Posts tagged software

UGNN InfoManager Newsletter for June 22, 2015

UGNN Infomanager HERE’S THE INFOMANAGER NEWS for the week of June 15 through 22 . . . There really wasn’t much of interest this week — it seems everyone’s preoccupied with Facebook, and passing around stupid memes. But we did dig up a number of items of note for your user group newsletters and your members. Lynn has his weekly Facebook update, and Fred laments over Apple Music. But there are some very cool items too, like new virtual reality and new stronger security for Apple iOS.

  • User Groups on Facebook June 20, 2015
  • 6 Digits Are Better Than 4! iOS 9 to Boost Passcode Security
  • New Kindle Paperwhite Adds New Typesetting Engine and Font
  • New Features Coming to Apple’s Garage Band on June 30
  • How to Back Up Your Mac to Multiple Time Machine Disks
  • Intellibins – Mobile app to find recycling centers
  • How to change the default app for a file on OS X
  • Apple iCar Sightings Are Apple Mapping Vehicles
  • FBI Safe Online Surfing Internet Challenge
  • Apple Music: a Close Look at How it Works
  • 11 Virtual Reality (VR) Glasses Compared
  • Spotify Admits Defeat Already
  • Apple’s WWDC announcements
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First 10 Apps to Install on Your Mac

Glenn Fleishman, another Take Control author has this article on Macworld.com.  Not sure that I agree 100%, but these are certainly worth considering.  Continue reading »

AppDelete 4.1.5 – Uninstall Anything

MADE IN AMERICA Anaheim, California – Independent software developer Reggie Ashworth has announce the release of AppDelete 4.1.5, an update to his very popular application deletion utility for Mac OS X. With a simple Drag & Drop, AppDelete will uninstall anything along with all of the associated items. Mac users will no longer have to hunt through their system to find and delete these items manually.  Continue reading »

ChronoAgent for Yosemite

MADE IN AMERICA Casselberry, Florida – ChronoAgent for Mac by Econ Technologies has been updated to version 1.4.7. This update features better performance and error handling, minor user interface tweaks when running on Yosemite, and various bug fixes. ChronoAgent 1.4.7 is $10 and as always, all existing ChronoAgent users update for free. No user is ever left behind.   Continue reading »

Optimize Your Wi-Fi Network with OS X

This article is from The Next Web.  In it “Boris” talks about a feature that was introduced in Mountain Lion OS X 10.8 and continues being available in Mavericks OS X 10.9.  Continue reading »

Internet Archive: Software

 We’ve mentioned the Internet Archive before for movies, audiobooks and books in general as well as web sites.   Continue reading »

BatchOutput for Microsoft Excel

Toronto (ON) Canada – Zevrix Solutions has announced the release of BatchOutput XLS 2.1.3, a compatibility update to its popular output automation solution for Microsoft Excel on Mac OS X. The software provides advanced solutions for demanding enterprise and office publishing environments through automation of printing and professional PDF output.   Continue reading »

Jettison 1.3

MADE IN AMERICA Denver, Colorado – St. Clair Software has announced the immediate release of Jettison 1.3 for Mac OS X. This update improves support for SD cards, helps diagnose problems when OS X won’t eject a drive, improves reliability in handling all types of media, and adds support for retina displays.   Continue reading »

Pixelmator 3.0 FX

London, United Kingdom – The Pixelmator Team has announced the release of Pixelmator 3.0 FX, the most advanced version of Pixelmator to date, featuring Layer Styles, Liquify Tools, and support for new features in OS X Mavericks, delivering blazing fast performance with its new, state-of-the-art image editing engine.   Continue reading »

Photo Sense

VeprIT has released Photo Sense 1.11.0, a major update of the non-destructive batch photo enhancement solution for Mac. Photo Sense makes photos more attractive quickly and easily, either automatically or with a minimum user effort. Version 1.11.0 introduces a batch image EXIF/IPTC metadata editor, and makes multiple minor improvements. It also adds integration with the flexible batch image resizer Resize Sense and the flexible batch watermarking utility Watermark Sense.
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Toolboxes for Pages and Keynote

  Jumsoft, a developer of high-quality applications and designs for OS X, has released a new batch of fresh designs for Pages and Keynote. A number of new themes and illustrations has been added to Toolbox for PagesToolbox for Keynote, their iOS versions, and the universal Toolbox for iWork bundle. Continue reading »

FontAgent Pro 6 Ships

MADE IN AMERICA San Jose, California – Insider Software has announced the release of FontAgent Pro 6 for Macintosh, an upgrade to its professional font manager, which adds a new Workflow Center, support for Adobe Creative Cloud, more than 1350 free fonts, faster font search, more powerful ESP keyword font search, expanded font verification, and Smasher 3 automatic maintenance software. Continue reading »

InterConneX 1.0 for the iPad

MADE IN AMERICA Casselberry, Florida – Econ Technologies has released the completely new InterConneX1.0 for the iPad. InterConneX is a file management and file sharing app for the iPad. With InterConneX you can create a repository of files so that you can store and organize files and folders in one location on an iPad just like on a Mac. In addition to managing and storing files, InterConneX allows you to share your files and folders between other iPads running InterConneX and Macs running ChronoSync or ChronoAgent. Best of all InterConneX is a free no ad app for the iPad.   Continue reading »

MacBasics

I’ve been hearing more and more, “Does it come with a manual?”  Of course, there isn’t a manual in the box with the Macintosh.   Continue reading »

VSD Viewer

I frequently get asked for programs on the Mac that are able to read and/or write to the format of three Microsoft programs.  Those are Access, Publisher and to a lesser extent Visio.   Continue reading »