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SWF Decompiler Mac App Review Price: Free (demo) Score: 9/10 Category: Mac Software SWF Decompiler for Mac, developed by German-based Eltima Software, converts your SWF files into FLA or Flex files, and is an absolute lifesaver when it comes to restoring lost original files. Say you’ve accidentally deleted an original FLA file or Flex source file (or it had been corrupted.) Thankfully, instead of wasting hours fiddling around attempting to rescue it,…

Diablo 3 is undoubtedly the biggest game release of the year, and is also now officially the fastest selling PC game of all time with over 4.7 million copies sold on launch day alone. While financially successful for Blizzard, the launch was widely criticised by users who encountered full (Error 37) or off-line servers (Error 3003) amongst a number of other bugs not fixed by the launch-day patch. The biggest complaint by far for Diablo…

It was the most anticipated game launch of the year, but the arrival of Diablo 3 has been plagued by ongoing server crashes and insufficient capacity to meet demand. Fans have encountered a number of error messages while trying to log-in to the online-only game, the most common being ‘Error 37′ – aka the servers are full, please try again later. Today, the US servers have been taken offline for ’emergency maintenance’ and users attempting…

Diablo 3 is one of the most long-awaited games of all time, and will certainly be the biggest title to hit the Mac in 2012. Diablo 3 is officially launched tomorrow, May 15th, so we’ve put together this guide to ensure that you’re ready to play the minute the servers go live. Diablo 3 Digital Pre-Sale If you don’t mind not having a physical copy of the game, the easiest way to get your hands…

Blizzard has opened up the doors to Hell a few weeks early. If you’ve got a valid Battle.net account, then you’re eligible to download a copy of the Diablo 3 open beta client and play for free all weekend. The Diablo III open beta will run until 10 AM PST April 23rd, and is the last big stress test for the Battle.net servers ahead of the official May 15 launch date. It’s been twelve years…

The popular desktop virtualization software, Parallels Desktop, is on sale for 65% off during the company’s spring break sale. The price will rise by 5% throughout the day so make sure you buy your copy early! This sale will run through March 31 and will be available for 25% off through the end of the day Saturday. While you’re there, make sure to enter Parallels Desktop’s iPad 2 giveaway. Parallels Desktop is currently my favorite desktop virtualization software because of its…

The incredibly popular iOS game ‘Cut the Rope’ has made its way to the Mac App Store. Released earlier today by developer ZeptoLab, the award winning game sports new high resolution artwork and innovative game mechanics optimized for most OS X machines. Instead of tapping or swiping as you would with the iPhone and iPad versions of the game, ‘Cut the Rope’ for Mac offers adjusted gameplay that allows for clicking or clicking-and-dragging. The game…

Price: $14.99 Score: 8/10 Category: Education Programs that teach typing are known for repetition, but XType Addictive Typing Tutor strives to turn the tedious learning process into fun. In most cases the affable typing program succeeds with an entertaining presentation of the fundamentals, but every now and again XType falls a bit short. Created for English and Arabic typists, this streamlined app employs a friendly blue computer guy to befriend you on your journey…

Apple has just released the latest update to the Safari browser (v 5.1.2) which brings several enhancements and bug fixes, including improvements to PDF viewing. This update contains various improvements, including fixes that: – Improve stability – Address issues that could cause hangs and excessive memory usage – Address issues that could cause webpages to flash white – Allow PDFs to be displayed within web content

httpv://youtu.be/Z9crEF_QVNU The popular iOS FPS shooter N.O.V.A 2 (Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance – aka Halo) from Gameloft is now available on the Mac App Store. The game comes with 13 single player missions and a fully-fledged online multiplayer mode. Other features include: AN EXTENSIVE ACTION-PACKED SINGLE-PLAYER CAMPAIGN: – 13 chapters taking you through hostile, yet amazing environments of various Orbitals – Varied gameplay: Run, shoot, fall, drive a motorbike, pilot a giant mech, and blast…