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As one might expect, there are a multitude of places to go on the internet for Macintosh information of every type. Here are some selected sites to aid you in your quest for knowledge, understanding and Macintosh enlightenment.


Quick Links to various categories in this rather extensive list of links;

TMUG | Local User Groups | Apple Inc. | Local Retailers | Mac News & Reviews | Technical Assistance | Parts & Service | Shareware/Freeware | Software Updates | Mac Rumors | iPod & Music | Hot Deals | Daily Specials | Gadgets | Mac Shopping | Mac Podcasts | Mac Training


Tucson Macintosh User Group Internal Links:

Other Local and Nearby User Groups:

Apple, Inc.:

Other Local and Nearby stores featuring Apple products:

Mac News & Reviews Sites:

  • MyMac - Reviews, Podcasts and News, featuring contributions by several TMUG members.
  • TidBITS - Mac-centric online and email newsletter and Take Control eBooks. Highly recommended!
  • The MacInTouch Home Page is the original Mac news site, providing timely, reliable news, information and analysis about Apple Macintosh systems since 1994.
  • The MacObserver, The Mac Observer You'll get your Mac news here from now on.
  • MacDailyNews is your source for daily news about Apple, Mac OS and the Macintosh platform.
  • Macsimum News, Your Apple News Alternative
  • MacFixIt - Troubleshooting Solutions for the Macintosh
  • MacSurfer's Headline News: The Mac Portal Nonpareil
  • A complete guide of Every Mac, iPod, and Mac clone in the world, with detailed technical, configuration, and pricing information.
  • A guide to things Macintosh on the Web...
  • Macworld: Apple, Mac, iPod, and iPhone News, Reviews, Tips and Discussion
  • MacMinute offers up-to-the-minute news coverage for everything related to Apple: iMac, iBook, PowerBook, G3, G4, software, industry news, and more.
  • www.mactech.com is the global entry point for technology information for the Apple Macintosh. Find links to all Apple Macintosh technology content here.
  • Macs Only!, Apple News, Macintosh News, PowerBook News, iMac News, iBook news, indepth commentary, hands on product reviews, software updates and troubleshooting.
  • Walt Mosspuppet: Tech News and Opinion
  • Insanely Great Mac - Mac current awareness with an international flavor
  • Blackfriars Marketing blog - Excellent insights into Apple marketing
  • AppleMatters is a serious yet irreverent look at all things Apple
  • Daring Fireball - An interesting opinion and analysis site that follows the "Road Less Traveled."
  • Ars Technica - Interesting news and analysis site. More technical than most.
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Technical Assistance and Knowledge:

  • Bare Feats - real world speed test results for performance minded Macintosh users
  • MacFixIt - Troubleshooting Solutions for the Macintosh
  • MacOS X Hints - Tips and tricks for Mac OS X
  • Accelerate Your Mac!, The Source for Mac Performance News and Reviews
  • The MacInTouch Home Page is the original Mac news site, providing timely, reliable news, information and analysis about Apple Macintosh systems since 1994.
  • iFixIt, Repair your Mac or iPod yourself. iFixit sells parts and upgrades for your iPod, PowerBook, iBook, or MacBook with free Fixit Guides.
  • MacWindows: The web site for Macintosh-Windows integration
  • Fix Your Own Printer, need we say more?
  • Low End Mac: How much Mac do you need?
  • Zamzar, Free Online File conversion. Zamzar supports conversion between a wide variety of different file formats. They are adding support for new formats all the time.
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Repair, Parts, Service

Shareware/Freeware Sites:

Software Update Sites:

  • VersionTracker.com - Software downloads, reviews and updates for all types of commercial software, shareware and freeware for Macintosh
  • MacUpdate is the most complete Apple Macintosh software website in the world, with iPod and iPhone utilities, and discounts on Roxio Toast and Parallels Desktop.
  • Pure-Mac.com is one of the first Macintosh software compendiums on the internet. Download all your Mac OS X and Classic Mac software including freeware, shareware, demos, games, updates, software for iPhone, iPod, iTunes etc.
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Mac Rumor & Speculation Sites:

