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LibriVox Audio Books provides unlimited FREE access to over 50,000 audio books. Each audiobook can be streamed over the internet or downloaded for later use. The LibriVox Audio Books app features classic best sellers and out of print treasures from every genre of literature.  Free – available in the App Store. LibriVox

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About your iPhone Battery

Our own Mark Pimentel tells is how to make our iPhone battery last longer. Hit Read More button REALLY HARD to play the video to find out how!

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Home Network 2020-2-10

Jim Johnson gave a presentation on home networks. This talk covered: Available Internet services in Colorado Springs, LAN-WAN Interconnections, Wiring the home and/or Wireless, Future Providers (SpaceX, Amazon, Cellular, Access Points, modems & routers, His Home Network, andIP Addressing. This talk would be useful to any of us working to initially setting up or improving […]

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“Your Can’t Learn Less” Program Info: 1-13-2020

Links from Skip Mundy’s Presentation. Lots of info and links to find information from our Apple Club (smmug.org) and websites. For people interested in learning about Apple items, Photography, Apple Tablets, iPhones, and applications. Log in as a member, go to Slides From Meetings to view the slides presented by Skip in his presentation. Skip […]

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How to Avoid a Safari Scam

With all the online scams like the Ransom Ware this May (2017), you might want to know how to avoid one of the latest scams that is hitting Mac computers, the “Virus Scan”.    Our own Apple expert Mark Pimentel tells us what these scams look like when they appear, and what steps to take […]

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Clear Your Cache

The cache is where your browser stores things to be retrieved and shown more quickly. Sometimes, old or wrong things get into your cache, and they need to be cleaned out. How to do the “clear my cache”? Here is a link to a great site that shows how to clear caches in various browsers, […]

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July 2016 Board Meeting Minutes

Members are always welcome to attend Board Meetings. See the CALENDAR for dates and times. President Jim Johnson called the meeting to order at 5:34 p.m. (more…)

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Special Interest Group

The Saturday Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings are held once per month, the 2nd Saturday of every month.  Except, in August and December, no SIG is held. As of March 2020 the SIG meetings will be held online with Zoom.us.  The SIG meetings begin at 10:00 am. The SIG Meeting ID and Password will be […]

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May 2015 Board Meeting

SMMUG Board Meeting Minutes,   May 26, 2015 Via Teleconference Bridge. Members are always welcome at SMMUG Board meetings.  Call to Order  at 5:37pm by Jim Johnson.    Board member roll call: (more…)

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February 2015 Board Meeting

February 2015 Board Meeting Minutes           Meeting held on 2/25/2015   5:40-6:45pm Members are always welcome to attend Board meeting. Attendees were: (more…)

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January 2015 Board Meeting

January 2015 Board Meeting Minutes. The Board Meeting was held Monday, 1/26/2015 from 5:30-6:50pm. Members are always welcome to attend Board Meetings. Attendees were: (more…)

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December 2014 Board Meeting

Board Meeting Minutes   Meeting Held on Friday 1/2/2015          5:40 to 6:45 pm Meeting was moved from December 29th to January 2nd due to a snow storm. November meeting minutes were approved as posted. Attendees were: (more…)

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Election Update for 2014

ELECTION 2014 NEWS As of Thanksgiving weekend, we still have room for a president and several more directors. So jump right in and help.  All it involves is one Board meeting per month, and some action as agreed to at the meeting. The club can always use more directors and volunteers.  See the About Us page […]

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My iPhone 6 is Bendy – Oh No!

Really?  Yeah, I saw this guy bend an iPhone 6 on a video right there on the Internet, so it must be true. Right?  Below is a link to an article, whose subtitle is  “What the bleep are you trying to bend your phone for?”  You would figure that some science guy would look into this.  The […]

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Prepare for iOS 8

iOS 8 is due out next week (September 22 – 26). Before you download iOS 8 to your mobile device, you need to prepare. As promised at the 9/13 SIG, here is a link to a great MacWorld article on what to do to prepare for iOS 8. Get read info is at: Prepare for iOS […]

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Board Meeting Minutes – July 2014

All members are welcome to join us at the Board Meeting. Email Gerry Simonson at gsimonson@smmug.org for the location for next month’s Board Meeting. The July meeting was called to order on Monday, July 28th at 5:40 PM. (more…)

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Board Meeting Minutes – June 2014

All members are welcome to join us at the Board Meeting. Email Gerry Simonson at gsimonson@smmug.org for the location. The June meeting was called to order on Monday, June 23rd at 6:05 PM. (more…)

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Is iOS 8 Compatible With Your Device?

