Figure 41. Macworld.com provides online access to hundreds of articles, tips, and product reviews, many directly from the pages of its namesake print magazine.
Macworld.com incorporates a spiffy news site, MacCentral.com; it offers updates (often hourly) of the latest Mac-centric news. You can also browse by topic, finding articles on hardware, software,
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100. The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW.com) and Engadget.com
TUAW.com is a raucous, freewheeling, weblog serving up news, opinion, and product reviews with a
Dozens of posts appear each day from
Sister site Engadget.com (another member of Weblogs, Inc. network), just as saucy, provides broader coverage, spotlighting Apple hardware and accessories, but also pointing to innovative PCs, video game consoles, DVD players, robot companions, and other hip, high-tech objects of
VersionTracker.com (a sister site to MacFixIt.com) tracks the latest updates to thousands of software titles for the PC and the Mac. Although the stream of constant updates can be overwhelming, the Top Downloads and Editor's Picks lists make finding critical updates and new apps of interest much easier.
The website integrates with VersionTracker Pro software ($49.95 annually, as shown in Figure 42). Version Tracker alerts you to updates for virtually every application on your Mac, including titles from major companies and shareware
Figure 42. Version Tracker Pro software scans your hard disk for applications, identifies programs in need of an update, and makes downloading and installing the new versions a snap.