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HOLIDAY PARTY

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Doors open at 5:30pm, pizza and drinks served at 6pm

DUNHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY, 76 MAIN ST., WHITESBORO, NY 13492

It’s the last gathering of the UAUG for 2017! Please join us for a fun evening of food, fellowship and PRIZES! Pizza, soda/water, dishes and utensils will be provided, please bring a dish to share (dessert, cookies, salad, veggies, crackers, fruit, bread, etc.).

    • Chinese Auction (bring cash for tickets!)
    • Door Prizes
    • Grand Prize Drawing! ($300 – need not be present to win)
    • Election of Officers for 2018

We hope to see you all there!


11/27/18 Meeting CANCELLED

November Meeting Cancelled

Sorry folks, the weather isn’t cooperating and already schools are cancelling their after-school activities, so we figured for everyone’s safety it was best to cancel this evening’s meeting. Next month is our annual holiday party on Wednesday, December 19 starting at 6pm. We’ll provide pizza and drinks and we ask that you please bring a dish to pass (cookies, brownies, veggies, bread, etc.).

See you there!

10/23/18 Meeting

Email

Tuesday, October 23 • Q&A Session: 6-7pm • Presentation: 7-8:15pm

DUNHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY, 76 MAIN ST., WHITESBORO, NY 13492

Join us this month as Ron Kopleman shares a presentation on email with us. Ron will be covering topics like: email vs. social media vs. texting, web mail vs. local client, POP vs. IMAP and other various tools & goodies.

We’re also taking suggestions for Chinese auction prizes at the holiday party! We’ll pass around cards at the meeting you can write your ideas on or vote for one of our recommendations.

See you there!

9/25/18 Meeting

Privacy

Tuesday, September 25, 2018—6pm One-on-One Help; 7pm Program

DUNHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY, 76 MAIN ST., WHITESBORO, NY 13492

We regularly hear stories in the news about privacy issues – companies monitoring our cell phones, data breaches at big box retailers, phone and email scams to get your information, etc. We’re going to discuss some basic topics including Keychain, the latest iOS privacy updates and some best practices to keep yourself safe. Bring your questions!

6/26/18 Meeting

PhotoShop Alternatives & Making Ringtones in Garage Band

Tuesday, June 26, 6pm One-on-One Help, 7pm Program

DUNHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY, 76 MAIN ST., WHITESBORO, NY 13492

Many of us enjoy editing our photos, but the top software (PhotoShop) isn’t worth the price for most photo hobbyists. Ron Kopelman is going to share with us some alternatives to PhotoShop that offer comparable tools and features for a fraction of the price.

Group President, Dan Herrmann, will be demonstrating how we can make our own ringtones for our iPhones right in Garage Band. When we’re done you’ll be able to make a ringtone from a recording of your favorite indie band or grandchild’s concert.

As always, we invite the membership to propose meeting topics based on their interests and you’re welcome to demonstrate your favorite application or a trick you’ve recently discovered!

See you at the meeting!

5/22/18 Meeting

Automating macOS

Tuesday, May 22: 6pm One-on-One Help, 7pm Program

DUNHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY, 76 MAIN ST., WHITESBORO, NY 13492

Our Macs come with a variety of built-in capabilities for automating repetitive tasks. You don’t need to be a programmer to utilize these tools. UAUG member Paul Franz will take us through a variety of options, including Apple’s Automator and AppleScript, and third-party apps for automation, including Hazel and Alfred.

4/24/18 Meeting

macOS Help, and Favorite Apps, including Notes and Comic Life

Tuesday, April 24: 6pm One-on-One Help, 7pm Program

DUNHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY, 76 MAIN ST., WHITESBORO, NY 13492

Join us as we spend some time learning about how OS Help can assist us when problems crop up. Then we’ll discuss some of the apps you enjoy the most. Carol Adams will share with us how she uses My Comic Life, we’ll take a look at some of the features of Notes other than just writing simple text notes, and we’ll invite you to share which apps are your favorites.

3/27/18 Meeting

Photos Application and its Photo Editing Tools

Tuesday, March 27, 6pm One-on-One Help, 7pm Program

DUNHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY, 76 MAIN ST., WHITESBORO, NY 13492

Apple’s photo organizing application, Photos (formerly iPhoto) has seen a lot of change over the years. As with all of their products, Apple continually works to improve the application’s capabilities and features. The photo editing features that have been added in recent years may have been overlooked by many of the casual users of this application. Group president Dan Herrmann will be taking us on a tour of some of these enhanced features as we spend some time getting to know Photos. Bring your questions!

2/27/18 Meeting

Productivity Applications & Apple Continuity Tools

Tuesday, February 27 — 6pm One-on-one Help, 7pm Program

DUNHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY, 76 MAIN ST., WHITESBORO, NY 13492

Sure, we all know what productivity applications are (word processing, spreadsheets, etc.), but sometimes there is no one tool that’s perfect for every circumstance. We’ll be discussing some of the various applications that are available and their benefits.

Another feature set that Apple continues to enhance with each new OS and iOS is Continuity. Continuity is the framework that lets you do things like make and receive phone calls without picking up your iPhone; edit a document on one device and pick up where you left off on another; automatically unlock your Mac when you’re wearing your Apple Watch; and copy and paste images, video, and text from your iOS device to your nearby Mac, or vice versa. We’ll take a look at some of the ways Handoff and other Apple Continuity tools can make your life a little simpler.

We look forward to seeing you there!