Tag Archives: app

Can’t be opened because it is from an unidentified developer mac

If you are using Mac OSX El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks or similar, you may encounter the following error: This is of course a very sad message if you know the app is from a reputable source 🙁 Thankfully, there is an easy fix! Step 1. Go to Finder Step 2. Locate the application you are trying to open In my instance it is Finder -> Applications -> VLC Step 3. Hold down the command button while you right click (option

CamScanner OCR test

CamScanner is a rather nice scannerapp for phones and tablets. One of the most desirable features for me is the OCR capability. The OCR works well for basic documents with minimal formatting but alas, it is nowhere near as good as what Fujitsu has in the ScanSnap software (which embeds the OCRed text in the PDF and preserves excellent formatting). Here are the CamScanner results*: *Please note all text in the article is copyright WSJ and it is only posted

Notebooks app for iPad

This is a page containing miscellaneous links related to the Notebooks app for iPad. It will be added to as I come across more resources/tips/links. 🙂 Notebooks Handbook: http://www.notebooksapp.com/Download/Notebooks%20Handbook.pdf Syncing Notebooks using Dropbox “Importing the notes from Dropbox actually is very easy: just set up Dropbox sync in Notebooks on your iPad and then sync from the top level book. This will import all your books and notes from Dropbox. Cheers, Alfons” http://www.notebooksapp.com/faq/ [End]  

Reboot your Android device with one click/touch

This is one of my favorite Android apps, it lets you reboot your device (tablet, phone, etc.) with one touch and it is available on the Google Play store! Reboot Widget – Android Apps on Google Playhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.schreinerDev.rebootwidget&feature=search_resultDescription- ROOT REQUIRED –This widget will reboot (restart) your phone, Remember ‘Allow’ in Superuser for fast 1 click rebooting of your phone.

How to get a refund from Amazon for an Android App Store purchase

I mistakenly placed an Amazon App store order. I thought the app was a “free app of the day” but turned out to be full cost 🙁 Much to my surprise, I could find no readily apparent way to get a refund. This came as a shock because Google Play (Android Market) and Apple (iTunes app store) both allow time limited refunds. So naturally, I contacted Amazon about getting a refund: ————— 03/29/12 09:34:30 Your Name: J.D. Hodges Order Id: DXX-XXXXXXX-XXXXX03 Comments:

Chase QuickDeposit Review and Updates

If you routinely use the Chase QuickDeposit program, for example via the Chase mobile banking Android app, then these update notifications may be useful to you. The big change is that as of October 2nd the daily deposit limit has been increased to $2K and the monthly limit is increased to $5K. This makes the service much more useful IMHO as the previous $1K/$3K max was a bit limiting… [full review to be posted later] Here are the update messages from Chase: