Christmas comes early this year with the availability of new iMacs, Mac Mini Servers and a new unibody polycarbonate MacBook. Boy, it’s been quite a long while since I felt such a sense of euphoria! On another related note, congrats to the team at Apple for its outstanding performance the the 4th Quarter of the fiscal year.
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I was quite sure that before the Sept 9 Apple Event, iTunes U was not available in the Singapore iTunes Store. Now, we can finally subscribe to some of the amazing podcasts that are available, many of them from the finest colleges around the world. Hopefully this also means that Singapore will have its own iTunes Music Store soon. Oh, and it shouldn’t surprise you that the first series I subscribed to was actually Stanford‘s iPhone Application Programming Course as well as Steve Job’s 2005 Commencement Address.
Anyway, since we are on the topic of education, let me share with you some of the great tools available for Mac that are potentially useful for students. Moreover, many of these applications have huge education discounts that make them affordable to most students – one of the only few things I like about being a student.
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Recently I discovered this piece of great software (Mac-only) to help me focus on my studies while I am on my computer. It’s especially important now that I have taken to typing out my notes (which I find more effective than just plain reading and faster than writing them out). Featuring Concentrate from Roobasoft!
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