Take Control of Audio Hijack – Book Review

Take Control of Audio Hijack Author: Kirk McElhearn Publisher : TidBITS Publishing, Inc. Version 1.0 Price: $10.00 119 pages, ebook format In addition to

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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Sibelius 8 – Review

  Sibelius 8 Perpetual license: $599 Annual subscription (new users): $239 Upgrade from all previous versions (1 to 7.5) of Sibelius, including one year’s

About Mark Sealey

Mark Sealey is a British expatriate working and living in Southern California with his artist/writer wife, Roberta Lannes-Sealey, whom he met in 1996, when the web, she and he were much younger. Mark's interest in computers began in the the early ‘80s when his father suggested that, If we don’t understand how to control them, they’ll creep up behind us and make life unbearable. Have they? Using the venerable Acorn system until his move to the US, Mark wrote extensively about the BBC and RISC machines. He concentrated chiefly on education, music and productivity/system software; at the time Micronet and Prestel led the way for wide area networking… he published over 2,000 articles for these outlets. After graduating with a humanities degree, Mark was a teacher for 20 years until 1994 - first in Italy then the UK. Becaming increasingly attracted to the world of information technology as a major contributor to children’s learning and development, he eventually moved to editing the UK’s chief journals in the educational computing. He has always enjoyed freelance reviewing, consulting, editing and writing. When he moved to the US, he was fortunate enough to find full time employment at a major arts non-profit as a software engineer; though it’s doubtful if there’s a single skill which he was originally hired to use that’s still in daily use. Mark is also a composer of chamber and orchestral music, music critic, a published poet, photographer and environmentalist with an enthusiasm for fitness, vegan nutrition and long distance running. He is now convinced that only humans’ humility can save our planet.

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Fotomagico 4.6 – Review

Fotomagico 4 Price: $99.99 Company: Boinx Software Photographers like to show their work to people around them, and on the Internet. There are multiple

About Steve Hammond

Steve is a computer geek, and he has been for many years. He has studied computer science for 15 years, with a college degree in computer science, a backchelor degree in computer with a minor in mathematics, and a Master degree in computer science. In high school he was initiated to computer on an Apple II, then his parents bought him a Commodore 64, then a Mac Plus. But in computer science, DOS and Windows PC were used mostly, so he switched to the dark side for a while. In 2000 he began doing some photography, then discovered iPhoto which make him come back to the Macintosh in 2002. Since, he became a Mac geek again and he sure won't turn back to the PC.

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ScreenFlow 5 – Review

ScreenFlow 5 Company: Telestream Price: $99 Requires: Mac OS X 10.9.5 or later, iOS recording requires iOS 8 + Mac OS X 10.10 +

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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Voila Screen Capture Suite – Review

Voila Screen Capture Suite — Review Company: Global Delight Price: $29.99 (either from developer web site or the Mac App Store) Does anyone remember

About David Cohen

A lifelong technology fan and an IT professional, David has been writing and podcasting for MyMac since 1995. In his professional life he is an expert in mobile computing, data centres, cloud services and IT security. For MyMac he is a features and review writer, a former host of the MyMac Podcast and Geekiest Show Ever podcast, and the current co-host of the TechFan podcast,

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Boom Volume Boosting App – Review

Boom – Volume Booster for OSX Company: Global Delight Price: $6.99 One of the delights of being a Mac fan is the availability of

About David Cohen

A lifelong technology fan and an IT professional, David has been writing and podcasting for MyMac since 1995. In his professional life he is an expert in mobile computing, data centres, cloud services and IT security. For MyMac he is a features and review writer, a former host of the MyMac Podcast and Geekiest Show Ever podcast, and the current co-host of the TechFan podcast,

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Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, 8th edition (app edition) – Review

Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary,8th edition (app edition) Price: $29.99 US Company: Paragon Software Group You want to learn or perfect your skills in English?

About Steve Hammond

Steve is a computer geek, and he has been for many years. He has studied computer science for 15 years, with a college degree in computer science, a backchelor degree in computer with a minor in mathematics, and a Master degree in computer science. In high school he was initiated to computer on an Apple II, then his parents bought him a Commodore 64, then a Mac Plus. But in computer science, DOS and Windows PC were used mostly, so he switched to the dark side for a while. In 2000 he began doing some photography, then discovered iPhoto which make him come back to the Macintosh in 2002. Since, he became a Mac geek again and he sure won't turn back to the PC.

