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25 Superb Mac Apps for College Students. This post is part of a series that revisits some of our readers’ favorite articles from the past that still contain awesome and relevant information that you might find useful.

25 Superb Mac Apps for College Students

This post was originally published on May 24th, 2011. Macs are becoming much more popular with college students nowadays, owing to Apple’s generous student discount (around 15%) upon purchase. But once you’ve bought your shiny new computer, you’ll be wanting to know which are the best Mac apps aimed at college students and which ones to download or buy. Up until a few years ago, Mac users had very little choice of software as they were seen mostly as a niche platform and therefore only ran specialist software.

As I was in exactly the same position when I bought my Mac, I’ve now created – for all the students out there – a list of 25 superb applications recommended for you. All applications featured in the list run on PowerPC and Intel architectures unless otherwise stated. LyX iWork Postbox The inbox view in Postbox Yep.


The Get More Out of Google Infographic Summarizes Online Research Tricks for Students. IndiaCC. Networking for the 1%: Company Offers Diamond-Studded Business Cards. If you really want to leave an impression, passing on a diamond business card should do the trick.

Networking for the 1%: Company Offers Diamond-Studded Business Cards

Luxury company Black Astrum has released what is apparently the world’s most expensive business card, worth about $1,500 per card. The Black Astrum Signature Cards are made of Swiss metal with some sets donning over 30 carats worth of diamonds. The cards are custom-made and sold in packs of 25, 50 or 100. According to Business Insider, the cards are “invitation only” and made for select elite clientele. The first cards were designed for a wealthy Middle Eastern family and there are now requests from high-profile clients across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Sufian Khawaja, Black Astrum’s concept director, told Business Insider, “We’ve had several inquiries from American celebrities and international businessmen, however our cards are offered by invitation only, reflecting our desire to serve only the most premier individuals.” MORE: And Here’s the Most Expensive Photo in the World.

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10 Search Engines to Explore the Invisible Web. No, it’s not Spiderman’s latest web slinging tool but something that’s more real world.

10 Search Engines to Explore the Invisible Web

Like the World Wide Web. The Invisible Web refers to the part of the WWW that’s not indexed by the search engines. Most of us think that that search powerhouses like Google and Bing are like the Great Oracle”¦they see everything. Unfortunately, they can’t because they aren’t divine at all; they are just web spiders who index pages by following one hyperlink after the other. But there are some places where a spider cannot enter. Search engine technology has progressed by leaps and bounds. To get a more precise idea of the nature of this ‘Dark Continent’ involving the invisible and web search engines, read what Wikipedia has to say about the Deep Web. How do we get to this mother load of information? WTF_from_the_past36-size-1010x0.png (PNG-Grafik, 1010x630 Pixel) - Skaliert (98%)


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