User Groups on Facebook May 23, 2015

Here is some more great content items posted by user group members on Facebook! If you’re not already with us, please feel free to jump in . . .

  • Here’s Great News if You Have an Old iPhone
  • Change the Screen Shot Save File Location in Mac OS X
  • Safari browser extensions you never knew you needed

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Here’s Great News if You Have an Old iPhone

GeOrge Christensen posted this on the North Coast Macintosh User Group page without comment.

 https://www.facebook.com/groups/ncmug/
 The Time Magazine article is here:  http://time.com/3894468/apple-iphone-upgrade-ios9/
 The 9to5 Mac  article is here: http://9to5mac.com/2015/05/22/ios-9-os-x-10-11-to-bring-quality-focus-smaller-apps-rootless-security-legacy-iphoneipad-support/


Change the Screen Shot Save File Location in Mac OS X

Julian Kaye posted this also on the North Coast MUG page with the comment: “Useful screenshots tip:

 https://www.facebook.com/groups/ncmug/
 See article: http://osxdaily.com/2011/01/26/change-the-screenshot-save-file-location-in-mac-os-x/


Safari browser extensions you never knew you neede

Kevin Warrene posted this on the Tuscarawas County Mac Users Group page with the comment “For those that use Safari as their browser.

 https://www.facebook.com/groups/101787971171/

 See the ZDNet full article here:  http://www.zdnet.com/pictures/must-have-safari-browser-extensions-you-never-knew-you-needed/


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Remembering the Apple I

Harry McCracken wrote this article on Technologizer on April 1, 2011 the on Apple‘s 35th Birthday.

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Arrive uses Apple Watch to tell family & friends when you arrive

 Flow Studio‘s location-sharing app Arrive is a new Apple Watch app to keep an eye out for. Like any good Apple Watch app should be, Arrive is insanely simple to use. First, you set how long you want to share your position. Then Arrive sends an SMS message with a unique map link to one or more of your existing contacts (no need to maintain a separate list). The recipient can view this map in the Arrive app or in any browser until it expires.  Continue reading »

iNotepad for Mac

Apimac has released iNotepad, a new app for OS X that let you write and manage in one single document hundreds or even thousands of texts. With iNotepad you have everything in one place as opposed to what happens with other apps for writing. Every document in iNotepad may contain hundreds or thousands of texts. For example all the reviews that you wrote for your blog or all the research papers that you wrote for college in the last few years.  Continue reading »

Get an instant and anonymous local group chat going with Hereby

 Hereby for iPhone Introduces Instant and Anonymous Local Group Chat So here we go with a really fresh take on an anonymous, location-based chat app for the iPhone. Hereby connects people and devices within a radius of about 50 meters. Unlike most chat applications, Hereby does not require usernames, or passwords. Because each device speaks directly with the group of other devices nearby, it shines in environments with limited network connectivity. Hereby’s peer-to-peer, anonymous nature lends itself extremely well to citizen journalism applications.

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Are you ever going to get rid of that buldge around your waste?

 TV Ad Workout 1.0 introduced for iPhone and iPad - New Fitness App 77% of Americans are over weight — 58% are obese. So, if you need a little help getting that workout, then maybe the TV Ad Workout App is for you, with an easy to use interface. Simply click the start button and get one of over 70 exercises to perform within 30 seconds that requires no special equipment. The simple controls make this a must-have app for anyone.

