Archive for December, 2012

UGNN 2012: The Year in Quotes

UGNN InfoManager news all about social media and Facebook Once in a while we like to look back and see how we’ve done … of over 560 posts added to UGNN during 2012, 47 of them were quotes … so here are the UGNN InfoManager quotes from 2012 . . .

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40% Holiday Sale

  Incredible Bee is offering its apps at a 40% discount off the retail price for the holidays. The apps are available through the Incredible Bee website, and through the Mac App Store.   Continue reading »

Apple’s Year

This year has in general been another great one for Apple Inc.  The stock is a little bit of an exception, but it still is ending way above where it started the year.

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Facebook ripps toward a new year

UGNN InfoManager news all about social media and Facebook Facebook is up, then down. Today it would hardly turn the page. But the news channels are buzzing with other news — and the Facebook InfoManager stays right on top of it!
* Facebook vs. Hackers: Why The Social Network No Longer Plays ‘Whack-A-Mole’
* Top 10 Facebook Check-Ins For 2012: Southern California And Ballparks …
* Hands On: Facebook 2.0 for Android gets native code for better speed
* ID mixup of shooter prompts Facebook plea: ‘It wasn’t me’
* Broward men accused of defrauding Facebook investors
* Washington Post Moves Social Reader Off Facebook
* ‘Buy the Weakness’ in Facebook, Analyst Says
* The 6 Best Facebook Games of 2012
* How to disable all Facebook apps
… and a lot more!

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Rhythm Studio for iOS Puts Recording Studio at Your Fingertips

 Rhythm Studio 1.08 for iOS Puts Recording Studio at Your Fingertips Musicians are embracing the iPad by the thousands! It’s the perfect companion to any music venue, live or in the studio. Rhythm Studio is a powerful universal electronic music making app, boasting richly detailed graphics and incredible sound, with impeccable recreations of classic synths and drum machines along with other amazing studio hardware.

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Ninebuzz Guitar Jam Tracks

 Ninebuzz Guitar Jam Tracks Now Available On Mac OS X Ninebuzz Software, creator of popular iOS music apps Guitar Jam Tracks and Drum Beats+, has yet another hot new music app, Guitar Jam Tracks – Scale Trainer & Practice Buddy on Mac OS X. Hailed by Guitar World as a “truly useful practice tool”, Guitar Jam Tracks for iOS has been a fixture in the iOS music education space since mid-2010, boasting nearly a 5-star App Store rating, glowing user reviews, and a healthy list of media accolades.

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SCSC Releases Free eBook: Hard Drive Troubleshooting

 SCSC Releases Free eBook: Hard Drive Troubleshooting Software an Computer Systems Company, LLC, (SCSC) has just released a new, free eBook in PDF format title “Hard Drive Troubleshooting.” The book, which is 141 pages in length is available for free download to any interested users from SCSC’s web site

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Organize Your Packing List This Holiday Season With Trip Packing List

 Organize Your Packing List This Holiday Season With Trip Packing List Switchback Media thinks everyone could use a little help packing for the trip. Now they’ve introduced Trip Packing List, which is now free in the iTunes store. Trip Packing List allows users to easily build and manage packing lists for their upcoming trips.

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12th Annual San Francisco SuperMeet – Tickets On Sale

 Tickets Now On Sale For The 12th Annual San Francisco SuperMeet The CPUG Network has announced the Twelfth Annual San Francisco SuperMeet which will take place on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco, CA.

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Money for iPhone and iPad

Jumsoft has relased an upgrade to iPhone and iPad versions of its product, Money, a finance and budgeting app. Enhacements to the updated apps include a possibility to store Money documents on iCloud and access them from any of the three versions of Money.   Continue reading »

Apple System Status page

Apple has recently had a few examples of downtime.  So they have put up a new web page to show the status of various parts of their system.   Continue reading »

Making Mailing Labels

 In the mid ’90s, the Tulsa Users of Macintosh Society for several years had a standard meeting topic for November of the making mailing labels for Christmas cards.  The presenter generally presented how to do it in Apple/Claris Works.  It was an always a well attended meeting.

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Onde iTunes Converter

MADE IN AMERICA Kaysville, Utah – OndeSoft Corporation has announced their new media converting software Onde iTunes Converter 1.01.5 for Mac OS X. Designed to unlock DRM protected media, Onde iTunes Converter allows users to play and share their purchased material across any and all of their media devices.
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Christmas Giveaway of MacX Video Converter Pro

 MacXDVD Software is having a giveaway for the holiday. Everyone can get MacX Video Converter Pro free from now until December 26th.  A second round of  the giveaway will be starting December 27th with the offering of MacX iPhone iPad Video Pack.  That offer will last until Jan.7, 2013.   Continue reading »

Safenetting : Malware is relentless

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cybercrime report Security alerts are going up everywhere, and the frequency of attacks promises to increase. We publish the most news worthy regardless of platform because no matter which platform you use, malware, virus, trojans, botnets and the evils spawned on the computer world effects us all. . . .
* Latest Mac malware adds to ‘troubling trend,’ says security expert
* 18 million Android devices could get whacked with malware in 2013
* Secuity firm warns of malware stealing bank data sent by SMS
* Fake CitiBank credit card statement leads to malware
* New malware waits for a mouse click before executing
* New ‘Dexter’ malware strikes point-of-sale systems
* New Mac Malware charging user’s mobile accounts
and more . . .

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