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August 2022 Newsletter

This issue includes: “Photos Bug Could Share Albums with the Wrong People” The Joy of Tech Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download). August Newsletter

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July 2022 Newsletter

This issue includes: “Helping Senior Citizens Reveals Past Apple Lapses and Recent Improvements” Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download) July Newsletter

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June 2022 Newsletter

This issue includes: “How to Help a Friend Whose Email Has Been Hacked to Send Scams” The Joy of Tech Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download). June Newsletter    

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May 2022 Newsletter

This issue includes: “Understand Cryptocurrency, but Don’t Invest in It” Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download) May Newsletter

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April 2022 Newsletter

This issue includes: “Never Change Your Password” From MacMost: “5G Home Internet Is a Good Alternative To Wired Broadband” Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download). April Newsletter

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March 2022 Newsletter

This issue includes: “Never Change Your Password” From MacMost: “Comparing the 4 Ways To Type On Your iPhone” & “The Useful Mac Spoken Content Accessibility Features” Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download). March Newsletter

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Rebelle 5

Rebelle 5 specializes in realistic looking watercolor, acrylic, and oil paintings. Rebelle offers real-time simulations of paint and ink flows, color blending, diffusion, and drying. It reproduces the ways media naturally behave… Rebelle 5

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February 2022 Newsletter

This issue includes: “Apple’s New Focus Feature May Be Overkill” Reviews “Rebelle 5” Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download). February Newsletter

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January 2022 Newsletter

This issue includes: “Reduce Distractions with Notification Summaries” Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download) January Newsletter

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December 2021 Newsletter

This issue includes: “USBefuddled: Untangling the Rat’s Nest of USB-C Standards and Cables” Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download).</p> December Newsletter

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AliveColors 4

AliveColors is a photo editing program that also has a full set of painting and drawing tools. It provides tools for retouching, drawing, and vector graphics, photo enhancement adjustments, and a gallery of striking filters. AliveColors 4 introduces the new AI neural filters for fast and high-quality image processing. AliveColors 4

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November 2021 Newsletter

This issue includes: “Ten Years Without Steve Jobs” Reviews: AliveColors 4 Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download). November Newsletter

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Exposure X7

Exposure X7 is a photo editor that was designed for hobbyist and pro photographers who want to create artistic images from their photos. It is a full featured program that has many options and presets that you can use to adjust the look of your photos. Exposure comes as a standalone program and as a Lightroom […]

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October 2021 Newsletter

This issue includes: “How You Can Lose a File Despite Three Layers of Backup (and How To Avoid It)” Reviews: Exposure X7 Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download). October Newsletter

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September Board Meeting Minutes

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Boris Continuum FCP 2021

Continuum FCP 2021 comes with a set of 90 creative effects (HDR compliant) and 1000s of professionally-designed drag and drop presets. These can be used in both Final Cut Pro and Motion. Boris Continuum FCP 2021

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Toast 19 Pro

Toast can Burn, author, copy, and secure USBs, CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs (Toast does not rip, capture, or copy encrypted or copy-protected content). It also comes with creativity software and media management tools. Toast 19 Pro

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September 2021 Newsletter

This issue includes: “Several Bricks Removed from Apple’s Garden Wall” Reviews: Toast 19 Pro Boris Continuum FCP Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download). September Newsletter

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August Board Meeting Minutes

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GRFX Studio Pro AI

GRFX Studio Pro AI is a non-destructive photo enhancing program that comes with more than 2000 effects that you can apply to your photos. GRFX Studio Pro AI

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Inspirit 1.1.5

Inspirit is a program that makes colorful still or animated mandalas and kaleidoscope designs. You can draw them as a static image or watch the design slowly morph into new designs. Inspirit

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August 2021 Newsletter

This issue includes: “Brave Search Public Beta Offers Alternative to Google” Reviews: GRFX Studio Pro AI Inspirit Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download). August Newsletter

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July Board Meeting Minutes

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AliveColors 3

AliveColors is a photo editing program that also has a full set of painting and drawing tools. It provides multiple tools for retouching, drawing, and vector graphics, photo enhancement adjustments, and a gallery of striking filters. AliveColors has been designed to support the needs and user levels from the beginner to the pro user. AliveColors […]

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Amberlight 2

Amberlight is a program that creates computer generated fractal images and animations. These include swirling patterns, glows, and light trails. The resulting images can be used as-is or incorporated into your other digitally created artwork (Figure 3) or videos. Amberlight was made for artists as well as for people without artistic skills who want to […]

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July 2021 Newsletter

This issue includes: “Apple Justifies iOS App Store’s Tight Control in White Paper” Reviews: AliveColors 3 Amberlight 2 Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download). July Newsletter

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June Board Meeting Minutes

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June 2021 Newsletter

This issue includes: “How to Keep Facebook from Snooping on Your Photos’ Locations” Rebelle 4 review Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download). June Newsletter

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May Board Meeting Minutes

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May 2021 Newsletter

This issue includes: “Emulation, Virtualization, and Rosetta 2: A Blend of Old, New, and Yet To Come” Joy of Tech Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download) May Newsletter

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April Board Meeting Minutes

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Flame Painter

Flame Painter is a paint and particle effects program that you can use to create original artworks, add light effects to existing photos and artwork, or create impressive (or subtle) backgrounds. Flame Painter

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Kinemac 2

Kinemac is a 2D and 3D Real Time Animation Software for the Mac.It is relatively easy to use and there are a variety of uses that you can put it to, such as 3D animated logos or intro animations for your presentations or vacation videos. Kinemac 2

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April 2021 Newsletter

This issue includes: “Mac OS X at 20: The OS That Changed Everything” Flame Painter 4 review Kinemac 2 review Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download) April Newsletter

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March Board Meeting Minutes

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Comic Life 3

Comic Life 3 is a program that can (as its name implies) create comic book pages. But that’s not the only thing that it can create. Comic Life 3 can also be used to make various Certificates, Trading cards, Yearbooks, Travel logs, Newspapers, etc. Comic Life 3

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March 2021 Newsletter

This issue includes: “The Role of Bootable Duplicates in a Modern Backup Strategy” Comic Life 3 Click the link below to read the Newsletter (Or Option-click on the link to download) March Newsletter

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Tiffen Dfx 4

The Tiffen Dfx Digital Filter Suite is a set of digital optical filters for professional photographers, filmmakers, video editors, and visual effects artists. Tiffen Dfx 4

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Red Giant Universe

The Red Giant Universe is a community that has a library of effects and transitions for professional editors, visual effects, and motion graphics designers. These effects and transitions work in applications like Final Cut Pro X, Motion, After Effects, and Premiere Pro. I will be using/testing it with Final Cut Pro X. Red Giant Universe

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February Board Meeting Minutes

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