updated 08:00 am EDT, Wed June 27, 2007
iPhone charity, 3 apps $5
In brief: MacNN has reviewed WiebeTech's SATAdock for attaching drives without cases, a new Dreamweaver CS3 book is out, the third person in line for an iPhone in New York will be donating proceeds from selling his iPhone to charity, TheMacPack is back, a new line of African-themed sleeves for MacBooks has debuted, and EasyEnvelopes has been updated.... We've posted a review of the WiebeTech SATAdock v4 -- essentially a way to use a normal internal hard drives externally, without putting them in a full case. The device has LED lights that let you know the when FireWire or USB cord is attached, or when the +12V input jack is active, uses the Oxford 924 bridge chip set, and is priced at $170.
Dreamweaver CS3: The Missing Manual
Taproot Foundation to get iPhone proceeds from third-in-line
David Clayman, a recent graduate of the University of Chicago, is the third person in line to buy an iPhone at Apple's flagship store on 5th Avenue. He plans to auction off the iPhone to support the Taproot Foundation, a nonprofit organization. "In appreciation for his support, the Taproot Foundation is asking New Yorkers to visit Clayman this week and bring him food, ideally taproots (carrots, turnips and radishes)." He's documenting his experience in his blog.
Three Mac apps for $5
TheMacPak is launching its fifth mystery bundle of Mac applications, which includes 3 separate apps for $5 -- TheMacPak 5.
"To get the huge discount, TheMacPak have agreed to not reveal the names of the applications to anyone but buyers, so there's only one way to find out what's inside - buy the bundle!"
African-themed MacBook sleeves, EasyEnvelopes 1.0.5
Wrappers' has launched a range of canvas laptop sleeves in traditional African colors to fit Apple's line of MacBook laptops. Prices start from £18 (about $36); Ambrosia Software has released EasyEnvelopes 1.0.5, which provides fixes and enhancements to the free envelope printing widget.