June Meeting Notes

Here are the meeting notes from our meeting on June 18th. We reviewed the WWDC releases for iOS 10, macOS Sirerra and WatchOS 3. We spent time talking about browser security and using your browsers fraudulent site protection feature.

Some news items were reviewed were Apple creating Apple Energy LLC, iPhone 6 patent issues in China, Apple and the World Wildlife Fund, iOS App security and Unicode dropping the rifle emoji.

Marilyn reviewed quite a few web sites used for collages, social media work and photo editing. Some great sites here so check them out – BeFunky, iPiccy, piZap, Canva and Fotojet. She also reviewed and showed us the functionality of Google Drive.

Mark showed us a very cool game – Lumino City.

We’ll see you for our next meeting on July 23rd!!

May Meeting Notes

Notes from our meeting today:

We reviewed Google web-based application Sheets using the iPhone and web versions. Took a quick look at Google Drive as well that syncs all that together. We took a quick look at the new Apple store design and the upcoming WWDC in June.

Our web site resources were Mashable, Lifehacker and Alltop.

We look at a few cool iOS apps – Snapseed and Photoshop Fix.

We also spent time on Chrome Extensions. Visit the Chrome Web Store. We looked at One Tab, Black Menu, Copy All URL’s, Extensity, Google Dictionary, Google Drive Quick Create, Speak It, URL Shortener, Print Friendly in PDF and Read & Write. Great add-ons to Chrome.

On a side note we looked at a few random items – Pancake Bot and Plastc.

See you at the June 18th meeting.

Local Computer Users Group Donates To Big Brothers Big Sisters

New Philadelphia, Ohio – March 12, 2016 – The Tuscarawas County Mac Users Group has selected Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Central Ohio for their 2016 annual donation. Kevin Warrene had presented the check for $250 to Heather Campbell, President/CEO of BBBS, on Thursday, March 10th. Warrene, an executive committee member with the group, notes that they had transitioned from having a scholarship based program for a Tuscarawas County school recipient to selecting a non-profit charity to support on an annual basis.

About the Tuscarawas County Mac Users Group
The Tuscarawas County Mac User Group was founded and had their first meeting on April 6, 2002. We were officially a registered and approved MUG by Apple in May of 2003. The TCMUG meets monthly at the East Central Ohio Educational Service Center in New Philadelphia. The group welcomes all those who use and enjoy Apple’s Macintosh computers and related peripherals or who have an interest in learning more about the platform.
Your best local resource for everything Apple. From iPhones, iPads, Watch, Computers, iPods, iOS, Mac OS X, WatchOS – we support, train and are dedicated to helping people get the most out of their Apple products. Our group is for the beginner to the expert and everyone in between. We are an educational and not-for-profit organization supporting Tuscarawas County since 2002! Meetings usually include software demonstrations, question-and-answer sessions and more.

About Big Brothers Big Sisters
For more than 100 years BBBS has operated under the inherent belief that in every child is the ability to achieve success and thrive in life. Rachel Carson, daughter of the famous Dr. Ben Carson, once said “If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.” At BBBS our mentors come from all walks of life and span generations. “No matter what your age, and no matter where you come from, everyone can change the world in some way, whether it is being a mentor to someone younger than you or someone who does not have as much experience as you. If you’re passionate enough, you can do whatever you want and definitely change the world.” – Josh Groban. All kids need is a little help, a little hope, and someone who believes in them. Join our team of Mentors, TODAY!