When and Where
Next General Meeting
Monday, September 17, 2018
Pasadena Central Public Library Auditorium
285 E. Walnut St.
Pasadena, CA 91101
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
The Meeting after the Meeting
861 W. Walnut St.
Pasadena, CA 91101
Monday, October 15, 2018
Recommended Maintenance Routines
Monday, November 19, 2018
Preparations for the Holidays
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From the App Store this morning: Supercharge Your Library Card Did you know you have access to hundreds of thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music, and even comic books - all for free? All you need is a library card. Who knew? … Continue reading
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iOS 10.3.3 is a major security update. Alfred Ng, on CNET, reports the following: Apple released a security patch on Wednesday that you should really consider updating to if you enjoy using Wi-Fi on your iOS devices. So, you know, … Continue reading
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Spotlight search has long been one of the greatest features on the Mac (and iOS for that matter), and now with OS X El Capitan the near instant search engine that spans Apple platforms has some new capabilities that make … Continue reading
Graphic from the article Zach Epstein has been busy! There are now three of his posts on BGR on iOS 9 features. You must see them: the 9 best new features in iOS 9 (yesterday afternoon) 15 great new hidden … Continue reading
Knowing an iOS device’s serial number is useful for a wide variety of reasons, from checking warranty status, determining if it’s eligible for a free repair from Apple, checking unlock status, checking for iCloud Activation Lock, insurance purposes, repairs, registering … Continue reading