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User Groups on Facebook for Week of February 6, 2016

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  • Apple’s Apps Need Work
  • ‘Error 53’ fury mounts as Apple software update threatens to kill your iPhone 6
  • Apple Will Now Let You Trade In Your Broken iPhone

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User Groups on Facebook for Week of January 30, 2016

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  • I Ramped Up My Internet Security, and You Should Too
  • It seems the Cocktail app is no more?
  • Secret Siri commands: Cool questions you can ask right now!

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I Ramped Up My Internet Security, and You Should Too

This was posted on the Santa Fe Macintosh User Group page by Giuseppe Quinn with the comment: “Everyone—journalists or not—faces an increasing array of attacks on our security and privacy. Even if you’re not the United States’ intelligence chief, whose email was recently hacked, it’s smart to up your game. So this year, I thought I’d share my resolutions. 

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go_more.gif Pacific Standard Magazine article is at: http://www.psmag.com/nature-and-technology/i-ramped-up-my-internet-security-and-you-should-too


It seems the Cocktail app is no more?

George Christensen posted this on the North Coast MUG page with the comment: “I tried to Update a couple weeks back, the update didn’t like my key code, so I emailed them at help@maintain.se, no reply, tried again a week later as well as submitting a message on their website which is still active, and there is still no response… The developer must have moved on, didn’t take his site down… ??

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go_more.gif  There is a good discussion about the possibilities and what it is like using a product produces by a single individual.


Secret Siri commands: Cool questions you can ask right now!

George Canellis posted this on the Long Island Macintosh Users Group page without comment.

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go_more.gif   See the iMore article here:  http://www.imore.com/secret-siri-commands-ten-ways-amp-your-digital-assistanthttp://www.imore.com/secret-siri-commands-ten-ways-amp-your-digital-assistant


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User Groups on Facebook for Week Ending January 23, 2016

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  • California History
  • Mac Kung Fu: 20 Classic Mac Tips and Tricks
  • No, Apple won’t buy Dish Network (acquiring Comcast would make more sense)
  • How to Hack WiFi Password from Smart Doorbells

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California History

This was posted on the North Coast Mac User Group (NCMUG) page by George Christense without comment.

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go_more.gif  The story was from http://wwww.thisweekincaliforniahistory.com

Unfortunately, the link no longer takes you to the page that was referenced.  But it reads:  January 19, 1983

Apple announced the Apple Lisa. it was the first commercial personal computer with a graphical user interface and a computer mouse. The Lisa originally cost $9,995 but one sold to a collector for $15,000 in 2010.


trans.gifMac Kung Fu: 20 Classic Mac Tips and Tricks

George Canellis posted this on the Long Island Mactintosh User Group (LIMac) page without comment.

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go_more.gif  See the Mac Kung Fu Mac article here: http://www.mackungfu.org/20-classic-mac-tips-and-tricks-you-don-t-know

I’ll bet you don’t know many of them.  BTW – You ought to explore this site.


No, Apple won’t buy Dish Network (acquiring Comcast would make more sense)

Chris Waldrop posted this on the Atlanta Macintosh Users Group page with the comment: “I would be okay with this…

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go_more.gif  See the Apple World article by Dennis Sellers here:   http://www.appleworld.today/blog/2016/1/22/no-apple-wont-buy-dish-network-acquiring-comcast-would-make-more-sense


How to Hack WiFi Password from Smart Doorbells

Joe McKernan posted this on the Plano Macintosh Users Group page without comment.

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go_more.gif  See The Hacker News article by Mohit Kumar here:   http://thehackernews.com/2016/01/doorbell-hacking-wifi-pasword.html


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User Groups on Facebook for week ending 1/16/2015

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  • OS X: 5 Settings to Tweak for Newbies
  • Problem with shuffle on iOS 9.2 iTunes
  • Beware Nasty Auto-Download Music Bug in iOS 9
  • How to Install QuickLook plugins

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User Groups on Facebook 1/9/2016

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  • How to avoid a surprising bill due to Wi-Fi Assist | Macworld
  • How to: Forward Calls From Your iPhone
  • Mac Developer Circus Ponies Closes Up Shop For Good 

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UGNN Facebook Update: Zuckerberg, arrests, Facebook fraud, burned dog, senior citizens, New Years Quotes and more

