February Meeting follow-up

February 28th General Meeting: Cutting the Cord A big thank you to Adam Christianson from the Apple podcast the Maccast ( maccast.com ) for his informative presentation on ways you can "Cut the Cord" and possibly avoid your huge cable TV bill. We had a terrific turnout with many new faces. Adam has graciously offered his meeting notes from the February presentation. OMUG 2018.02.28 - Cutting the Cord February Prizes awarded : 2-25$ Apple Gift Cards — 25$ Sees Gift Card — Mini iPad case March 28th General Meeting: Scams & Fraud on the Internet (Charles) M...

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Review: KeyKey is the Key

KeyKey Is The Key I have always been amazed at how some people can type blindingly fast on their computers. I can’t even come close. But I can improve at least a bit. And I may have found the app to help me. When I was in high school I took a typing class. Didn’t know if it would ever be useful but I figured it couldn’t hurt to be somewhat competent at it. (Ironically, here I sit typing reviews.) Unfortunately, my proficiency only went as high as 55 words per minute. Still that was better than where I began. I guess it paid off. (Honestly, I try to use ...

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Op-Ed: HomePod Brings Me Accessibility

Freshly Squeezed Op-Ed: HomePod Brings Me Accessibility Just a quick one. Apple has long been in the forefront of making their software accessible. They've done fantastic work for the visually impaired. And to show how seriously they take this, there's an Accessibility Preference in System Preferences on the Mac OS. And under General>Settings>Accessibility in iOS 11 there are adjustments that benefit the hearing impaired. Now, as I have mentioned before, I have MS and am wheelchair bound. I'm independent but some things require extra effort and forethought. One ...

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October Prize Winners

Congratulations to our October Prize Winners: Apple Logo Notebook                      iTunes Gift Card

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September Prize Winners

Congratulations to our September Prize Winners: Prizes: Apple Logo Notebook, Apple Logo Ball cap, iTunes $25 Gift Card, & WeMo

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September MousePad

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SlideShark iPad PowerPoint Viewer: Free App plus Special Offer

SlideShark iPad PowerPoint Viewer: Free App plus Special Offer SlideShark from BrainShark, Inc. is a free app that converts PowerPoint presentations to view on your iPad. It is easy to use and designed with professionals, educators, and students in mind. It preserves animations, fonts, graphics and colors, and allows you to tap or swipe to advance animations and slides. With SlideShark you can view and present your slideshow on the iPad the way it was meant to be seen (and show on your TV with the iPad 2). See a demo at https://www.slideshark.com/ Members of ...

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Que Publishing Products: 35-45% Discount

Que Publishing Products: 35-45% Discount Que Publishing has more than 32 years of experience helping users learn about computers and technology for the home, office, and business. Their books, eBooks, and videos teach through step-by-step tutorials, are rich in illustrations, and provide in depth references on important topics including OS X Mountain Lion, iCloud, Apple devices, and much more. For those interested in beginner to advanced Mac programming titles, visit Que’s partner site www.informit.com/store to see new releases from Addison-Wesley Professional and ...

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Prosoft Engineering Software: 25% Discount

Special Offer – Prosoft Engineering Software: 25% Discount by ugab | Dec 3, 2014 | Special Offers (without codes) Prosoft is the award-winning leader for data loss prevention and recovery. As long-time user group supporters, they value the feedback and support that they have received from the Apple User Group members worldwide. In return, they are offering a 25% off list price special price to user group members through a special discount link. To receive the discount, use this link: http://www.prosofteng.com/mugspecials/ (link updated 4/9/15) This ...

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Noteboom Tutorials: 33% off Annual Membersh

Special Offer – Noteboom Tutorials: 33% off Annual Memberships by ugab | Jan 4, 2015 | Special Offers (without codes) NoteboomTutorials.com is known for Mac, iPad and iPhone tutorials that are fun and easy to use. Noteboom Productions is offering 33% off annual memberships to Mac User Group members – that’s only $39(US) per year, which comes to less than $4(US) per month. The Mac User Group membership discount is good on annual memberships only, and gives unlimited access to all tutorials across all devices. This offer is a recurring rate – as subscrip...

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