the software it is based on the same set of robust threat-detection protocols. A Mac running as a server gets comprehensive protection against all varieties of Mac OS, Windows, and Linux malware.
TheMacBundles has put a new spin on the now well established software bundling promotion. In addition to offering the usual batch of a dozen software titles for $50, the MacBundles has created a BYOB (Build Your Own Bundle) option that lets people customize the package.
Intego has released VirusBarrier X6 Dual Protection, which offers all the features of its X6 product for both Mac and Windows operating systems running on the same machine.
iCalShare has been relaunched, and is even easier to use. The site provides more than 3,500 free calendars in 40 categories. The new search tool and interface are both improved in the latest incarnation.
A new consumer survey from ChangeWave shows that four in ten people who are thinking about buying an e-book reader are planning to get Apple’s iPad.
For a limited time, MacHeist is offering a bundle of seven apps for $20, and the Mac Sale has ten apps for $50.
MobileMe director Pablo Calamera has departed Apple for the position of Chief Technology Officer at music and ringtone site Thumbplay.
Rescuecom’s 2010 computer reliability report again gives Apple its top spot. The company also led the pack in the last quarterly survey.
Apple has updated and improved the MobileMe experience for iPhone and iPod touch users. If you go to the site via Safari, you’ll now find links to help set up Mail, Contacts, and Calendars. You will also be able to use Find My iPhone.
Joby, maker of camera tripods, has announced additions to its Gorillamobile line at the Macworld Expo. The updates include a flexible set of legs for the iPod touch, an updated iPhone camera app, and a new LED flashlight.
Google has announced an updated beta version of its Chrome browser, offering features like extensions and bookmark syncing that were left out of the initial beta release for Mac.
Fujitsu has released the ScanSnap S1300, a device aimed at people who need to scan on the go.
In the wake of Apple’s release of Aperture 3 comes a number of updates: iLife Support 9.0.4, Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.0, and Aperture SlideShow Support Update 1.0.
Papershow, a tool for interactive presentations, will soon be available for the Mac. The kit includes a Bluetooth-equipped pen, a USB key for your computer, and special paper that transmits your handwriting to a screen.
Siri is an iPhone app that's the result of DARPA-funded research; it uses voice recognition to serve as a virtual personal assistant.