UGNN InfoManager news all about social media and Facebook Facebook gets more and more socialized with the turn into a new year … we really got a kick out of all the fraud, and spoofs that hooked gullible people into sharring stupid things.
User Group People on Facebook : While user group people on Facebook are a shrinking population, they really happen to be the the most zany, youthful, witty, wishful, wise, winning, willful, well-rounded, well-read, well-meaning, well-bred, weak, warm, vulnerable, vivacious, vindictive, venturesome, vague, vacuous, urbane, upright, unstable, unself-critical, unrestrained, unreliable, unreflective, unrealistic, unprincipled, unpolished, unlovable, unimpressive, unimaginative, unhealthy, ungrateful, unfriendly, unfoolable, undogmatic, undisciplined, understanding, unctuous, uncritical, uncreative, uncooperative, unconvincing, uncomplaining, uncharitable, uncaring, unappreciative, trusting, troublesome, trendy, treacherous, transparent, tractable, tolerant, timid, tidy, thoughtless, thorough, tense, teacherly, tasteless, tasteful, tactless, systematic, sympathetic, sweet, suspicious, superstitious, superficial, subtle, submissive, suave, stupid, studious, strong-willed, strong, stoic, 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We love you all . . . HAPPY NEW YEAR

  • Egypt arrests 3 Facebook administrators ahead of uprising’s 5th anniversary this month
  • 15 New Year Quotes To Post On Facebook, So Everyone Can See How Ready You Are For 2016
  • Facebook resolution: The best thing you can do to safeguard your privacy in 2016
  • Mark Zuckerberg rings in the new year as he shares sweet family photo
  • Facebook fraud gangs turn middle-class teenagers into ‘money mules’
  • Police search for Facebook poster who threatened to kill baby
  • The Best Facebook Resolution You Can Make This New Year’s
  • 46 years of friendship? Facebook glitch bungles the math
  • Facebook’s Free Web-India: Kindness Or Neo-Imperialism?
  • Dog with cold cut crown dupes thousands on Facebook
  • Wyoming Valley senior citizens embrace Facebook

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User Groups on Facebook 12/19/2015

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  • The High Cost of Wasted Printer Ink
  • Photo
  • Nearly one third of all photos uploaded to Flickr in 2015 were taken on an iPhone
  • This Infographic Shows You How to Delete Yourself from the Internet 

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User Groups on Facebook for Week Ending December 12, 2015

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  • How to Block in App Purchases on Apple TV 2015
  • Cortona on iOS
  • Apple Maps now used 3x as often as Google Maps on iOS, serving 5B requests per week
  • Take Control Books Catch Up with Apple Releases

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Apple Pro Training Series

Peachpit has its Apple Certified Pro Training Series of books on sale.  The prices are still more than our user group discount pricing through the Apple User Group Resource Center. (See your MUG’s Apple Ambassador for access to codes.  If your group doesn’t have one, get one.) Continue reading »

User Groups on Facebook for Weekending 10/5/2015

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  • AppleGram – Apple Corps of Dallas
  • Futuristic straps could do way more than keep your Apple Watch on
  • 140 Questions Siri has hilarious answers for
  • How to Verify & Repair Permissions in OS X El Capitan

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User Groups on Facebook for Week Ending 11/28/2015

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  • Apple May Replace 3.5mm Headphone Jack on iPhone 7 With All-in-One Lightning Connector
  • Safari for iPhone & iPad: How to open tabs in the background
  • My coworkers made me use Mac OS 9 for their (and your) amusement

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User Groups on Facebook November 21, 2015

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  • A Phishing email
  • Apple’s New “Secret Agent” Is a Former BMW EV Software Engineer
  • The History of Clarus the Dogcow
  • Flickr, Google Photos, Photobucket and iCloud: Which photo storage app is right for you?

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User Groups on Facebook 11/14/2015

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  • How to Use Your iPad Pro as a Second Display with your Mac
  • Why does Windows require so much hands-on maintenance?
  • Pages 5.6.1, Numbers 3.6.1, and Keynote 6.6.1 for Mac
  • Firefox for iPhone and iPad now available in the App Store for free

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User Groups on Facebook November 7, 2015

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  • New Apple TV 4 is also a nice gaming console!!
  • Retroactive disaster: Not even math can save the Apple Watch
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User Groups on Facebook 10/31/2015

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  • Watch a flying iPhone raise $1.5 million on national television
  • How to Stop Spotlight Stalling & Beachballs
  • Make a beautiful visual story. In minutes. | Adobe Slate
  • Macbook Pro Slower after updating to latest versions of Safari, iTunes, and that Apple security update.

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