Stop the Phone Books

Each year, we not only get white and yellow pages from the local phone company, but there are several additional companies that also produce books for the telephone market that list addresses and phone ?.   Continue reading »

iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program

According to 9to5Mac, Apple has announced a recall of SOME iPhone 5 batteries. They say:

. . . Apple has opened up an iPhone 5 battery replacement program after discovering that a “very small percentage” of units “may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently.” The iPhone 5 was originally launched in September 2012, and Apple says that the affected units were sold between that month and January 2013. . . Continue reading »

iOS Business Card Scanner

MADE IN AMERICA Sarasota, Florida – HandL has announced an update to its popular business card scanning App – Contact Snapper for iOS. Contact Snapper scans business cards and instantly turns them into a contact on the address book. With the update, Contact Snapper is powerful than ever before, highly intuitive and delivers break-through performance. Google Contacts is now deeply integrated into Contact Snapper with complete fully managed 2 way sync capabilities.   Continue reading »

Mugs On Facebook : Wearable Tech, rumors, rolltop laptop, dedication to Robin Williams and more

FACEBOOK We enjoy cruising the Facebook Groups to see what’s going on around the world. Currently we can only find about a dozen computer user groups out there … if you know of others, please let us know . . . anyway, we saw these on Facebook last week …
[_] How to turn your iPhone into an instant Wi-Fi hotspot
[_] Facebook Color Scheme Scam returns: don’t be fooled
[_] Jewish Calendar, Hebrew Date Converter, Holidays
[_] SSD Prices Hit Sweet New Low of $0.50/GB
[_] Apple – iPad Air – TV Ad – Your Verse
[_] Guy Kawasaki: Looking for User Groups?
[_] The world’s oldest wearable tech?
[_] A Rolltop in your future?
[_] Robin Williams
… and more

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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
. . . and more!

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UGNN Phishing Report: August and Back to School Phishing alerts

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report Kids getting duped, EZ-Pass scams, fake friends, and a new Facebook Video phish — there’s trouble everywhere you go online! It’s all in the InfoManager this week . . .
[*] Don’t be fooled by fake friends’ phishing for your personal info
[_] Phishing campaign lures victims with offer of IRS refund
[_] Spider Under the Skin Video: is really a phishing scam
[_] Phishing Attackers Imitate Popular Bitcoin Websites
[_] Justin Timberlake Iceland Concert Bait in Phishing
[_] Preparing Kids for Cyber Jobs and Cyber Warfare
[_] Is EZ Pass contacting you? It may be a scam
. . . and more!

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iPhone InfoManager: August Rumors again

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers Here we go — getting closer to the big September 9th Apple rollouts — the rumors are hot and heavy … two new iPhones, iPhone Air, a burned teen and even a cardboard 3D viewer . . . it just keeps getting better and better when you’re following the UGN iPhone Infomanager …
[_] The 85 best iPhone games: Great gaming apps for iOS tablets and smartphones
[_] TMZ passes cheap Android clone off as iPhone 6 — and CNBC fell for it!
[_] iPhone 6: A Big Screen Is Nice, But The Bigger Battery Is Necessary
[_] Will a larger-screened iPhone 6 still fit comfortably in one hand?
[_] The iPhone 6 And iWatch Will Be Vital To Apple’s Big ‘Data Play’
[_] Teenager who fell asleep on his iPhone 5 is scarred for life
[_] Here’s How To Identify Battery Draining Apps On iPhone
[_] iPhone Air release date rumours, specs, leaked photos
[_] Use the Google Cardboard VR headset with an iPhone
and more…

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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 »

10 Mac OS X Productivity Hacks

  This article was posted on Lifehacks by Triss Husey.   Continue reading »

Atsumeru – The iOS GIF and Reaction Image Management App – Free Trial

  Aizuwakamatsu, Japan – Independent software developer, Sascha M Holesch has announced the newest update of Atsumeru for iOS, which had been approved for release in all regions. Atsumeru was made specifically to help users manage animated GIFs and other reaction images for private viewing as well as for later sharing with others.  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 »

PromptSmart for iOS

MADE IN AMERICA  New York, New York – PromptSmart, a new teleprompter app available for iPad and iPhone has launched is the first voice-guided public speaking aid with VoiceTrack™ proprietary voice recognition technology. VoiceTrack™ is a breakthrough in mobile voice recognition technology. It seamlessly follows spoken words and pauses during a speech, adjusting the speed of scrolling text in real time based on the speaker’s actual words and pace. Continue reading »

All-In-One Mobile 3D Modeling App rivals 3D workstation software

 Major Update of Verto Studio 3D - Now All-In-One Mobile 3D Modeling App Independent developer Michael L. Farrell has created Verto Studio 3D 2.0.1 for iPad, a massive update to his mobile 3D modeling app. Rivaling 3D software designed to run on desktop and notebook computers, Verto Studio 3D is a powerful and feature-rich app that combines sophisticated 3D modeling with an easy-to-use user interface. Version 2.0.1 boasts a new cutting-edge shader engine, including user-editable custom shaders that allow professional game developers to create professional-grade renderings, shaders, and 3D artwork.

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UGNN Cyber Security Report: Back to cyber security School

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report Here we are in the middle of a new year of cyber threats and it doesn’t seem to get any better. Now they’re worried about cars being hacked causing high body-counts, and the ‘blackhats’ want to help avoid cyberwarfare! It’s all in the InfoManager this week . . .
[*] North America Cyber Security Market is Expected to Reach $61.91 billion
[*] Hackers meet at Black Hat convention to tackle cybersecurity risks
[*] NRC cyber security breach a ‘wake-up call,’ Ottawa tech CEO says
[*] Cyber security expert warns: Caribbean could be losing millions
[*] Automakers Openly Challenged To Bake In Security
[*] Want a safe car? Check its cyber safety rating
[*] Miami bank hit with cyber security breach
[*] Neutralizing the Cyberwarfare Bazaar
. . . and more!

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UGNN Facebook Update: : August news, views and blues

UGNN InfoManager news all about social media and Facebook Facebook news and reviews … good and bad reports — did you realize that if all those people had good sense they wouldn’t be spending so much time on Facebook? Did you also realize that an entire country finds Facebook offensive and is considering blocking it? Oh well… if it’s happening, you’re reading about it in the UGNN InfoManager . . .
[*] Fuming fiancee’s Facebook rant explains why ‘friends’ weren’t invited
[*] Malaysia’s plan to study ban on Facebook derided by netizens
[*] Amazon, Facebook, Google, And The New Tech Conglomerate
[*] Why Facebook (FB) Stock Is Still a ‘Hold’ at TheStreet
[*] Rhonda Abrams: Facebook can deliver more than likes
[*] Why is Facebook buying a cybersecurity company?
[*] Judge to review Facebook posts of rape accuser
[*] Facebook: Get Messenger app or else
. . . and more
CAUTION Careful, we’ve found a pop-up ad splash screens and other stalker links and screen-spam on all of these pages. Seems the news industry has now resorted to heavy screen-spam to make revenue! Be very careful what you click.

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