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Dragon Dictate for Mac Review

Dragon Dictate for Mac version 2.5.2 Company: Nuance Price: $199.99 MSRP Boxed Set, $179.99 Electronic Download I learned how to type when I was

About Russ Walkowich

Russ Walkowich is the longest contributing member of MyMac, starting back in 1995. He has served as writer, author, editor, and spiritual guide to a tribe of MyMac Founders in all that time.

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Macspiration 117
Menubar Gems for Your Mac

Looking for some cheap little utility type of apps for your Mac? Here’s a few that are available in the Mac App Store for

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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Adobe Photoshop Elements 10
A Beginner’s Review-Part 2

Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 Company: Adobe Requires: multicore Intel processor, Mac OSX 10.5.8 or higher, QuickTime 7 Price: $99.99, upgrade $79.99 In part 1

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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Adobe Photoshop Elements 10-A Beginner’s
Review Part 1

Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 Company: Adobe Requires: multicore Intel processor, Mac OSX 10.5.8 or higher, QuickTime 7 Price: $99.99, upgrade $79.99 When Adobe Photoshop

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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Sibelius 7
Review

Sibelius 7 Avid (North American distributors) Price: $599 ($149 upgrade) Review by Mark Sealey dedicated to the memory of Steve Jobs, 1955-2011 When Sibelius 7

About Mark Sealey

Mark Sealey is a British expatriate working and living in Southern California with his artist/writer wife, Roberta Lannes-Sealey, whom he met in 1996, when the web, she and he were much younger. Mark's interest in computers began in the the early ‘80s when his father suggested that, If we don’t understand how to control them, they’ll creep up behind us and make life unbearable. Have they? Using the venerable Acorn system until his move to the US, Mark wrote extensively about the BBC and RISC machines. He concentrated chiefly on education, music and productivity/system software; at the time Micronet and Prestel led the way for wide area networking… he published over 2,000 articles for these outlets. After graduating with a humanities degree, Mark was a teacher for 20 years until 1994 - first in Italy then the UK. Becaming increasingly attracted to the world of information technology as a major contributor to children’s learning and development, he eventually moved to editing the UK’s chief journals in the educational computing. He has always enjoyed freelance reviewing, consulting, editing and writing. When he moved to the US, he was fortunate enough to find full time employment at a major arts non-profit as a software engineer; though it’s doubtful if there’s a single skill which he was originally hired to use that’s still in daily use. Mark is also a composer of chamber and orchestral music, music critic, a published poet, photographer and environmentalist with an enthusiasm for fitness, vegan nutrition and long distance running. He is now convinced that only humans’ humility can save our planet.

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Adobe Creative Suite CS 5.5 Master Collection
Adobe Illustrator CS 5 & Adobe Flash Catalyst CS 5.5, Part One
Review

Adobe Creative Suite CS 5.5 Master Collection Adobe Illustrator CS5 Flash Catalyst CS5.5 Adobe Systems Inc. $2,599.00 US, Upgrade from Adobe Creative Suite Master

About Suzé Gilbert

Photographer,painter,printmaker, iPhone app addict, proud member of Mac nation. I blog at www.suzegilbert.wordpress.com

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GoToMyPC Review

GoToMyPC Company: Citrix Online Price: $9.95 – $19.95/mo http://www.gotomypc.com/ Choosing a remote computer access service can seem a little like wandering around the strip

About Scott Willsey

Scott is a long time Apple enthusiast whose first personally owned computer was the original 128k Macintosh introduced in 1984. He has 35 years of experience computing experience, working with Apple II, Mac OS X, Windows, and a variety of flavors of Unix and Linux, and last but far from least, iOS. Scott can be reached on Twitter at @scottaw and his website is at saw66.com.

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MailPlane – Review



MailPlane makes working with Gmail accounts through the web as smooth and comfortable as dealing with email using a standard mail client such as Apple Mail. A review from new MyMac.com writer Scott Willsey!

About Scott Willsey

Scott is a long time Apple enthusiast whose first personally owned computer was the original 128k Macintosh introduced in 1984. He has 35 years of experience computing experience, working with Apple II, Mac OS X, Windows, and a variety of flavors of Unix and Linux, and last but far from least, iOS. Scott can be reached on Twitter at @scottaw and his website is at saw66.com.

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