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News from Kirkville: the iTunes guy with tips, tricks and news

Kirk McElhearn is the Ask the iTunes Guy Our good friend Kirk McElhearn sends all kinds of great tips all the time, and with the new Music, he really deserves the “iTunes Guy” moniker he’s achieved. Here’s another batch of our favorites from August and September:

  • iOS 9 Spotlight App Search: All Apps Enabled by Default Doesn’t Make Sense
  • iOS 9 Sync Issues, and Shares a Trick for Syncing Videos Efficiently
  • Not Convinced by Apple Music? Here’s How to Turn Off Auto-Renewal
  • New Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod touch Feature in iOS 9
  • How to Use Content Blockers (Ad Blockers) in iOS 9
  • Publishers Neglect of Ebook Quality is Frustrating
  • iOS 9 Security and Privacy Features Explained
  • Adjust 3D Touch Sensitivity on the iPhone 6s
  • Quickly check your battery levels.
  • Why I’m Paying for Apple Music
  • The Many Ways I Avoid Ads
  • Apple’s Bloated Website
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Create Booklet 1.2 for OS X

 Ratingen, Germany – TheKeptPromise has announced the release of Create Booklet 1.2 for Mac OS X, an update to its app and PDF service. The app allows the user to create a booklet from almost any file from within almost any software. Create Booklet is the standard solution for creating booklets since 2005, with over 100,000 users.
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Enhancements in OS X El Capitan

As usual, Apple has provided us a starting point with a list of what is new in El Capitan.   Continue reading »

ShutOff App

Guatemala City, Guatemala – AllPlusGT has announced the release of a complete parental control app ShutOff! It’s the first app to finally give parents what they really want: Control over the intrusions of the digital world that interrupt family time, outdoor play, and the quieter pursuits of study or sleeping. It puts an end to those upsetting times when families are together, but no one is really paying attention.  Continue reading »

12 of the Coolest Search Engines You’ve Never Heard Of

This list comes from and the list consists of search engines for specific needs.   Continue reading »

MacUpdate’s Fall Bundle – Over 90% Discount

MADE IN AMERICA   Traverse City, Michigan – MacUpdate, a leader in Mac app discovery and creator of MacUpdate Desktop, has launched their Fall bundle. The bundle includes 10 of the best Mac titles valued at over $550 for just $49.99; that’s over 90% off their regular price.   Continue reading »

NASA Desktop Pictures

This site is where NASA provides beautiful pictures that only NASA could have in their library. Continue reading »

Best Free Mac apps

Another list of software.  This one from ThriftMac of free Mac software.  In this case, there are several categories of software. Continue reading »

Apple Watch Unofficial Guide

ICONBournemouth, United Kingdom – Stopframe has announced the release of Apple Watch Unofficial Guide, an in-depth eBook available in the iBookstore that’s packed with Apple Watch tips, tutorials and knowledge. Written by bestselling author Tom Rudderham, and priced just $2.99, it’s the perfect guidebook for anyone who wants to make the most of their brand new Apple Watch. Continue reading »

Halloween Fonts

MADE IN AMERICASan Francisco, California – 128bit Technologies has announced an update of 10 new fonts to their popular free Halloween Fonts collection available on the Mac App Store under the name: Halloween Fonts – Free Commercial Use Holiday Fonts. Continue reading »

Logo Pop Free

MADE IN AMERICA San Francisco, California – 128bit Technologies has announced that its Logo Pop Free software has been downloaded on the Mac App Store over 100,000 times since its debut less than a year ago. Logo Pop Free is a vector based logo design app available exclusively on the Mac App Store for absolutely free. From concept to design to using your logo in print or online, Logo Pop Free is the best, and only, full-fledged free logo design software available, maintaining a top position in the Graphics & Design category!   Continue reading »

Truly ephemeral, encrypted, screenshot protected messaging now available

 Truly ephemeral, encrypted, screenshot protected messaging now available Sovereign Share has rolled out invisi 1.0.7 — a new private messaging app developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. By design, invisi does not require the systematic cooperation of a recipient device to revoke access to a message. Continue reading »

Educate yourself on Hard Disk and Solid State Drive Problems

 SCSC Publishes New Article on Hard Disk and Solid State Drive Problems Software and Computer Systems Company, LLC (SCSC) has released a new web based document titled “The Signs and Symptoms of Hard Disk and Solid State Drive Problems.” The document replaces its predecessor, which was titled “Bad Hard Drive SIgns and Symptoms.” The new article adds information relative to solid state drives which was missing in its now dated predecessor. Continue reading »

This week’s selected stories:

Here are some good stories on the net that are to short for me to summarize.   Continue reading »

Photos – Presentation at TUMS

On  July 21st, Lesa Snider presented Photos for Mac and iOS to the Tulsa Users of Macintosh Society via the Internet web   Continue reading »