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Cisdem Document Reader for Mac revved to version 5.2.0

Cisdem Document Reader for Mac revved to version 5.2.0

Cisdem has updated its Cisdem Document Reader for Mac (https://www.cisdem.com/document-reader-mac.html) to version 5.2.0. The app allows you to view, convert, export, and print files in such formats as PDF, WordPerfect, WPS, XPS, OXPS, Visio, DjVu, and Winmail.dat....

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Apple extends deadline for app updates

Apple extends deadline for app updates

Apple notes that it’s extended the deadline for app updates. To accommodate developers who may need additional time to update their existing apps on the App Store, the deadline for adhering to the requirements below has been extended to June 30, 2020. ° Apps for...

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Apple Developer app revved to version 8.1

Apple Developer app revved to version 8.1

Apple has updated its Apple Developer app to version 8.1. The app allows developers to: ° Browse news, developer stories, and informative videos. ° Catch up on videos from past events and download them to watch offline. ° Enroll in the Apple Developer Program in...

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Cell4pets buying iPhones and offering big bonuses

Cell4pets buying iPhones and offering big bonuses

Cell4pets is offering their biggest bonus yet for used iPhones and iPads.  The mission at Cell4pets is to find responsible and loving homes for the millions of abandoned and abused dogs and cats. The company is offering an additional US$15 when you sell them an iPhone...

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DDoS attacks increase 180% in 2019 compared to 2018

DDoS attacks increase 180% in 2019 compared to 2018

Neustar, Inc., an information services and technology company and specialist in identity resolution, announced that its Security Operations Center (SOC) saw a 168% increase in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks in the fourth quarter [Q4] of 2019, compared...

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ARKit 3.5 now available for developers

ARKit 3.5 now available for developers

Apple has released ARKit 3.5 for developers. The tool allows developers to tap into the latest computer vision technologies to build detailed virtual content on top of real-world scenes for interactive gaming, immersive shopping experiences, industrial design and...

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Apple’s App Store to expand to new countries

Apple’s App Store to expand to new countries

Apple’s App Store is expanding to 20 new countries in the near future, the tech giant tells developers. The Apple Developer website says: “Thanks to the creativity and innovation of developers like you, the App Store has become much more than the world’s safest...

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RoboKiller identifies new coronavirus phone scams

RoboKiller identifies new coronavirus phone scams

The folks behind RoboKiller, a mobile app that eliminates spam calls and texts, says they've identified new potentially harmful phone call scams and text message scams related to the Coronavirus pandemic and is advising consumers how they can protect themselves. Tthe...

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Using Tech to Help At Risk Neighbors Shop

Using Tech to Help At Risk Neighbors Shop

This article is intended for you to share with other, even non-technical, users. Feel free to share, and use the text freely. With the orders for us to stay home where it’s safer, it would also be helpful for us to help our neighbors who may be at higher risk. One...

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SideNotes for macOS upgraded to version 1.1

SideNotes for macOS upgraded to version 1.1

Apptorium has announced SideNotes 1.1, an update to their note-taking solution for macOS.  The utility allows users to save all of their thoughts and ideas in a neat and organized package. SideNotes saves users' ideas, graphics, task lists, and more. Version 1.1....

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Apple rolls out new iPad Pro with LiDAR Scanner

Apple rolls out new iPad Pro with LiDAR Scanner

Apple has announced a new iPad Pro. Now with the A12Z Bionic chip, iPad Pro is faster and more powerful than most Windows PC laptops, the company says.  The new iPad Pro adds an Ultra Wide camera, studio-quality mics and a breakthrough LiDAR Scanner that delivers...

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Apple launches new MacBook Air with Magic Keyboard

Apple launches new MacBook Air with Magic Keyboard

Apple has updated MacBook Air with faster performance, the new Magic Keyboard, twice the storage and a new lower price of $999, and $899 for education.  The new MacBook Air delivers up to two times faster CPU performance2 and up to 80% faster graphics performance,...

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Cisdem Video Converter for Mac revved to version 5.2.0

Cisdem Video Converter for Mac revved to version 5.2.0

Cisdem Video Converter for Mac 5.2.0 has been released. The new version refines memory usage and fixes some bugs. Cisdem Video Converter is a video converter, video downloader, video editor and DVD ripper, all rolled into one. Supporting almost all video and audio...

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Apple retail stores closed ‘until further notice’

Apple retail stores closed ‘until further notice’

Apple has announced that its retail stores are closed until further notice due to  the coronavirus outbreak. “We are committed to providing exceptional service to our customers,” the  company says. "For purchases with fast and free delivery, shop here on apple.com or...

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Updates on Apple’s steps to deal with the coronavirus

Updates on Apple’s steps to deal with the coronavirus

Apple has  announced that it's evaluating apps critically to ensure data sources are reputable and that developers presenting these apps are from recognized entities such as government organizations, health-focused NGOs, companies deeply credentialed in health issues,...

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