Numerics 2.0 for Business Metrics in iOS

Cynapse’s business dashboard app – Numerics, has received a major update leveraging the new iOS 8 features and the new capabilities of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPad Air 2. Numerics is now being featured as one of the top apps in the business category on the iTunes App Store.   Continue reading »

KnujOn reports on ICANN, November, 2014

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware reportfree_internet You’ve heard me talk about KnujOn many times before. Although SpamCop discontinued their pop email services, the fight against spam, phishing and all kinds of illicit online cybercrime goes on. KnujOn is an all volunteer, unfunded initiative. We are committed to this solution and appreciate your patience while we work our way through the maze of Internet bureaucracy to reduce illicit traffic and spam. The following is the latest update about their ICANN investigation …

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Mac Yourself (Again!)

I have listed a number of Mac Hint and Tip sites over the years. This is one that I ‘Stumble’ on tonight. One of the great problems with using Stumble for looking for web sites is that you can spend a lot of time without good results, even if you enjoy it.
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Simplex Solutions Inc. Brings Secure Web Surfing via Private Browser

 Simplex Solutions Inc. Brings Secure Web Surfing via Private Browser Obviously, Simplex Solutions Inc. has been following UGNN and the Safenetting blog and Pinterest pages because they’ve decided to help everyone by developing and releasing Private Browser. This is a revolutionary new secure web browser developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Offering integrated Proxy technology with several methods of encryption, Private Browser features a clean and functional design and ensures fast connection speeds. This unique web browsing solution is based on the VPN Unlimited stack of technologies. Reliable methods of encryption guarantee ultimate online security while ensuring completely anonymous online surfing.

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Quickertek adds BT 4.0 and 802.11ac to older Macs

 Quickertek adds BT 4.0 and 802.11ac to older Macs QuickerTek has brought 802.11 ac/n/a high-speed networking and Blue Tooth 4.0 LE to older model Apple Mac’s. Using the same chipset that Apple uses in newer laptops and desktops, users of the new mCards can be confident that it works right out of the box – now and in the future. For less than $150, the mCard delivers 802.11ac networking and Bluetooth 4.0 LE for Apple Mac’s..

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Jeff, the GIF creating Mac app from Robots and Pencils

 Jeff, the GIF creating Mac app from Robots and Pencils Robots and Pencils is today pleased to announce the release of Jeff, a Yosemite Mac app that allows users to record their screen as a GIF and share it anywhere with Dropbox. Now any Mac user can visually share an idea in seconds.

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24hours: Personalized Daily Photo News

 24hours: Personalized Daily Photo News Stay up on the news with 24hours: Personalized Daily Photo News Magazine 2.54 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. 24hours features news articles that have been intelligently mixed and are presented in one continuous catered stream. All articles featured in the news feed have been published within the past 24 hours.

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Swipe to favorite and trash your iPhone photos with free app Cleen

 Swipe to favorite and trash your iPhone photos with free app Cleen Built specifically for iOS 8 with inspiration by Tinder’s cards interface, Cleen provides users a fun and easy way to manage their Camera Roll and albums by favoriting and deleting photos all within one app. Cleen is developed by AtomKnows, the creator of tapsBook, an award-winning iPad photo book app.

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GiftShopper Free released for iOS – Manage your Gift Lists Intuitively

 GiftShopper Free released for iOS - Manage your Gift Lists Intuitively If you plan on setting out to do some serious Thanksgiving and Christmas shopping, there will be plenty of stores to greet you with deals galore. With a clean user interface, the app makes it really easy to manage your gift giving needs. GiftShopper requires no instructions for use – all operations are intuitive and trouble-free. GiftShopper will keep all your gift ideas and spendings clear, organized and instantly comprehensible. The app tracks your purchases and ensures that you stay within your gift giving budget, and guarantees that you will never forget a person or a gift again.

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Infographic Helps Developers, Marketers Navigate iOS 8

 Infographic Helps Developers, Marketers Navigate iOS 8 Here’s a pretty extensive infographic detailing the highlights of Apple’s iOS 8 for developers, marketers, as well as users. It’s huge and may take a minute to load. DCI shows “What’s New in iOS 8?” to assist app developers in finding new ways to leverage the operating system, as well as new offerings within it to open more possibilities for developers to create new apps that take advantage of iOS 8′s powerful features and functionality.

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User Groups on Facebook – 11/14/2014

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:  

[_]  Apple Pay already fuels 1 percent of all Whole Foods transactions
[_]  Real Apple Store created to showcase British apple varieties.
[_]  Apple Corp of Dallas December Meeting

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Quickertek Inc. released 802.11ac drivers for Yosemite

MADE IN AMERICA Wichita, Kansas – QuickerTek, a developer of mobile power and wireless networking for Apple computers, has posted updated software for its AcNano and AcQuicky USB Wifi devices for older Apple MacBooks to take advantage of the latest wireless technology. A simple USB device produced by this company allows older Mac’s to have the same quicker 802.11ac networking which is built into the latest Mac‘s Continue reading »

3 things to know about Yosemite and security

  This article by Chuck La Tournous on Macworld’s Web site reminds us that useful features often have a price.   Continue reading »

A Better Finder Attributes 5.28 for Yosemite

A Better Finder publicspace.net has announced the release of A Better Finder Attributes 5.28. The new version features a fresh, “flatter” look to bring it into line with the new Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite aestetics. A Better Finder Attributes has long been known to post-production and digital media producers for its ability to change Finder attributes, such as file creation and modification dates, hidden flags, labels and legacy creator and type codes. Its ability of visualizing and removing hidden files has also been much appreciated by practitioners in those domains.  Continue reading »

Apple Watch InfoManager: the next device – November

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers Welcome to the next Infomanager “Apple Watch” column — funny how so many are taking pot shots at Apple’s new baby the Apple Watch! Folks, it just keeps getting better and better when you’re following the UGN Apple Watch Infomanager …
* Apple to sapphire supplier: ‘Put on your big boy pants and accept the agreement’
* Moto 360 vs LG G R vs Apple Watch: The battle of the wearable devices heats up
* Gold version of Apple Watch, in development, could cost whopping $5,000
* 20% of iPhone owners might buy an Apple Watch, report says
* Can Apple Justify the High Price Tag of the Apple Watch?
* Apple Watch before MacBook Air with Retina in 2015
* Timex’s $36 Watch Answer to Apple Watch
* The Smart Watch Buyer: Apple vs Rolex
* What to Expect from Apple Watch Apps
* And now, a smart watch for real men
and more…

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