Archive for February, 2014

Opt out of Dropbox’s Arbitration Clause

Dropbox has recently sent out a notification that any dispute we have will be settled by arbitration.  Continue reading »

Mac OS X Automation

I recently did a presentation to the Tulsa Users of Macintosh Society, (TUMS) about the Services Menu item in Mac OS X. In my research for that I came across this site that has a number of automation files available.   Continue reading »

UppyPix … Share Life As It Happens

 UppyPix ... Share Life As It Happens MADE IN AMERICA Dash Technologies, LLC, a professional services firm focused on delivering high-caliber technology consulting and managed services, today is proud to announce the release and immediate availability of UppyPix 1.9, their popular social networking app for iOS and Android. Continue reading »

Mac Data Recovery Guru 2.5

MADE IN AMERICA Breckenridge, Colorado – Mac OS X File Recovery has announced the release of Mac Data Recovery Guru 2.5, an important update to its data recovery utility for OS X. Mac Data Recovery Guru recovers all common file types from any kind of device due to user error, accidental formatting, hardware malfunction, or any other cause of data loss that does not involve overwriting the original file.   Continue reading »

Apple’s Security Issues Slide Under the Radar

Over the weekend Apple released a software update for its iOS 7 mobile operating system after a potential security risk was unveiled for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users. The update includes a fix for SSL (secure socket layer) connection verification. According to Chicago-based tech expert Karl Volkman of SRV Network, Inc., the security issue is extremely exploitable and users should update their devices as soon as possible on a secure, trusted network. Continue reading »

TimeLock: The World’s First Unique Security App for iOS

 TimeLock: The World's First Unique Security App for iOS MADE IN AMERICA So how is the best way to hide all your stuff? Put it where nobody knows, right? So now, this new security app from ProtectStar — TimeLock for iPhone and iPod touch hides your stuff where nobody sees it. No one will have the idea that there is a highly secure and protected safe ingeniously hiding in an alarm clock. The app allows iDevice owners to securely store photos and videos, inside a data vault, where all contents are encrypted using powerful 256-bit AES algorithms.

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Have you made your final arrangements? Will Crafter Lite 1.0 for iOS might help

 BGCJ Productions releases Will Crafter Lite 1.0 for iOS With the aging population, and saddening news of friends and relatives passing away, we’re reminded that none of us is getting out of this world alive — so maybe it would be smart to start thinking about our eventual exit.

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Let Messages Catch Fire With FireScribe for iOS

 Let Messages Catch Fire With FireScribe for iOS This is actually a very cool app — we haven’t yet exploited all its talents for graphic designers, but you can rest assured there are a lot of opportunitites here! Write custom messages with fire, design it and send them to people with FireScribe for iOS. FireScribe features a highly intuitive user interface. Simply choose an image, type in your message and it will be converted into a fire like themed font.

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New application gives users two options to block the internet.

A survey of 3000 people in the USA released today reveals that 62% say they have been distracted from completing work by checking emails, browsing the web, and engaging with social media. Also 59% admitted that the reduction in productivity caused them dissatisfaction and unhappiness.

The survey was released by Webtrate.com on the day it launches its internet blocking and productivity application. It calls itself the ultimate productivity application because it combines three of the most powerful tools to aid motivation.

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Dropbox Updates Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

News About Dropbox The shake-up in security brought on by Edward Snowden has reached into the cracks and crevases of the online community, and everyone is scrambling to cover their six (CYA*). Many of us use Dropbox, and have probably already received your changes in Terms of Service and Privacy Policy — but here they are again, just in case. These updates will go into effect on March 24, 2014.

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Clouds? Cows? Interactive Picture Book Launches in iTunes

 Interactive Picture Book Launches in iTunes The Cloud Factory, an animated children’s picture book app developed by Dalmation Studios, officially launched in the iTunes store this week. The Cloud Factory engages children to interact with a relatable story about a young girl and her grandfather, in which he teaches her how clouds are made.

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Commercial Real Estate Analysis Your Way HD 2.6 for iPad

 Commercial Real Estate Analysis Your Way HD 2.6 for iPad MADE IN AMERICA Tap Tonio has announced the release of Commercial Real Estate Analysis Your Way HD, an indispensable real estate investment evaluation product for iPad users. Commercial Real Estate Analysis Your Way HD is a comprehensive financial analysis application that analyzes the cash flow of commercial real estate investments, leases, and loans along with calculating discounted cash flow measures like IRR and NPV. It calculates IRR, NPV, and Cash on Cash before tax, after tax, before leverage, and after leverage so you can fully analyze the property.

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Secret Happy Hour Launches iOS and Android App

 Secret Happy Hour Launches iOS and Android App MADE IN AMERICA Secret Happy Hour today is proud to introduce their app Secret Happy Hour 1.0 for iOS and Android. The user’s current geographic location and dining or drinking preferences drive the mobile application, which is available for both iPhone and Android. Those who download Secret Happy Hour will be able to search for recurring happy hours as well as receive push notifications about secret specials that can only be found through the app.

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Pixolini releases Loantune: What If Loan Calculator 1.0 for iOS

 Pixolini releases Loantune: What If Loan Calculator 1.0 for iOS MADE IN AMERICA Pixolini, Inc. today is excited to announce the release of Loantune for iOS, an elegant and simple Loan Calculator to save money on interest and reduce length of loans by “What If” scenarios. Chart your savings to visually see the impact of extra monthly/yearly principal payments versus current status.

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Anytune Perfects Mac Music Practice with Launch of Anytune 1.0 for Mac

 Anytune Perfects Mac Music Practice with Launch of Anytune 1.0 for Mac Ottawa, Canada – Anytune, the top rated music practice app in the App Store that enables musicians to slow down music without changing the pitch, today announced the launch of a new product – Anytune 1.0 for Mac. Musicians use Anytune to learn to play or transcribe songs by slowing down the tempo, adjusting the pitch, repeating loops, and setting and sharing marks. Now musicians can use Anytune on their Macs and enjoy the same musician driven feature set that has made Anytune so popular on iPad and iPhone.

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