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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,…

Backups

Take a look at the files stored on your Mac right now. You might have a Documents folder with carefully-organized Word and Pages files. iPhoto could be filled to the brim with images snapped over the years. Or everything could be filling up your desktop. When was the last time you saved copies of these files? Is there a hard…

Minutes 6/5/2014

The meeting began at 7:10pm at the San Leandro High School Room 507 Graphics Lab. Bob ran the main topic of the meeting, discussing the concept of “the Apple Ecosphere”. He explained that a real strength of Apple devices is the way they communicate with each other for a seamless experience. An entire home network of computers, mobile devices, routers,…

Minutes 4/3/2014

The meeting began at 7:05pm at SLHS Room 507 Graphics Lab. Bob opened the meeting by highlighting his only purchase from Macworld/iWorld 2014: a subscription to Backblaze, a cloud-based backup service mentioned at previous meetings whose booth featured prominently at the showroom entrance. The service provides unlimited storage space for backups at $5 per month. In particular, Bob appreciated the service’s…