Archive for January, 2018

DVMUG iPhone-iPad Meeting Tuesday, January 23rd

DVMUG iPhone-iPad SIG Meeting

Tuesday January 23rd from 7pm to 9pm

Pleasant Hill Community Center
320 Civic Drive, McHale Room
Pleasant Hill

Pleasant_Hill_Communit_Center

This meeting location is for the iPhone-iPad SIG only.
All other SIG meetings will continue to be at the DVMUG office.
The DVMUG Main meeting will continue to be at the Pacheco Community Center.

Chris
Leader:
Chris Wysocki
510-299-4157

Map Get a map to Pleasant Hill Community Center, http://goo.gl/0SXjPO

Facebook You can RSVP on the Facebook meeting page

iOS 11 apple.com/ios/ios-11/

The iPhone-iPad SIG is meets at the Pleasant Hill Community Center in the McHale Room, just down the road from the DVMUG Office.

Bring your iOS toy to the iPhone/iPad SIG and we’ll do more interactive training. If you’ve installed iOS 11 and have questions, we’ll answer them. Also don’t forget to share any fun apps you’ve found with the group. If there is something you would like answered or covered in the SIG, let me know in the iPhone/iPad SIG conference on the BBS

iOS 11

 

DVMUG MacClinic Saturday, January 27th

DVMUG MacClinic

Saturday, January 27th, from 10am to 4pm

DVMUG Office
396 Civic Drive
Pleasant Hill

Rick

Leader: Rick Calicura
925-228-4992

Clinic volunteers include,
John Sobrero
Anne Griffin
Don Nelson
Tina Tanenbaum
Brenda Boswell
Chris Wysocki

Map Get a map to the DVMUG Office: http://goo.gl/oiFj

Previous Clinic Lunch Photos at,
dvmug.org/blog/?p=8994

Dedicated to making sad Apple devices happy. A staff of experts will help you add RAM, upgrade your operating system to the latest version, put in a new hard drive, or fix your slow-running or bad-acting Mac, iPhone or iPad. Appointments for the MacClinic must be made by phone (for triage), then time slots will be assigned. Just as a reminder, while the MacClinic is free, the club relies upon your donations to help offset the club’s ever growing expenses.

Add RAM to your Mac
Upgrade your Mac to an SSD drive
Install a backup drive or recover data from a hard drive
Upgrade macOS or iOS to the current version
Migrate your apps and data to a new Mac
Securely erase an old Mac for ewaste or donation
Backup your iPhone or iPad to your Mac
Sync your iCloud to your Mac, iPhone and iPad
Perform housecleaning and remove old apps and downloads from your Mac

MacClinic Favorite Apps

malwarebytesMalwarebytes app cleanerAppCleaner macupdateMacUpdate
Desktop
etrecheckEtreCheck mactrackerMactracker
DiskWarriorDiskWarrior Carbon Copy ClonerCarbon Copy Cloner SuperDuper!SuperDuper! Easy FindEasy Find

 

DVMUG BBS at the Mac Essentials Saturday, February 3rd

Mac Essentials

Saturday February 3rd 10am to 12pm

DVMUG Office
396 Civic Drive
Pleasant Hill

Learn the basic ins and outs of the Macintosh computer, the core interface elements—the menus, Finder, and Dock—so you can start working with files, folders, and applications right away. Learn also the core applications that come bundled with the Mac OS (Mail, Calendar, iMessage, iTunes, and Safari), and how to install new apps from the Apple Store. Each meeting will start with YOUR questions.

Robert Skapura
Leader: Robert Skapura
925-933-4257

Map Get a map to the DVMUG Office: http://goo.gl/oiFj

This month John Sobrero will be showing us the DVMUG BBS.

If you have an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad bring it to the Mac Essentials SIG and we will help you get it set up to login to the DVMUG BBS.

DVMUG BBS

The DVMUG BBS FirstClass 16 Client download is available from the DVMUG web page at, http://fc.dvmug.org

FirstClass Mobile 16 for iPhone and iPad is available at, http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/firstclass-mobile/id310607705?mt=8

DVMUG BBS

iMac

MacMost
MacMost A Beginner’s Guide to the Mac Video Tutorials

A Beginner’s Guide to Mac Modifier Keys
If you are new to Mac, then you may not be familiar with the modifier keys like Command, Option and Control. These each have special symbols that you will see in articles and the menu bar.
Watch here

A Beginner’s Guide to Windows and Tabs
If you are new to using Macs, then you may not know how useful tabs can be as an alternative to using multiple windows.
Watch here

A Beginner’s Guide to Drag and Drop On the Mac
A basic technique on the Mac is to drag and drop an object. You can use this to move files, but you can also use it to open files, import objects into documents, move objects around inside documents, move objects from one app to another, and perform otherwise difficult-to-implement actions.
Watch here

