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User Groups on Facebook 1-17-2015

Mac User Groups on Facebook Here is some more great content items posted by user group members on Facebook . . .
* The Macintosh Reimagined
* Save your Mac’s hard drive with DiskWarrior 5
* Getting the Most Out of Apple iOS 8
* How to set up the best privacy settings in iOS 8: Why Apple is objectively better than Google at respecting personal privacy
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First 10 Apps to Install on Your Mac

Glenn Fleishman, another Take Control author has this article on  Not sure that I agree 100%, but these are certainly worth considering.  Continue reading »

Free Label Templates for Pages

MADE IN AMERICA  Peekskill, New York – Inc. has released a large collection of free label templates for download for the word processor Pages which works on Apple Mac computers. The collection includes: address, shipping, CD, DVD, mailing and other types of labels and sizes. Making your own labels with Pages using these blank templates is easy and the set up time is quick.  Continue reading »

4 Simple Tips to Fix the Family Macs

This article from December 2013 on OS X Daily web site gives four tips that can make a big difference and is still valid.

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Facebook User Groups 12/13/14

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:  

[_]  Classic Apple Watches From 1995 Once Again Available for Sale
[_]  Microsoft’s five NEW consumer apps for iPhone/iPad
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Free Set of Greeting Cards

Graphic Node, a graphic design company that specializes in creating themes, templates, and illustrations for OS X, has released a special free holiday application of greeting cards, aptly named Greeting Cards. It contains 22 warm and stylish templates for Pages created by Graphic Node’s team of professional designers.   Continue reading »

Five fixes for OS X Yosemite

This article from the TidBITS folks gives some good advice.   Continue reading »

Pimp Your Mac’s Menu Bar

This article on MakeUseOf by Justin Pot, is a great list of apps you can add to your menu bar.  If your menubar is anything like this mine, this list could add to it or add to your ability to control the clutter.   Continue reading »

Free Audio Books

I have found that I don’t read books any more. I listen while commuting to and from work and other places.  Of course, I’ve got a subscription to Audible.  I do recommend it, but it does cost $14.95 for a single credit a month or $22.95 to get two.  (There are a few exceptions, but most books are 1 credit). While that is usually enough for me, I’m looking for other options that aren’t as expensive.  I have found a few. Continue reading »

Mac Yourself (Again!)

I have listed a number of Mac Hint and Tip sites over the years. This is one that I ‘Stumble’ on tonight. One of the great problems with using Stumble for looking for web sites is that you can spend a lot of time without good results, even if you enjoy it.
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Jeff, the GIF creating Mac app from Robots and Pencils

 Jeff, the GIF creating Mac app from Robots and Pencils Robots and Pencils is today pleased to announce the release of Jeff, a Yosemite Mac app that allows users to record their screen as a GIF and share it anywhere with Dropbox. Now any Mac user can visually share an idea in seconds.

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24hours: Personalized Daily Photo News

 24hours: Personalized Daily Photo News Stay up on the news with 24hours: Personalized Daily Photo News Magazine 2.54 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. 24hours features news articles that have been intelligently mixed and are presented in one continuous catered stream. All articles featured in the news feed have been published within the past 24 hours.

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InfoManager : Wearable Technology news, views and reviews for November

InfoManager : Wearable Technology news Just about everyone is buzzing about wearable tech, from your golf gloves to your underwear. As the world of technology becomes a part of the human body, we’ll be there checking out the latest and greatest …
* Can Philips Bring Hope to Those With Chronic Illness through Wearable Technology?
* Fashion Trend Report 5 of 10: 5 Wearable Tech and Tech-Inspired Pieces
* The travel industry will be revolutionized by wearable technology
* Tim O’Reilly: Google’s Mistake With Glass Was Trying To Be Cool
* Microsoft has its head in the cloud over ugly wearable tech
* The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Wearable Technology
* Could check-in times be cut thanks to Google Glass?
* Technology in events to hit ‘all-time high’ in 2015
* Wearable Body Metrics Hexoskin review
. . . and more!

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75 iOS 8 Tips and Tricks

This article in Mac|Life‘s web site by Michael Simon covers a lot of ground.


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tapsBook launches photo book SDK for photo app developers and retailers

 tapsBook launches photo book SDK for photo app developers and retailers Photo startup AtomKnows has announced the first photo book SDK for iOS app developers and photo retailers at the Mobile Photo Connect Conference in San Francisco. Launched in 2013, AtomKnows became known for tapsBook – its fast mobile photo book creation app featuring innovative work flow and optimized mobile user experience. Upon a successful pilot with 40 beta partners, AtomKnows now offers the core technology behind tapsBook as a photo book creation and ordering SDK for iOS app developers and photo retailers to offer photo book merchandising options effortlessly.

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