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Flash Professional 8

Robust Media-Authoring Software

Kontakt 2.02

The vast variety of surround-sound options will keep your music spinning in every direction imaginable. Samplers are the bread and butter of life for digital musicians of any stripe, and Kontakt 2 is quite possibly the most awesome and complete software sampler we've ever seen.

MX500

These 'buds provide amazing sound at a great price.  Sennheiser's MX500 earbuds have been available for a while, but only in metallic blue. Sennheiser has finally adopted the iPod's signature white color-and while at first glance the new model looks uncannily like the iPod's supplied earbuds, the MX500s sound better.

Graphire4

Improved Tablet and Mouse