21 August 2013 Main Meeting

Meeting Summary…

August’s topic featured Ed Togami and his son Kenzie, who talked about the “Maker” movement. The basic premise is to use simple computer interfaces plus various electronic hardware, transducers, etc., to make simple devices to do fun and useful things. As with all things computer, the hobbyist uses software to control his/her devices and to determine what they do. This harkens back to the days of early amateur radio … Continue reading

15 May 2013 Main Meeting

Meeting Summary…

Panoramic view of SBAUG's new meeting space at Petrini's

Panoramic view of SBAUG’s inaugural gathering in the meeting room at Petrini’s.
Photo Credit: Ian Lessing

May’s round-table discussion: RoaringApps, an application-compatibility wiki for Mac OS X Mountain Lion & iOS 5, databasing thousands of apps and whether they’re compatible with Mountain Lion. Deleting applications: One product, AppZapper, finds the extra files and lets you delete them with one click.  Adobe’s announcement that future versions of the company’s Creative Suite products, including Photoshop, will be available only on a  … Continue reading