January 8th General Meeting

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Augmented Reality – It Isn’t Just for Games

Come and find out what it is for!

Apple has said that Augmented Reality will be their “Next Big Thing”. But just what is it and why is it a big deal? Is it just something for games, or might it be used to solve problems in day-to-day life?

Long story short… Augmented Reality has the potential to revolutionize every aspect of our lives and in the long run, could lead to humans whose mental capabilities are permanently enhanced by symbiotic computer associates.

And in the short run, it will be used in some pretty cool games.

Join us on Monday, January 8, 2018, when Warren W. James will explain what Augmented Reality is and how it could be used to enhance your life. He’ll also tell you what Apple is doing to make Augmented Reality a tool that app developers can incorporate into their newest apps.  Mo! will show us some examples of how Augmented Reality is being used in games you can play today on your iOS devices.

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.

appleSTEMs – Warren James presents interesting Apple science, technology, engineering, and math software. (On hiatus, while Warren’s free time is on hiatus…)

appleCore – Everyone says that iOS and macOS are intuitive and easy to use. If you believe that, I’ve got a bridge to sell you. Although iOS and macOS are easy to use after you’ve learned how to use them, actually learning to use them can be a bit confusing. Often, basic things are not explained because it is assumed that you already know them. We all know that that’s not always the case. So now the SGVAUG presents an on-going series of short talks about the core elements of iOS and macOS so that soon, you’ll be able to tell everyone, “Of course iOS and macOS are intuitively obvious”.

Apple News & Updates

Q&A

Our rewarding Monthly Prize Drawing includes a $25.00 iTunes gift card, a Belkin 2-port swivel charger, iKlear Travel Singles, a SABRENT 4-port aluminum USB 3.0 hub, and an Apple AC-to-USB 5-volt power block for iPhone/iPod Touch. 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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