Apple is offering
a new promotion that lets you buy .Mac with Contribute 2 for US$149. The offer dovetails with
an earlier promotion that allows existing .Mac users to download a trial version of Contribute 2 to create Web pages for their .Mac home pages and buy it at a discount. Apple’s Contribute/.Mac bundle deal runs through January 31, 2004.
.Mac is Apple’s subscription-based suite of Internet services. For an annual $99 fee, .Mac offers you an e-mail account, Web page service, the ability to store files online, and access to an assortment of free or discounted software.
Contribute 2 is Macromedia’s $99 tool designed to provide an easy method for non-technical users to update Web pages and add pages to existing Web site. Using the Mac OS X compatible software, individuals and teams can update, add and publish content to existing Web sites without knowing HTML.