Karelia Software Announces Yosemite Compatibility for All Mac Apps

 Karelia Software Announces Yosemite Compatibility for All Mac Apps Karelia Software has updated all their apps to Yosemite … from Sandvox and The Hit List for Mac, to a new Stars app, all to address compatibility with OS X Yosemite. Karelia Software today also confirmed all of the company’s commercially available apps for OS X, including Tangerine!, are now compatible with OS X Yosemite.

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Red Giant’s Offload: Footage Backup App for All Cameras & Media Formats

 Red Giant's Offload: Footage Backup App for All Cameras & Media Formats Offload is a brand new standalone application for reliable backup of footage in the field. Available alone or as part of the Red Giant Shooter Suite, Offload makes the often unreliable and tedious task of backing up files from camera card to laptop and external drives a hassle-free experience. Offload is media and camera agnostic, and requires no additional equipment used in the normal footage offload process.

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tapsBook launches photo book SDK for photo app developers and retailers

 tapsBook launches photo book SDK for photo app developers and retailers Photo startup AtomKnows has announced the first photo book SDK for iOS app developers and photo retailers at the Mobile Photo Connect Conference in San Francisco. Launched in 2013, AtomKnows became known for tapsBook – its fast mobile photo book creation app featuring innovative work flow and optimized mobile user experience. Upon a successful pilot with 40 beta partners, AtomKnows now offers the core technology behind tapsBook as a photo book creation and ordering SDK for iOS app developers and photo retailers to offer photo book merchandising options effortlessly.

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PasswordWallet Increases Security With iOS Touch ID Fingerprint Unlock

 PasswordWallet Increases Security With iOS Touch ID Fingerprint Unlock PasswordWallet is a powerful password management solution for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. PasswordWallet allows users to automatically sync all their passwords between all of their computers and mobile devices via Dropbox. Now in its sixteenth year, the regularly updated application is available for the following operating systems/platforms: Mac OS X, Apple iOS, MS Windows, Android, Windows Mobile, and Palm Pre.

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Outline 3.0 – huge update of popular digital notebook for iPad

 Outline 3.0 - huge update of popular digital notebook for iPad Outline for iOS devices is a powerful and intuitive note-taking application with convenient structure resembling real paper books: notebooks, sections, groups of sections and pages help to keep order in notes, regardless of their complexity. Outline is perfect for students, teachers, physicians, lawyers, executives and everyone whose daily life involves extensive note-taking of any kind. It can be coupled with Outline for Mac and Microsoft OneNote, which makes notes multi-platform.

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Grids – A Beautiful Way to Experience Instagram on Mac OS X

 Grids - A Beautiful Way to Experience Instagram on Mac OS X ThinkTime Creations has introduced Grids, a sleek yet powerful Instagram client app for Mac OS X. Users can view their feed, profile, liked photos, popular photos and nearby photos as well as like, comment and save photos/videos, and many more. The app introduces a beautiful new way to explore Instagram on your Mac desktop.

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Top 14 Hidden Features Of OS X Yosemite

  While I don’t see how these are “hidden”, but they are interesting features of Yosemite.   Continue reading »

User Groups on Facebook for Week Ending 10/25/2014

This week’s subject on UG’s Facebook pages are listed below.  If you know of any user groups on Facebook that aren’t mentioned, please let us know.  This week we saw:  
[_]   “Installed Yosemite Today…”
[_]  Yasu for Mac OS X 
[_]  Verizon Wireless injects identifiers that link its users to Web requests
[_]  Retailers Are Disabling NFC to Block Apple Pay
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Overview Calendar

  Stockholm, Sweden – The company that developed the Overview Calendar, believes that time flows smoothly through our lives, not left, right, up, down or next page. Gladsome Studios created a simple scrollable calendar timeline with a straightforward perspective on your life. It gives you entire weeks at a glance and lets you swipe through your days.
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i.Business Expo

