Archive for March, 2015

Apple Watch InfoManager: gathering steam, knock-offs, new apps and more

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers Some day you’ll be asking how you ever got along without your iWatch. Maybe. Maybe not. But the world seems to have their underwear in a bunch over Apple’s Watch and already they’re saying it’s a huge success. Well, we cannot say one way or the other, but if it’s happening, the InfoManager will have the scoop!

  • Pebble Time Kickstarter Ends With $20M Raised For The Apple Watch Alternative
  • Can Google Inc. and Intel Corporation Help TAG Heuer Tackle Apple Watch?
  • The Apple Watch Gets Its First Gay Online Dating App—And It’s Not Grindr
  • One of the most useful iPhone apps ever is coming to Apple Watch
  • Air Canada digital strategy leaps ahead with Apple Watch app
  • Here’s why the Apple Watch won’t free you from your iPhone
  • Why there will be lines for the $10,000 gold Apple Watch
  • . . . and more!
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Net Neutrality : Lawsuits, Congress chatter, Corporate cry-babies, and more

UGNN Net Neutrality You thought it was over? The debate and battle goes on — even though the FCC and Legislative system have spoken. But it ain’t over ’til the fat lady sings . . . and she may look a lot like the courts. Lawsuits flying, CEOs moaning, what are we going to do? Nothing probably — but if it’s happening, the InfoManager is on it:

  • America Pays More For Internet, Gets Slower Speeds, Than Other Countries
  • Trying To Rewrite The History Of Net Neutrality — Blame it on Netflix
  • TRAI seeks views to regulate net-based calling, messaging apps
  • FCC Boss Promises Agency Will Win Net Neutrality Court Fight
  • Sprint Corp CEO Defends Stance On FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules
  • Will Christians Heed This Warning About Net Neutrality?
  • FCC chief: Broadband providers’ motives are power play
  • Watch US Rep. Chaka Fattah defend net neutrality
  • Lawsuit wave challenges FCC on net neutrality
  • . . . and more!
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User Groups on Facebook March 28, 2015

Here is some more great content items posted by user group members on Facebook! If you’re not already with us, please feel free to jump in . . .

  • How Lightroom works: Where it keeps your images and presets, and how to back up
  • WANT TO USE OS X AND WINDOWS 10 SIMULTANEOUSLY ON YOUR MAC? HERE’S HOW

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CleanApp 5 Reclaims Disk Space

Synium Software has announced the release and availability of CleanApp 5. If your Mac is getting slower and slower it could be because you’re running out of space on your hard drive. Continue reading »

Receive iOS notifications on your Mac

mTouchLabs has announced the the BLE notifier free Mac app and its iPhone companion app the BLE Notification Provider. First, you need to install the iOS app from the App Store and the BLE Notifier Free Mac app. When you open the app on your phone, it will ask to use Bluetooth on your Mac. You activate Bluetooth on your Mac, pair your iPhone and you’re done.  Continue reading »

What ICANN is doing to the Internet. Don’t say you weren’t warned!

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware reportfree_internet Isn’t it interesting how everyone gets so upset over “Net Neutrality” but then not a peep about ICANN moving forward with one of the most corrupt schemes you’re likely to ever find? That just doesn’t make sense. Well, anyway, here are just a few of the ways things will be changing in the not-so-distant future :

  • Taylor Swift in Porn Domain Purchases; Singer Takes Preemptive Measure Against Internet Trolls
  • Filing Fee for .sucks Top-Level Domain Names Really Sucks for Brand Owners
  • Dot-sucks sucks, say lawyers: ICANN urged to kill ‘shakedown’ now
  • Battle Heats Up Over Use of ‘.Doctor’ Website Domain Names
  • How Donuts Is Playing a Big Role in the New gTLD Era
  • ICANN.sucks ? The web gets crazier and crazier
  • I see you have the gTLD that goes .ping!
  • . . . and more!
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Splice 2.3.1

MADE IN AMERICA  Charlotte, North Carolina – einstein’s legacy v2.0, LLC has announced the release of Splice 2.3.1, an update to their popular movie management utility for Mac OS X. Splice helps professionals and amateur video content creators who need a simple, easy-to-use tool for organizing and joining a collection of video clips together into a single movie. Continue reading »

UGNN Facebook Update: : Amazing Facebook stuff you won’t believe

UGNN InfoManager news all about social media and Facebook Just when you thought you had seen it all, some amazing new wierdos show up on Facebook … it’s more than a soap opera, it’s more than a horror show, it’s more than you can believe!

