MUG ONE Meetings – Fall 2018

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MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY will meet on the second Thursday* of the month for the fall 2018 semester.

September 13

October 11

November 8

December 13

May 10 – Apple’s Dave Marra!

Apple Senior Systems Engineer Dave Marra will make his 16th annual visit to MUG ONE on Thursday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m. in 103 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus in Oneonta, NY.

Dave will bring us up to speed on recent macOS High Sierra and iOS 11.3 announcements, cool new updates to Keynote, Pages, and Numbers for Mac and iPad, Apple’s brand new “Everyone Can Create” creative curriculum, fun new features in Apple’s iOS video app Clips 2.0, and some exciting new ARKit augmented reality demos for iPad and iPhone.

Dave has conducted thousands of technology presentations, keynote addresses and workshops for schools, Mac and PC user groups, businesses and other professional organizations across the United States and Canada. His specialty areas include digital multimedia, internet technologies, accessibility and Mac/PC integration.

As always, the meeting will begin with a question and answer session and end with a door prize drawing for current members. The MUG ONE lending library will be available for members.

Meetings are free of charge and everyone is welcome. For more information, email us at info@mugone.com.

Don’t miss this program!

April 12 – Apple Wallet, iOS and Device Learning Resources and a Visit to Apple’s New Campus – Stephen Ramirez

Join us on Thursday, April 12 (meeting rescheduled from March 8) at 7:30 p.m. in 103 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus in Oneonta, NY for the April meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY.

Stephen Ramirez from Saratoga Springs will show and tell about his recent visit to Apple Park and the annual Apple shareholders meeting held in the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California, along with his impressions of San Francisco’s new Flagship Apple Store.

A volunteer at the Saratoga Springs Public Library, Stephen will also present an overview of Apple Wallet with a live demo of the new Apple Pay Cash Card and explain resources available to further understand your devices and IOS. This promises to be a fascinating meeting.

As always, the meeting will begin with a question and answer session and end with a door prize drawing for current members. The MUG ONE lending library will be available for members.

Meetings are free of charge and everyone is welcome. For more information, email us at info@mugone.com.

February 8 – Favorite Tips and Tricks

Join us on Thursday, February 8 at 7:30 p.m. in 103 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus in Oneonta, NY for the first spring semester meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY.

It’s time for our ever-popular Tips and Tricks meeting! MUG ONE president Elsa Travisano, vice president Brian Foley and treasurer Mark Dye will share favorite tips, tricks and recommendations for using the Mac, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch like a pro. Meeting attendees are invited to share their own favorite tips and tricks.

As always, the meeting will begin with a question and answer session and end with a door prize drawing for current members. The MUG ONE lending library will be available for members.

Meetings are free of charge and everyone is welcome. For more information, email us at info@mugone.com.

December 14 – Holiday Meeting and Party!


Join us on Thursday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m. in 103 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus in Oneonta, NY for the December meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY.

It’s MUG ONE’s annual holiday meeting and party! We’ll have demonstrations of tech-related gift ideas to inspire your holiday lists – or your own wish list.

Got a favorite tech item you’d like to demo? Let us know at mugone@me.com and join the fun.

After the presentations and door prizes, we’ll socialize and enjoy holiday goodies.

*Please bring a plate of cookies, healthy nibbles or other favorite holiday food to share.*

As always, the meeting will begin with a question and answer session and end with a door prize drawing for current members.

The MUG ONE lending library will be available for members. Meetings are free of charge and everyone is welcome. For more information, email us at info@mugone.com.

November 9 Meeting Cancelled

The MUG ONE meeting scheduled for Thursday, November 9 has been cancelled due to scheduling issues.

Be sure to join us on December 14 for our annual Holiday Meeting and Party!

October 12 – Adam and Tonya Engst on iOS 11 and High Sierra (Mac OS 10.13)

Join us on Thursday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m. in 103 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus for the October meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY.

Tech luminaries and longtime MUG ONE friends Adam and Tonya Engst of TidBITS and the TidBITS Content Network will be returning to MUG ONE on October 12th to talk about what’s new in macOS 10.13 High Sierra (not that much that users see!) and iOS 11. They’ll be happy to answer any and all questions you have about Apple’s new operating systems (including watchOS 4 and tvOS 11), along with the new hardware that has either shipped or is still coming this fall. This promises to be an enjoyable and information-packed meeting!

As always, the meeting will begin with a question and answer session and end with a door prize drawing for current members. The MUG ONE lending library will be available for members.

Meetings are free of charge and everyone is welcome. For more information, email us at info@mugone.com.

Thursday, September 14 – Latest News from Apple

Join us on Thursday, September 14 at 7:30 p.m. in 103 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus for the September meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY.

MUG ONE president Elsa Travisano will take us on a tour of the new Apple products to be revealed at Apple’s press event scheduled for September 12.

As always, the meeting will begin with a question and answer session and end with a door prize drawing for current members. The MUG ONE lending library will be available for members.

Meetings are free of charge and everyone is welcome. For more information, email us at info@mugone.com.

Thursday, May 18 – Apple’s Dave Marra!

Apple Senior Systems Engineer Dave Marra will make his 15th annual visit to MUG ONE on Thursday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m. in 103 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus in Oneonta, NY.

Dave will bring us up to speed on recent macOS Sierra and iOS 10.3 updates, iCloud, updates to the iWork apps, and more. To add to the fun, Dave will introduce Clips, Apple’s brand new iOS video app.

Dave has conducted thousands of technology presentations, keynote addresses and workshops for schools, Mac and PC user groups, businesses and other professional organizations across the United States and Canada. Certified as both an Apple Certified Technical Coordinator and an Apple Certified Systems Administrator, his specialty areas include digital multimedia, internet technologies, accessibility and Mac/PC integration.

As always, the meeting will begin with a question and answer session and end with a door prize drawing for current members. The MUG ONE lending library will be available for members.

Meetings are free of charge and everyone is welcome. For more information, email us at info@mugone.com.

Don’t miss this program!

April 12 – Take Control of Your Digital Legacy, with author Joe Kissell

Join us on  Wednesday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. in 103 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus for the April meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY.

How do you want to be remembered by future generations? A will takes care of your physical possessions, but what about your digital life—photos, email, files, and the like? Joe Kissell, author of the ebook Take Control of Your Digital Legacy, will join us via Skype to give advice and answer questions on the best ways to safeguard and pass along your digital legacy, and on assisting loved ones with this crucial task.

To help you put what you learn at the meeting into practice, copies of Take Control of Your Digital Legacy will be available at a special discount.

As always, the meeting will begin with a question and answer session and end with a door prize drawing for current members. The MUG ONE lending library will be available for members.

Meetings are free of charge and everyone is welcome. For more information, email us at info@mugone.com.

March 8 – Member Favorites, More Tips & Tricks

Join us on  Wednesday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in 103 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus for the March meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY.

It’s our (slightly belated) annual Show and Tell meeting!

Members and friends are invited demonstrate a favorite tech-related item for the group. We’ll also have *more* tips and tricks for the Mac, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, including options for recycling old tech.

As always, the meeting will begin with a question and answer session and end with a door prize drawing for current members. The MUG ONE lending library will be available for members.

Meetings are free of charge and everyone is welcome. For more information, email us at info@mugone.com.