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Are you hungry? Get food suggestions on Apple Watch

 Cravings - Watch App - Get food suggestions on Apple Watch this app supports the Apple Watch Independent developer, Nilanjan Sengupta has rolled out Cravings 8.1, an update to his popular health-based app for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and now, the all new Apple Watch. Based on an authentic built-in food database (USDA Nutrition database), the Cravings Watch App is a natural extension of the widely popular Cravings iPhone and iPad App used across 150 countries Continue reading »

Carmen for iOS: Visualize music on your iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch

 Carmen for iOS: Visualize music on your iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch this app supports the Apple Watch Carmen 3.2, an update to a fantastic new music visualizer app for iOS, now supporting the Apple Watch! Carmen lets you see the music you are listening to on your iOS device through a variety of visualizers. Continue reading »

Safenetting Cybersecurity : Kerry in Asia, Cyber war, ‘Grand Theft Auto V’, China malware blitz, Phishing, risk and more

Safenetting

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report The good news is it’s springtime. The bad news is attacks against industrial control systems doubled last year. In particular, attacks specifically targeting industrial control systems rose 100 percent in 2014 compared to the previous year. So you need to ask : “Do’ya feel lucky?” Guess we’ll find out after Kerry gets back from Asia! But we know the InfoManager will be right there on top of it all! This week we focus on :

  • Cyber war escalates – Risk-tech investment to zoom, and bad guys go ‘a-whaling’
  • ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Mods Are Fun Except When They Install Malware On Your PC
  • MetroHealth reports data breach for 981 heart patients due to malware
  • Cyber-Security Researcher Hacks and Controls Plane – Hero or Villain?
  • Penn State University network sacked by China malware blitz
  • 97% of People Unable to Correctly Identify Phishing Emails:
  • Artificial pancreas vulnerable to cyber security risk
  • Cybersecurity on Kerry’s Asia agenda
  • Act against cyber-warfare
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Net Neutrality : Facebook, Africa, blocking ads, new battles, Verizon vs. Netflix on my TV, and more

UGNN Net Neutrality Did you think you won the war? Did you think we were all now safe with a free internet? Well as the old saying goes : “it ain’t over til the fat lady sings” and it would seem that Google is the fat lady. But we are delighted that Europe is going to stand up to Google’s spam . . . if they actually do something.

  • Who Really Wins From Facebook’s ‘Free Internet’ Plan For Africa?
  • Blocking Google Ads on Phones Makes No Sense for Carriers
  • Net neutrality court battle heating up
  • What happened? Suddenly it works???
  • Net Neutrality: A Major Concern
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Rolling down the road : summer travel apps stay in style, stay for free from pup-tent to pop-up to motorhome

Apps for RV camping travel parks

iPad Apps InfoManager for Campers, camping, RVs and RVing

Okay … we’ll continue on with more and more great travel apps … from our favorite the KOA system to the good old standby Walmart! Pay special attention to Waze which you should be using whether you RV or not! Have fun, share your favorites

  • Yes, it’s the granddaddy of them all … KOA
  • Should we stop here? Where should we stop?
  • Walmart Overnight Parking Locator
  • Waze Social GPS, Maps & Traffic
  • RV Parky – RV Parks and More
  • Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder

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User Groups on Facebook May 16, 2015

Here is some more great content items posted by user group members on Facebook! If you’re not already with us, please feel free to jump in . . .

  • How-To: Benchmark your Mac with these three free downloads
  • FileMaker 14 Adds New Script Workspace, Launch Center and More for Mac, Redesigned for iOS
  • Cyber Security Tip: Web Browsing and Leaving Digital Footprints

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Tent Finder for iPhone & Apple Watch

 Leicester, UK – Independent app developers, Swipe & Tap has announced the release of Tent Finder 1.0.1, their new navigation app developed for iOS and Apple Watch. Tent Finder makes it simple for users to easily tag a location such as their camping spot or car location directly on their Apple Watch, which can be accessed later on to find your way back to your saved location.  Continue reading »

Seeking a replacement for Aperture

Graham K. Rogers wrote this series of articles on looking for a replacement.   Continue reading »

Cover for iPhone

Seoul, Korea – Taking photos, editing and sharing them is one of the things a huge number of people do on their iPhones for fun, especially when social media is concerned. Unfortunately, many of the photo editing choices available are quite shy of being fast and user-friendly. Limepresso, a new company in the market a small but dedicated independent studio, recently stepped up in an effort to solve this problem with the release of Cover 1.0 that makes creating fun photos quick and easy.   Continue reading »