MUG ONE Meetings – Spring 2017

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MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY will meet on the *second Wednesday* in March and April and on the *third Thursday* in May.

Wednesday, March 8 – Member Favorites, More Tips & Tricks

Wednesday, April 12 – Take Control of Your Digital Legacy

Thursday, May 18 – Apple’s Dave Marra

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.

February 15 (note date change) – Tips and Tricks for the Mac, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch

Our February meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. in 103 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus for the February meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY.

It’s time for our always-popular Tips and Tricks meeting!

MUG ONE president Elsa Travisano, vice president Brian Foley, treasurer Mark Dye and librarian Jane McCabe will share some of their favorite tips and tricks for using the Mac, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. 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 8 – Adam and Tonya Engst on macOS Sierra and iOS 10

adamandtonyaengstsierra-graphicJoin us on December 8 at 7:30 p.m. in 103 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus for the December 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 Take Control Ebooks fame will introduce us to their favorite features of macOS Sierra 10.12 for Mac. They will also answer questions about  iOS 10 for iPhone and iPad and the innovative MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. 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.

November 10 – Meet at Huntington Memorial Library, 7 p.m. – 3D Printing


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Join us on November 10 at 7 p.m. at Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut Street in Oneonta for the November meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta.
*Note the special location and time for this meeting.*

Adult Services Librarian Sarah Livingston will teach us the basics of 3D design and showcase the 3D equipment and software – including 3D printers, iPad Air with 3D scanning software, and Flexystruders for printing flexible objects – available at Huntington Memorial Library.

You’ll use the free, web-based design program Tinkercad to design a keychain or pendant and will be able to have the object you design 3D printed in the color of your choice.

Bring a laptop computer to this meeting if you have one. The library will also have PC laptops for those who need one. Don’t miss this exciting hands-on program!

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

October 13 – iOS 10, Apple Watch and New Tech at Huntington

home_lockup_pr-printJoin us on October 13 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.

Huntington Memorial Library’s Adult Services Librarian Sarah Livingston will give us an overview of the exciting new services being added at Oneonta’s public library this year including photography equipment and software, 3D printing services and design software, Kindle tablets and a wide variety of STEAM-related gadgets for both kids and adults.

MUG ONE program co-chair Keith Robisch will show health and fitness apps he uses with the newly updated Apple Watch.

MUG ONE president Elsa Travisano will share tips and tricks for iOS 10, the latest iPhone and iPad software upgrade.

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.

September 8 – Latest News from Apple

Apple Keynote 9 7 16Join us on September 8 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 on September 7.

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.

May 5 – Apple’s Dave Marra!

DaveMarraPresentingJoin us on Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. in 103 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus in Oneonta, NY for the May meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY.

Apple Senior Systems Engineer Dave Marra, making his 14th annual visit to MUG ONE, will show the newest features of iOS 9 for the iPhone and iPad, OS X 10.11 El Capitan for the Mac and Photos for iPhone, iPad and Mac. He will also show how to make the most of Apple’s iCloud services.

Known for his dynamic delivery style and exciting demos, 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 14 – “Stacking” Photography and the Mac

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Join us on Thursday, April 14 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.

MUG ONE member Bob Rothenberg is a collector and photographer of tiny (!!!) mineral specimens. For his work, a major challenge is achieving “depth of field.” Bob will discuss and illustrate the use of Helicon Focus, a software package that helps remediate this problem.
Don’t miss Bob’s remarkable photographs of the minerals he has traveled the world to collect, and the ingenious methods he uses to create these photographs!

We’ll also learn about latest Apple’s latest offerings, including the 9.7″ iPad Air Pro and the classic-sized 4″ iPhone SE.

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 10 – Apple Devices: Which Ones are Best for You? and VueScan scanning software

Apple Logo clearJoin us on Thursday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in 103 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus in Oneonta, NY for the March meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY.

With so many options to choose from, which Apple devices are best for you? MUG ONE president Elsa Travisano, with help from the MUG ONE membership, will explore the many alternatives. We will discuss the pros, cons and best uses for the iPhone, iPod, iPad (mini, Air and Pro), Apple TV, and the various computer flavors—MacBook, iMac, Mac mini and Mac Pro. We’ll even consider the latest and smallest, the Apple Watch.

VueScanElsa will also demonstrate VueScan, software that makes older scanners work with current operating systems and enhances any scanner’s abilities.

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.