Having a great Macintosh experience starts with a great set of tools and toys. Beyond the bundled applications Apple includes with a new computer purchase, adding a few of the best Mac programs such as an affodable copy of Microsoft Office, tax prep software, an image editing powerhouse - and a Mac disk utility or two can take your productivity to the next level. The right commercial applications for OSX - combined with some great shareware and freeware apps turn your Mac into a swiss army knife - ready for any task you can throw at it.
USA TV Tuner For Mac
Television is one complex set of technologies and acronyms that confuse even the technically adept. Varying methods of transmission and reception of TV signals around the globe don't help. Here in the US TV tuners need to conform to 'NTSC' standards, and for the new HD over the air signals in America - you want an ATSC TV tuner for Mac. It's important to know that country and region specific models of Analog and HDTV tuners are sold in varying parts of the globe that are specific to the signals each uses.
USB Microphones For Mac
Whether you're a Pro studio musician looking for top-quality mic - or a casual home user looking for a Mac compatible microphone or headset with mic for Podcasting, Mac Skype or VOIP use -- theres a great array of Apple friendly solutions for your audio needs. For some - especially those with an Apple Mac mini or Pro tower which lack a built in iSight web camera or mic - you can kill two birds with one stone by finding a Mac compatible webcam with microphoneto handle both needs!
SDHC Cards For Mac mini, iMac and MacBook Pro
An interesting addition to the latest Unibody MacBook Pro and Aluminum iMac line : a Mac SD Card Slot for quick backup and transfer of files - or more interesting - using a high-speed SDHC card of 16GB or 32GB to format with a GUID partition table to use as a bootable SD Card for OSX diagnostics, maintenance, or emergency startup!
Also the Mac mini takes flash storage a step further with an SDXC - 'extra capacity' card slot promising capacities beyond SDHC card limits of 32GB. Up to 1 Terabyte SDXC cards are possible - but nobody could afford one - at this point anyways..