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Cool applications for iPad and iPhone for type and fonts

Apps for designers

iPad Apps InfoManager for graphic design and publishing I know a lot of you are putting together flyers, newsletters, posters, banners and various other materials. You’ll be using fonts, lettering and typography. Today we’re peeking in on some apps for iPhone and iPad for type, lettering and typography. Follow along on this first insertion … watch for more:
* Create your own text based wallpapers for your Android
* Create video by animating text — Letters In Motion
* Add typography to photos quickly, on the fly
* Tiff : a Typography diff tool
* Typesetting for your iPhone …
* Typography by Labworks
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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 »

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 »

20 Really Cool and Useful Websites for Kids

Another great list from LifeHacker.  Useful websites for kids that are engaging for children and are both safe and some what educational. These 20 sites are different than the usual Nickelodeon or Disney fare.  Continue reading »

Stupid Apps : Bad Driver Database

 Stupid Apps : Bad Driver Database Of all the apps out there, this one definitely deserves to be in the STUPID APPS department. Here you can waste your time for absolutely nothing, and nobody will care! Here’s the official press release

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10 Tools to Create Social Media Graphics

 This story by Paul Chaney appears on the PracticalEcommerce web site.  It offers 10 tools to help you enter the visual social web quickly and easily.   Continue reading »

Get the School year going right with fun educational games for iPad and iPhone

Games InfoManager ... games for big kids

GAMES InfoManager Once again, we’ve entered the school year, and kids all over are trucking back to school! Home time and quality time with parents can enhance and extend the learning experience — with apps for your iOS device. Follow along with all the other UGNN Infomanager readers as we investigate just six of the hot new iPad, iPhone and Android apps! Have fun
UGNN GAMES Reading Comprehension Skills & Practice for Struggling Readers
UGNN GAMES Four Games That Teach Rhyming – Partners in Rhyme 1.4 for iOS
UGNN GAMES Children’s Music Shines In New Kids App: Preschool Musical
UGNN GAMES News-2-You iPad app now offers 4 reading levels
UGNN GAMES Bamba Airport allows kids to ‘run an airport’
UGNN GAMES Wonster Words Spelling with Phonics App
. . . and more — with VIDEO!

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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 1408-18

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
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15 Secretly Hidden Features of Mac

  In another LIfehack article we have 15 features that they say are hidden from users.   Continue reading »

Change the default search engine on iOS and OS X

Since the first iPhone, the default search engine has been Google.  But it doesn’t have to be.  Continue reading »

Summarize Services Command

I have been showing educators and students the Mac Special Services menu item that is called Summarize.  This is always greated with surprise and thanks.   Continue reading »

A powerful research tool for those needing arrest information and mugshots

 Popular Mugshot App Now Available For iPhone Leading the way for arrests and mugshots online, JailBase has released the iPhone version of their well-liked mobile app. Helping you find information about family members. Researching past arrests. Seeing who’s been arrested in your neighborhood. JailBase’s free mobile app fills this need for many counties in the United States.

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9 Things everyone should know how to do with a presentation app

This article by Macworld’s Franklin Tessler tells us how to do 9 things in each of the presentation programs for Office (Powerpoint), iWork (Keynote) and Google Docs (Slide).   Continue reading »