What Was That I Said About the Meeting?

 
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HomePod Speaker System

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Board of Directors Recruiting

It’s that time again, folks: elections!

We will be presenting the Board of Directors candidates at the December meeting for approval/election by the members at large.

Would you be interested in serving? We meet once a month, generally the Wednesday after the general meeting, for a couple of hours, and generally have a grand time. We’d love to share the excitement and accomplishment with whoever else is interested in helping out the group.

If you are interested, please notify Leonard (at the front, on the stage) or Mo! (go right to the back table) and we’ll add you to the list.

Thanks so much for your consideration.

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Reminder: Mac Class at Di-No

Tomorrow, at 2:00p, is the iTunes class, at Di-No Computers.

Di-No Computers
2817 E. Foothill Blvd.
Pasadena, CA  91107
(626) 795-6674

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September 16th General Meeting

HomePod Speaker System

This thing sounds great! Find out how to set it up.

Regular Features

Apps & Traps – Our essential monthly feature on interesting new products and services for iOS and OS X, brought to you by Dave Whitby.

Apple News & Updates

Q&A

Our rewarding Monthly Prize Drawing include an iTunes gift card, an EZ Quest USB C/Thunderbolt 3 to USB 3.0 female mini adapter with anodized aluminum sleeve, an XTREME Bluetooth audio adapter, a LAUD Splash-proof Bluetooth speaker, and a mystery iTunes gift card. Don’t forget: members receive one free ticket for the drawing. Bring a guest and get another free ticket! Support our group and increase your chances of winning some goodies – drawing tickets are $1.00 each or six for $5.00. The odds are great that you can be a winner!

The meeting will be held in the Donald Wright Auditorium, at the Pasadena Public Library Main Branch at 7:00 p.m. Following the general meeting, we have our informal Meeting after the Meeting at Conrads, 861 E. Walnut St. (at the NW corner of Walnut and Lake).

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Reminder: Mac Class at Di-No

Tomorrow, at 2:00p, is the E-mail class, at Di-No Computers.

Di-No Computers
2817 E. Foothill Blvd.
Pasadena, CA  91107
(626) 795-6674

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Upcoming Mac Classes at Di-No

Di-No LogoDi-No Computers, in Pasadena, hosts a rotating set of Mac classes on Tuesdays from 2:00p to 3:30p. These classes are all no-cost; feel free to contribute to the tip jar, though, if you feel so moved! The schedule for the next few weeks is as follows:

27 August 2019 E-mail This class will focus on the basics on e-mail, specifically with Apple’s Mail program.
3 September 2019 No class No class in observance of Labor Day.
10 September 2019 iTunes This class focuses on the basics of using iTunes.
17 September 2019 Photos This class will focus on the basics of importing and organizing photos using Apple’s photos program.

Call Jordan at Di-No for further details, including what you should bring with you, etc. You can check out the full schedule here.

Di-No Computers
2817 E. Foothill Blvd.
Pasadena, CA  91107
(626) 795-6674

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Were You at the Meeting Last Night?

If not, you’ll never know just how cool doing stuff in iMovie can be.

At Conrad’s, movie sets, Amazon rain forest politics, CBS & Viacom, iMDB, cats & coyotes, LG phone charging cables, and ketchup dominated.

That’s my story; I’m sticking to it!

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Had You Heard?

The more things change…

From Klint Finley, on Wired, today:

In 1987, Apple moved its software products, such as MacPaint and the office suite AppleWorks, into a new subsidiary called Claris. But by 1998, most of Claris’ products had either moved back to Apple or been discontinued. So the company reformed as FileMaker, named for its flagship product, a database management system Claris acquired in 1988.

Now the Claris name is back. FileMaker, still a wholly owned subsidiary of Apple, said Tuesday that it has changed its name to Claris International as it diversifies its portfolio of products and services beyond its flagship FileMaker Pro.

for the whole story, PYBT: Attention Apple Retro-Heads: Claris is Back!.

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August 19th General Meeting

iMovie

We’ve got it all: Dave will give us the how-to-do-it and Ron has examples.

Regular Features

Apps & Traps – Our essential monthly feature on interesting new products and services for iOS and OS X, brought to you by Dave Whitby.

Apple News & Updates

Q&A

Our rewarding Monthly Prize Drawing includes a Billboard wireless water-resistant speaker, a $25.00 Apple gift card, a Sabrent Travel USB charging station, a Whoosh! Screen Shine, and a mystery Apple gift card. Don’t forget: members receive one free ticket for the drawing. Bring a guest and get another free ticket! Support our group and increase your chances of winning some goodies – drawing tickets are $1.00 each or six for $5.00. The odds are great that you can be a winner!

The meeting will be held in the Donald Wright Auditorium, at the Pasadena Public Library Main Branch at 7:00 p.m. Following the general meeting, we have our informal Meeting after the Meeting at Conrads, 861 E. Walnut St. (at the NW corner of Walnut and Lake).

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Were You at the Meeting Last Night?

If not, a totally gobsmacking presentation on the new iMac Pro and Apple Watch (and iOS and MacOS), and too much cool stuff in Apps & Traps is what you missed.

At Conrad’s, cameras, big TVs, the Paul McCartney concert at Dodger Stadium, a tiny chicken restaurant in Tokyo, and AMC financial woes dominated the conversations.

That’s my story; I’m sticking to it!

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