Local iOS Device Repair Options

ios-devicesGot a cracked screen or a broken “home” or “volume” button on your iPhone, iPod or iPad?  Is the battery in your early model iOS device not holding a charge?  Ian Lessing, SBAUG Member/Treasurer, did some research and compiled links for “free-lance” repair service provider websites accompanied with links to reviews (when available) of some that serve Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.  Far from being an exhaustive list, … Continue reading

3 November 2016 Main Meeting  Open Topics

Meeting Summary. . .

Nearly a baker’s dozen attended this month’s meeting in the Multi-purpose room at the Goleta Branch Library!  “Open Topics” suggested were aplenty and the ensuing discussions were nudged along by SBAUG Founding Member Ed Adams who always keeps us going with his wealth of knowledge.  This month’s lucky winner of the Apple Gift Card drawing was … Continue reading

6 October 2016 Main Meeting  iOS 10 Ins ‘n Outs

Meeting Summary. . .

Ed Adams Guest Presenter

Ed Adams Guest Presenter

It sure was good to be back at the Goleta Library for the October meeting!” Kathy (Goodman) Gleason

Ed’s presentation was very cool, with lots of tips for iOS device users…” D J McLaren

The presentation by Ed Adams – a Founding Member of SBAUG – began with an overview of iOS 10 and then delved deeper into Lock Screen, Control Center, Notifications, Messages, Photos, Mail, and much more.  His presentation slides can be viewed by clicking HERE or on the “slide” graphic below.

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This month’s lucky winner of the Apple Gift Card drawing was, befittingly, Ed Adams!

SBAUG’s President, Kathy (Goodman) Gleason, offered the following ‘recap’ via a post   … Continue reading

Upcoming Changes To Main Meeting Venue & Schedule

Beginning in October 2016, general meetings will be scheduled for the first Thursday of a given month and held in the Multi-purpose Room at the Goleta Branch Library between 6:00-7:30 PM.  The first event hosted at this location will be on Thursday, October 6, 2016 and begin at 6:00 PM.  You can expect a future post with details about October’s featured presentation will follow.


Goleta Branch Library
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500 North Fairview Avenue ~ Goleta, CA, 93117

21 September 2016 Main Meeting  Library Resources for Apple Lovers


Denise Rodriquez listens attentatively as Michelle Bone presents

Meeting Summary. . .
Michelle Bone, Adjunct Librarian at the Luria Library (SBCC) discussed and demonstrated lesser known research options available online as well at local libraries.  Notable during the well-received presentation – which included many visuals on the large screen – were the abilities of Google search, for instance, what’s available via “Advanced Search” and what’s not so commonly known about what’s available online at the Santa Barbara Public Library and its extensive databases. What was particularly interesting … Continue reading