Archive for December, 2013

Best Games of 2013 (Mac &iOS)

MacLife has posted its opinion of the best games for the Macintosh OS X and for the best Free iOS games for 2013.   Continue reading »

Web Sites for eBooks & audiobooks for free or cheap

I’ve been looking at alternative resources to iBooks, Kindle, Nook and other recognized commercial ebook publishers.   Also looked for audio books in MP3 format. Continue reading »

30th Anniversary of the Macintosh

CNET is reporting that there will be a celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Macintosh on January 25th, 2014 at the Flint Center.   Continue reading »

Indie Mac Bundle from MacGameStore

MADE IN AMERICA   Austin, Texas – Macgamestore.com has to announced the Indie Mac Bundle, a one-of-a-kind compilation of 10 amazing Indie Mac games (developed by independant game developers) for just $19.95. Continue reading »

GraphicConverter 9

Peine, Germany – Longtime Macintosh developer and publisher, Lemke Software GmbH has announced GraphicConverter 9, an important update to its popular image utility for Mac OS X. GraphicConverter 9 is fully compatible with OS X 10.9 Mavericks and, as well as enhancements to existing functionality, it comes with some new features like Non-destructive image editing in the new Cocooner and undo in the browser.

Lemke Software offers this major new release to all existing customers as a paid upgrade.   Continue reading »

Must-Have Mac Apps, 2013

This article on MacStories is by Federico Viticci.  It is his 2013 list of what he considers his “must-have Mac Apps.”   Continue reading »

SoundSoap 3 – Audio Cleaner

MADE IN AMERICASausalito, California – The audio technology company, Soundness has announced version 3 of the SoundSoap audio noise reduction software is now available on the Mac App Store, in the Video category. SoundSoap 3 solves audio noise problems in videos and audio files like unwanted hiss and background noises, clicks, pops, crackles, electrical hum, and rumble. Continue reading »

Solution 6: Facebook Birthdays are Clogging My Calendar!

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers The complaints against iOS 7 began flying around ever since the release of the new Apple operating system a few weeks ago. Issues people raised ran the gamut from frustration with what they saw as a shortened battery life for their iPhone to the security risks of the lock screen bypass. Fortunately, there are a few fairly simple fixes for the complaints logged against iOS 7, many of which you can learn how to do in 60 seconds — Today we will be fixing Facebook clogging. .

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Alert : AT&T Spoof email brings malware

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cybercrime report Alert : if you get an email that looks like this, delete it immediately. Do not click and do NOT download the attached file. This AT&T spoof has been running now for three days. We’ve reported them all, but the ISP doesn’t seem to shut down thes cybercriminals …

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Artrage Painting Software & App Holiday Sale Up To 50% Off

art_rage_mFrom December 20, 2013-January 2nd, 2014, ArtRage, the most realistic painting software and app, will be on sale up to 50% off! This is probably the best painting software for your iPad, and even use on Windows tablets — and a real challenger for Photoshop. Check it out

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Use Pages to print labels

TUAW has posted this article by Steven Sande to help us get Christmas cards in the mail.  While it is probably to late for most of us at this time, it is a good place to start for doing mailing labels.   Continue reading »

30th Anniversary of the Macintosh

Yes, I know it is hard to believe, especially if you were an Apple ][+ or //e user, but next month marks the 30th anniversary of the introduction of the Mac.  As they said in the famous 1984 commercial.

On January 24th, Apple Computer will introduce Macintosh.  And you’ll see why 1984 won’t be like ‘1984.'”

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The Top Tech Gifts This Holiday Season

The Most Coveted Electronic Gadgets  If you’re still in the dark as to what gift to give your nearest and dearest this Christmas, electronic gadgets and gizmos are sure to do the trick!  Tech expert Karl Volkman shares his insight on the most coveted electronics on the market this holiday season Continue reading »

IDG: 5 Ways to Make Your Enterprise Storage Easy to Scale

mobile malware, Data breaches, cyber-threats and fraud In this issue you’ll find out how to make your data storage easier to scale and how to avoid legacy storage vendors. Plus, get an overview of BlackBerry 10 security — 10 Steps to Mobile Recovery ; Protection for Every Enterprise ; Virtual Radiologic and 5 Ways to Make Storage Easy to Scale

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iPad InfoManager : End of year blast for iPads

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers The iPad InfoManager is following the rumors, and the next releases of iPads, an Apple iWatch in the new year and a woman who used the iPad as a weapon? These are among this week’s best tidbits …
* iPad Pro Rumors: New Apple Slate Tipped To Come With ‘Ultra-High Definition’ Resolution
* iPad Air vs the competition: Is Apple’s tablet really the best of the lot?
* Almost Three-quarters Of Planned Tablet Purchases Are For Apple’s iPad
* Apple’s Retina-Equipped iPad mini Now Shipping In 1-3 Business days
* Apple Expected to ‘Launch’ iWatch, iPhone 6, larger iPad and HDTV
* South Korea court: Apple didn’t violate Samsung’s SMS patents
* Bradenton woman uses iPad as weapon, police say
. . . and more

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