Posts tagged mac

This week’s UGs on Facebook

This week’s subject on UG’s are listed below.  If you know of any user groups that aren’t mentioned, please let us know.  This week we saw:

[_] Save 50% on Take Control Books
[_] Dutch Artist Creates 3D Printer That Can Print Complex Ceramic Pots
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Open Source Mac Software

I am preparing to present Open Source Software for the Macintosh to the Tulsa Users of Macintosh Society in September.  A few years ago, September was declared Open Source Month by someone and I’ve tried every two or three years to find what I can get and tell the group about what is available.   Continue reading »

4 Reasons to Buy a Non-Retina MacBook Pro

Macworld UK has this article written by Ashleigh Allsopp.   Continue reading »

Jettison 1.4 – Close Your MacBook and Go

MADE IN AMERICA Denver, Colorado – St. Clair Software is happy to announce the immediate release of Jettison 1.4 for Mac OS X. This update improves the handling of all types of disks, and also delivers a host of new features like hotkeys, control over which disks are ejected, and support for flash drives.   Continue reading »

10 Features of OS X Yosemite

Fool.com has this article about Yosemite. ” 10 Features You Don’t Know About.”   Continue reading »

Apple Summer Camp for kids

For several years now, Apple has run an educational workshop that they call “Summer Camp for kids” in the 8 to 12 year old group in its stores.   Continue reading »

Apple 2014 WWDC Announces OS X Yosemite

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers We posted the releases as they cam out from Apple… and the developers’ conference seemed to have a lot of energy. Among new announcements are all kinds of opinions — and just about every editor is putting their own spin on things! But not the InfoManager — we give access without spin:
[_] Xcode 6, Swift, CloudKit, and more surprising developer news from WWDC 2014
[_] 20 Features of Apple’s Latest Developer OS Revealed at WWDC 2014
[_] Watch The TechCrunch Recap Of Apple’s WWDC 2014 Announcements
[_] WWDC 2014: A love letter from Apple to developers
[_] 5 Reasons WWDC Is Big News for the Enterprise
[_] Apple WWDC 2014 Highlights: A New Era?
[_] And else . . .
that ain’t all . . . keep reading!

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Apple Unveils iOS 8, the Biggest Release Since the Launch of the App Store

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computersApple® unveiled iOS 8 on June 2nd, 2014 — the biggest release since the launch of the App Store℠, giving users incredible new features and developers the tools to create amazing new apps. iOS 8 delivers a simpler, faster and more intuitive user experience, including iCloud® Photo Library, allowing you to enjoy your photos and videos more easily across your devices; new Messages features to easily share voice, video or photos with just a swipe; and an entirely new Health app that gives you a clear overview of your health and fitness data all in one place. iOS 8 also includes predictive typing for Apple’s QuickType™ keyboard; Family Sharing, the easiest way to share purchases, photos and calendars within the same household; and iCloud Drive™, so you can store files and access them from anywhere

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Apple Releases iOS 8 SDK With Over 4,000 New APIs

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers Biggest Developer Release Ever Includes Extensibility Features, HealthKit, HomeKit & Swift

Apple® has released its iOS 8 SDK, the biggest developer release ever with more than 4,000 new APIs, giving developers the ability to create amazing new apps like never before. iOS 8 allows developers to further customize the user experience with major extensibility features like Notification Center widgets and third-party keyboards; and introduces robust frameworks such as HealthKit and HomeKit. iOS 8 also includes Metal, a new graphics technology that maximizes the performance of the A7 chip and Swift, a powerful new programming language.

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Apple Announces OS X Yosemite

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers Introduces Refined New Design, Powerful Apps & Amazing New Continuity Features

Apple® has announced OS X® Yosemite, a powerful new version of OS X redesigned and refined with a fresh, modern look, powerful new apps and amazing new continuity features that make working across your Mac® and iOS devices more fluid than ever. The new Today view in Notification Center gives you a quick look at everything you need to know, all in one place; iCloud Drive™ is located within the Finder and can store files of any type; and Safari® has a new streamlined design that puts the most important controls at your fingertips. Mail makes editing and sending attachments easier than ever; Handoff lets you start an activity on one device and pass it to the other; and Instant Hotspot makes using your iPhone’s hotspot as easy as connecting to a Wi-Fi network. Yosemite even gives you the ability to make iPhone® calls on your Mac.

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Spotlight Tricks & Tips

This article on HackMac gives some shortcuts to get more performance out of Apple’s Spotlight search engine.   Continue reading »

System 1.0 Headquarters

Dan Vanderkam created this Web site about the original Macintosh Operating System.  He runs the OS on vMac, a program that will run anything that would run on a Macintosh Plus.  It will run System 1.0 through 7.5.5 or about 12 years of Macintosh programs. Continue reading »

Re-discover Your Photos with new Lost Photos App

MADE IN AMERICA Del Mar, California – Macphun Software, has announced the release of Lost Photos 2.0, a free Mac app that enables users to re-discover forgotten photos within their email accounts. Originally created by Space Inch, Macphun has secured worldwide publishing rights and now directs development and marketing activities for the software.  Continue reading »

Nine plug-ins for Apple Mail

In this article on Macworld.com written by Joe Kissell, he talks about how he has added plugins to Apple Mail.   Continue reading »

Classic Solitaire HD

  RunServer has announced Classic Solitaire HD for Mac OS X, a precise copy of the original Klondike Solitaire card game included with millions of copies of the Microsoft Windows operating system. Continue reading »