September Meeting Notes

Here are the notes from our meeting on Saturday the 16th.

We spent some time watching the introduction of the keynote from the Apple event on September 12th. Tim Cook officially opened the Steve Jobs Theater at the beginning of the keynote. It’s roughly the first 5 minutes of the keynote.

We spent time previewing the new iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus, the Apple Watch, Apple TV 4K, iOS 11, watchOS 4and the new Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.

Apple has announced the brand new data center in Iowa. Check out the news release here. 

Mark showed us a great tool for the iPad, Adobe Scan. Make sure to check it out!

Marilyn showed us a great online tool for photo editing, PicMonkey.Give it a try for free!

Thanks for attending and we ill see you at our next meeting on October 21st!

 

August Meeting Notes

Thanks to those that attended the meeting. Interesting to say the least with connection issues, projector challenges, a power outage and software gremlins. Teaching and showing technology can have its pitfalls that’s for sure.Sorry, but we did not try Facebook Live today as planned with all of the unforeseen items. Maybe next month.

Here is a bonus link – In honor of World Photography Day, August 19!!
20 Fascinating Facts about Photography

Here is what we looked at today.

Apple Q3 Results
Apple’s New Emoji’s
Clips software featuring Disney & Pixar characters
VP of People, a new position at Apple
Apple’s $1B budget for new TV Content
iPhone 8 Rumors
Apple Watch LTE

Presentations today included the following Applications:
Waterfox – a lean web browser
SetApp – a subscription service for software applications.
Magnet – the Split Screen feature on steriods.
Elevate – Exercise your brain!
MagBak – an awesome iPhone case and mounting device.

We looked at great photo resources on the web:
Vectr – free graphics software used to create vector graphics easily and intuitively.

Here are four sites that offer free photos, license free!
Death to Stock Photo
Unsplash
Splitshire
Gratisography

We also reviewed Evernote for the web, desktop and mobile as well as looking at the quick entry Menu Bar icon and the browser Web Clipper. Click this link to get your copy of Evernote.

See you next month!!