Posts tagged User groups

Farewell From Lynn

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UGNN : the end of an era, goodbye to this old mouse

InfoManager : what's new onlineIn the famous words of Jimmy Buffett, here we are : “Who would have thought those flames would still be burning?”

fred_and_odinI watched my son showing his new son how to do gestures on an iPad. I was immediately taken back to my son (his father) sitting on my lap learning to use the mouse. Twenty-five more years slipped away. Yes, the world of Apple and the User Group life created many fond memories — standing in the hallway with John McWade waiting to be called to the podium at Apple World ’87. Guy Kawasaki poking fun how honored he was that I payed the most ever for one of his books — Rye Livingston refusing to give up his original Apple tshirt for the charity auction. Standing with Lynn and David Pogue giving awards to user groups. All of those faces and all of those places, I wonder where they all disappeared.

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MUG Website of the Week – Apple Club

This week, we are looking at the web site of The Villages Apple User Group of The Villages, Florida. Continue reading »

MUG Websites August 22, 2016

Continuing my investigation of MUG Websites pages.

Returning to Arkansas then on to Missouri:

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MUG Websites for August 15, 2016

Continuing my investigation of MUG Websites pages.

Covered here is an Arkansas MUG:

  • AppleRock – The Little Rock Apple Computer Users Group

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MUG Web Sites for Week Ending July 23, 2016

Continuing my investigation of MUG Websites pages.

Covered here are some New York MUGs:

  • LIMUG – Long Island Macintosh User Group
  • Apple Cider User Group

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MUG Websites for July 16, 2016

Continuing my investigation of MUG Websites pages.

Covered here are Maine MUGs:

  • MMOOS – Main Macintosh Owners and Operators Society.
  • CAMP – Capital Apple Macintosh User Group
  • LAMUG – Lewiston/Auburn Macintosh User Group

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Alert : Malware email coming your way! Will you recognize it?

MUG Websites for week of July 3, 2016

Continuing my investigation of MUG Websites pages.

Covered here are:

  • HMUG – Huntsville MUG.
  • TMUG – Tucson MUG

Note: This week I started by looking for DMUG.org, DMUG.com, etc.  HMUG.org was the first one I came across what wasn’t for sale.  Some really interesting prices for those. Continue reading »

MUG Websites for June 26, 2016

Continuing my investigation of MUG Websites pages.

Covered here are:

  • CMUG Corvallis MUG.
  • PMUG – Portland MUG, as long as we are in Oregon.

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UGNN Reader asks : Why all the Safenetting Alerts?

Reader questionsUGNN reader V.H. writes to ask :
      “You say this – ALERT: ALL of the sites referenced in today’s update are spam sites — some fare worse than others! These sites could include stalker links, predators and possible click-wear malware. Be very careful what you click! — are they true ‘spam’ or malware sites and if so, why do you include the URLs?”
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MUG Websites (Part 5)

Continuing my investigation of MUG Websites pages.

Covered here are:

  • YMUG – This group responded last week to my request.
  • AMUG – Back to the beginning of the alphabet.  Arizona MUG has been around for a long time, and has been among the most active groups in the country.
  • BMUG – of course this page doesn’t load the Berkley MUG any more, but it does load PlanetMUG which was the BBS that BMUG was running when they shutdown. Continue reading »

MUG Web Sites (Part 4)

Continuing my investigation of MUG Websites pages.

Covered here are:

  • Ocala Mug – This group responded last week to my request.
  • MacGroup-Detroit – One of the country’s largest groups.

MUG Web Sites (Part 3)

CapitalMac – From the capital of Texas — This group has one of the best web sites, I’ve seen and seems to be very, very active compared to the ones I am most familiar with.
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Boston Computer Society General Meetings

I just came across a couple of places where you can find out more about the BCS.  One has recordings of old meetings and the other seems to be celebrating the history. (A BCS alumni group)  Continue reading »