Archive for February, 2016

iPhone InfoManager : New iPhone 7s ads, things to know, the big debate and more

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers Here we go with another week of iPhone news and updates… thank goodness there’s more to it than the FBI debacle. We’re looking for the next big thing — and it’s not Cook vs. the FBI — well, at any rate, the InfoManager will be keeping you in the loop!

  • Apple event pushed to week of March 21st, 4-inch iPhone SE, new iPad Pro and more
  • Apple to launch 9.7-inch iPad Pro, not Air 3; Smart Keyboard support likely
  • This is Apple’s dire image of America if it loses the iPhone fight
  • Apple could bypass iPhone security, experts say _ but won’t
  • New iPhone Pro Teased By Apple’s Powerful Naming Strategy
  • Mother’s Murder Among Cases Hampered By Locked iPhones
  • Should You Buy The Galaxy S7 Or Wait For The iPhone 7?
  • How to Restore In-App Purchases on an iPhone or iPad
  • Apple’s Rumored New iPhone: What You Need to Know
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User Groups on Facebook for Weekending February 27, 2016

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  • FCC docs show Raspberry Pi 3 with on-board Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • How to unlock hidden OS X features

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Do you still use Google Web search?

I personally moved on to DuckDuckGo on my default browsers on OS X and iOS. The reason primarily was because I felt like Google knew enough about my life.  However, in reading ResearchBuss newsletter this weekend, I found another reason.   Continue reading »

PadKeys 2.0

MADE IN AMERICA   Valley Cottage, New York – Natural Designs Software has announced the release of PadKeys Keyboard 2.0, enhancing their well-regarded iOS custom keyboard for iPad users.  PadKeys utilizes the extra real estate on tablet screens to provide number, punctuation and cursor keys in accustomed places, and to display expanded autocorrect suggestions. The innovative layout is also ergonomic, with frequently-used keys sized larger for typing speed and accuracy. Continue reading »

File Cabinet Pro

MADE IN AMERICA Coral Springs, Florida – Writes for All Inc. has announced the release of File Cabinet Pro, its powerful file manager for the OS X menubar. File Cabinet Pro allows users to open, move, rename, tag, trash, copy and paste files, all from a popover window that appears from the menubar. Continue reading »

Apple InfoManager: Apple Files Court Motion, FBI ‘dangerous power,’ Too much is at stake

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers It’s going to be an ongoing drama as we dig deeper into this issue — where to cut off access to private data. People just won’t understand there’s no privacy in the digital world. Where will it go? What will it mean? The InfoManager follows the trail

  • Apple says FBI seeks ‘dangerous power,’ files motion opposing court order
  • Apple Files Court Motion To Close Back Door Into iPhones Forever
  • Apple bites back and asks US court to overturn FBI access ruling
  • Bill Gates: The FBI is not asking for a back door into iOS
  • Too much is at stake in Apple-FBI standoff
  • Apple’s Actual Plea

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User Groups on Facebook for Week Ending February 20, 2016

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 to Create a More Secure Passcode on Your iPhone or iPad
  • 7 Free Mac Apps That Will Skyrocket Your Productivity
  • 14 Totally Free Things on the Internet Everyone Should Take Advantage of
  • How-To: Take better videos with your iPhone using FiLMiC Pro [Video]

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BEWARE : New Paypal Spoof phishing email alerts

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Western Gunfight Challenge on Apple TV

MADE IN AMERICA Farmers Branch, Texas – Magnin & Associates has announced its recent Western Gunfight Challenge 1.0 (iOS and Android) is now also available on Apple TV. Western Gunfight brings the excitement of western style gunfighting and target practice to your Apple TV. Turn and tilt your remote to line it up your gun with the target. Then click the touchpad to fire. The game features seven challenging levels with stationary and moving targets, single and double skeet shooting, and western style duels against three bad guys. Continue reading »

