Photo Effect Studio Pro Mac
App Review

Photo Effect Studio Pro is available on the Mac App Store App Developer: Liqing Jiang – Everimaging Ltd Version Reviewed: 2.0.1 License: US$7.99 Requires

About Mark Greentree

Mark Greentree is the principle blogger and podcast creator of His aim is to inform users at all levels of experience how to get the most out of the Apple hardware and associated software. He is also the lead host on Not Another Mac Podcast, an Apple based round table discussion with Mac users and experts from all over world.

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Review – Doxie Scanner

Doxie Scanner Company: Apparent Corporation MSRP: $129 US Scanners aren’t pretty. They’re not cute or sexy. Sometimes they’re not even easy to use.

About Elisa Pacelli

Elisa is a wife, mother to 3 boys, "creative genius", and all-around techno geek. She enjoys reading, quilting, knitting, cruising to Caribbean beaches, and learning new things in the technology world. In the evenings Elisa can be found knitting while listening to podcasts or watching Netflix on her iPad. Listen to her podcast, 3 Geeky Ladies, co hosted with Suzé Gilbert and Vicki Stokes.

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MyMac Podcast 177
Dave Hamilton and Cool Mac Picks

Listen to MyMac 177 or subscribe via iTunes.
A big show this week, with Dave Hamilton of The Mac Observer and the Mac Geek Gab joining Tim, David, and Guy for a lively interview. Sam Levin joins us for a new Cool Mac Picks, while Nemo and David Weeks chat about the Macbook Air. Lee Givens also dials in for a chat about the AppleTV and other happenings around the Mac world. All that, plus a special report from Robert Hazelrigg fills us in after his meeting and demo of the new Adobe Photoshop Express site.

Links from the show:
The Mac Observer
Mac Geek Gab Podcast
Adobe Photoshop Express
i-Luv 1155 DVD and iPod player
Keyspan Presentation Remote Pro
Kensington Portable Power Pack
MCE Technologies QuickStream DV/HDV

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Adobe Type Library: Reference Book – Review

Larry looks at the printed catalog of the contents of the Adobe Font Folio CD, and definitive reference guide to Adobe font technology. Is it worth owning at $45? Read the review to find out.

About Larry Grinnell

Larry Grinnell has been a Mac user since before there were Macs, first being exposed to his brother-in-law's Apple Lisa 7/7 office system, in 1982 or 1983. After a nine year stint in the US Air Force, he took an electronics technician job at Motorola, Inc., where he stayed for almost 27 years. In that time, he held additional diverse positions from manufacturing engineering technician to technical writing to print production consultant to department webmaster. Currently, he's the sole technical writer for a small communications/electronics firm in Davie, FL. He is a member of the writing staff, and recently completed a two-year stint writing a weekly Macintosh and Apple-oriented column for the Palm Beach Business website ( In his copious free time, he does layout and prepress work for the Grinnell Family Association's quarterly newsletter, and runs their website at In 2013, one of his photographs was published in the New York Times. He just finished editing, layout, and prepress work for an all new Grinnell family genealogy, which promises to be roughly 2,800 pages in size. Publication date is tentatively scheduled for late 2015 or early 2016. Larry collects jazz guitar recordings, and is currently trying, for the fifth time, to learn to play the guitar. He lives in Greenacres, FL.

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