TechFan #174 – TechFan United

On August 15, 2014, in TechFan, by Tim Robertson

Manchester United, Premier League, Arcade Games, FotoMagic Contest Winner, Etherpad fail, and Tech-Ninjas! All that and more on TechFan Podcast 174

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Manchester United bans tablets and laptops at home matches
Premier League warns about posting goal videos online

TechFan #173 – It’s Too Big

On August 8, 2014, in TechFan, by Tim Robertson

Tim and David discuss the GoPro, Bioshock coming to iOS, the upcoming Apple event and if a variety of iPhone sizes is in the works, and more. Don’t forget, this is the last week to enter the FotoMagico contest, which ends Aug. 14th!

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OWC Radio and Blog post
Miami Cop in Trouble after Pulling Over Speeding Driver (YouTube link)
The OTHER 173, MyMac Podcast
The BioShock article

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TechFan #172 – Out of the Closet

On August 1, 2014, in TechFan, by Tim Robertson

Tim Robertson and David Cohen are back with a fun episode after David nukes the show notes. Is iCloud and Pages really ready for online collaboration? A new contest this week, as we are giving away a copy of FotoMagico from Boinx Software! Changes to OWC Radio and Tim’s new job, Chinese takeout, contest winner feedback, Raspberry Pi, EA, Xfinity TV Go, Expendables 3, and much more!

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TechFan #171 – CGI

On July 25, 2014, in TechFan, by Tim Robertson

Tim and David announce the winners of the Feral Interactive LEGO Marvel Super Heroes giveaway! If you have ever thought of Podcasting, this is the episode to listen to as Tim discusses what the Stoplight Network is, the different types of shows there, and how he want’s to see YOU podcasting. FotoMagico 4 by Boinx Software, Amazon’s $126 million dollar loss, OS X Yosemite, and CGI in movies round out the topics on this episode of TechFan!

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iStopMotion – Review

On March 5, 2013, in Apps, Camera, Features, iOS, iPad, iPad mini, Review, Video, by Peter Bird


Company: Boinx
Version: 2.0
Compatible with: iPad 2nd Generation, 3rd Generation, 4th Generation, & iPad mini
Requires: iOS 5.1 or later
Price: $4.99
 I am a big fan of taking videos and especially of motion capture video. I am a big admirer of films such as Wallace and Gromit that use motion capture video, so when I got the chance to review iStopMotion I was looking forward to seeing what I would be able to do with it.

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Elisa and Vicki give listeners a Macworld/iWorld 2013 recap, and share some audio interviews. They apologize for the uneven audio, they’re still learning. They promise it will be better next year!

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FotoMagico 4

On November 1, 2012, in Macintosh, Photography, Picture Gallery, Projector, Review, Video, by Curt Blanchard

FotoMagico 4
Developer: Boinx Software

Price: $99.95 (Mac App Store or download)

Put together a gorgeous slideshow with professional transitions and synchronized music. Now present it to others via a projector, Apple TV, YouTube, or even on a DVD. Sound complicated? On the contrary, it’s remarkably easy and fun with FotoMagico 4.

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PhotoPresenter 4
App Developer: Boinx Software Ltd
Version Reviewed: 4.1.6
License: US$9.99 – Requires Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later

If you like showing off your photo collection to family and friends but want something more entertaining than the traditional slideshow then PhotoPresenter may be for you.

PhotoPresenter takes the idea of a slideshow collation of photographs and changes the way it is conceived, developed, and presented.

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Mousepose 3
Video Review

On April 21, 2011, in Review, Video, by Elisa Pacelli

Mousepose 3
Boinx Software
Mac App Store link
Price: $16.99

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Review – FotoMagico 3.5

On July 27, 2010, in Apple, Photography, Review, by Elisa Pacelli

FotoMagico 3.5
Boinx Software

Price: $149US for Pro version (used for this review), $29US for Home version

When I travel, I like to take pictures. Lots of pictures. In fact, my kids make fun of me because I’m always having them pose in front of some landmark, or on the beach, or, well, wherever I feel like taking another picture. I’m sure many of you reading this do the same thing.