Keep Close Pictures Free

 Sydney, Australia – Wyari Pty Ltd has announced the release of Keep Close Pictures 1.3 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. If you have friends or relatives in other parts of the country or the world and would love to easily send them photos of your latest trip, the family growing up, parties etc. then Keep Close Pictures is the solution for you. Continue reading »

WhatsApp for the Mac

Dielheim, Germany – coldX Software Development has announced the release of App for WhatsApp 3.0.0, an update to their popular messenger app for OS X. App for WhatsApp allows everybody to chat via the beloved WhatsApp Messenger service directly from their Macs. App for WhatsApp lets users send and receive WhatsApp Messages and Media (Photos and Videos) directly from the Mac and integrates perfectly into the Mac user experience. Continue reading »

Apple InfoManager: It’s a crazy, crazy Apple World … Apple Watch, iPad, iPhone updates

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers The word “apple” seems to be on everyone’s lips these days, and in this Apple Update, we’ll not mention the FBI vs. Apple debacle and save that for its own, separate thread. Lots of other juicy news though from the 2nd generation Watch to Apple Pay and monitoring unborn babies … stay tuned :

  • New 4-inch iPhone to run Apple’s A9 chip, ‘iPad Air 3’ to sport A9X – report
  • ‘Apple Watch 2’ Release Date, Price, Specs & Update: Facetime camera?
  • Timeline of Key Features Added to Every Mac OS X Release to Date
  • The Evolution of Mac OS X Security and Privacy Features
  • You Can Now Order Pizza With Your Apple Watch
  • Apple iPad Air 3: Top Business Features
  • Apple Pay officially launches in China
  • iWatch monitors unborn babies
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Apple iPhone Update: Apple encryption backdoor conflict with FBI to unlock terrorist iPhone

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers We’ve broken out this week’s Apple Update to a separate iPhone update with all this political pollution floating around, and the real truth of the story slowly evolving amidst a million Facebook knee-jerk reactions. So hang on to your hats — it’s going to be a bumpy ride!

  • Apple Versus the FBI, Understanding iPhone Encryption, The Risks for Apple and Encryption
  • What are the chances Apple’s iPhone 7 is as perfect as this concept?
  • Apple could grab $5B in sales from new 4-inch iPhone, says analyst
  • 5 ways to expand your iPhone’s storage beyond 16 GB
  • Bon Appetit shoots an issue with the iPhone?
  • This is why the FBI can’t hack into iPhones

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Cyber Secutiry Update : Apple’s Back Door, FBI, Stuxnet, Zero Day and what they could mean to you!


User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report Today, the conflict between Apple and the FBI over iPhone encryption has now become a cybersecurity issue and moves under Safenetting’s Cybersecurity Updates section. Amazing as it is, the story changes almost hourly. We’ll stay on it! We’re also thrilled to bring news of the upcoming movie documentary “Zero Day” that will be a real eye-opener to what we’ve been warning about for the past decade. Cybersecurity is alarmingly important, and it’s amazing how little people know. Stay with us and help others get educated on the crucial issues of cybersecurity.

  • Eccentric ‘Cybersecurity Legend’ John McAfee Offers To Decrypt iPhone For FBI And Save America
  • JOHN MCAFEE: I’ll decrypt the San Bernardino phone free of charge so Apple doesn’t need to
  • Watch the chilling trailer for a new movie about cyber warfare — except it’s real
  • ‘Zero Days’ director hopes documentary will spark public debate about cyberwarfare
  • The Real Lesson of the Apple-FBI Showdown: Cybersecurity Isn’t Hopeless
  • Obama taps former security advisor, IBM CEO to lead cyber panel
  • Zero days – security leaks for sale

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A new concept in smart calendar apps released for iOS and WatchOS

 A new concept in smart calendar apps released for iOS and WatchOS Light Pillar is proud to announce the immediate availability of Today; a brand new concept in smart calendars for WatchOS and iOS designed specifically for people with busy schedules. Whether you are a parent, rushing to take children to parties and activities, or a business person with back to back appointments, Today gives you a crystal clear picture of what you need to know at any given moment. And if you have Apple Watch, all this is right on your wrist.

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