Posts tagged OS X

CleanApp 5 Reclaims Disk Space

Synium Software has announced the release and availability of CleanApp 5. If your Mac is getting slower and slower it could be because you’re running out of space on your hard drive. Continue reading »

Receive iOS notifications on your Mac

mTouchLabs has announced the the BLE notifier free Mac app and its iPhone companion app the BLE Notification Provider. First, you need to install the iOS app from the App Store and the BLE Notifier Free Mac app. When you open the app on your phone, it will ask to use Bluetooth on your Mac. You activate Bluetooth on your Mac, pair your iPhone and you’re done.  Continue reading »

Splice 2.3.1

MADE IN AMERICA  Charlotte, North Carolina – einstein’s legacy v2.0, LLC has announced the release of Splice 2.3.1, an update to their popular movie management utility for Mac OS X. Splice helps professionals and amateur video content creators who need a simple, easy-to-use tool for organizing and joining a collection of video clips together into a single movie. Continue reading »

Winclone 5 Adds Backup for Boot Camp

MADE IN AMERICA Naperville, Illinois – Twocanoes Software has announced the release of Winclone 5, the premier Boot Camp cloning and migration solution for the Mac. New in Winclone 5 is Winclone Backup, a simple-to-use utility for backing up mission-critical Boot Camp user files. The company published a video tour of Winclone 5 that reviews the new product in detail.   Continue reading »

These iOS apps can video call anyone

Kimberly Gonzalez posted this article to AppAdvice.com over a week ago.   Continue reading »

Expense tracker and mileage tracker for Apple Watch

MADE IN AMERICASan Francisco, California – SilverWiz has announced the Apple Watch versions of its personal expense tracker app MoneyWiz 2, and mileage tracker app MileWiz will be available from day one, April 24th. MoneyWiz 2 is a fully featured finance software that can handle every aspect of finances – accounts, budgets, bills and reports, in multiple currencies. Continue reading »

User Groups on Facebook March 6, 2015

Here is some more great content items posted by user group members on Facebook! If you’re not already with us, please feel free to jump in . . .

  • Microsoft Office 2016 Preview Available for Mac as Free Download.
  • Ask.com Crapware Added to Mac OS X Java Installations
  • “Take Control of PDFpen 7” explains PDFpen for Mac and iOS

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Calculator Widget Question on UGNN Facebook

Last week, I had a long time user group person ask the following question on the UG InfoManger page on Facebook:

“Can someone help me with a Yosemite problem? When I open Dashboard the screen sort of changes to a new “space.” As I often use the Calculator and want to see the files behind it to see the numbers, I can’t do that anymore! Is there way to keep my desktop visible when in Dashboard? Put me down as a NOT a fan of Yosemite!! Thanks!”  Continue reading »

Best Mac Antivirus Software

As part of an article titled Best Antivirus Software and Apps 2015, Tom’s Guide has made its recommendations for the Macintosh.   Continue reading »

Your Mac’s Dock

 

MakeUseOf has this article by Tom Brookes.  It is very basic, but could help new members/users understand the OS X Dock. Actual title there is “Everything You Need to Know about Your Mac’s Dock.“  Continue reading »

How to use iCloud Drive: The ultimate guide

This article on iMore by Allyson Kazmucha appears to be something that MUGs could use to aid in developing a meeting program.

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Introduction to Pixelmator for Mac and iPad

  This two part article is on Tuts+.  I have long been an advocate of Pixelmator on the Mac.  Now I have it on my iPad as well and believe that it is the best graphic editing app for iOS.   Continue reading »

myNews – 5000 Newspapers on your Mac

Following in the footsteps of myNews app for iOS, AppGeneration has released the media app for Mac OS X users. With myNews you can browse more than 5000 online newspapers from 80 countries. It also allows you to read the news on your native language without having to leave the app. Since it auto translates newspaper websites, it enables you to read a Chinese newspaper in Russian, an English tech magazine in Spanish or a Thai economic newspaper in French!   Continue reading »

Audio Switcher 2.5.2

MADE IN AMERICA Skokie, Illinois – Spike Software Inc. has announced the release of Audio Switcher 2.5.2, an update for its popular menubar applet utility developed exclusively for Mac OS X. Audio Switcher allows you to quickly switch your audio input and output between different audio devices. The app resides in the Status Bar, making it conveniently accessible from any application.  Continue reading »

OS X Yosemite hidden features

This article on the Amsys UK website goes over many features of OS X Yosemite.   Continue reading »