Cimbura.com Mac OS X Desktop Background Image

Cimbura Blue Desktop Background

We’ve created a beautiful Cimbura.com inspired desktop background wallpaper. It’s modern, classy, but not overly busy so that you can easily see your icons against the blue background. It is a jpg image set to the ideal size of 5418×3408 pixels at 300dpi as are other Apple-provided desktop backgrounds so that it will look great […]

My iPhone Isn’t Ringing!

iPhone Do Not Disturb Setting

If your iPhone isn’t ringing, perhaps you have no friends. Unfortunately, this is an issue beyond the scope of our tech support. But…we did get this recently… Question: I’m having a problem with my iPhone. Calls are rolling over to voicemail automatically without ringing at all. I missed a call from the school saying my daughter […]

Summary of The March 2015 Apple Event and Impact on FileMaker

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March 9, 2015 was a pretty incredible announcement day for Apple’s Spring Forward event. Our people at Cimbura.com got together for a pizza lunch and watched the technology unfold on the big screen with immediate commentary by our tech team…almost like being there. Seriously, if you saw it you might ask the question “Who says that Apple doesn’t […]

Updating to Mac OS 10.10 Yosemite

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Question: I see a free offer to upgrade to Yosemite in the Apple App Store. Is there a compelling reason to upgrade? I believe it’s a good idea to stay up-to-date on Mac OS upgrades…but only cautiously with excellent backups in place BEFORE upgrading. Yosemite is FREE and it’s been out for a while…so it’s somewhat of […]

Apple September 9 Announcements and FileMaker

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Yesterday, Apple announced several new products including the iPhone 6, Apple Watch, and Apple Pay for mobile payments. The new technologies available will fuel the next few years on innovation as will iOS 8 which will be released soon. In the mobile space these announcements primarily affect FileMaker Go, the FileMaker client that runs directly […]

Updating to Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks

Question: I see a free offer to upgrade to Mavericks in the Apple App Store. Is there a compelling reason to upgrade? I believe it’s a good idea to stay up-to-date on Mac OS upgrades…but only cautiously with excellent backups in place BEFORE upgrading. Mavericks is FREE and it’s been out for a while…so it’s […]

FirstTech Computers, Apple Retailer in Minneapolis Closing

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We were saddened to hear today that FirstTech Computers is going out of business after 37 years of servicing the Apple market. To their surprise, employees found out yesterday that they will be closing its doors at the end of the month. This was reported in articles by the Star Tribune and St. Paul Pioneer […]

Operating System and Productivity Apps FREE on Mac

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Who says you don’t get anything for FREE anymore? That’s not true with Apple and the Macintosh. Apple recently released the latest version of their OS called Mac OS X (ten) Mavericks and it is FREE. It includes a few new FREE applications iBooks and Maps. There are also new versions of Safari, Calendar, and […]

Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks is Here…and it’s FREE! Impact on FileMaker

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Apple announced that OS X Mavericks, the latest Mac operating system, is free. The major update of OS X Mavericks became available October 22 at no charge via the App Store. Users with systems dating as far back as six years ago will be able to download and install the operating system. Mavericks can be […]

Funny iPad Video Commercials

The iPad is quite versatile but it’s not appropriate for everything. Watch these two commercials to see why.