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If you're looking for hefty savings on Mac software, we can point you to three new bundles on the market, all of which combine numerous apps from various developers and price them at a fraction of their combined value.
The "digital brain" for your Mac, iPhone, iPad, and PC gets two much-requested and Mac-first features in a major new release: in-app notebook sharing and Stacks for organizing notebooks into folders.
Switch, a new Web-browsing app for the iPad, lets users share their device with friends and family while keeping their surfing history and bookmarks secret.
touchAble, an application that lets DJs orchestrate their live performances directly from their iPad, has been updated with new features.
Gridiron Flow 2.0 Essentials is an update of a highly praised project tracking system for Windows and Mac. The latest version emphasizes collaboration among far-flung team members.
Mac developer Ecamm Network has released Printopia, a system preference pane that enables AirPrint printing to Mac-shared printers, along with some other nifty features.
Collobos Software has released FingerPrint to enable printer sharing from Macs to iOS devices running the forthcoming iOS 4.2 software.
Mozy's updated online backup service, Mozy 2.0, features performance and stability increases, as well as new interface changes that make it easier and faster to run, monitor, and restore backups.
The MacBundles is providing a package of 12 apps for just $50. Some of these apps may be more appealing than others, so the site also lets you Build Your Own Bundle (BYOB), ordering apps a la carte for $5 (if you pick 10 altogether) or $6 (if you pick 5).
The RootMetrics app for iPhone lets users collect information on their local cellular networks, and compare AT&T to its rival carriers.
Released for the iPhone this week, My Taptu is billed as a "social news aggregator" that promises personalized streams of the news you're interested in.
Ted Landau, the guru of Apple troubleshooting, stops by the podcast to talk Mac OS X and iOS fixes.
BeLight Software has released an update to its CD/DVD label designing software, Disc Cover, giving it 140 new templates, 30 artistic collages, support for multi-page booklets, a completely redesigned Assistant, and more.
Snagit, the longstanding screen capture program for Windows, has officially jumped to the Mac, bringing a host of capture, editing, organization, and sharing features.
Clicky is a Website stats tracking alternative to Google Analytics. Now, thanks to a third-party developer, you can take your Clicky stats on-the-go with your iPhone or iPod touch.