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MADE IN AMERICA  I just watched Leo Laport‘s interview with Bill Atkinson.  The interview in 2 parts was done on TWiT‘s Triangulation podcast.   Continue reading »

Facebook Messenger now lets you make group calls with up to 50 people

According to The Verge, Facebook has announced a group-calling feature for its Messenger app on iOS and Android, letting you dial up to 50 friends concurrently over the internet.

This is with not video chat though.

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Alarm Apps Make You Get Up

Are you one of those people who can’t get yourself out of bed until you’ve hit the snooze button a half a dozen times?

This article tells you of several alarm apps that will get you up, even if they are a little sadistic.

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Family Tree 8

Mainz, Germany – Synium Software has announced MacFamilyTree 8 – as the popular genealogy software celebrates its 18th birthday!  MacFamilyTree 8 is the right tool for every phase of your genealogical research: MacFamilyTree 8 assists you entering your data and researching your family tree, offers dozens of printable and configurable charts and reports and publishes your family tree as a book or web site with just a few clicks. Two decades of expertise went into the development of MacFamilyTree 8 and no other app is better suited for your genealogy research.  Continue reading »

VideoDrive to iTunes

VideoDrive 2.5 for Mac OS X is a great solution to put your videos in iTunes. VideoDrive supports all formats, including AVI, MKV, OGG and FLG. While importing, VideoDrive will browse online for matching artwork and descriptions. Your videos will be automatically identified as movies or TV shows and added in the right category. Continue reading »

Apple Watch InfoManager: Disability, rashes, bored, rumors, WWDC let’s See

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers this is all about the Apple Watch It’s been a while since we had an Apple Watch update, but now the rumors and insider news are flying around so much we just couldn’t resist. There are some interesting threads going on out there . . .

  • Apple Watch 2 Release In September: Feature To Help Persons With Disability!
  • Electronic Devices, Wearable Technology May Trigger Nickel Allergies
  • 3 reasons to still love Apple Watch, 2 reasons to be bored with it
  • Apple Watch 2 will be 40 percent smaller, claims dodgy analyst
  • Your Apple Watch can now tell if you’re happy or sad
  • Apple Could Debut Thinner Apple Watch At WWDC

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iPhone Update from activation issues, Night Shift, Israelis, to a Fun-Size iPhone, and more

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers The world of the iPhone runs and shifts up and down until you’re not sure what’s going on at all — but one things’s sure, and that’s it keeps on moving. Now we got a bigger phone, then a smaller phone, then a fun phone, and the OS breaks everyone’s phone! Careful what you wish for. (but hey, don’t miss the video, this week!)

  • Apple halts iOS 9.3 updates for older iPads, iPhones after activation issues
  • 4 reasons why the FBI unlocking the San Bernardino iPhone is bad news
  • Will iPhone’s new Night Shift feature actually help you sleep?
  • Review: Beyond size, what you get and give up with iPhone SE
  • FBI iPhone backdoor case on hold as potential hack surfaces
  • Shadowy Hacking Industry May Be Helping FBI Crack an iPhone
  • Report: Israeli company helping FBI crack iPhone security
  • This gorgeous iPhone 7 concept looks too good to be true
  • iPhone SE: thoughts on going back to a smaller phone
  • 1 Reason to Celebrate Apple’s Fun-Size iPhone

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iPhone and iPad apps that make life a little easier

Apps makes tasks easier

iPad Apps InfoManager It’s spring, and time to emerge and pick up some new apps. . . today’s line-up features apps that can make some tasks easier and faster. Most are free, and very easy to use. Let us know about your favorite apps!

  • iFile Saver Pro – Internet Browser & File Manager Super Lite
  • Shake! – Your Free friendly outdoor companion
  • TotalReader Pro – The BEST eBook reader
  • Mini for Facebook – with Lock Feature
  • TASK – Time & Task for Project
  • Widget Dial – easy dialing

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iPad InfoManager: iPad bricked, Underclocked, Quad Speakers, Pro, and more

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers The threads are running hot, and there’s no stopping the flow of rumors and discussions about the Pro iPad and many problems surrounding the latest product announcements from Apple. And, you can bet that what ever happens, the InfoManager will be there . . .

  • Apple pulls iOS 9.3 update for older devices following activation problems
  • iPad bricked by iOS 9.3? Don’t worry, we’ll get through this together
  • New iPad Pro 9.7 Is Underclocked, Running Slower Than 12.9-Inch iPad
  • WARNING – There’s a MAJOR problem with Apple’s new iOS 9.3 update
  • Apple responds to iPad-bricking iOS 9.3 update with workarounds
  • Apple’s Quad Speaker iPad Pro Invention Comes to Light
  • 5 Things to Consider When Shopping for an New iPad Pro

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StoryBoard Artist for pros … or just for fun!

 StoryBoard Artist Version 7 Now Available Yes, storyboarding is and art. Yes, if you’re writing and producing TV spots, educational films, or other promotional motion pictures then Storyboard Artist is an essential! But seriously folks, StoryBoard can also be a lot of fun in its own right! Tell a story!

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Drive, OS, cloning problems ? You may need Phoenix

 SCSC Releases Phoenix version 2.1 for Mac OS X Phoenix is an operating system tool that allows users to perform basic volume cloning, attempt data recovery from damaged drives, create emergency boot volumes, and re-install the operating system onto a new drive if needed. This particular release also has performance improvements specifically implemented to improve the product’s performance under El Capitan (Mac OS X version 10.11).

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8 Maps app tricks

Mac Kung Fu had this article about Apple Maps.  The Map Tricks are interesting and in some cases surprising, but they can be useful.   Continue reading »

iPhone InfoManager : New iPhone 7s ads, things to know, the big debate and more

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers Here we go with another week of iPhone news and updates… thank goodness there’s more to it than the FBI debacle. We’re looking for the next big thing — and it’s not Cook vs. the FBI — well, at any rate, the InfoManager will be keeping you in the loop!

  • Apple event pushed to week of March 21st, 4-inch iPhone SE, new iPad Pro and more
  • Apple to launch 9.7-inch iPad Pro, not Air 3; Smart Keyboard support likely
  • This is Apple’s dire image of America if it loses the iPhone fight
  • Apple could bypass iPhone security, experts say _ but won’t
  • New iPhone Pro Teased By Apple’s Powerful Naming Strategy
  • Mother’s Murder Among Cases Hampered By Locked iPhones
  • Should You Buy The Galaxy S7 Or Wait For The iPhone 7?
  • How to Restore In-App Purchases on an iPhone or iPad
  • Apple’s Rumored New iPhone: What You Need to Know
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Western Gunfight Challenge on Apple TV

MADE IN AMERICA Farmers Branch, Texas – Magnin & Associates has announced its recent Western Gunfight Challenge 1.0 (iOS and Android) is now also available on Apple TV. Western Gunfight brings the excitement of western style gunfighting and target practice to your Apple TV. Turn and tilt your remote to line it up your gun with the target. Then click the touchpad to fire. The game features seven challenging levels with stationary and moving targets, single and double skeet shooting, and western style duels against three bad guys. Continue reading »

Keep Close Pictures Free

 Sydney, Australia – Wyari Pty Ltd has announced the release of Keep Close Pictures 1.3 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. If you have friends or relatives in other parts of the country or the world and would love to easily send them photos of your latest trip, the family growing up, parties etc. then Keep Close Pictures is the solution for you. Continue reading »