Posts tagged news

Facebook User Groups 12/13/14

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

[_]  Classic Apple Watches From 1995 Once Again Available for Sale
[_]  Microsoft’s five NEW consumer apps for iPhone/iPad
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Cyber Shopping Revolutionized With Manual Online Product Comparison

Free Online Shopping Comparison Service Set to Launch Cyber Monday . . . Online shopping will be forever changed with the launch of Submit and This new online shopping comparison service will launch on Cyber Monday – December 1, 2014.

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24hours: Personalized Daily Photo News

 24hours: Personalized Daily Photo News Stay up on the news with 24hours: Personalized Daily Photo News Magazine 2.54 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. 24hours features news articles that have been intelligently mixed and are presented in one continuous catered stream. All articles featured in the news feed have been published within the past 24 hours.

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iPad InfoManager : August iPads rumors getting ready for Back to School!

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers August opens some new woes for the iPad life… sales falling, competition nibbling away at the base and new devices coming out to bleed off the market!
[*] Apple iPad Mini 2 vs Asus Google Nexus 7 – Prices, Specs & Battery Life
[*] Nintendo Is Missing Out By Not Bringing its Games to Apple’s iOS
[*] NFL Now goes live on iPhone and iPad, Apple TV to follow
[*] Apple’s New Patent Could Help Resurrect iPad Sales
[*] Apple iPad Air 2 To Come With Fingerprint Sensor?
[*] It’s time for Apple Inc to stop making excuses
[*] Apple could announce iWatch next month
. . . and more!

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Steadicam Smoothee Bonus Pack for iPhone 5 and GoPro

Steadicam Smoothee Bonus Pack for iPhone 5 and GoPro Now Available The introduction of Steadicam in 1976 revolutionized the world of film and video. Over the past three decades, Steadicam has been an invaluable, dynamic production tool in the industry. New generations of Steadicam camera stabilizing systems have been comprehensively redesigned to unleash endless creative possibilities. When purchasing a Steadicam Smoothee, users can now enjoy two mounts for the price of one. The new bonus pack features a mount for iPhone 5/5s and a mount for GoPro HERO cameras, offering even more stability for no extra cost.

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Tech & Science Expert Refutes Notion that Google Flu is a ‘Failure’

fluIn 2009, Google announced that they suspected they could “accurately estimate the current level of weekly influenza activity in each region of the United States, with a reporting lag of about one day.” By tracking search engine behavior, the company hoped it could predict flu outbreaks even faster than the CDC.

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Boom 808 for iOS – Banging 808 Drum Machine

 Boom 808 for iOS - Banging 808 Drum Machine IF you drum, you’ll love Boom 808, a high fidelity virtual analog drum machine app for iPad devices. Boom 808 is a powerful sound design tool that allows you to easily integrate one of the most popular drum machines of the 80′s into the modern mobile producers workflow.

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Las Vegas SuperMeet in April

 Los Angeles, CA / Boston, MA – The Creative Pro User Group (CPUG) Network has announced that the Thirteenth Annual Las Vegas SuperMeet will take place on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in the Royale Ballroom at the Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Nevada. Doors open at 4:30PM with the “SuperMeet Digital Showcase,” featuring over 30 software and hardware developers. Presentations will begin at 7:00PM and continue until 11:00PM. Earlybird tickets go on sale online only for the price of $10.00 each plus ticket fee (Early Bird price ends March 10, 2014) and $10.00 for students and Teachers with valid student ID. It is expected this SuperMeet will sell out as historically every Las Vegas SuperMeet sells out.   Continue reading »

30th Anniversary of the Macintosh

CNET is reporting that there will be a celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Macintosh on January 25th, 2014 at the Flint Center.   Continue reading »

Follow My News, iOS

New York, New York – Follow My News LLC, an emerging mobile applications and social sharing solutions developer has announced the launch of their eponymous user generated news platform Follow My News onto the App Store. Continue reading »

Perceptive Automation and FortrezZ form Strategic Partnership

MADE IN AMERICA Perceptive Automation, developer of Indigo, the leading Mac-based home automation software, announced they have signed a strategic agreement with FortrezZ, a design, engineering and manufacturing company providing wireless automation and security products, to add support for the complete line of FortrezZ products in Indigo.

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Recipe of Web Cookies

SecureMac continues its work to raise awareness of online privacy issues with the release of an internet cookie infographic during Security Awareness Month. The aim is educate and dispel common misunderstandings about the nature of cookies and what they mean for consumer privacy.   Continue reading »

Infomanager Twitter IPO Updates

twitter, ipo Rising to the top of the news stack is the impending Twitter IPO and all the issues and speculation surrounding it. We’ve watched all the big IPOs; Google, Facebook and all, let’s see how Twitter goes.
* More Twitter IPO Madness: Shares In TW Telecom Go From $30 To $300 In Seconds, Nasdaq Blocks Trades
* Dorsey: With looming Twitter IPO and Square’s new digs, innovator’s hot streak continues
* From CEO Dick Costolo to Peter Chernin: Who Gets Rich in Twitter’s IPO
* In Twitter’s I.P.O. Filing, Signs of a Start-Up That Has Matured
* How Twitter’s I.P.O. Filing Evolved to Contain New Details
* There’s Nothing Public About Twitter’s IPO
* The Real Twitter

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Cyber Security — Adobe Hacked! Cyberseurity Awareness Month and more

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cyber Security report I guess the biggest news is Adobe getting hacked. It is amazing that nobody noticed the vulnerability of moving such operations to the cloud. What were they thinking. YES, it’s Cyberseurity Awareness Month… keep your self protected and help your neighbors get more aware of the risks they take! Here’s where we watch future history unfold…
* National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
* Keep Yourself Protected: Don’t Become a Victim of Identity Theft
* Air Force cadets earning honors as academic hackers
* Adobe Hacked, Silk Road Sacked
* Cybersecurity Summit 2013 Takeaways
* US cyber-security trade delegation to Kuwait undeterred by surveillance leaks
* Students Should Take Precautions Online During National Cyber Month
and more . . .

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New Internet Crime Initiative Combines Resources, Expertise

Digital Evidence Response TeamA pilot program targeting Internet crime—focused on establishing a model for sharing information and coordinating investigations—was recently launched by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) and the state of Utah. Continue reading »