16 July 2014 Main Meeting

Meeting Summary…

July’s meeting had a good turn out with many new and familiar faces.  During the informative discussions about iOS iPhoto Web Journal, Blu-ray, Caches, Mac OS, Mac Magazines and GPS & Geocaching, Ian Lessing ‘googled’ the various topics and displayed on the large screen via AppleTV several related URLs – some of the URLs are shared here … Continue reading

18 June 2014 Main Meeting

Meeting Summary…

June “Thank Yous” for a fun meeting mix go out to Kathy,  Jim, Harold, Tom S., and, Ricky & Denise for their short presentations, product sample show-and-tells, and the evening’s discussions: => from 1) Reviews of 3rd-party hardware add-ons for Apple devices that are useful while traveling (stylus styles, cost differences, and some vendor sites — plus, a cool solar power strip), to 2) TripCase, a travel trip organizer app, to 3) Kathy’s shout-out for Gary R’s free online learning site, MacMost,com, with sample topic video [iPhoto printing] shown on the big screen, to … Continue reading

21 May 2014 Main Meeting

Meeting Summary…

May’s meeting marked the 1-year anniversary of hosting the monthly meetings at Petrini’s Media Room. Highlights: Video from BestAppSite.com: Terry L. White showing 10 iPhone Tips & Tricks.  ——— Q&A regarding Mail IMAP/POP configurations; plus, the Cloud & Apple’s iCloud info;  Sample-model of MounTek magnetic mount (for car CD slot) for mobile devices (phone, GPS, tablet); _and WAZE, a GPS navigation info app.  ———  A short video about TILE — thetileapp.com — for keeping track of items. … Continue reading

Apple To Replace Faulty On-Off Switches On iPhone 5

Excerpt from a NY Times report..  “Apple has offered to replace faulty on-off buttons on the iPhone 5… models manufactured through March 2013… in which the button… stops functioning or works only intermittently.  Owners can type in their iPhone serial numbers on Apple’s website to see if their phones qualify for a fix.”  Click HERE to visit Apple’s dedicated “iPhone 5 Sleep/Wake Button Replacement Program” webpage where one can enter an iPhone 5 serial number to see if your device is covered.

16 April 2014 Main Meeting

Meeting Summary…

At April’s meeting Ian Lessing gave a whole-evening presentation on the versatile GoPro Hero3 [Black Edition] camera for video, time lapse, and the GoPro Studio editing software — and answered questions about the camera specs. He showed the hollow-pole mount [it floats] that he used for some action surfing video: the camera comes with a waterproof housing. With no focusing [fixed lens] and no moving parts the GoPro makes a perfect camera for action captures. Ian opened the GoPro Studio editing software and showed … Continue reading