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Microsoft Office for iPad apps

 Many people have been looking for Microsoft Office apps on the iPad for sometime now.  A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft finally released it.

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5 Tips for Better Passwords

Peter Cohen has written this article on iMore about how to provide better security though your passwords.   Continue reading »

How to Plan a Mobile App Project

Matt Blair posted this article on He has worked on more than a dozen apps for iOS.  This article covers insights he has gained over the last few years.   Continue reading »

SaveDrives – Car Dashboard Video Camera

MADE IN AMERICA Cupertino, California – Drivers who want to help reduce potential damage to their health and finances in the event of an accident, should download the innovative new no-cost app SaveDrivesCar Dashboard Video Camera & Help In Auto Accident from SellanApp.   Continue reading »

Packing Pro

 Packing Pro, a travel app for the iPhone, iPad & iPod touch by QuinnScape, is celebrating its 5th anniversary on the App Store. Originally based on the Packing (+TO DO!) app, which was released six months earlier, these apps were two of the first few thousand apps on the App Store, compared to the over one million that are currently there today.  Continue reading »

Tech & Science Expert Refutes Notion that Google Flu is a ‘Failure’

fluIn 2009, Google announced that they suspected they could “accurately estimate the current level of weekly influenza activity in each region of the United States, with a reporting lag of about one day.” By tracking search engine behavior, the company hoped it could predict flu outbreaks even faster than the CDC.

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Optimize Your Wi-Fi Network with OS X

This article is from The Next Web.  In it “Boris” talks about a feature that was introduced in Mountain Lion OS X 10.8 and continues being available in Mavericks OS X 10.9.  Continue reading »

Cocktail 7.4 (Mavericks Edition)

MADE IN AMERICA Maintain has released Cocktail 7.4 (Mavericks Edition), the latest maintenance update of Cocktail for users running OS X Mavericks 10.9.Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets you clean, repair and optimize your Mac. Continue reading »

Harry and Lulu: YTMS Guided Read-Aloud Book Shows How to Read to Kids

 Harry and Lulu: YTMS Guided Read-Aloud Book Shows How to Read to Kids You TELL Me Stories has released Harry and Lulu 1.0, the fifth illustrated book app for iPad in the You TELL Me Stories Library. Designed to help parents learn and practice the most effective way to read to children, Harry and Lulu features WordWinks-questions, comments, and paraphrased vocabulary embedded in red within the text. While reading Harry and Lulu to their child, parents pause when they encounter red colored text, and read the question or comment in the more conversational tone of a parent rather than a narrator. Validated by educational researchers, the QC technique makes kids active participants in the reading process: enhancing listening, thinking, and talking skills.

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Easter fun for young and old

News About Dropbox Many of you have children, many have grand children — here’s a fun lineup of books from the Dover collection that can keep the little folks occupied for quite a while. Have fun, and Happy Easter …

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UGNN Heartbleed Infomanager Report for April 2014


User Group Network UGN UGNN Heartbleed Infomanager Okay… we’ll be brief. Everywhere there’s missinformation about Heartbleed. So the InfoManager brings you the latest and greatest info. Read these links, and you don’t need any other info on Heartbleed. :
[*] The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now
[*] Heartbleed developer explains OpenSSL mistake that put Web at risk
[*] Heartbleed bug: Check which sites have been patchedheartbleed
[*] U.S. Denies It Knew of Heartbleed Bug on the Web
[*] Heartbleed From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
[*] Heartbleed bug: What you need to know FAQ
[*] Heartbleed bug affects gadgets everywhere
[*] Heartbeat overflow issue.
[*] The Heartbleed Bug
[*] Heartbleed test
and more . . .

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Nine plug-ins for Apple Mail

In this article on written by Joe Kissell, he talks about how he has added plugins to Apple Mail.   Continue reading »

Safe and Not Safe Heartbleed Sites

An article on Cult of Mac says that there are 15 Heartbleed-Vulnerable sites  where you should change your password.  Cult of Mac got their information from Continue reading »

Intego’s Flagship Mac Internet Security Suite

Seattle, WA – Intego, a provider of security products built exclusively for Mac users, today introduced its latest product line in Mac security and protection, VirusBarrier X8 and NetBarrier X8. Offering a streamlined user experience, Intego‘s flagship applications have been updated to provide even stronger protection against the dangers of the Internet. For over 17 years Intego has made it its mission to protect Apple products, which means all its software is Apple-native and has been designed for Mac OS X specifically.    Continue reading »

SMSLater for iPhone

Instead of setting up reminders to send birthday greetings to your dearest ones, you can now prepare the greetings whenever you have free time and deliver them with a delay, all in one simple step. It doesn’t matter if you are in an important meeting while something big is happening – SMSLater will send the prepared message at just the right time to prove you are actively thinking about the people you love. Such a simple tool can make a tremendous impact on your private and personal relationships and help you save a lot of time and energy.   Continue reading »