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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,…

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…

Minutes 3/6/2014

Discussion was centered on the upcoming MacWorld/iWorld 2014. Bob will be attending all three days, most of the rest of the group will go on various single days. We’d like to plan a Saturday lunch meetup for any SLMUG members in attendance. As a group, members all recommended different company booths and products worth checking out: BackBlaze (1110) – Online…

Minutes 2/2/2006

John Mitchell began a conversation regarding MacWorld. Terry Higgins indicated that a lot of software will work on Mac Intel machines including Microsoft Office. Discussion ensued regarding the ability to run OS 9.2 with Tiger 10.4. John talked about hard drive defragging and optimizing. Defragging gets all parts of a file together. It takes quite a while to defrag, but…

Minutes 1/5/2006

John Mitchell shared his comments about the recent Bill Gates presentation at Las Vegas. He also indicated that Central Computer had a dual side DVD burner OEM for a G4 Tower for $45. There was open discussion and suggestions regarding what to attend/see at MacWorld: **Boinx Software give-away tools to work with iPhoto and ISight; **a couple of after hours…

Minutes 1/15/2004

The meeting started with Ed presenting Randy an award for his excellent work as our president the past two years: An Apple Swiss Army Knife in a tin container – real neat! Our new web page (www.slmug.org) was presented by John and Ed. It was up on December 11. It was built by Ed and Jenny. Lots of goodies are…