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  • Twisted Melon : Apple Remote IR Receivers and Software for Mac OSX and HTPC/Boxee
    spread the news It s not like there s anything on TV tonight anyway Just some lorem ipsum placeholder shows and reruns waiting around for the fall Permalink June 13 2006 Bruno Fernandes Who s your daddy Boss As anyone who s ever been self employed knows you rarely if ever work for yourself That would better be described as unemployed Twisted Melon was officially founded in January 2006 that s the date on the articles of incorporation you know I ve been kicking around with the domain since early 2000 and just recently decided to leave the corporate world and do my own thing Though I m the President and CTO who needs a CEO anyway I still have a boss In fact I have many more than ever before That s because first and foremost I work for you I also work for my employees and let me say the lot of you keep me extremely busy and always on my toes It s true there s no one looking over my shoulder to see if I punch in on time or keeping tabs on what time I shut the office down but there are always plenty of people expecting something from you looking for solutions looking for advice and sometimes making demands And that s the way I like it If I wanted to keep my head down in a relatively cushy job with above average security I would have stayed where I was Expectations were easy to surpass without breaking much of a sweat Everyone s expectations other than my own that is Working for a company with a retail and consumer presence one couldn t help but want to make an impact on the customers that mattered the most Joe and Jane public But you can only affect so much movement when you re encumbered by the trappings of a large corporate entity For almost 10 years I was with ATI Technologies a little graphics chip maker maybe some of you have heard of It s difficult to remember everything I did there but I do know that I started out as one of the first rather lowly Mac quality assurance engineers Time passes and throughout amongst a lot of jumping around role shifting confusion and a little hard headedness I had dabbled as a product marketing manager public relations puppet product corporate evangelist marketing communications manager graphic artist software designer event planner technical publications writer trade show specialist event technician IT specialist beta test coordinator web guy and when I left my official title was Project Coordinator they had stopped using the Manager title in engineering at that time for mastery of non human subjects For some reason they didn t offer the title Jack of All Trades on our business cards So now here we are in 2006 Some pennies saved along the way to make this move and almost as many spent to get this far So what s changed I covered

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  • Promotional Offers - Twisted Melon : Apple Mac OSX IR Remote Control Software and Receivers
    Discounts as marked Hardware Software Manta TR1 Bundle for Mac USB IR Receiver Mira Software Buy Now 45 29 99 more information All prices displayed in US Dollars USD Please contact us for volume pricing Buy Mira Now 19 99 Download Mira Version 1 4 12 Mac OS X 10 5 Older Downloads Previous Mira Versions Worldwide Service The Twisted Melon store and shopping cart support 190 countries Missing your

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  • Shopping FAQ - Twisted Melon : Apple Mac OSX IR Remote Control Software and Receivers
    PayPal only You do not require a PayPal account to purchase our products Anyone can pay using only a major credit card or contact us to arrange alternative payment check money order etc At the time of writing PayPal Web Payments is the payment processor for Twisted Melon and through them we accept standard credit card payments all major cards bank payments as well as PayPal sourced funds for those with an account To pay by credit card On check out you should see the following form if you have not previously used PayPal for a transaction If you do not see that form you will simply need to press the Continue link to show it This will allow you to pay using your credit card without creating or using a PayPal account For some countries PayPal may require that you first register an account as a form of added security You are still free to pay directy from your credit card however top Is my financial data protected Yes absolutely Twisted Melon does not store your financial details such as credit card numbers Billing is handled by our payment processor PayPal Web Payments at the time of writing and all transactions use the strongest online encryption possible Financial details are input directly by you onto the processor s secure web form at the time of order completion Further your registration information including your name and email address are kept in a secure database and moved offline on a regular interval top Can I pay in currencies other than US Dollars USD Yes our payment processor will allow you to charge your purchases in additional currencies for an amount equivalent to the USD total The payment processor handles all foreign exchange rates and billing Twisted Melon will be paid in our listed currency and you will see a charge to your credit card in your selected local currency top Can I order products by phone or mail or any other offline way Yes You can place your initial order with us through email and send a Money Order through standard letter mail as payment Corporate and educational purchasers may also forward a Purchase Order and pay by corporate check cheque or wire transfer if desired For convenience security ease of use and speed online transactions are automated and preferred when possible top When will I receive my license registration After submitting payment you will first receive a payment confirmation Usually within five minutes you will also receive an additional email containing the product license file Please make sure the messages are not being blocked by any of your email filters all order emails come from orders twistedmelon com Special notice to people with an Excite email address top I haven t received my license file what do I do Don t panic While the license email is usually received within a few minutes net congestion heavy server load or other factors may cause delays While waiting for your registration please

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