Find out here: http://appadvice.com/appnn/2014/06/is-apples-ios-8-compatible-with-your-device-find-out-here

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Heartbleed

You should think about changing your passwords. Click the link below to see several articles about which sites have fixed the heart bleed flaw in their web and email servers. This is not a Windows or a Mac problem, but a server problem. It can only be fixed by the folks running the servers. Check […]

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New Apple iOS Software 3/10/14

Apple has released iOS (mobile device) software updates today (Monday, March 10th, 2014).  You should update your device ASAP. (more…)

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Board Meeting Minutes – Dec. 2013

BOARD MEETING MINUTES For December 16, 2013 The meeting was called to order at 5:36 P.M. by our president Kit Harras at Skip Mundy’s home. All members are welcome to join us at the Board Meeting. If any member can’t attend in person but would like to participate please contact Kit or Skip prior to […]

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iPod Touch 4

One day after I briefed, Macworld magazine tells me that iOS 7, due out this fall will not work on a Touch 4, only on the Touch 5. Given this, if you decide you can use an iTouch, I’d recommend buying the new iPod Touch 5. Or maybe even waiting for the iPod Touch 6, […]

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KML Draw

Do you wish you could find an easy way to share location information with your friends using KML information with Google Earth? If you are into KML geotagging and Google Earth this might be a cool Universal iOS App to check out. Highlight a spot or an entire area to make a customized KML layer. […]

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Urbanspoon

Traveling and hungry? Want to find restaurants close to your hotel? Urbanspoon is the next best thing to some good local advice. It shows you the kind of food, the location, the cost, the distance, and a summary of the votes on each eatery. At home, can’t decide where to eat? Urbanspoon can help. SHAKE […]

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GoCoSprings

Spotted a pothole or you want to know the bus schedule? If you are in Colorado Springs there is a new free iOS App for you. GoCoSprings offers really useful tools for reporting and tracking problems to the city by type and map assisted location tagging. It also connects with the city’s web sites for […]

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Living Earth

Do you wish you could fly over the globe in the ISS? How about adding layers of augmented reality weather and time on the earth below? Gorgeous and useful, this Universal App has won numerous awards and acts as a real time tool and monitor to the weather across the globe. Beautiful and real time […]

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Moku Hanga

Would you love to create your own art in the style of Japanese wood block paintings? Now you can with Moku Hanga iOS Apps for iPhone & HD for iPads. Start with a photo and easy presets, adjust and create unique images very evocative of century old prints. And no splinters! Prices for either version […]

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Puppet Workshop

Looking for a cute, creative App any age would enjoy? This adorable iPad App harks back to the days of making sock puppets from buttons and other odds and ends. Very kid friendly. Full version $3-$0 or try the Lite versions for free. – Kit    Puppet Workshop – Creativity App for Kids by Sebastian […]

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Silk

Would you love to to have visual magic spring from your fingertips? Create exquisite, symmetrical, ethereal designs with a few strokes. Very relaxing. Create beauty on all you iOS devices, priced $3-$1. – Kit   Silk – Interactive Generative Art by Yuri Vishnevsky  

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Spyglass

Every wish you could have a pair of binoculars with those cool Augmented Reality head-up display while you tackle the outdoors? Now you can have the next best thing with your iOS device. Spyglass is not a toy App but a serious navigation tool that makes use of virtually every sensor in your device. Check […]

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Board Meeting Minutes – March 2013

Meeting was called to order by President Kit Harras at 5:35 p.m. Roll was taken and those present or absent are as shown below. (more…)

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Trimble

Spring is here. Ready to explore our great outdoors? Trimble, a well respected name in mapping, has a number of quality Apps for hikers, backpackers and hunters. Try their great free versions before upgrading to find the right mix of features. Explore, then download what you need to your iOS device or even create a […]

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Rails

Familiar with Shortline Railroad game? Like relaxing puzzle games and trains? Rails is available on the iPad and OS X. A gentle, fun puzzle to make the trains and tracks work happily together. Model trains without the plywood. Prices recently ranged between $10 and $2. Enjoy. – Kit    Rails by Belight Software, ltd

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AutoStitch Panorama

I love AutoStitch Panorama. There, I said it. I have used the iPhone version for years and now the iPad optimized version is available for $3. It takes multiple shots you have collected and aligns & stitches them together into amazing panoramas to captures those images you missed. Panoramas don’t always happen in a neat […]

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Calcbot

Looking for a replacement calculator for your iOS device that can show & save your transaction history? Calcbot is a calculator that should have been built in. Clear and elegant interface, full of features and snappy in speed. Price range $1-$2. Kit    Calcbot — The Intelligent Calculator by Tapbots

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AntiCrop

Do you wish you could just stretch the edges of a shot a wee bit more without having to resort to a complicated photo manipulation program? This one trick pony Universal App might be just the ticket. Priced at $1 it might be a useful uni-tasker to seamlessly fill out those awkward edges of your […]

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KaleidaCam

Do you love Kaleidoscopes? This fun iOS app uses your device cameras to turn everyday object into dynamic works of art. Pull an image from your own photos to create a new masterpiece. Always a big hit with kids of any age. Recent price range $0-$2 with some additional add-ones available for even more visual […]

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Quixey

Do you dream of a targeted, functional, free search engine exclusively for iOS Apps? While not yet a stand-alone App, this deceptively simple web site is one of the best ways to find the App of your dreams. Fire up your web browser, type a free form description of what you want & check out […]

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Lets Create Pottery

Do you wish you had time to relax and create pottery? Now you can with the Universal iOS App, Let’s create! Pottery HD. Pick your tools, then relax, design and create a piece of pottery without having to wash up. Upcoming features will soon even let you create a physical version. Price $1-$5 with a […]

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Robots

Do you want to learn more about the incredible range of robots that work for us right now? IEEE has put out a huge, fun, interactive, and educational iPad App. Price has dropped from initial $5 to $1. If you have a budding Roboticist in the house, get them building real and helpful robots. – […]

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