  • Thought your private phone photos weren’t on Facebook? Think again…
  • Penn State Frat Guy Incoherently Defends Sketchy Facebook Group
  • Facebook’s David Recordon Named IT Director at the White House
  • *I am a Christian* ad blocked on Facebook for offensive speech
  • Bereavement doula unknowingly predicted Longmont baby theft
  • These are the 11 funniest parents on Facebook this week
  • Rape victim identified attacker from Facebook posting
  • ODU president responds to controversial Facebook post
  • Facebook hoax suicide post ends in arrest for US man
  • Creepy iOS, Android apps could suck down saucy pics
  • How to remove your search history on Facebook
  • Could Facebook be your next phone company?
  • Does your business need a Facebook page?
  • Facebook is Copying Twitter Again
  • … and more!

CAUTION Careful, many of these sites employ stalker links, pop-ups and screen spam. Careful where you click

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Hovercraft – Build Fly Retry: Custom vehicle building + Arcade Racing

 Hovercraft - Build Fly Retry: Custom vehicle building + Arcade Racing Did you ever want to build your own completely custom Hovercraft, carefully placing thrusters to balance it properly, then take it for a test flight and watch physics in action when you eventually smash it into oblivion? Yeah you did! And yeah you can! Build anything, race it on the skyway, then smash it to pieces! High Score Hero now makes those dreams come true with Hovercraft – Build Fly Retry game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices.

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Math Word Problems App Shows Kids How

 Math Word Problems App Shows Kids How Step By Step 1.0 for iOS, an app that helps children understand and solve math word problems. Unique on the App Store, this app helps kids understand How to do math word problems step-by-step. Starting with the absolute basics, by the end players will know how to interpret and complete one-step math word problems using addition and subtraction.

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Business software called ‘Flying Pig’??? Edouard Universe 2.0 for OS X

 Business software Flying Pig Edouard Universe 2.0 For those Flying Pig fans (and we know there are a ton of you yout there) here comes a new major update of the whole Edouard Universe. Edouard 2.0, Edouard Warehouse 2.0 and Edouard POS 2.0 are now available and 100% cloud based solutions. The 2.0 version brings major changes to the Edouard universe.

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User Groups on Facebook March 21, 2015

Here is some more great content items posted by user group members on Facebook! If you’re not already with us, please feel free to jump in . . .

  • Apple to reveal new Apple TV with App Store, Siri & A8 CPU at WWDC in June – report
  • A HANDY TIP (THX MacMost!)
  • How To Use Apple’s Health App

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What is streaming?

I just finished reading a series of articles called “The Diary of a Cord Cutter in 2015.” on Tech Crunch by Sara Perez.  It is a 5 parter, but required me to search for each part.  Continue reading »

Print Window 5.2

MADE IN AMERICA Shakopee, Minnesota – Searchware Solutions has announced the release of Print Window 5.2 for OS X, an update to their simple but powerful window printing utility. Print Window works seamlessly with the Mac OS X Finder, allowing users to generate and print a file listing of folders using several different methods including a simple key command, the Status menu, the Dock menu, or drag and drop.  Continue reading »

Winclone 5 Adds Backup for Boot Camp

MADE IN AMERICA Naperville, Illinois – Twocanoes Software has announced the release of Winclone 5, the premier Boot Camp cloning and migration solution for the Mac. New in Winclone 5 is Winclone Backup, a simple-to-use utility for backing up mission-critical Boot Camp user files. The company published a video tour of Winclone 5 that reviews the new product in detail.   Continue reading »