Great User Interface (UI) Design Example – RSVPs

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We recently came across a web application that takes RSVPs to reserve spots at the Easter service for a large church in our area. The application is a great example of clear process and clean spot-on user interface design. The application is fully responsive so that it works just as well on mobile devices. We present […]

Getting Rid of an old Original iPad

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The iPad 1 is stuck in the past. It only runs iOS 5…and now iOS 7 is available…two full versions later. Most iPad 1s are worth about $75 on the open exchange market as of 11/8/13. But…For the next day, you can get $200 minimum on ANY iPad trade in at Target stores… until Nov […]

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 […]

Rick Cornish Sports a Stylish New WordPress Web site

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After 23 years of running a leading creative production studio, Rick Cornish found it was time to re-invent, re-brand and re-boot his creative offering. He came to Cimbura.com for help with a website and social media strategies… and got much more. In Rick’s words “At the outset, you challenged me with some fundamental questions about my business concept and positioning […]

Funny iPad Video Commercials

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

iOS 7 is Here

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We installed iOS 7 yesterday on all our devices. Everything went smoothly. It is really different and will require some adjustment as a user. Just finding things like the Settings app is a challenge. There are many improvements under the hood that will show their usefulness over time. The age of flat icons and Helvetica […]

Apple’s New Announcements and FileMaker

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With all the new hardware and software announced today at Apple’s press event, it’s interesting to note how they affect the FileMaker world. See the announcement live here http://www.apple.com/apple-events/september-2013/ and the individual videos here http://www.youtube.com/apple iOS 7 FileMaker Go (the iOS client for FileMaker databases) will work on the new operating system. Possibly the FileMaker icon will […]

Mac OS Email Application

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I’m using a Mac and wondering what application I should use for email. Can you help? I would recommend using the built-in Apple Mail application that comes with Mac OS. Here are some advantages to using Apple Mail: It connects to any mail source…and multiple sources. Gmail, Exchange server, IMAP, etc. all from one place. […]

Dialing Your Phone From FileMaker

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I’ve been searching for a solution so that I can EASILY link FileMaker and the phone for a long time. The built-in “Dial” command only works from an application running on the iPhone with FileMaker Go…not from a desktop or laptop running FileMaker. Day in and day out I’m using FileMaker via fmIgnite to manage […]

Why aren’t we amazed by the iPhone 5?

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It seems that the tech press lately is complaining about the iPhone 5 saying things like “The maps don’t work well.” or “It’s smaller and lighter but not that different than the iPhone 4s.” Where’s the amazement at the power of the iPhone 5? Comedian Louis CK does a routine “Everything’s Amazing & Nobody’s Happy”. His […]