home : hot deals & information involving: software Thursday, March 27, 2014
- Office 365 for iPad for Free In-Store on Friday (expired)
Microsoft Office is now available on the iPad.
Be one of the first 50 people to bring in an iPad into a Microsoft Store on Friday (tomorrow) and get Office 365 free for 1 year.
Office 365 includes Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, and Access.
- H&R Block Tax Software for $20 to $37 (expired)
Each year in March, Amazon puts some tax software on sale for a day.
Today's deal is on several versions of H&R Block tax software.
Personal versions that include a state return are going for $20, with premium versions that include business returns for $37.
Plex lets you play your home video/movie library throughout your home and from anywhere on the Internet.
Plex needs 2 components, a Plex Media Server and Plex Players.
The Plex Media Server is free, and many smart TVs and media players already include Plex Players such as Chromecast, Roku, GoogleTV, and Smasung smart TVs.
You need to download and install the free Media Server onto your Windows, Mac, Linux, or FreeBSD computer.
It indexes your music, movies, and video libraries on your computer and can also stream content from some Internet resources including iPhoto and iTunes (if you use a Mac).
If you have Roku or a smart TV, you can play your videos and listen to your music from your computer or NAS.
If you want to play on your mobile device, you need to buy and download one of the above Plex mobile apps that are on sale.
For more information on how to use Plex, watch this Plex video tutorial.
- Windows Home Server 2011 64-bit for PC $35
$55, and code EMCYTZT5635 applies $20 off in the cart.
Load this operating system on a PC, to turn a computer into a dedicated media server for all your music and movies.
Here is some information on what it does.