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Apple User Group Advisory Board

I believe that there are some Mac user groups not taking advantage of the benefit of being a recognized Apple User Group.   Continue reading »

UGNN Facebook Update: : October rumors, news and views

UGNN InfoManager news all about social media and Facebook It’s always fun gathering the blurbs for Facebook in the InfoManager because there’s so much crazy stuff going on there … if it’s happening, you’re reading about it in the UGNN InfoManager . . .
[_] Facebook wants New York to destroy bulk user data seized under gag order
[_] How Facebook and Google are taking over your online identity
[_] Scottsdale writer uses Facebook to solve a family mystery
[_] Baby Dreamer in court for Facebook viral video attack
[_] Facebook Post Alerted Cops to FAA Fire Suspect
[_] Facebook Messenger is actually a monster hit
[_] Globe brings back free Facebook
. . . and more
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Find out about iOS 8

  Apple of course wants us to know all about iOS 8.  There number of ways to get the information.   Continue reading »

Move content from your Android phone to iPhone

I have seen estimates that as many as 1/4 of the the purchasers of new iPhones this year will be moving from Android.  Apple wants those switchers to be able to transfer data to their new iPhones.   Continue reading »

13 Gems in iOS 8

This is the first column I have read from David Pogue since his move to Yahoo. In it he lists 13 items or gems he has found in iOS 8.   Continue reading »

Debt Snowball

 CobbySoft Media Inc. has announced the release and immediate availability of Debt Snowball Full 1.2, an update to their popular financial app developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. By following the debt snowball strategy recommended by financial gurus for years, Debt Snowball Full helps you pay off your debts faster and easier.   Continue reading »

ABBYY Business Card Reader

  ABBYY has announced the release of Business Card Reader Free 8.0, the free version of its business card reading application with full support for iOS 8 and flexible licensing options is now available at the Apple App Store. Continue reading »

UGNN Facebook Update: : September news, views and blues

UGNN InfoManager news all about social media and Facebook From scams to fraud to people intentionally running over wildlife, to Joan Rivers scams to marketing and advertising schemes, Facebook leads the world in both the best and the worst of humankind. … if it’s happening, you’re reading about it in the UGNN InfoManager . . .
[_] Beware of iPhone 6 scams on Facebook: Filling out surveys cannot get you an iPhone 6
[_] Sister Roma, Drag Performer, Talks About Leading Fight Against Facebook
[_] Facebook account disabled? Here’s why you may have been kicked off
[_] Facebook’s Oculus unveils new virtual reality prototype device
[_] Facebook Inc. Plans to Beat YouTube at Its Own Game
[_] Missoula man runs-down wolves, brags on Facebook
[_] Joan Rivers’ Facebook page plugs iPhone 6
[_] Facebook fatigue? There’s an app for that
[_] The Hidden World of Facebook “Like Farms”
[_] Barred From Facebook, and Wondering Why
[_] Facebook and Twitter test buy buttons
[_] 5 Facebook settings to change now
[_] Is it Time to Quit Facebook?
. . . and more
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Showcase of 40 Insanely Detailed iOS Icon Designs

These are truly detailed icons.   Continue reading »

User Groups on Facebook for Week Ending September 20

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

10 Reasons To Install iOS8 Now

This article by Tim Brooks on MakeUseOf Web site gives 10 reasons not to wait for your upgrade to iOS 8.   Continue reading »

WritePad 7.5 Features Advanced Cloud Integration

MADE IN AMERICA Spokane, Washington – PhatWare has announced the release of WritePad 7.5, the new version of the handwriting recognition and note-taking app for iPads and iPhones. WritePad 7.5 includes new WriteCloud File Manager, which allows users to import and export text documents stored most anywhere on a Cloud. The new version also features improved integration for Adoint Jot stylus, updated handwriting recognition dictionaries, and other usability and performance improvements. Continue reading »

Apple Watch InfoManager: at last the next device

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers Okay … we’re off and running with an all new Infomanager column “Apple Watch” and we’re following the news of the latest Apple baby the Apple Watch! (Not iWatch) Folks, it just keeps getting better and better when you’re following the UGN Apple Watch Infomanager …
[*] Apple Watch features wireless charging (sort of): Will it catch on?
[*] Heart to Heart: Apple Watch Hints at Future of Digital Flirting
[*] Apple Watch vs Moto 360: Which beautiful smartwatch is best?
[*] Gold ‘Edition’ Apple Watch could cost as much as $1,200
[*] Apple watch threatens Swiss industry’s timepieces
[*] Apple watch hints at future of digital flirting
[*] Is the Apple Watch a breakout product?
[*] A demo of the new Apple Watch.
[*] Apple Watch is right on time
[*] Apple Watch typeface
and more…

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IDG Connect : Should the internet be a human right?

highlights Earlier this year, the founder of the modern Web, Tim Berners-Lee, argued for government oversight of the Web as well as digital-rights-management (DRM). This week IDG Connect looks back at their coverage of internet freedom, government restrictions, and censorship around the world. Which countries offer internet freedom and which countries censor their citizens? Should the internet be a human right?
[*] Did LinkedIn Look Before Leaping the Great Firewall of China?
[*] 30 Years after 1984, Novels Can Teach Tech Utopians Lessons
[*] Moscow Trip: Struggling Identity or Plain Censorship?
[*] Can the Internet Help Curb Corruption in Russia?
[*] SE Asia: The Curious Case of Internet Freedom
[*] Authoritarian Governments on the Internet
[*] Should the internet be a human right?
[*] Social Media Censorship in Vietnam

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InfoManager : Wearable Technology news, views and reviews 1409-15

InfoManager : Wearable Technology news We’re surfing the waves of the latest buzz on wearable technology! Now the iPhone / Apple Watch combination hits the news channels so everyone’s buzzing . . . but there are lots of others as well! When the big news is rolling, the InfoManager will be there :
[*] Apple Pay: Everything you need to know before your first wireless shopping spree
[*] Future fashion: How a few companies are smoothing the wrinkles of wearable tech
[*] Wearable smart suits could help soldiers, those with impairments
[*] Avaya and others are making wearable devices for the call center
[*] Heart to Heart: Apple Watch Hints at Future of Digital Flirting
[*] Silver Weaves Its Way Into A New World Of Wearable Technology
[*] Wearable Technology and the Future of Emergency Management
[*] Apple Watch dares to enter world of wearable technology
[*] Wearable Technology For Animals 2015-2025
[*] Wearable Technology May Change Your Life
. . . and more!

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