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Next General Meeting
Monday, March 20, 2023
Spring Cleaning: Clean My Mac, etc.
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Once again, we’ll be hanging around on Zoom after the general meeting, and the usual chatting will commence.
Monday, April 17, 2023
Monday, May 15, 2023
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Category Archives: Industry News
iOS 16 Tricks & Tips
Updated your iPhone to iOS 16? Want to/need to change some stuff back to the way *you* like it? Interested in other stuff that can be done? Well, Heather Kelly, at The Washington Post, has some really cool answers for … Continue reading
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New iPhone Features
iPhones are pretty handy devices, helping us get lots of stuff done. And they don’t ever seem to stop coming up with new, cool stuff. Samuel Axon post an article on Ars Technica today about some new accessibility features: Global … Continue reading
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New Apple Gear
The announcement of a new personal computer is rarely a big deal. In most cases, new laptops are perhaps a little faster, a little lighter and have a tad more battery life than their predecessor. But the three new PCs … Continue reading
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Billion Dollar Apple
I was blown away when I learned Apple had become the first trillion-dollar company in August 2018, and I’m flabbergasted to learn that — at least as of Wednesday morning – the company was worth over $2 trillion.… Thus begins … Continue reading
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A couple of years ago, Apple introduced the T2 chip. It combined several formerly separate controllers, refining operations and increasing security. Check out what it does for us and our Macs here: Apple’s New T2 Chip Explained: What does it … Continue reading
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Had You Heard?
The things you don’t know can hurt you! On Rocket Yard, Steve Sande reports: Do you have a recent MacBook Pro? While these powerful notebooks have USB-C / Thunderbolt 3 ports on both sides, we’re going to tell you why … Continue reading
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You just never know! From Lauren Goode, on Wired, today: When Apple discontinued the tiny iPhone SE back in the fall of 2018, it left people who wanted a smaller, less expensive iPhone without many options and was seen as … Continue reading
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Had You Heard?
The more things change… From Klint Finley, on Wired, today: In 1987, Apple moved its software products, such as MacPaint and the office suite AppleWorks, into a new subsidiary called Claris. But by 1998, most of Claris’ products had either … Continue reading
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Did You Further Know?
Sir Tim is also not content to let (wonderful as they might be) matters lie. From Wired this morning: …When Berners-Lee created the web, it was a decentralized platform. Anyone could publish a website and link to any other site. … Continue reading
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Did You Know?
The inventor of the World Wide Web, as opposed to the inventor of the Internet, is alive and well and being richly-rewarded for his pioneering efforts: Sir Tim Berners-Lee is this year’s recipient of the A.M. Turing Award, the computer-geek … Continue reading
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