UGNN Facebook Update: : October rumors, news and views

UGNN InfoManager news all about social media and Facebook It’s always fun gathering the blurbs for Facebook in the InfoManager because there’s so much crazy stuff going on there … if it’s happening, you’re reading about it in the UGNN InfoManager . . .
[_] Facebook wants New York to destroy bulk user data seized under gag order
[_] How Facebook and Google are taking over your online identity
[_] Scottsdale writer uses Facebook to solve a family mystery
[_] Baby Dreamer in court for Facebook viral video attack
[_] Facebook Post Alerted Cops to FAA Fire Suspect
[_] Facebook Messenger is actually a monster hit
[_] Globe brings back free Facebook
. . . and more
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Apps for getting out on the water … boating and yachting

Apps for boating

iPad Apps InfoManager for marine boating and yachting It is just about this time of year, when the leaves begin to turn and the thermometer begins to retreat that some people start thinking about sun and sand and finding the last remnents of summer. So, naturally, we started checking out the new or updated iPhone and iPad apps for boats, boating, and the yachting life! Sometimes, just looking at the pictures helps.
* Yacht Capital – luxury yachting magazine
* Yachting Weather : what’s in store?
* Marine Weather by AccuWeather
* Yachts & Yachting Magazine
* BOYD Yachting Lifestyle
* Yachting Mag
. . . and more!

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Apps for getting out on the water … boating and yachting

Apps for boating

iPad Apps InfoManager for marine boating and yachting We uploaded the yachting apps last time, so this time we’re just looking at boating in general. Not everyone is so interested in yachts. But everyone loves getting out there on the water, and here are a selection of apps you boaters will find really useful! Start planning your winter escape now!
* Boating: marine & lakes charts and GPS tracks for cruising, fishing, yachting, sailing, diving.
* ColRegs: Nav Lights & Shapes for Boating and Sailing
* Let’s go Boating on the Caribbean & South America
* Boating Party … get out there and raft up!
* Florida Keys Trip Planner
* West Marine Catalogs
. . . and more!

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Cool applications for iPad and iPhone for type and fonts

Apps for designers

iPad Apps InfoManager for graphic design and publishing I know a lot of you are putting together flyers, newsletters, posters, banners and various other materials. You’ll be using fonts, lettering and typography. Today we’re peeking in on some apps for iPhone and iPad for type, lettering and typography. Follow along on this first insertion … watch for more:
* Create your own text based wallpapers for your Android
* Create video by animating text — Letters In Motion
* Add typography to photos quickly, on the fly
* Tiff : a Typography diff tool
* Typesetting for your iPhone …
* Typography by Labworks
. . . and more!

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Find out about iOS 8

  Apple of course wants us to know all about iOS 8.  There number of ways to get the information.   Continue reading »

Move content from your Android phone to iPhone

I have seen estimates that as many as 1/4 of the the purchasers of new iPhones this year will be moving from Android.  Apple wants those switchers to be able to transfer data to their new iPhones.   Continue reading »

13 Gems in iOS 8

This is the first column I have read from David Pogue since his move to Yahoo. In it he lists 13 items or gems he has found in iOS 8.   Continue reading »

Debt Snowball

 CobbySoft Media Inc. has announced the release and immediate availability of Debt Snowball Full 1.2, an update to their popular financial app developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. By following the debt snowball strategy recommended by financial gurus for years, Debt Snowball Full helps you pay off your debts faster and easier.   Continue reading »

ABBYY Business Card Reader

  ABBYY has announced the release of Business Card Reader Free 8.0, the free version of its business card reading application with full support for iOS 8 and flexible licensing options is now available at the Apple App Store. Continue reading »

UGNN Malware Report for September 2014

Safenetting

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report Cyber threats are increasing and now the trend is malware and malicious downloads taking over where Phishing once was the main vehicle. They scam and get you to click or downlaod — and BAM, you’re inftected! Many online news sources are beginning to catch up with UGNN on alerts. The InfoManager and Safenetting remain vigilant . . .
[_] SCAM ALERT: Scammers claim to be with U.S. Postal Service to install malware on your computer
[_] The Home Depot reportedly ignored warnings from its own cybersecurity team
[_] Dynamic, Radical Solutions Needed: 2014 Cybersecurity Conference Highlights
[_] DoubleClick, Zedo ad networks used to spread malware: Malwarebytes
[_] Microsoft Found Zemot, a Strain of the Infamous Upatre Malware
[_] Home Depot says malware affected 56M payment cards Town Hall
[_] DoubleClick Malware Exposes Millions to Ad-based Infection
[_] Hacker attacks drive a boom in cybersecurity
. . . and more!

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UGNN Facebook Update: : September news, views and blues

UGNN InfoManager news all about social media and Facebook From scams to fraud to people intentionally running over wildlife, to Joan Rivers scams to marketing and advertising schemes, Facebook leads the world in both the best and the worst of humankind. … if it’s happening, you’re reading about it in the UGNN InfoManager . . .
[_] Beware of iPhone 6 scams on Facebook: Filling out surveys cannot get you an iPhone 6
[_] Sister Roma, Drag Performer, Talks About Leading Fight Against Facebook
[_] Facebook account disabled? Here’s why you may have been kicked off
[_] Facebook’s Oculus unveils new virtual reality prototype device
[_] Facebook Inc. Plans to Beat YouTube at Its Own Game
[_] Missoula man runs-down wolves, brags on Facebook
[_] Joan Rivers’ Facebook page plugs iPhone 6
[_] Facebook fatigue? There’s an app for that
[_] The Hidden World of Facebook “Like Farms”
[_] Barred From Facebook, and Wondering Why
[_] Facebook and Twitter test buy buttons
[_] 5 Facebook settings to change now
[_] Is it Time to Quit Facebook?
. . . and more
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Showcase of 40 Insanely Detailed iOS Icon Designs

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User Groups on Facebook for Week Ending September 20

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:   Continue reading »

10 Reasons To Install iOS8 Now

This article by Tim Brooks on MakeUseOf Web site gives 10 reasons not to wait for your upgrade to iOS 8.   Continue reading »

WritePad 7.5 Features Advanced Cloud Integration

MADE IN AMERICA Spokane, Washington – PhatWare has announced the release of WritePad 7.5, the new version of the handwriting recognition and note-taking app for iPads and iPhones. WritePad 7.5 includes new WriteCloud File Manager, which allows users to import and export text documents stored most anywhere on a Cloud. The new version also features improved integration for Adoint Jot stylus, updated handwriting recognition dictionaries, and other usability and performance improvements. Continue reading »