SCOtutor Video Tutorials now available as Universal Apps

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[] Liverpool, United Kingdom - All SCOtutor video tutorial apps contain a high resolution video tutorial, a dedicated video player, easy chapter navigation, subtitles and full AirDisplay support to give the viewer a fast track to learning all about the Mac and iOS.

With the release of the new Universal update, all SCOtutor titles available via the iTunes App Store will now run on any iOS device running iOS 5 or above. Watch at any time in glorious HD on your iPad, or download to your iPhone or iPod touch and view on your HDTV using AirPlay.

With three titles initially available (SCOtutor for Mac, SCOtutor for iPad and SCOtutor for Lion), SCOtutor video tutorials are perfect for new and experienced Mac or iOS users.

SCOtutor for iPad:
The HD video tutorial runs for 130 minutes and covers 20 major subjects organised into over 70 topics. Contains optional English subtitles displayed on screen for accessibility and non-native English speakers.

* Using the iPad Controls
* Managing The Home Screen
* Personalising Your iPad
* Using the Home Button
* MultiTouch Gestures
* Installing Applications on Your iPad
* Searching on your iPad
* Notifications on your iPad
* Using Text and the Keyboard
* iCloud and the iPad
* Syncing with iTunes
* Airplay and Mirroring
* Safari, Contacts, Mail, Calendar
* Camera and Photos, Messages
* Music, Video & iTunes Store
* Reminders, Newsstand, Maps

SCOtutor for Mac:
The HD video tutorial runs for 157 minutes and covers 12 major subjects organised into over 75 topics. Contains optional English subtitles displayed on screen for accessibility and non-native English speakers.

* Introduction to the Mac
* Exploring the OS X Desktop
* Applications and your Mac
* Introduction to the Finder
* Auto Save & Versions
* Introduction to Apple Mail
* Managing Application Windows
* Printing and Scanning
* Sharing with the Mac
* Using the Safari Web Browser
* Users, Accounts & Parental Controls
* Time Machine

SCOtutor for Lion:
The video tutorial is over two hours long and covers 12 major topics with over 60 chapters. Contains optional English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Simplified Chinese subtitles displayed on screen for accessibility.

* Introduction to Lion
* Gestures in Lion
* Full Screen Apps in Lion
* Mastering Mission Control
* Launchpad
* Resume in Lion
* Auto Save in Lion
* Versions in Lion
* Using Safari in Lion
* Using Mail in Lion
* Enhancements to Preview
* Address Book in Lion
* iCal in Lion

Optimised Video Player:
Designed specifically to optimise the viewing experience, each SCOtutor title includes a dedicated video player
* Auto hiding onscreen playback control panel
* Advanced playback controls
* Jump backward or forward in 30 second increments
* MultiSpeed playback - slow or fast speeds - (.5x, .75x, 1x, 1.5x, 2x)
* Easy navigation via chapter popup menu
* Jump from chapter to chapter
* Easy resume mode - Just carry on from where you left off

iOS Device Requirements:
* Requires iOS 5 or later
* Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd & 4th generation) & iPad

Mac System Requirements:
* Mac OS X 10.7 or later
* 64-bit processor

Pricing and Availability:
All SCOtutor titles are available for $3.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide through the iTunes App Store and Mac App Store. There are a limited number of promotional codes available to obtain a free copy of the App for review. Please contact us directly to request a promo code. There are also a limited number of complimentary press memberships available to access the weekly tutorial service for review. Please use the contact email directly to request a press membership.

Located in LIverpool, United Kingdom, ScreenCastsOnline was formed in 2005 by Don McAllister who specialises in screencast production for ScreenCastsOnline and corporate customers. With over six years experience, ScreenCastsOnline has published over 320 Mac based video tutorials to rave reviews, and is acknowledged as one of the top resources for Mac training on the Internet. All of the video training is delivered by the host and founder of ScreenCastsOnline, Don McAllister, a regular panel member on many influential Mac podcasts including MacBreak Weekly, BagelTech Mac and MacRoundtable. Don is also a regular speaker at many international events, including Macworld Expo and Blogworld. ScreenCastsOnline also runs a popular membership system, allowing ScreenCastsOnline members to sign up to receive a new Mac based tutorial each week via iTunes. ScreenCastsOnline is a trading name of DMC Media Productions Ltd. All Material and Software (C) 2005-2012 ScreenCastsOnline / All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, iPad, the iPod logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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