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SoftwareMedia “Love Our Emails” Giveaway

August 2, 2012 |

If there is anything bargain shoppers love more than great deals, it’s EXCLUSIVE great deals. That’s where the SoftwareMedia Email Deals come in. As our subscribers can attest, our SoftwareMedia Email Deals are the perfect blend of industry news, releases, and special deals. If you haven’t yet subscribed, you’re missing out on some deep discounts on software. We’re not talking some off-brand names you’ve never heard of, either; our customers have saved tens of thousands of dollars on popular products from Adobe, Microsoft, Symantec, and more! Here, have a look for yourself at some of the recent emails we’ve sent out recently: Read More

Symantec Announces Changes to Maintenance Offerings

August 1, 2012 |

The software licensing model offered by Symantec, makers of Backup Exec, has long included several maintenance and support options that customers could choose from. However, in an effort to simplify their licensing model, and improve their interactions with customers, Symantec has begun to consolidate their maintenance packages into a single, 24×7 support offering for all of their software products.

As of July 2, 2012, Symantec has simplified their support offerings by publishing only the Essential Support products to customers and partners, the goal being to reduce the complexity of their licensing program. Read More

Adobe InDesign CS6 – Top New Features

July 31, 2012 |

Adobe InDesign CS6 software is a versatile desktop publishing application that gives you pixel-perfect control over design and typography. With the Adobe InDesign CS6 top new features, you can create elegant and engaging pages for print, tablets & other screens and easily adapt layouts to look great on a variety of page sizes, orientations or devices. Start designing professional-looking publications when you buy Adobe InDesign CS6 today. Read More

History of Mac OS X

July 29, 2012 |

The recent Mac OS release of 10.8 Mountain Lion has made us here at SoftwareMedia.com reflect on the history of Mac OS X and the advancement it has made over the past decade. From the heyday of PowerPCs and G3s to blazingly fast Intel i7s and monster 27-inch iMacs, the Mac operating system history for version ten has been full of “oohs” and “ahhs”.

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Adobe After Effects CS6 – Top New Features

July 27, 2012 |

Adobe After Effects CS6 software lets you deliver cinematic visual effects and motion graphics faster than ever before with new Global Performance Cache. Extend your creativity with built-in text and shape extrusion, new mask feathering options, and the fast, easy-to-use 3D Camera Tracker. Make your film’s post-production a snap when you buy Adobe After Effects CS6. Find out more about Adobe After Effects CS6 top new features below. Read More

Symantec Shuffles Company Leadership

July 26, 2012 |

Yesterday, Symantec announced that Enrique Salem has stepped down as president and CEO of Symantec. In his stead, the board of directors has appointed Steve Bennett as Symantec’s president and CEO. Reports from Symantec state that the change wasn’t due to any single event or problem but instead from a long and considered debate from the board.

While these sort things happen daily in the corporate world, it is always difficult for a business of any size to handle. Consumer confidence always takes a hit when the top man gets the axe, and Symantec will no doubt face some turbulence in the following weeks and months. However, Symantec had reassured partners and consumers alike that it will be business as usual and that Symantec leadership is quite optimistic about the future of the company. Read More

Mountain Lion reports confirmed…

July 25, 2012 |

Mac’s OS X Mountain Lion, that is. Apple’s latest iteration of OS X claims to streamline iCloud, improve sharing, messaging and more.  Boasting over 200 new features, Mountain Lion is sure to improve your online experience on all devices.

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New Microsoft Office Preview Available

July 25, 2012 |

Last week, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced the release of the new Microsoft Office consumer preview, which you can download at office.com/preview. Designed specifically for compatibility with the upcoming Windows 8 (set to release in October), this newest edition of the world-class Office software sports a uniquely intuitive interface which focuses on stylus, touch and mouse input.

In addition to the touch/stylus centric interface, the new Microsoft Office is -unlike its predecessors- not designed as a traditional software application, and instead has been reincarnated as a  continually updating cloud service. Read More

Insperity OrgPlus: Creating Organizational Charts

July 24, 2012 |

Insperity has been a trusted advisor to America’s best businesses for more than 25 years, serving as a full-service human resources department for small and medium-sized businesses throughout the United States. OrgPlus heads their organizational charting and planning software. The OrgPlus 9 software suite includes Standard, Professional and Premium editions. OrgPlus helps you understand your organization, plan and model options and transition Read More

Windows 8 Release Date Set For October 26th

July 23, 2012 |

Finally! After months of previews and sneak peeks,  Microsoft has decided to stop toying with our fragile emotions, and announce the official release date for Microsoft Windows 8. At the Microsoft annual sales meeting last week,  Steve Sinofsky proudly declared that October 26th, 2012 will be the official Windows 8 release date.

We’ve reported previously on the Windows 8 Developer Preview, and by now we all know about Windows 8 support for both ARM and x86 processors, as well as the redesigned “Metro” UI which we’ve already seen on the Windows Phone and XBOX 360. Now that a release date has been set, tech junkies the world over (ourselves included) are eager to see what the full, commercial edition of Windows 8 has to offer. Read More

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