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PaintCode 2.1 adds support for Swift programming language

MADE IN AMERICA  PaintCode 2.1 adds support for Swift programming language PixelCut has released PaintCode 2.1, adding support for the new Swift programming language to its popular developer tool. PaintCode is a unique vector drawing app that generates Objective-C or Swift code in real time, acting as a bridge between developers and graphic designers. Continue reading »

QuickerTek Brings Fast 802.11AC Wireless to Apple MacBook Air or Pro

MADE IN AMERICA  QuickerTek Brings Fast 802.11AC Wireless to Apple MacBook Air or Pro 802.11 ac wireless is fast – as much as twice the speed of the previous 802.11 n wireless of the built-in MacBook wireless card. This high-speed wireless provides streaming video, video conferencing with no hiccups, fast media file downloads and nearly instant web browsing.

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User Groups on Facebook Week ending August 31st 2014.

This week’s subject on UG’s Facebook pages are listed below.  If you know of any user groups that aren’t mentioned, please let us know.  This week we saw:

[_]  30th Anniversary Party for North Coast MUG
[_]  How to Secure Your Mac
[_]  Apple Keynote Special London MUG event   Continue reading »

6 Apps to Keep Your Mac in Tip Top Shape

FStoppers.com has this article listing 6 apps that will help you keep your Mac in good shape.  Continue reading »

WritePad Pro 1.4 with Improved Note Taking

MADE IN AMERICA Spokane, Washington – PhatWare Corporation has announced the availability of WritePad Pro 1.4, the advanced word processing, note-taking, and handwriting recognition app for iPhone and iPad. Continue reading »

TypeBook Creator for Mac

MADE IN AMERICA Brooklyn, New YorkVeenix, LLC has announced a major UI makeover of TypeBook Creator, its graphic arts industry app for creating professional printed type specimen books and font catalogs on the Mac. The design refresh presents a  streamlined interface that emphasizes key features of the software and compliments the look of the latest Mac operating systems. The update also includes several under the hood changes and performance enhancements.  Continue reading »

29 Incredibly Useful Websites

The full title to this article by Devashish Patel on Lifehack.org is “29 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier.”   Continue reading »

InfoManager : Wearable Technology news, views and reviews 1408-25

We’re surfing the waves of the latest buzz on wearable technology! Now some doom-sayers are appearing on the horizon, but there’s also help for some in need! There’s just no slowing this new industry! And, don’t miss the “Kill la Kill” video at the end! When the big news is rolling, the InfoManager will be there :
[_] Is ‘Kill la Kill’ a warning about wearable tech? PBS Idea Channel investigates
[_] Bitdefender introduces security to the world of smart wearable technology
[_] Is Wearable Technology Contributing To A Rise In Skin Allergies?
[_] Step closer: Ex-49ers star tackles wearable tech for Parkinson’s
[_] The Latest in Wearable Tech: Electronic Music-Inspired Clothing
[_] Wearable technology makes Google Glass completely hands-free
[_] Wearable technology isn’t seeing astounding sales figures
[_] Is the Player Nervous? Just Ask His Shirt
. . . and more!

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This week’s UGs on Facebook

This week’s subject on UG’s are listed below.  If you know of any user groups that aren’t mentioned, please let us know.  This week we saw:

[_] Save 50% on Take Control Books
[_] Dutch Artist Creates 3D Printer That Can Print Complex Ceramic Pots
[_] How to use photos on iMovie (part1) Continue reading »

Open Source Mac Software

I am preparing to present Open Source Software for the Macintosh to the Tulsa Users of Macintosh Society in September.  A few years ago, September was declared Open Source Month by someone and I’ve tried every two or three years to find what I can get and tell the group about what is available.   Continue reading »

Stop the Phone Books

Each year, we not only get white and yellow pages from the local phone company, but there are several additional companies that also produce books for the telephone market that list addresses and phone ?.   Continue reading »

iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program

According to 9to5Mac, Apple has announced a recall of SOME iPhone 5 batteries. They say:

. . . Apple has opened up an iPhone 5 battery replacement program after discovering that a “very small percentage” of units “may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently.” The iPhone 5 was originally launched in September 2012, and Apple says that the affected units were sold between that month and January 2013. . . Continue reading »

iOS Business Card Scanner

MADE IN AMERICA Sarasota, Florida – HandL has announced an update to its popular business card scanning App – Contact Snapper for iOS. Contact Snapper scans business cards and instantly turns them into a contact on the address book. With the update, Contact Snapper is powerful than ever before, highly intuitive and delivers break-through performance. Google Contacts is now deeply integrated into Contact Snapper with complete fully managed 2 way sync capabilities.   Continue reading »

Mugs On Facebook : Wearable Tech, rumors, rolltop laptop, dedication to Robin Williams and more

FACEBOOK We enjoy cruising the Facebook Groups to see what’s going on around the world. Currently we can only find about a dozen computer user groups out there … if you know of others, please let us know . . . anyway, we saw these on Facebook last week …
[_] How to turn your iPhone into an instant Wi-Fi hotspot
[_] Facebook Color Scheme Scam returns: don’t be fooled
[_] Jewish Calendar, Hebrew Date Converter, Holidays
[_] SSD Prices Hit Sweet New Low of $0.50/GB
[_] Apple – iPad Air – TV Ad – Your Verse
[_] Guy Kawasaki: Looking for User Groups?
[_] The world’s oldest wearable tech?
[_] A Rolltop in your future?
[_] Robin Williams
… and more

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InfoManager : Wearable Technology news, views and reviews 1408-18

We’re surfing the waves of the latest buzz on wearable technology! Glasses, rings, watches, bands, and more — even Obama gets a little golf help with the latest wearable tech — when the big news is rolling, the InfoManager will be there :
[_] Making bearable wearables: Introducing the Wearable Tech Fashion Competition
[_] The history of wearable tech kicked off in the 1660s with an abacus ring
[_] Michael J. Fox Foundation on wearable tech for Parkinson’s patients
[_] Wearables going mainstream — poised for a ‘privacy nightmare’?
[_] How wearable tech may disrupt the charity sector
[_] Where do you want to wear your “wearable tech”?
[_] When Don Draper met wearable technology
. . . and more!

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