Aurora HDR 2018 Photo-Editing Software – Review

macOS application: Aurora HDR 2018 Developer: Skylum (formerly Macphun; name change in progress) Download: $99 from the Aurora HDR website We have already noted

About Ian Scott-Parker

After training as a cartographic surveyor and then draughtsman, Ian worked in the haulage and manufacturing sectors before retraining to operate a short-run digital-color print studio. He spent the larger part of the last century of the previous millennium in the UK and the larger part of the present millennium in the USA, but claims to look younger than that makes him sound. Now retired, he lives as an Internet recluse with his wife Beth, whom he met through MyMac, and four unruly rescue dogs, Tika, Sammy, Gracie, and Truffie.

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Luminar 2018 — Beyond the Basics, Part Two

Developer: Skylum  Luminar website (formerly Macphun: the changeover is in progress) Download: $69 In Part One, we overviewed Luminar 2018; here in Part Two,

About Ian Scott-Parker

After training as a cartographic surveyor and then draughtsman, Ian worked in the haulage and manufacturing sectors before retraining to operate a short-run digital-color print studio. He spent the larger part of the last century of the previous millennium in the UK and the larger part of the present millennium in the USA, but claims to look younger than that makes him sound. Now retired, he lives as an Internet recluse with his wife Beth, whom he met through MyMac, and four unruly rescue dogs, Tika, Sammy, Gracie, and Truffie.

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Luminar 2018 — Beyond the Basics, Part One

Luminar 2018 — Beyond the Basics, Part One Developer: Skylum (formerly Macphun) Luminar website Download: $69 Last year, 2017, was a busy one for

About Ian Scott-Parker

After training as a cartographic surveyor and then draughtsman, Ian worked in the haulage and manufacturing sectors before retraining to operate a short-run digital-color print studio. He spent the larger part of the last century of the previous millennium in the UK and the larger part of the present millennium in the USA, but claims to look younger than that makes him sound. Now retired, he lives as an Internet recluse with his wife Beth, whom he met through MyMac, and four unruly rescue dogs, Tika, Sammy, Gracie, and Truffie.

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Artstudio Pro for Mac and iOS – Review

Artstudio Pro Developer: Lucky Clan Price: $39.99 Mac (as of this writing it is on sale for $23.99) ; $11.99 iOS Universal App (as of

About Donny Yankellow

In addition to writing for MyMac.com since the Fall of 2005 he is an art teacher, freelance artist/illustrator, and is a father of one son. Donny is also the author/illustrator of several children's ebooks. Donny's degree is in Visual Communications and he hold certification in K-12 Art Education. His hobbies (besides Mac and Apple stuff) include soccer, animation, and reading anything written by Stephen King.

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Susan Knows Bose – Guest Article

Susan Knows Bose – Guest Article When my late husband and I first moved into our new downtown Tucson home in 2008 we bought

About John Nemerovski

John "Nemo" Nemerovski is MyMac's Reviews Editor. He is a private and small group personal technology tutor in Tucson, Arizona, USA, with an emphasis on iPad and iPhone training, plus basic computing, digital photography, and Photoshop. Nemo is an accomplished music instructor on keyboard and guitar, and an expert artisan bread baker. If you are interested in writing reviews or requesting a product review on MyMac, contact him: nemo [ a t ] mymac [ d o t ] c o m.

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Street Hopper Speakers SH-5PM and SH-6PM – Review

Street Hopper Speakers SH-5PM and SH-6PM Street Hopper Price: $149 U.S. (SH-5PM) and $180 U.S. (SH-6PM) Available U.S. retail here (sorry — no live

About John Nemerovski

John "Nemo" Nemerovski is MyMac's Reviews Editor. He is a private and small group personal technology tutor in Tucson, Arizona, USA, with an emphasis on iPad and iPhone training, plus basic computing, digital photography, and Photoshop. Nemo is an accomplished music instructor on keyboard and guitar, and an expert artisan bread baker. If you are interested in writing reviews or requesting a product review on MyMac, contact him: nemo [ a t ] mymac [ d o t ] c o m.

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Fusion Guitar – The Instrument – Review

Fusion Guitar Fusion Guitars Web Site $999 U.S. Fusion Guitar is a solid body black electric guitar with a modest built-in amplifier and its

About John Nemerovski

John "Nemo" Nemerovski is MyMac's Reviews Editor. He is a private and small group personal technology tutor in Tucson, Arizona, USA, with an emphasis on iPad and iPhone training, plus basic computing, digital photography, and Photoshop. Nemo is an accomplished music instructor on keyboard and guitar, and an expert artisan bread baker. If you are interested in writing reviews or requesting a product review on MyMac, contact him: nemo [ a t ] mymac [ d o t ] c o m.

