Peter CohenContributor, Macworld

Peter Cohen loves video games, anime and almost anything Apple. When he's not compulsively watching TV or movies, he's a freelance technology journalist and managing editor at iMore.

Verbatim Offers New USB/FireWire 800 Drives

Verbatim on Wednesday announced its line of SureFire portable "combo" hard disk drives, equipped with USB 2.0 and FireWire 800 interfaces. They're available in...

Dropbox IPhone App ‘almost Here’

The makers of the file backup and synchronization service Dropbox have announced that their iPhone application is "almost here." The software will let you access...

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Thurly Safari Plug-in Shortens URLs

Elixir has announced the release of Thurly, a plug-in for Apple's Safari Web browser that makes it easier to shorten URLs and "tweet" them. It costs $5, though...

Logitech Speakers Offer ‘360-degree’ Sound

Logitech on Tuesday announced four new Mac and PC-compatible speaker systems, each equipped with "360-Degree Sound." Prices range from $70 to $130, with...

Primera Offers Mac SDK for Disc Burning Printers

Primera Technology on Tuesday introduced its PTBurn Software Developer's Kit (SDK) for the Mac. It can be used in conjunction with Primera's Bravo-series Disc...

App Store Counts 1.5 Billion Downloads in First Year

Apple announced Tuesday that more than 1.5 billion applications have been downloaded from the App Store in its first year of operation. The App Store is the...

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Worms Strategy Game Slithers Onto IPhone

Team17 Software has released Worms for the iPhone and iPod touch. It costs $5 and it's available for purchase and download from the App Store.

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Nvidia Recommends Updating Certain Mac Drivers

Nvidia has released what it calls "a critical" update to the Mac drivers for its GeForce GTX 285 and Quadro FX 4800 graphics chip. The driver update is needed to...

TwitVid Releases IPhone Application

TwitVid.com has announced the release of its eponymous application for the iPhone 3GS, now available for free download from the App Store.

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Microsoft Releases Silverlight 3

Microsoft has released Silverlight 3, a major new release of its multimedia software for Mac OS X and Windows -- competition for Adobe's Flash software. It's a...

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Plugin Galaxy 2 Includes 160+ Photoshop Effects

The Plugin Site has released Plugin Galaxy 2 for Mac OS X. It costs $70, and a demo version is available.

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Avernum 6 'old School' RPG Announced

Spiderweb Software has announced Avernum 6, the final installment of their long-running series of adventure role playing games (RPGs) for the Mac and WPC. The...

Postman IPhone 'postcard' Maker Improves Interface, Themes

Freeverse Software on Thursday announced the release of Postman 2.0, an update to their iPhone OS 3.0 application for creating virtual "postcards." It costs $1...

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LaCie Intros Rugged HD Multimedia Drive

LaCie has introduced the Rugged HD, a hard disk drive operating as a "High-Definition Multimedia Player." It's priced at $350.

Topaz Photoshop Plug-ins Work With Aperture via Free Plug-in

Topaz Labs on Wednesday announced the release of Fusion Express for Apple Aperture. It's a free plug-in that lets Aperture users work with their Topaz plug-ins...