December 10 – MUG ONE Holiday Meeting and Party

Join us on Thursday, December 10 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 12 – Adam and Tonya Engst on OS 10.11, iOS 9, Photos and more

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

Join tech luminaries Adam and Tonya Engst of TidBITS and Take Control Ebooks for a look at their favorite features in Apple’s new OS X 10.11 El Capitan and iOS 9 operating systems. They’ll also discuss the transition from iPhoto to Photos, iCloud Photo Library, Apple Music, and any other Apple-related questions that attendees bring. This promises to be a fascinating and information-packed meeting. Don’t miss it!

As always, our 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 info@mugone.com.

 

Thursday, October 8 – ConceptDraw and Apple Music

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

MUG ONE vice president Brian Foley will introduce us to ConceptDraw Office, a productivity suite of business graphics, diagramming, mind mapping and project management products. Then Keith Robisch will give us a tour of the latest features of iTunes and Apple Music.

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 10 – Latest News from Apple

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Join us on September 10 at 7:30 p.m. in 103 Golisano Hall (our usual location) at Hartwick College 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 “Hey Siri, Give Us A Hint” press event on September 9, Keith Robisch will demo the WhatsApp mobile messaging application and Brian Foley will show his new www.productivememory.com website.

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 14 – Apple’s Dave Marra: Photos for Mac and iPad

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

Apple Senior Systems Engineer Dave Marra, making his 13th annual visit to MUG ONE, will present Photos for Mac and iPad. Here’s his program description:
“Start using Photos on your Mac and iPad today. Photos is included as part of OS X Yosemite for Mac and iOS 8 for iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. Featuring an easy-to-use and streamlined design, Photos has been engineered from the ground up to help you keep your growing library organized and accessible. Powerful and intuitive editing tools help you perfect your images as well as create beautiful gifts for sharing. And with iCloud Photo Library, a lifetime’s worth of photos and videos can be stored in the cloud — so you can access your entire collection from your Mac and iOS devices anytime.”

Known for his dynamic delivery style and exciting demos, Apple Senior Systems Engineer Dave Marra 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.

Don’t miss this program!

*Thursday* April 9: Essential Mac Tools from Prosoft Engineering

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Join us on *Thursday,* April 9 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.

DataRescuePresident Elsa Travisano will introduce us to award-winning software tools from Prosoft Engineering. Data Rescue 4 can recover data when a Mac file is corrupt or lost, a drive won’t mount, or a system crashes. Picture Rescue 2 recovers pictures and videos from camera media cards. Drive Genius 4 for Mac can make hard drive maintenance and management painless and efficient. Data Backup 3 is a flexible and powerful backup application. Hear and SoundBunny offer sound quality and volume control. The company also offers mail-in hard drive data recovery at their Data Rescue Center in Livermore, California. Discounts will be available for user group members.

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 mugone@me.com

 

March 11: Tame Your Photo Library and Latest News from Apple

Duplicate AnnihilatorJoin us on *Wednesday,* March 11 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.

President Elsa Travisano will show us how to tame our iPhoto and Aperture libraries with Duplicate Annihilator and iPhoto Library Manager, and will offer an early look at Apple’s Photos for OS X, due out this spring and currently in beta release.

We will also cover news from Apple’s March 9 Spring Forward press event, at which the Apple Watch is anticipated to be released, and take a look at iPhoto Library ManagerMicrosoft’s Office 2016 for Mac preview.

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 mugone@me.com

*Wednesday*, February 11: Video Tutorials and Learning

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Join us on *Wednesday,* February 11 at 7:30 p.m. in our favorite meeting room, 103 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus for the February meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY.

Video tutorials are a great way to learn more about our Macs, iPhones and iPads. MUG ONE president Elsa Travisano will show sample tutorials from Lynda.comNoteboom Productions and macProVideo and discuss which offerings are best for different kinds of users.

In keeping with the video theme, vice president Brian Foley will demonstrate ways
to download and save internet videos.

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 mugone@me.com

December 11: MUG ONE’s Holiday Meeting and Party!

HolidayCookiesJoin us on Thursday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m. in in 251 Clark 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 mugone@me.com

November 13: Adam Engst – OS X 10.10 Yosemite and more

Adam-Engst-headshotOS X Yosemite graphicJoin us at on Thursday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. in 251 Clark Hall on the Hartwick College campus in Oneonta, NY for a special meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta.

OS X 10.10 Yosemite has been out for just a few weeks, so if you’ve been hesitant to upgrade, or if you have upgraded but aren’t sure if you’re taking advantage of the best new features, come to November’s MUG ONE meeting where special guest Adam Engst will be making his annual appearance.

Adam will be showing off the major new features in Yosemite, and talking about whether they’re sufficient to encourage an upgrade.

Adam is an internationally noted technology writer, publisher of TidBITS and Take Control Ebooks, and a terrific presenter. We are fortunate indeed to welcome Adam as a guest speaker for MUG ONE.

As always, our 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 info@mugone.com.