Posts tagged OS X

How to get WhatsApp on Mac

WhatsApp Mac WhatsApp processed an eye watering 64 billion messages on its most successful day to date, making it one of the worlds most popular messaging platforms – but is there a way to access your WhatsApp messages via your Mac? With the official launch of the desktop app, it’s now extremely simple.

This article therefore explains how to access, send and receive messages via WhatsApp for iPhone (or Android!) via your Mac, including through third-party apps.

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How To Get Your Computer Ready To Sell Or Give Away

If you don’t do this, you’ll be giving a stranger all of your files.

First, back up your machine: That’s photos, documents and music. You probably don’t want to lose all of your stuff.

While your computer is backing up, make sure you’ve got all your product keys. Once you’ve verified you have a key, deauthorize the program. This way you won’t have any trouble re-installing any software on your next computer.

GO http://www.newsy.com/videos/how-to-get-your-computer-ready-to-sell-or-give-away/

Elmedia Video Player with AirPlay

Frankfurt, Germany – Eltima Software has announced the release of Elmedia Video Player 6.5, an update to their popular universal media player for OS X. Elmedia Video Player is a multifunctional media player with its own volume control that supports all common and not very common audio & video formats, like AVI, FLV, SWF, WMV, MOV, MP4, MP3, DAT, FLAC, M4V, MPG, MKV, etc. Full-screen mode transitions are smooth and easy, player can be floating on top of all applications so that nothing is obscuring the view, also image can be fitted to your screen. Continue reading »

440 Software

  440 Software specializes in audio software for Mac, Windows and iOS devices. Continue reading »

Axel – The Smart Download Manager for OS X

MADE IN AMERICA Bellevue, Washington – Independent developer, Chris Li has announced the release of Maxel 2.0.2, an important update to his download accelerator app for OS X. Maxel offers the ability to accelerate file downloads by using up to 100 simultaneous connections to carry the transfer load. The app offers users drag-and-drop convenience, as well as a built-in web browser, and also offers integration with popular web browsers. Continue reading »

Code Inventors – 30% Off Sale

Stoke on Trent, United Kingdom – Code Inventors today is pleased to announce a special sale on all of their Mac and Windows applications, 30% off license codes until 14 May 2016.
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Automated Workflows

 This web site is all about automating work on the Macintosh using AppleScript and Automator.   Continue reading »

Cocktail 9.2.4 (El Capitan Edition)

Ekero, Sweden – Maintain has announced the release of Cocktail 9.2.4 (El Capitan Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running OS X El Capitan 10.11. The update is highly recommended for all users of Cocktail (El Capitan Edition). Continue reading »

Macintosh OS X Slowdown Solutions

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Randy B. Singer has been on a number of mailing lists that I subscribe to for a long time. I’ve never seen him steer a member wrong.

He states that ” It seems like barely a week goes by without me hearing about a user whose Macintosh has suddenly slowed to a crawl. I’ve helped a number of users troubleshoot the problem, and it turns out that the problem isn’t caused by just one thing. To help users whose Macs have suddenly slowed down, I’ve created a Web page that lists a number of troubleshooting steps that they can take to address the most likely causes of their slowdown.”

GO  See his hints here: http://www.macattorney.com

How To Remove Flash On The Mac

With the MUG Musings article on “ 24 more good reasons to NOT use Flash“, this seems an appropriate article.

Peter Cohen states: “Word has emerged about a “ransomware” exploit involving Adobe Flash. Adobe has responded with an update. The ransomware exploit is, for now, limited to users of Windows, but the update has been made to all supported platforms, so it’s an update to essential Flash code, not just something Windows-ish.

“This illustrates that you need to be very careful about what you keep on your computer, and that you may want to periodically rethink the software you have installed.”

click for more info Full Article: http://www.peter-cohen.com 

BrowserFreedom 1.1.3

Sao Sebastiao do Cai, Brazil – Guilherme Rambo, a Mac developer, has announce the released of BrowserFreedom 1.1.2 for OS X. Since its launch, BrowserHub got a lot of attention because It solves a simple yet frustrating problem for many users: the management of multiple web browsers on OS X. Due to trademark issues, the app is now rechristened from BrowserHub to BrowserFreedom. Version 1.1.2 fixes a crash that would occur when launching the app, and a new feature called “URL expander” which allows the user to copy the original URL from a shortened link. Continue reading »

The Next 40

This article by Horace Dediu on the ASYMCO.com site, is an interesting read.   Continue reading »

Elmedia Player with AirPlay support

Frankfurt, Germany – Eltima Software has released a new version of its widely popular Elmedia Player for Mac – version 6.5. The biggest update is it supports AirPlay now. This means you can stream music and videos from any AirPlay device (Mac, iOS, Android devices) to player or you can go the other direction by streaming content from a Mac with Elmedia installed to another Mac with Elmedia or any other AirPlay app. Multiple handy options for excellent video files playback were added to new version of Elmedia Player too. Continue reading »

User Groups on Facebook 1603-27

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 . . .

  • Understanding photography-related file formats
  • Mac OS X turns 15
  • Apple issues new iOS 9.3 build for older iPhones and iPads

It’s a good idea if you log into your Facebook account prior to reading this article. Continue reading »

Deliver Express

 Toronto (ON) Canada – Zevrix Solutions has announced the release of Deliver Express 2.5.11, a feature update to its automated solution to send and share files easily across the Internet and local networks. Deliver Express processes files from watched hot folders and supports FTP, Amazon S3, WebDAV, AFP and other remote and local services. The software can run absolutely unattended and offers variable email notifications, delivery to multiple destinations, file compression, automatic PDF creation, and much more. Continue reading »