A Beginner’s Guide to the Red, Yellow and Green Window Buttons
If you are new to Mac, then the uses for the red, yellow and green window buttons at the top left corner of every Mac window may not be obvious. The red button closes the window.
Watch here

A Beginner’s Guide to Copy and Paste
Copy and Paste has been around for a long time, but if you are new to Mac you may not know all of its uses.
Watch here

A Beginner’s Guide to Finder Views
When you view files in the Finder, you have a choice between four views: icon, list, column and cover flow.
Watch here

A Beginner’s Guide To the Mac Trash
The Trash is a temporary storage location for files you wish to delete. You can put files into the Trash in a variety of ways, and take them back out again.
Watch here

A Beginner’s Guide To the Mac Dock
The Dock is one of the primary elements of the macOS user interface. You can use it to launch apps. You can customize which apps appear in the Dock and in what order the appear.
Watch here

A Beginner’s Guide to Mac Notes
If you are new to Mac, you may not yet be using the Notes app. This is a handy built-in app where you can store small pieces of text and create lists.
Watch here

A Beginner’s Guide to Mac User Accounts
New Mac users may not yet be using multiple user accounts, one for each individual using the Mac. Using accounts is a good way to keep from stepping on each other’s toes when more than one person share a Mac.
Watch here

A Beginner’s Guide to Sending Images In Email Messages
There are several ways to attach an image to an email message. You can place the image anywhere you want in the message, or at the end. You can choose a size for the image, sending a smaller version or the full resolution image.
Watch here

A Beginner’s Guide to the Mac Cursor
The cursor is the visual representation of the point on your Mac’s screen where you are about to perform an action. It is typically an arrow, but can change to a special line when over text.
Watch more here

A Beginner’s Guide To the Mac App Switcher
You can use the App Switcher to quickly and easily switch between running apps. It is a keyboard shortcut, but not as simple to use as just pressing the keys. You can use it to see which apps are running and pick which one to bring to the front, all without lifting your fingers off of the keyboard. You can also use it to quit apps.
Watch here

A Beginner’s Guide to Mac Context Menus
Context menus are menus that appear when you Control+click on an object in the Finder or an app. Context menus allow you to find many functions of software that aren’t obvious or are impossible to know about any other way.
Watch here

A Beginner’s Guide to Safari Tabs
Over the last few years, browser tabs have become the standard way most people view multiple websites at the same time.
Watch here

A Beginner’s Guide to Renaming Files On Your Mac
There are three different ways to rename a file in the Finder. In addition, you can also rename a file while you are working on it in an app.
Watch here

A Beginner’s Guide to Selecting Items On Your Mac
While most Mac users know how to select a single item simply by clicking it, it is a little harder to select multiple items. You can use the Command and Shift keys to select multiple items in places like the Finder, Photos and many other apps.
Watch here

A Beginner’s Guide To Whether To Shut Down or Sleep Your Mac
Typical Mac users never need to shut down their Macs on a daily basis. It is better to let your Mac go to sleep so it can handle maintenance tasks while you aren’t using it. This will make your Mac faster when you are using it, and also allow you to avoid any delay while it starts up. A sleeping Mac uses very little power.
Watch here

A Beginner’s Guide to Previewing Files On Your Mac
You can easily preview the contents of a file before opening it. Take a look at four methods of previewing files such as images, PDFs or text documents.
Watch here

DVMUG Internet SIG Meeting Tuesday, February 6th

DVMUG Internet SIG Meeting

Safari

Tuesday, February 6th , 7pm-9pm
New Day and Time

DVMUG Office
396 Civic Drive
Pleasant Hill

(First Tuesday of the month)

John Leader: John Sobrero
925-335-6789
www.sobrero.net

Anne
Leader: Anne Griffin
925-405-5646

MapGet a map to the DVMUG Office: http://goo.gl/oiFj

Facebook You can RSVP on the Facebook meeting page

As always, any topic related to the Internet, DVMUG BBS, Google, Facebook, Email and the Web are fair game.

 

Google

GmailGmail Google CalendarCalendar Google+Google+ Google VoiceGoogle Voice YouTube
YouTube 
Google PhotosPhotos Google NewsNews Google MapsGoogle Maps Google MusicMusic Google Dashboard
Dashboard 

 

DVMUG BBS

The DVMUG BBS FirstClass 16 Client download is available from the DVMUG web page at, http://fc.dvmug.org

FirstClass Mobile 16 for iPhone and iPad is available at, http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/firstclass-mobile/id310607705?mt=8

If you have an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad bring it to the SIG and we will help you get it set up to login to the DVMUG BBS.

DVMUG BBS

 

 

 

 

 

DVMUG Main Meeting 1-17-18

DVMUG Main Meeting 1-17-18

DVMUG Main Meeting 1-17-18