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Thunderbolt RAID provides boost over eSATA

Macworld Lab recently saw how dramatic an improvement Thunderbolt performance is over FireWire 800. In response to that report, Macworld readers want to see how Thunderbolt performance stacks up against other interface technologies--specifically, eSATA. Our results show that Thunderbolt’s performance boost over eSATA is just as impressive as those found in our FireWire 800 comparison.

Apple announces App Store Volume Purchase Program for businesses

Businesses looking to buy iOS apps in bulk for their employees will soon be able to take advantage of a Volume Purchase Program from Apple.

Record your conversations with IMCapture for Skype

IMCapture for Skype for Mac OS X lets you record your audio and video Skype conversations in a host of formats for later viewing.

Latest Parallels Desktop release targets enterprises

Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac Enterprise Edition lets users run Windows-based business applications on their Macs while also providing IT managers with the ability to impose policy-compliant deployments of the software.

Google: Business version of Google+ is coming

Google is telling IT executives to hold on, perhaps until later this year, as it prepares for for the rigors of business with its new Google+ social networking offering.

Western Digital announces My Book Studio 3TB hard drive

Western Digital announced Thursday that its My Book Studio line of external hard drives for the Mac will now come in an upgraded 3TB model that will retail for $250.

Oracle virtual desktops opened to iPad access

Oracle introduced an iPad app that will allow users to access their Oracle virtual desktops.

Apple posts FAQ for Thunderbolt cable

Apple's FAQ on its new Thunderbolt cable has a few interesting tidbits about the new connectivity technology.

Thunderbolt RAID dramatically faster than FireWire 800

The first Thunderbolt-based RAID array has finally arrived, and Macworld Lab has some test results for Promise's Pegasus R6 system. As expected, the R6 is pretty darn fast -- and not just by a few measly megabytes per second.

Drive docks to help re-use old hard drives

What do you do with those used but still useable hard drives? You can get a drive dock. Here are 11 drive docks for your consideration

Amex, Foursquare take mobile wallet scheme national

American Express and Foursquare have launched a mobile payment plan that offers users discounts at selected national retailers.

Apple offers Lion upgrade details for business, education customers

If you're an IT manager worried about how Lion's Mac App Store-only distribution will affect your deployment, the company has posted a PDF to its Sales website detailing exactly how business and education customers can upgrade come July.

AccountEdge Basic aids small business with financial tasks

If you run a small business but hate managing its finances, chances are that this $99 package from Acclivity can help you--at least with the basics.