MUG ONE Meetings – Fall 2019

Golisano_HallMUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY will meet on the second Thursday in September, the first Thursday in October and November and the second Thursday in December for the fall semester. Meetings are at 7:30 p.m. in Golisano Hall room 104 on the Hartwick College campus. Directions
September 12 – Latest News from Apple
October 3 – Adam Engst
November 7 – Thomas Travisano
December 12  – Holiday Meeting and Party
Hope to see you there!

November 7 – Thomas Travisano!

Join us on Thursday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. in 104 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus for the November meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY.

Award-winning author, Elizabeth Bishop Society president and former MUG ONE president Thomas Travisano will demonstrate how he is using the Mac and other Apple devices to make possible all aspects of the planning, research, outlining, writing, editing, publication, and promotion of his biography Love Unknown: The Life and Worlds of Elizabeth Bishop, published November 5th by Viking / Penguin.

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

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

 

October 3 – Adam Engst!

Join us on Thursday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m. in 104 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus for the October meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY.

Tech luminary and longtime MUG ONE friend Adam Engst of TidBITS and the TidBITS Content Network will once again be making his annual visit to Oneonta to discuss the highlights of what’s new in iOS 13iPadOS 13watchOS 6tvOS 13, and even iOS 13 for HomePod.

macOS 10.15 Catalina is slated to ship sometime in October, so it probably won’t be out, but Adam will point out some of the major reasons to upgrade, along with advice on when to upgrade for all these new operating systems. Come learn about all the new features, and be sure to bring your questions!

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

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

September 12 – Latest News From Apple

Join us on Thursday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. in 104 Golisano Hall (across the hall from our previous meeting room) 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 bring us up to speed on the newest products and services to be announced at Apple’s Special Event keynote on September 10.

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

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

May 16 – Traveling with iPads/iPhones, Digitizing Cassettes and Recycling Resources

Join us on Thursday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m. in 104 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus in Oneonta, NY for the final spring semester meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY.

Planning to travel internationally with your iPhone and/or iPad? Keith Robisch will share tips on the best way to communicate without spending a lot of money. Then Brian Foley will show how to digitize a collection of cassettes, and Mark Dye will share local resources for recycling electronics, batteries and televisions.

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

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

April 11 – Apple’s Dave Marra!

Apple Senior Systems Engineer Dave Marra will make his 17th annual visit to MUG ONE on Thursday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in 104 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus in Oneonta, NY.

Dave will bring us up to speed on recent macOS Mojave and iOS 12 announcements, exciting new Mac and iPad product releases, new updates to Apple’s latest creative applications for Mac and iPad, plus new Apple education curriculum tools and fun enhancements to ARKit-enabled augmented reality apps 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.

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

Don’t miss this program!

March 14 – Apple Apps: Pages, Preview and Notes

Join us on Thursday,  March 14 at 7:30 p.m. in 104 Golisano Hall on the Hartwick College campus in Oneonta, NY for the March meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY.

Brian Foley, Mark Dye and Elsa Travisano will show us how to get the most from Apple’s Pages, Notes and Preview applications. The most recent updates of these applications are the most powerful yet, with plenty of new and enhanced features. Best of all, these three programs are free with every Mac, and Pages and Notes are free with the iPhone and iPad. 

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

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

February 14 – Tips and Tricks

Join us on Thursday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m. in 104 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.

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

December 13 – Holiday Meeting and Party!

Join us on Thursday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m. in 104 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.

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

November 8 – Travel Apps and Tips, New Macs and iPads

Join us on Thursday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m. in 104 Golisano Hall (across the hall from our previous meeting room) on the Hartwick College campus for the November meeting of MUG ONE, the Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY.

MUG ONE leaders Keith Robisch, Mark Dye and Elsa Travisano will share favorite travel apps, websites and tech tips to enrich your travel experiences.

Elsa Travisano will also bring us up to speed on the new MacBook Air, Mac mini and iPad Pro models introduced at Apple’s October 30 keynote presentation.

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

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