updated 07:25 pm EDT, Tue August 7, 2007
In brief: An online version of the new television commercial for Apple's newly refreshed iMacs has been posted, iLife and iWork education prices have been increased, 3DConnexion has announced a beta release of plug-ins for Blender support ... Apple has posted an online version of the new television commercial for its newly revised iMac line. The ad features a series of spinning iMacs, passing by. At the end of the spot, the new keyboard and a mouse appear under the unit, followed by the text "The New iMac.
iLife, iWork education prices increased
Apple has raised educational pricing on the iLife and iWork suites with the introduction of the '08 versions. Previously priced at $49 each, the titles are now priced at $71 each -- only $8 off the normal prices of $79 each.
Insanely Great Tees just introduced the iShirt, "a retro shirt for iPod users who were there from the beginning, back when the iPhone was just a twinkle in Steve's eye." It costs $17 and is printed on a American Apparel tee, and is shipping today.
3Dconnexion offers beta release of plug-ins for Blender support
3Dconnexion has announced a public beta release of plug-ins that allow its line of 3D mice to support Blender, a popular animation program. Designers and animators can now use 3Dconnexion's SpaceNavigator 3D mouse with Blender for animating, rendering, modeling, texturing, and creating interactive 3D applications, including game creation.