But what do to with the pictures once they’re on your computer? There are only so many you can print. And how often do we go back to look at them?

Here’s a really great way to share those pictures, and at the same time, have a back-up of your precious memories: make a slideshow with FotoMagico.

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Review – You Gotta See This!

On July 24, 2010, in Apps, Camera, iPhone, Review, by Owen Rubin

Review: You Gotta See This
Company: Boinx Software
Price: $1.99

You Gotta See This. That is not only the name of the product, but what I said to others when I saw this. If you have an iPhone 4 (it does not run on anything but the iPhone 4), for only $1.99 you can get one of the coolest photo products I have seen in a long time, especially on a cell phone.

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On June 30, 2010, in Podcast, by The MyMac Podcast

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We finally get to our 300th show! It’s a trip through the past as Guy talks about the long strange journey that led him to the podcast. Congratulatory messages from a whole bunch of people and we announce the winners of the 300th Podcast Contest! We get our first two callers on the Skype number (703-436-9501) and Gaz talks about sharing apps and folders on multiple devices and iTunes accounts.


The 300th podcast is OVER! Stay tuned for possibly more contests in the future but if you didn’t enter , you already missed this one. Thanks again to our fantastic sponsors.

Smile on my Mac
ProSoft Engineering
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Boinx Software
St Claire Software

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MyMac Podcast 298 – Who the heck is Tom?

On June 17, 2010, in contest, Mac mini, Podcast, by The MyMac Podcast

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Some talk about databases (ACK!) and feedback from Reb Bliefernich which leads into a discussion about iPhoto and managing your pictures. The contest for the 300th podcast is soon going to end! You’re running out of time to enter for some grate free stuff! This week we talk about Hazel for NoodleSoft and Fotomagico Pro 3 from Boinx Software. We also apologize to Tom Schmidt for going outside the box for that weird suggestion from last week. Lastly we have a bit of a chat about Apple’s new Mac Mini! Is it the greatest thing ever or is Apple sending mixed signals about their product lines?

iPhoto Buddy
iPhoto Library Manager

The 300th podcast is getting ever closer! You only have until June 25th to enter. Here are some of the prizes!

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MyMac Podcast 295 – Podcast Contest

On May 27, 2010, in Podcast, by The MyMac Podcast

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Listener feedback and anecdotes about recording the 300th podcast contest commercial (we’ll put it out someday…the outakes that is). Gaz has some sound problems with his MacBook that required some major Googling and Time Machine to solve. Plus MacAlly’s Amptune, Smile on my Mac’s PDFpen, Westone’s True-Fit Earphones, Modulr, WiFi sync app, and much more. A MAJOR announcement and a new contest for the 300th podcast! Here are some of the prizes!

MacAlly Amptune $69.99
Smile on my Mac PDFpen $49.95
ProSoft Engineering’s Drive Genius $99 and Data Rescue $99
JoeSoft’ Hear $49.95
NoodleSoft Hazel $21.95
Reggie Ashworth’s AppDelete $7.99
Boinx Software’s FotoMagico 3 Pro $149
St Claire Software’s Default Folder X $34.95
Westone’s Westone 1 True-Fit Earphones $139

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I just completed a professional quality dynamic slide show using FotoMagico 2.2 from Boinx Software. The client is thrilled. She raved about the visual dissolves, transitions, fades, zooms, and twirls. She adored the customized integration of audio with images. She demanded and expected the best, and the result exceeded her goals.

FotoMagico software went gone through four incremental version upgrades since we first discussed it over two years ago. While I was using version 2.2, a newer free 2.5 upgrade was released. Developer Peter Baumgartner is working day and night on version 3, which will allow users to pull in movies for the first time.

Every numbered FotoMagico iteration works essentially the same way. Upgrades take the application from good to very good to outstanding to excellent to amazing, but the core functionality remains: individualized slide show creation and presentation.

There are few problems or bugs in this software. When you come across a glitch, you email Boinx tech support, and your issue is addressed quickly and honestly. Usually you are given a hidden-in-plain-sight tip to get you out of your impasse, and sometimes you are told the error is a known issue that is being addressed for the next release. Suggestions are welcomed, and they are handed to Peter for consideration.

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