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The panel discuss the new Amazon Mac Software Download Store, iDevices dominating online video consumption, bandwidth caps and monitoring your usage, the controversy over AT&T’s data billing, the recent Skype and Twitter outages, and protecting yourself in an increasingly dangerous online world.
Amazon Mac Store
Special launch promotion Amazon is adding a $5 discount with the coupon code “SAVE5MAC” through June 1st.
The Amazon downloads require OS X 10.5 and higher. Purchases can be downloaded an unlimited number of times and are stored in Amazon’s Games and Software library.
iPhone, iPad Dominate Mobile Video Viewing Market by Jeff Gamet on The Mac Observer
AT&T Hit with iPhone Data Charges Lawsuit by Jeff Gamet on The Mac Observer
Utilities to monitor bandwidth:
To learn about current Twitter network issues – http://status.twitter.com/
Note that the current batch of malware requires the user to do something via an installer, be it clicking on a Continue button, and perhaps entering an admin username/password.
Securing your Mac from the new MacGuard malware variant by Topher Kessler on cnet
Mac Defender: Mostly Harmless by Chuck La Tournous on The Mac Observer
Chuck – Western Digital 3 TB Drive
Katie – Stitcher Radio
John – Square