Apple Updates Hot Deals Site

Apple on Friday updated its Hot Deals Web site with new specials from MacMall, Mac Game Store, Publishing Perfection, and Sweetwater Sound. MacMallis deals include QuarkXpress 6.5 for US$749.00; QuickBooks Pro 2006 from Inuit for $189.99; Retrospect Backup 6.0 Desktop from EMC Insignia for $93.99; and Symantecis Norton Internet Security 3.0 for $91.99. Mac Game Store has several games on sale, including Ancient Hearts and Spades and Roller Rush from ToyBox Games for $19.99 each; Creatures: Village from Kutoka for $19.95; and BreakQuest from Red Marble Games for $19.99.

Over at Publishing Perfection, the deals include StockLayouts for Adobe Illustrator Vol. 3 for $485.95; Body Shots from Digital Wisdom for $47.95; Amapi Pro 7.5 advanced 3D modeling for product and architectural design from Eovia for $769.95; and Dreamweaver 8 from Macromedia for $378.95. Finally, Sweetwater Soundis specials include M-Audiois iControl - real knobs and faders - for GarageBand for $149.99; Bandstand from Native Instruments - a state of the art sampling engine with over 2GB of prefessional samples and 128 instrument for $199.97; and Novationis ReMOTE SL 25 - 25-key USB MIDI controller with two backlit displays and much more for $399.97.