December 17, 2008 in Promotions (E)
[prMac.com] Traverse City, Michigan - MacUpdate's Holiday Bundle, a collection of awarding-winning Mac applications available at nearly 90% off, has added a bonus app to the mix with 48 hours left in the promotion. Pangea Arcade, a collection of three updated classic arcade games, is available to the first 20,000 buyers of the bundle. This additional app brings the value of the MacUpdate bundle up to more than $465, but through the end of December 18 (EST), Mac users can take home the bundle for just $49.99.
More than 17,000 bundles have already been purchased by Mac users around the world, making this MacUpdate's most popular bundle to date. A gifting option, newly launched for this bundle, also means that numerous Mac users will be receiving the gift of the bundle from friends or family in the coming days.
The MacUpdate Holiday Bundle is available for $49.99.
The other 10 apps included in the bundle include:
* Drive Genius 2 ($99): Currently the highest-rated disk utility on the market and used by Mac Geniuses at Apple Stores, Drive Genius diagnoses and repairs problems with your hard drive, optimizes your system, and much more. Buyers will receive a link to download a bootable DVD image of the software to burn, which can be used to boot and fix any Mac that can run Mac OS X 10.5, including Apple's newest laptops.
Notable Mentions: MacLife Editor's Choice pick (July 2008), 2008 MacUser Labs winner against competing disk utilities, Macworld UK Editor's Choice (5/5 rating), "Excellent" rating from ATPM
* RapidWeaver 4 ($79): Create powerful, professional-looking Web sites quickly and easily.
Notable Mentions: 2008 Macworld Editor's Choice pick (5/5 rating), 4.5/5 rating from MacFormat magazine
* DefaultFolder X 4 ($34.95): Fly through Open & Save dialog boxes at lightning speed.
Notable Mentions: 4.5/5 rating from Macworld, 5/5 rating from MacUser UK, and numerous other awards
* VirusBarrier X 10.5 ($69.95): Fast, simple, and non-intrusive anti-virus software for your Mac.
Notable Mentions: 4.5/5 rating from Macworld in July 2008, which called it "the gold standard"
* MacGourmet Deluxe ($44.95): Like iTunes for food, track recipes, plan meals, manage wines, and more.
Notable Mentions: 4/5 rating by MacLife magazine
* Little Snitch 2 ($29.95): Monitors your network connection to make sure your Mac only sends out what you want it to.
Notable Mentions: 4.5/5 rating by Macworld, 5/5 rating by MacUser UK
* KeyCue 4 ($27): Displays full keyboard shortcuts for all your applications; learn them and work faster.
Notable Mentions: 4.5/5 rating by Macworld, 5/5 rating by MacNotes
* MacPilot 3 ($19.95): Access hundreds of hidden features to customize and improve your Mac OS X experience.
Notable Mentions: 5/5 rating by MacCompanion magazine, 4/5 rating by Macworld UK
* WhatSize 4 ($12.99): Effortlessly identify files that are hogging disk space and that you don't need anymore.
Notable Mentions: 4/5 rating by Macworld, prominently mentioned in the latest issue of MacFormat magazine
* iVolume 3 ($29.95): Ensures all your iTunes tracks play back at the same level, so you never have to adjust the volume individually.
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