Archive for March, 2014

Apple did NOT move to the Czech Republic!

Today, we trapped some rather interesting incoming email, which looks like some new attempts at separating our readers from their identity. Post this graphic to your user group site, and/or other social networking channels you may have … they’ll thank you for it:

 

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UGNN Facebook Update: : Facebook good and bad for April 2014

UGNN InfoManager news all about social media and Facebook Facebook news and reviews … good and bad reports — can you believe Zuckerberb is chasing the same dream failed by Gates so many years ago? Can you believe a ‘post it later’ button? Can you believe the police are watching? Well if it’s happening, the Facebook Infomanager is chasing the rumors and news . . .
[*] Facebook ‘I drank’ post not best idea for woman on DUI probation
[*] Facebook testing ‘Save’ read-it-later button for Web interface
[*] Facebook, Oculus, And Businesses’ Thirst For Virtual Reality
[*] Facebook Paper: The Inside Story Is Not What You’d Expect
[*] Facebook launches lab to bring Internet everywhere
[*] Facebook “Friend” Burglarizes Vacationers: Police
[*] Facebook’s Drone Plans Sound Hilariously Ominous
[*] Facebook Suddenly Cares If You’re Oversharing
[*] How Facebook and Twitter Undermine Religion
. . . and more
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UGNN Cyber Security Report for MARCH, 2014

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report If you remember my ‘Cyber Security’ post in January — BEFORE THE OLYMPICS — you’ll remember I said : “They’re telling us that the NSA has something to do with cyber security but hey … who would you rather have spying on you: NSA or the Russian Mob?” Now, in light of the Putin invasion of Ukraine, they’re saying Snowden was working for Putin all along! So, start reading the Cyber Security Infomanager at Safenetting a little closer:
[*] Pentagon plans three-fold cybersecurity staff increase to counter attacks
[*] Damage done by Edward Snowden will take decades to repair
[*] Malicious advertisements are a plight to mobile marketing
[*] ‘Cyber Aces’ test their skills at fending off marauders
[*] McCain says “no doubt” Snowden is working for Russia
[*] Telecom Consolidation in a Post-Snowden World
[*] Target Security Assessor Denies Bank Claims
and more . . .

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Safenetting : Phishing, Malware, Security Report for APRIL – UGNN

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cybercrime report Okay folks, it’s tax time again! Repeat : “do not click, do not click, do not click” — but there’s a lot more coming at you from the sleeze of the internet — stay tuned and we’ll bring you the latest and most important online risks updates
* IRS warns of phishing emails claiming to be from its Taxpayer Advocate Service
[*] Cloud Security Viewed as Vital, but Effective Solutions Are Lacking
[*] Cybersecurity breaches to cost APAC countries $240-M in 2014
[*] BBB Tip of the Week: Fake court summons
[*] IRS Warns of New Email Phishing Scheme
[*] No headline – GOOGLE_SCAM –
[*] Hackers Cash In On ATMs
and more . . .

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Microsoft Office – iPad Version

This past week Microsoft released Office for the iPad.  It reportedly was completed 2 years ago, but was kept from market by the desire to distinguish the Microsoft Surface as a “business” or “productivity” machine compared to the iPad as a “consumption” machine.   Continue reading »

Adobe Muse Templates With Parallax Scroll Effects

MADE IN AMERICA Dallas, Texas – Muse Templates Pro Company has presented new Adobe Muse Templates with parallax scroll effects. Adobe Muse templates provide the unique design for websites that are created with Adobe Muse software.

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1000 OpenType Fonts

San Francisco, California – MacAppware, a division of 128bit Technologies, has announced the addition of 2 new fonts to its commercial use 1000 OpenType Fonts collection for creative Mac users. For a limited time, the updated font collection is also available for only $29.99, a discount of 70% from the regular price of $99.   Continue reading »

RIP – MacFixIt, Long Live MacIssues!

For many years, MacFixIt was the place to go for those needing help in troubleshooting their Macs.  Originally founded in 1996 by Ted Landau who published several books about Mac trouble shooting.  The first was call “Sad Macs, Bombs and Other Disasters.”   Continue reading »

F.lux

MADE IN AMERICA I recently came across an article on Tuts+ titled “5 Simple Solutions to Common Mac Problems by Harry Guinnes.”  The fifth problem on the list is the fact that research has shown that exposure to screens late at night can interfere with your sleep.  Continue reading »

Hess Memorial Events List for Macworld-iWorld

Once again, Ilene Hoffman has picked up her annual challenge of letting us know what is going on at Macworld, which is now Macworld|iWorld.   Continue reading »

Film Editor Richard Marks A.C.E. to appear at LACPUG March 26

 Film Editor Richard Marks A.C.E. to appear at LACPUG March 26 The Los Angeles Creative Pro User Group (lacpug) have announced that legendary film editor Richard Marks A.C.E. will appear at lacpug, Wednesday March 26, 2014 at the Gallery Theatre, Barnsdall Art Park in Hollywood, CA. beginning at 6:45PM.

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UGNN Facebook Update: Springtime for Facebook, law suits, faces and selfies

UGNN InfoManager news all about social media and Facebook Facebook news and reviews … good and bad reports — security woes increase while Facebook adds yet more changes; selfies taking over the world, and the Brazillians are suing — of course, if the Facebook Infomanager isn’t saying it, but you’re seeing it, let us know!
* Facebook Disputes Claims That They Were Aware Of NSA Data Collection Outside Of FISA Orders
* Facebook unveils Hack, a faster programming language to power the social network
* Facebook, Twitter, Google+ Under One Roof: Everypost Connects Social Media
* Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to attend White House meeting with tech CEOs
* Facebook, SpaceX CEOs Invest in Artificial Intelligence Company
* Facebook hit with $33m “Sponsored Stories” lawsuit in Brazil
* Facebook Reveals Photos of Frank Gehry-Designed Campus
* Facebook and Twitter Selfies Are Raising Money
* Facebook goes high-tech with DeepFace
. . . and more
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Boom 808 for iOS – Banging 808 Drum Machine

 Boom 808 for iOS - Banging 808 Drum Machine IF you drum, you’ll love Boom 808, a high fidelity virtual analog drum machine app for iPad devices. Boom 808 is a powerful sound design tool that allows you to easily integrate one of the most popular drum machines of the 80’s into the modern mobile producers workflow.

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Now you can access topo maps from your iOS device

 Gogal Publishing Company Introduces GPS Topo USA Did you ever wish you had topo maps along with Google? Now, Gogal Publishing’s new GPS Topo USA is a new iPhone navigation app designed specifically for outdoor enthusiasts. GPS Topo USA guides users to any wilderness destination then brings them safely back home again.

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Furnish helps shoppers to see furniture in their homes before they buy

 Furnish helps shoppers to see furniture in their homes before they buy Furnish (that’s the real name of the app) has an app that enables iPad consumers to now decorate an entire room using multiple furniture from a variety of retailers. Using markerless augmented reality, the new update is focused on providing a simple yet fun experience in decorating your interior without the need to print a marker.

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