 Cape Coral, Florida – The i.Business Expo is designed for business professionals from all vertical markets to come out and see the latest business solutions for those using the iPad, iPhone, or Mac in their business environment. These shows are co-located on the show floors of Major Small Business Expos and IT Conferences across North America. They are the Apple-related Business Apps, Software and Devices show pavilion on the show floor.   Continue reading »

UGNN Cybersecurity & Malware Report for October 2014

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report Remember : October is Cyber Security month! Cybersecurity, cyberwar, phishing, malware, and other dangers of the connected world — we track them all! This week all topics are combined into a much longer post, just to keep them all together. It’s all in the InfoManager this week . . .
* ACCA USA Statement on President Obama’s Executive Order to Enhance Cybersecurity
* Cybersecurity Pros and Academics Meet to Address the Latest Online Threats
* Phishing email delivers keylogger malware, also takes screenshots
* Obama to sign cybersecurity order, wants safer payments
* Russian Interest in Ukraine Now Includes Cyber Warfare
* North Dorset MP welcomes Government action on phishing
* 9/11 Commission Urges Senate to Pass Cybersecurity Bill
* Drupal disaster, POODLE, Ebola phishing scams
* How Ebola Could Make Your Computer Sick
* New Strain of Mac OS X Malware Found
* Breach confirmed by Dairy Queen
* POODLE, Ebola phishing scams
. . . and more!

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ICANN Internet Age Report for October

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report We haven’t had an ICANN report recently because nobody seems to care. But the news is getting more and more disturbing as the underworld slowly weasles the internet away from accountability. As the new domains (gTLDs) prolifferate, the global group of elite geeks are getting filthy rich, and more powerful.
* BRS Media Appeals Decision To Award .Radio Extension To European Broadcast Union
* Why Shouldn’t ICANN Terminate Registrars That Have A History of Domain Thefts?
* ICANN plans on parting ways with the U.S. government late next year.
* World govts elect Swiss big cheese as their new ICANN point man
* Revised Enhancing ICANN Accountability: Process and Next Steps
* Governments look to apply the brakes to second round of gTLDs
* Gay community application fails, .gay domain name up for grabs
* Obama’s Chicago Crony In Charge of Handing Internet to Tyrants
* Pritzker to ICANN: we won’t let governments control the net
* ICANN summit launches .lat, the most Latin Internet domain
* In the wider world of domain names, the address is key
* Watching ICANN, denying hackers and controlling UAVs
* Donuts registers one millionth new gTLD address
* Internet naming to be freed from US oversight
* Call for engagement in WHOIS accuracy efforts
* Are We Destined To Surf The UN-Net?
* In new world of domains, .anything goes
. . . and more!

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iPad InfoManager : Ready for October

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers News is buzzing about new iPads and new iPhones — but there’s some down side as well : delays, jailbreaking, and more. Follow along as we catch up with the latest on iPad and iPhone
* iOS and OS X development news roundup from Apple’s iPad event
* iPad Air 2 vs. Surface Pro 3: Big-Screen Tablets Compared
* Pegatron’s Subsidiary Sales Surge as iPad Chassis Supplier
* Apple’s Cook Raises Bar With New Holiday Product Lineup
* Apple’s iPad Air 2 chip paves the way for new devices
* Your 2014 Apple iPad trade-in guide
. . . and more!

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Apple Watch InfoManager: at last the next device – October

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers Okay … here we go with the next Infomanager “Apple Watch” column — and we’re following the news of the latest Apple baby the Apple Watch! (Not iWatch) Folks, it just keeps getting better and better when you’re following the UGN iPhone Infomanager …
* Watch Jony Ive explain Apple’s design process in a rare public interview
* Apple Removes All Bose Audio Products From Its Online Stores
* WATCH OUT: Here’s How Apple Pay Could Get You To Spend More
* Apple Supplier Cuts More Than 700 Jobs After iPhone 6 Snub
* Apple Pay Is Here: Everything You Need To Know
* The Prettiest Pictures of the New Apple Watch
* Centennial Bank to be part of Apple Pay
and more…

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50 OS X Yosemite Tips & Tricks

This article on the Mac|Life website is written by Michael Simon.  It is another of those great lists that I like so much.   Continue reading »