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Printworks 2 -Review

  Printworks 2 BeLight Software $29.99 U.S. Printworks 2 is a desktop publishing app for Mac OS. It includes templates that will create brochures,

About Warren Sklar

Warren Sklar is a IT consultant and a lover of tech. He started doing IT support in the mid 90’s and has supported everything from Adobe to Zip files. Currently he does part-time stay at home dad work and part-time IT consulting for the locals. His love for Apple products has made his focus more on helping people with their Apple devices. He admins a handful of Apple centric Facebook groups and is the go to guy for friends and family. When not fixing gadgets, Warren likes to travel, hang out with his family and dog and take long naps.

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Able2Extract Professional 11 – Review

Able2Extract Professional 11 Investintech $149.95 U.S. Able2Extract Professional 11 is a PDF converter that can convert PDF documents to various formats. You can convert

About Warren Sklar

Warren Sklar is a IT consultant and a lover of tech. He started doing IT support in the mid 90’s and has supported everything from Adobe to Zip files. Currently he does part-time stay at home dad work and part-time IT consulting for the locals. His love for Apple products has made his focus more on helping people with their Apple devices. He admins a handful of Apple centric Facebook groups and is the go to guy for friends and family. When not fixing gadgets, Warren likes to travel, hang out with his family and dog and take long naps.

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Unfade Photo Scanner iOS app – Review

Unfade Photo Scanner iOS app Free or $6.99 U.S.       Unfade is an iPhone app that converts your non-digital photos into digital.

About Warren Sklar

Warren Sklar is a IT consultant and a lover of tech. He started doing IT support in the mid 90’s and has supported everything from Adobe to Zip files. Currently he does part-time stay at home dad work and part-time IT consulting for the locals. His love for Apple products has made his focus more on helping people with their Apple devices. He admins a handful of Apple centric Facebook groups and is the go to guy for friends and family. When not fixing gadgets, Warren likes to travel, hang out with his family and dog and take long naps.

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Deezer Is Better than Spotify. Yes or No? – Nemo Memo

Deezer Is Better than Spotify. Yes or No? — Nemo Memo Two Music Streaming Services Compared — Each is $10 per month for unlimited

About John Nemerovski

John "Nemo" Nemerovski is MyMac's Reviews Editor. He is a private and small group personal technology tutor in Tucson, Arizona, USA, with an emphasis on iPad and iPhone training, plus basic computing, digital photography, and Photoshop. Nemo is an accomplished music instructor on keyboard and guitar, and an expert artisan bread baker. If you are interested in writing reviews or requesting a product review on MyMac, contact him: nemo [ a t ] mymac [ d o t ] c o m.

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1MORE Triple-Driver Lightning In-Ear Headphones – Review

1MORE Triple-Driver Lightning In-Ear Headphone 1MORE TRIPLE DRIVER LIGHTNING IN-EAR $150 U.S. Roll over, Beats. Ditto for Apple. 1MORE USA’s  Triple-Driver Lightning In-Ear Headphones

About John Nemerovski

John "Nemo" Nemerovski is MyMac's Reviews Editor. He is a private and small group personal technology tutor in Tucson, Arizona, USA, with an emphasis on iPad and iPhone training, plus basic computing, digital photography, and Photoshop. Nemo is an accomplished music instructor on keyboard and guitar, and an expert artisan bread baker. If you are interested in writing reviews or requesting a product review on MyMac, contact him: nemo [ a t ] mymac [ d o t ] c o m.

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Aurora 1080P Full HD Camera CAM3115  – Review

  Aurora 1080P Full HD Camera CAM3115 ZyXel Communications Price: $159.99 on Amazon Prime The ZyXel Aurora surveillance camera is unique in several ways

About Roger Harmon

First started working IT with an IBM 360 then graduated to an Apple ][. Started the Macintosh Assistance Center in 1983 to help people use the technology. In 1984 co-founded the Tucson Macintosh User's Group ( TMUG.com) and remain an active member. I have worked for organizations involved in radio and television production, public safety, and hospitality technology. Currently, a technology consultant helping people better utilize their Apple products and interface them with the rest of their world.

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Zyxel Powerline PLA 5236 KIT – Review

Powerline PLA 5236 KIT Zyxel Price $85 U.S. The Zyxel Powerline Adapters in this two-part kit turn ordinary electrical outlets into conduits for delivery

About Sam Negri

Sam Negri is a desert dweller and professional journalist. During a 50 year career based in Tucson, Arizona, USA, he traveled and wrote about every corner of the Desert Southwest. Sam is an active bicyclist, photographer, opera lover, and piano student.

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Typinator 7 – Review

  Typinator 7 Developer: Ergonis Software Download: $ 25.00 Typinator expands abbreviations you create into text. As an example, say you often close your

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 15 – Review

Adobe Photoshop Elements 15 Developer: Adobe Systems Price: $80 U.S. Adobe Photoshop Elements has been part of my photographic workflow for more than a

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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