  • Mac Shrine, The freshest Apple news and rumors delivered straight to your Mac.
  • Mac Rumors: Apple Mac Rumors and News You Care About
  • AppleInsider Daily Headlines
  • Applelinks is the premier web source for hundreds of thousands of Macintosh users seeking the latest software downloads, product reviews, news
  • O'Grady's PowerPage is the definitive source for Mobile Technology and PowerBook news, reviews and information.
  • Macs Only!, Apple News, Macintosh News, PowerBook News, iMac News, iBook news, indepth commentary, hands on product reviews, software updates and troubleshooting.
  • The secret diary of Steve Jobs - Dude, I invented the friggin iPhone. Have you heard of it?
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iPod & Music Sites:

Hot Deals Sites:

One-Special-Deal-per-Day Sites:

  • MacZOT is a website that offers great Mac apps at great prices. We work with independent Mac developers to bring you special ZOT discounts on some of the best Mac applications available today.
  • Woot.com is an online store and community that focuses on selling cool stuff cheap.
  • MacUpdate Promo, 40% discounts on a new Macintosh software title every weekday.
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Gadget Sites:

  • Engadget is a web magazine with obsessive daily coverage of everything new in gadgets and consumer electronics.
  • Gizmodo, the gadget guide. So much in love with shiny new toys, it's unnatural.
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Mac Shopping Sites:

  • Other World Computing, Best prices, Mac upgrades, Laptop Batteries, PowerBook Batteries, FireWire Storage, PowerBook Upgrades, Mac memory, XLR8
  • Newegg.com offers the best prices on computer parts, laptop computers, digital cameras, electronics and more with fast shipping and top-rated customer service.
  • DealRAM, Compare prices on Mac and PC computer RAM and digital camera memory. Find the lowest priced memory, flash, ram and USB pen drives.
  • DealMac - Find the lowest prices on iPod, iBook, PowerBook, Mac, eMac, PowerMac G5, iMac, News on Apple Mac prices.
  • MegaMacs - The place for new and used Apple Macs, Powerbooks. Buy and sell equipment with us.
  • PowerMax Computers, an Apple Specialist dedicated to getting you the new or used Macintosh system you need. We take your old Macintosh in on trade.
  • Mac of All Trades, Mac of All Trades is your source for buying and selling refurbished Apple computers.
  • ExperCom, New and refurbished Apple Macintosh computers
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Mac Podcast Sites:

  • The Stop Light Network, home to many Mac and iOS related podcasts.
  • MacOSKen, With PowerBook in lap and tongue in cheek, Ken Ray brings 12 years of radio experience and 6 years of tech-news work to the Mac world.
  • MacVoices is the internet show and podcast that delivers in-depth discussions with the most influential people in the Mac industry as well as the individuals who are out there making it happen on the front lines of the global Apple community.
  • MacBreak Weekly, Get the latest Mac news and views from the top journalists covering Apple today
  • The Apple Weekly Report is Mac news with no fanaticism, and iPod news without the hype. In each episode, Anchor Ricky Spero and Morning Editor Jeff Gamet take a look at the most pertinent stories of the week.
  • Mac Geek Gab, We are proud to bring you entertaining and informative audio content for your listening pleasure.
  • Macworld Podcasts, The latest scoop on what Mac users are talking about.
  • Adobe Creative Suite Video Podcast. Tips and torials by Terry White.
  • Photoshop User TV, Learn the secrets of Photoshop from the pros from the National Association of Photoshop Professionals
  • Mac Cast, for Mac Geeks by Mac Geeks
  • Your Mac Life, The Internet's #1 Mac Broadcast!
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Mac Training Sites:

  • OS X Help - First time Macintosh users, Windows converts to the Macintosh, get help with learning all the basics of how to become an advanced Macintosh OS X user.
  • Mac Pro Video - HD video tutorials let you see and hear how multimedia and productivity software works - download or DVD training is available.
  • lynda.com is an award-winning provider of educational materials
  • Virtual Training Corporation, Online & CD, Computer Software Training
  • With TeachMac, you get inexpensive, on demand computer training for home, school and business
  • Apple Training
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This page last revised 3/5/16