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Freshly Squeezed Reviews: Stick It With Ghostnote

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By Frank Petrie, ympnow.com I remember placing Post-It Notes® on my computer with passwords, todo lists and such, until my computer resembled a botched attempt by Jackson Pollack to dabble in papier-mâché. Back in the day, it was not uncommon for dozens upon dozens of brightly colored reminders to festoon ones electronic landscape, invariably resulting […]

Freshly Squeezed Reviews: Take Me to the Pilot of Your TV

by Frank Petrie I used to say that ‘if I’m not creating, I’m not breathing.’ Over the years, however, my time spent creating content has shifted to time consuming content. Between cable, streaming and the odd BluRay or DVD disc, it sometimes becomes hard to keep track of which of my favorite program’s episodes I […]

Soundhawk Smart Listening System – Review

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By Curt Blanchard, Tucson Macintosh Users Group I’ve discovered a new product that I believe will be of interest to the MUG community. I am the secretary at TMUG (Tucson Macintosh Users Group) and I am a writer/reviewer for MyMac.com. Soundhawk is a listening system aimed squarely at people over 50+ who are Apple enthusiasts. […]

Freshly Squeezed Review – Focus 2 Pro

Freshly Squeezed Review – Focus 2 Pro

By Frank Petrie Company: Macphun Developer: Jim Mitchell Prices and Requirements: Varies per app Test Rig: 2012 MBA 13″, OS X 10.9.2, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD I am to photography what Ansel Adams was to box-girder bridge design. But I want my snaps to look professional, even occasionally artistic. There is a multitude of editing […]

FRESHLY SQUEEZED REVIEWS: Wahoo, Yasu for Mavericks

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by Frank Petrie Product: Yasu 2.9 Developer: Jim Mitchell, http://yasuapp.net/ Price: Free / Donationware via PayPal Requirements: OS X Lion (10.7) or later; earlier versions are available Test Rig: 2012 MBA 13″, OS X 10.9.2, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Humans are creatures of habit. And if you use computers, there are some habits that you […]

Hardware Review: My Charge Peak 6000 battery

Hardware Review: My Charge Peak 6000 battery

By Dave Greenbaum When traveling I can’t seem to get enough power but I absolutely despise filling up my carry on with a bunch of extra chargers and cables. While there are lots of chargers on the market, this one is as close to all in one as you get with retractable cables and AC […]

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