 Apple Fans Since 1982

Author: Jenny Mitchell

Minutes 6/2/2016

Mario called the meeting to order at 7:30pm. Bob S, Bob H, Ed, Wes, Randy, Mario, Jenny, David, Richard, Fred, Bill, and John were the attendees.   Bob Shayler told the group about being “hacked” on Facebook on his iPhone. He logged in using the Safari mobile browser and noticed his name and his profile picture were different, and he…

Minutes 1/7/2016

Mario called the meeting to order at 7:07pm. Attendees were Lonnie, Ed, Wes, Jenny, Mario, Bob, Dayle, Bev, Richard, Fred, Bill, John, Terry and Marv. The yearly dues ($20 per member) were collected by Ed.     It was told that the December meeting’s attempt at demoing Apple TV hadn’t gone very well, so Mario brought his Apple TV, connected…

Minutes 10/1/2015

Mario called the meeting to order at 7:07pm. Attendees were Marv, Bob, Elissa, Wes, Ed, Paul, George, Bev, Terry, Mario, Jenny, and Fred.   The group started off discussing the changes in iOS 9. The most noticeable UI change is the new San Francisco font coming over from the Apple Watch. If the font size is uncomfortable, it can be…

Minutes 5/7/15

Mario called the meeting to order at 7:12pm. Attendees were Marv, Bob Shayler, Bob Higday, Wes, Paul, George, Anna, Mario, Jenny, eSteve, and Fred.   Jenny brought a few keyboards and accessories to give away. The Giveaway Pile is getting smaller each month.   Mario began a demo of his new Apple Watch by pointing his iPhone camera on his…

Minutes 4/2/2015

Bob called the meeting to order at 7:10pm. Attendees were Jenny, Ed, Wes, David, Bill, Fred, Marv, Lonny, Bev, Richard and Estelle. (Sorry if I missed you!)   Jenny brought a batch of networking devices (switches and routers) for The Monthly Giveaway Pile. Next month…a mystery.   Bob started talking about the  Watch that was unveiled last month by reviewing…

Minutes 3/5/2015

Mario called the meeting to order at 7:09pm. Attendees were Jenny, Dale, Bill, Bob, David, Richard, Marv, Fred, Anna, Ed, Wes, Paul, Lonny and Terry. (Sorry if I missed you!)   Jenny brought a handful of old hard drives, hard drive enclosures, and (paper) notebooks for The Monthly Giveaway Pile. Next month, expect some networking devices.   Bob has been…

Minutes 2/5/2015

Mario called the meeting to order at 7:03pm. Attendees were Bob, Ed, Wes, Bill, Terry, Marv, David, Anna, and Bev, who brought her brother-in-law Bud to the meeting. Jenny and Mario brought more giveaways that were displayed on the side tables, including computer cables, adaptors, software, and (old) memory! More to come…   The new Photos app was released to developers…

Minutes 1/8/2015

Mario called the meeting to order at 7:12pm. While we troubleshooted some network issues, those present browsed the table of “oldies but goodies” – items of tech that Mario and Jenny brought, and Bob showed the group a photo of his first granddaughter. She is only 14 hours old!   Our Treasurer, Ed, called on members to submit dues! It’s…

Minutes 11/6/2014

Bob called the meeting to order at 7:10pm.   Bob tells the group about a saga that occurred recently. A friend of his family’s iMac was stolen and reformatted before it was returned to them, but they wanted to try and recover the thousands of photos that were on the computer. Mario and others suggested Data Rescue (made by ProSoft,…

Yosemite – A Fresh Start

Every time the Mac operating system gets an update, I ask myself – do I want to upgrade, or do I want to do a fresh install? Ever since around Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6), the Upgrade & Install process has been fairly painless, and now that Migration Assistant doesn’t crash in the middle of the file transfer, it’s pretty…