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Apple has long offered a $100 rebate on select printers. It’s something I’ve counseled many Mac buyers to take advantage of. You could get a moderate quality inkjet printer with a flatbed scanner built-into it for free with that rebate. … Continue reading
Today is a big day for Apple. The iPhone 4S is shipping and Apple is doing one of its biggest set of software updates ever. Today they’ll be releasing iOS 5 for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. They’ll also … Continue reading
I don’t go to physical Apple retail stores very often but this weekend in New York I needed a mini-displayport to HDMI cable, so we took a walk to the 5th Avenue glass cube Apple mothership and picked one up. … Continue reading
Apple's first security update of 2009 for MacOS X may solve some security issues in the OS but it also seriously breaks Perl by installing old versions of some modules along with Perl. It looks like Perl works okay for things that MacOS X uses it for, but if you do development using it or have installed other modules than what it came bundled with you may find that it no longer works.
…You'll probably need to download it from CPAN by hand as the CPAN shell itself is broken by the update.
The current version (as of the time I'm writing this article) is 1.2301 – you can find it at http://search.cpan.org/~gbarr/IO-1.2301/IO.pm
The family pack is licensed for use for up to five machines in one household, and lists for $199, a pretty good deal for staying legal at less than the cost of two single user licenses. … At the time I wrote this, they were charging $26 less than list for the single user edition and $44.51 less than list for the family pack , both with free shipping. … You should be forewarned that, in my experience, the restore DVD that comes with a computer will only work with that computer or class of computers. … Amazon also has a pretty good deal on Leopard Server: $104.51 off the 10 user version (normal list price $499) and $168.46 off the unlimited user version (normal list price $999). Continue reading