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Apple Settles FCC In-App Purchases
2014-01-16 15:08:41

Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple’s iDevices and App Store are so easy, even a child can use them. Now that simplicity is going to cost Apple a pretty penny. On Wednesday, Apple agreed to settle a claim with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which requires Apple to refund $32.5 million to parents whose children racked up hefty tabs of in-app purchases. However, this is only the latest complaint regarding unauthorized charges surrounding children’s...

2014-01-16 08:30:04

New Thunderbolt laptop docking station adds HDMI Display Adapter, UASP-enabled USB 3.0 hub, Gigabit Ethernet port, speaker and microphone support through a single cable connection LOCKBOURNE, Ohio, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- StarTech.com, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity parts, has announced the availability of their new Thunderbolt Docking Station (SKU: TBDOCKHDPBC), which enables users to transform a Thunderbolt-equipped MacBook® or Ultrabook(TM) laptop into a...

2014-01-10 23:01:45

Final Cut Pro X users can now jump from clip to clip with 30 curved line transitions from Pixel Film Studios. Laguna Beach, California (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Final Cut Pro X plugin and effects manufacturer, Pixel Film Studios, announced the release of TransCurve, a package of 30 curved line transitions for Apple's Final Cut Pro X. "TransCurve is a fun and versatile Transition for Final Cut Pro X," said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel FIlm Studios, "It's great for...

2014-01-09 12:29:13

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On-site of the forty-eighth international Consumer Electronics Show (CES), IDG announced the winners of "2013-2014 Global iBrands Top 20". Twenty brands in the Apple industry chain including Moshi, iLuv, Otterbox, iPEARL, POWEROCKS, MOMAX and iWALK, became well-deserved winners in the iBrands award ceremony of the year, showing to the global users the greatest passion in Apple industry chain. About 400 media from all over the world made tracking...

2014-01-07 16:26:42

New model designed specifically for iMacs with a built-in VESA Mount Adapter ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ergotron announced today the release of a new product in its line of Apple® sit-stand workstations with aluminum construction designed specifically to complement Mac® desktop and laptop products. The new VESA Mount for Apple Workfit-A Workstation is designed for iMacs® with a built-in VESA Mount Adapter. (Photo:...

2013-12-27 23:04:02

DigitalQuick for Mac Provides Mac Users with the Ideal Solution for Secure Collaboration in the Cloud, Mobile, and Desktop – Persistent File Protection That Lets Users Encrypt, Control, and Track Files Seoul, South Korea (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 Fasoo, Inc., the leader in Data and Software Security, announced that DigitalQuick, its file security cloud service, is now available for Macs. DigitalQuick for Mac lets Mac users secure and share their most sensitive and confidential files or...

Media Reports Apple Secretly Acquired Two Tech Firms Months Ago
2013-12-24 14:23:49

Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you’ve been paying attention, you know Apple has been on something of a roll this year in terms of acquiring companies – that’s no secret. But what is interesting is that Apple acquired two tech companies months ago and has kept that information quiet. Well, those secrets are out as Apple adds two new tech companies – a digital mapping firm and an innovative note taking productivity solution – to its growing list of...

Your Webcam May Be Spying On You With No Warning
2013-12-20 06:28:17

[ Watch the Video: Worried About Your Webcam? Use Duct Tape For Privacy ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) have demonstrated a unique type of malware that forces iSight cameras in older MacBook and iMac models to capture images – without ever turning on the camera's warning light. While most webcams have an LED indicator light that turns on when the camera is active, it’s possible for malware to disable this...

2013-12-19 23:03:04

Pixel Film Studios provides Final Cut Pro X users with over 100 confetti effects for Final Cut Pro X. Laguna Beach, California (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Final Cut Pro X special effects and plugin developer, Pixel Film Studios, releases ProParty, a package of over 100 confetti effects for Apple's Final Cut Pro X today. "Whether you are making a kid's party video or a new year's celebration movie, ProParty is a really fun FCPX plugin to use," said Christina Austin, CEO...

2013-12-18 23:02:43

Final Cut Pro X users now have 20 ways to convert their vertical iPhone media into HD footage with ProPhone from Pixel Film Studios. Laguna Beach, California (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Final Cut Pro X plugin and effects manufacturer, Pixel Film Studios, announced the release of ProPhone, a package of over 20 iPhone vertical media converter effects and borders for Apple's Final Cut Pro X. "Whether you are creating a news segment with eye witness iPhone footage or a home movie,...

Latest Macintosh Reference Libraries

Apple iPod
2013-03-23 00:00:00

The iPod is designed and marketed by Apple Inc., first released on November 10, 2001. It is a portable media player with four current versions, iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano, iPod Touch, and the iPod Classic. It not only can play music, it also can be used as an external data storage device. Depending on the model, storage ranges from 2 GB for the iPod Shuffle up to 160 GB for the iPod classic, all the devices use Samsung, ARM and the Apple A5 CPUs. Files can be transferred from computers using...

2010-09-17 11:32:27

A personal computer, or PC, refers to any general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and selling price make it useful for individuals, and is intended to be managed directly by a user with no superseding operator. Examples of personal computers include desktop computers, laptops, tablet PCs, and handheld PCs. Most commonly, PCs are used in a home or office setting. Historically, the first computer demo was developed in 1968 by Douglas Englebart. It gave society a preview of what...

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