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How To: Presenting Hidden Features of iOS

How To: Presenting Hidden Features of iOS by ugabadmin | Sep 17, 2016 | Leaders, Members, Resources, User Group How To, User Group Meeting Materials | Many times at User Group meetings, the presenter may take time to let members ask questions or seek out tech tips or support. User Group Ambassador Rick Lantz of […]

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How To: Apple’s Clips App Review

How To: Apple’s Clips App Review by Saundra (Sandy) Foderick, Editor | Apr 17, 2017 | Leaders, Members, User Group How To, User Group Meeting Materials | Written by Rex Covington of the Apple User Group Advisory Board and Lonestarrider.com Apples new clips app is like a mixture of Photo Booth, Snapchat, and a very light […]

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How-To: iCloud Sharing

How-To: iCloud Sharing by ugabadmin | Nov 19, 2017 | Leaders, Resources, User Group How To | By Rick Ortiz With the introduction of iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra, Apple has added some new features to iCloud Drive, offering the ability to share files. iCloud Drive is now offering sharing services similar to what […]

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On occasion we find good deals. Check back here once in a while for the deals.

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iPhone, iPod, & iPad

Farewell iPad 2; Welcome Back, iPad 4 by Josh Centers After a three-year run, Apple has laid the iPad 2 to rest, replacing it with the resurrected fourth-generation iPad, now called the “iPad with Retina display” on the Apple Store. The fourth-generation iPad will serve as the entry-level model, priced at $399 for the 16 […]

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Apple Updates iOS and Apple TV to Fix Critical SSL Security Bug

Apple has released iOS 7.0.6, iOS 6.1.6 (for the iPhone 3GS and fourth-generation iPod touch only), and Apple TV 6.0.2, which you should update to immediately, as they fix a critical SSL/TLS vulnerability that could make it possible for your online accounts and financial information to be compromised. On iOS, you can download the updates […]

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Board Meeting Minutes May 2013

BOARD MEETING MINUTES For May 30, 2013 Meeting was called to order by President Kit Harras at 5:30 p.m. Roll was taken and those present or absent are as shown below. Minutes from last month’s minutes were approved as posted. Officers and Board of Directors OFFICE NAME   P OR A President Kit Harras   […]

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TreeSketch

Would you love to be able to custom design how a tree grows? You can, at least on your iPad, with this cool, free App. Tweak the myriad parameters and watch your unique tree (or shrub) grow. No watering required. – Kit H. TreeSketch by Algorithmic Botany

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How to Set Up and Use Google+ Hangouts

How to Set Up and Use Google+ Hangouts by Adam C. Engst When we came up with the idea of doing TidBITS Presents and “Take Control Live: Working with Your iPad,” we knew we’d need some serious technology backing it up. Joe Kissell had some strong opinions about features he as a presenter would want, […]

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The World Clock Free

Do you love classy daylight globe views for a clock display for your desk? This lovely iPad only free iOS App brings the image and a whole lot more to your device. Highly accurate time around the globe and a moving display of the daylight terminator makes you want to toss your old analog timepieces. […]

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Björk: Solstice

Do you enjoy Björk and similar singers who play with musical tones like a kid with peas on a plate? This free universal App is a bit odd but highly creative. Designed by the creator of the popular and a bit more mainstream sound App, Soundrop. Look at music a whole different way. – Kit […]

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Pandora Radio

Love music but have been living under a rock? You must be if you don’t have the incredibly popular free universal App, Pandora Radio on ALL your devices. Create a free account & start with identifying a favorite song or artist. Thumb up or down & an automatically generated playlist of increasingly sweet music will […]

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How to Cook Everything

Do you love Mark Bittman’s cookbooks? Check out this free sampler for your iOS device. If you like what you see, upgrade to a variety of full offerings, including a very nice version for your iPad. Prop up your iOS device & start cooking. – Kit H How to Cook Everything Essentials by Culinate, Inc.

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ToolKit Pro

Do you have big, thick EE reference manuals in your home? There are lots of tools to do calculations and circuit simulation scattered out there in the App Store. This IPad App makes a great step forward to bring a huge collection of tools and reference sheets together in an easy to navigate format. Prices […]

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January 5th SIG (Special Interest Group) Meeting

The SMMUG Special Interest Group (SIG) will meet at 10:00 AM, Saturday, January 5th, 2013, in the Multi-Media Room (just follow the signs) at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 North Hancock, in Colorado Springs. A new series on Basics for Mac is starting. This SIG will cover The Finder.

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Cloud Mate: Turning iCloud into Dropbox?

Cloud Mate: Turning iCloud into Dropbox? by Matt Neuburg Ask me how I move documents from one of my Macs to another, or from my Mac to my iPad or iPhone, and I’ll probably say, “Dropbox.” I hardly ever think of using iCloud’s Documents in the Cloud feature to share or transfer documents among my […]

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What Happened to “Save As”?

The Very Model of a Modern Mountain Lion Document by Matt Neuburg  In the recently released OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Apple has done something I thought they’d never do: they backtracked — sort of. They heeded the objections of users to a major feature of 10.7 Lion, and took steps to meet those objections. […]

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Board Meeting notes for June

BOARD MEETING MINUTES For Board meeting on July 5, 2012 (a held-late June meeting) President Kit Harras called the Board meeting to order at 5:00. The roll was taken, and those present and absent are as shown. Board members are asked to read and coordinate and corrections or changes with the Club Secretary before the Board […]

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Board minutes for May 2012

BOARD MEETING MINUTES For Board meeting on May 31, 2012 President Kit Harras called the Board meeting to order at 5:30. The roll was taken, and those present and absent are as shown. Board members are asked to read and coordinate and corrections or changes with the Club Secretary before the Board meeting.  (more…)

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