MacTechnics Holiday Party

December 12, 2015
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 Our Vendors and Supporters
have been extremely generous !
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  Visit MacTechnics on Saturday, December 12th 

9:00am - 2:00pm

We'd love to see you there! 

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Rogue Amoeba - Strange name. Great software.  

AgileBits 

Sheep Systems

Lemke Software

Flexibits

Hyperbolic Software

Tunabelly Software

Ergonis Software

Twistedwave

SweetP Productions

CoreCode

SSDReporter

NetSpot

Realmac Software

UAB Pixelmator Team

Smile

Flying Meat

Micromat

Prosoft Engineering

Bjango

Delicious Monster Software

Stairways Software

508 Software

Belight Software

1951fdg

Xeric Design

Global Delight Technologies

Synium Software

Hog Bay Software

Macpaw

iFixIt

Bare Bones Software

MacHeist Bundle of Apps (11 apps in this bundle!)

Shirt Pocket

Apparent Software

Houda Software

MacUpdate Desktop

Graphic Node

Get Backup Pro

Solutions Etcetera

Smith Micro Software

Nisus Software

Softpress Systems

Fetch Softworks

Pangea Software

David Dobson WOM Games

and generous Donors - Fred S., Steve J., Cassie S., Gerry F.

...and more  WOW !

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Get Ready for OS X
El Capitan

Here is the information we discussed at the
Sept 19th meeting on getting ready
for El Capitan (PDF download)

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Another useful tip from our MacCoach...
 
Regain access to those ClarisWorks or AppleWorks files for $20!

http://www.panergy-software.com/products/icword/index.html
... Nicholas
 

What's on the Buffet?

~~Check out what's on the Buffet so far,
and sign up to bring some goodies to share! ~~

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8:30 AM
Set up - Sure, YOU can arrive early to help...Glad you asked !

9:00 AM 

9:30 AM

 

Food & Tables Setup
 
Decorating, Cooking, Laughing All The Way !
Registration Open, Hospitality
Socializing, Networking
 

10:00 AM 

 

 

Christmas Holiday Potluck
Meeting Raffles Games

Celebrating on Saturday, December 12th
(the SECOND Saturday in December)

 

12:17-ish
  1:05-ish 

 Amtrak Trains

 
 
Our Congeniality Committee for November 21st:
Cheryl H., André F., Nicholas d., Kathy G., Richard S., Rod B., Keith M., Cassie S., Joyce R., Dave Sh., Gerry F., Bruce O., Richard A., Bill D., Pat A.,
 
Our Congeniality Committee for October 17th:
Joyce R., Roger, V., Jim M., Cassie S., Cheryl H.,
 
Raffle Prize - Cocktail (General maintenance and optimization utility) -
Roger V.
Special THANKS to Maintain for donating Cocktail for today's raffle!


About Maintain

Maintain develops tailored applications for Mac users. We work towards creating technical solutions which maintain your computer and make it as efficient and easy to use as possible. In addition, we offer comprehensive consultancy and support services which cover everything from operation of existing systems to purchase and implementation of new technical solutions. 

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Raffle Prize - iTunes Card - Susan E.
 
Our Congeniality Committee for September 19th:
Cheryl H., Beth F., Fred S., Joyce R., Keith M.,
Terry L., Kathy G., Cassie S.,
 Ellie S.,
 
Raffle Prize - iTunes Card - Keith M.
 
Our Congeniality Committee for June 20th: 
Nicholas d., Bill D., Cheryl H., Cassie S., Bill D., André F., Fred S.,
Richard S., Joyce R., Keith M., Bruce O.
 
5/16 - Raffle Prizes
Miracle Gro Seed Pods - William K.
Onyx - Dave S.
May MacBundle - Cheryl H.
Sue E. donated prize back to Group
ClamAX - Deborah G
  
3/21 - Raffle Prizes
iTunes Cards - Cassie S., Fred S.,
 
11/15th - Raffle Prizes
Hot Shots - a fun way to browse Dribble content - Debra G.
(Dribble is show & tell for designers)
Memory Cleaner - Click a single button, and your computer will speed up - Bill D.
Numi - Calculations from the menu bar - Cassie S.
PDF Squeezer - Reduce time, costs, and storage space - Dave S.
  
10/18th - Raffle Prizes
Data Recovery Guru - Never lose any data again
Prizmo - Scanning and OCR for the Mac
Washing Machine 2014 - Boost your Mac's performance
xLine - Mind-mapping application
  
Thank you to our Hospitality Hosts at January & March meetings:
Nicholas d., Cheryl H., Cassie S., Bill D., Fred S., Joyce R., 
Tissy A., Steve J., Keith M., Nicholas d., Bill D., Joyce R., Tissy A., Rachelle W., Cassie S., Carolyn S.,
Fred S., Bill D., Joyce R. Cassie S., Gerry F.
 
Thank you to our Hospitality Hosts the during 2014:
Bill D., Joyce R., Cassie S., Bob Mc., Keith M., Dave S., Denny M., Bill D., Cassie S., Bill M., Jim P., Kathy G., Beth F., Bill D., Susan E., Charles E., Nicholas d., Cassie S.,
Joyce R., Gerry F., Keith M., Bruce O., Fred S., Cassie S., Carolyn S.,
Bill D., Gerry F., Nicholas d., 
Kathy G., Terry L., Dave S., Cheryl H. (new member, YEA!), Fred S., Joyce R., Bill D., Cassie S., Nicholas d., Gerry F.,
Joyce R., Jan O., Bill D., Richard S.,
Cassie S., Steve J., Nicholas d., Ann B., Gerry F.
; Denny M., Bob M.,
Carolyn S., Joyce R., Cassie S., Jan O., Richard S., Bill D., Kathryn G., Nicholas d., Gerry F.
, Gerry F., Keith M., Cassie S., Ann B., Bill D.
 
Thank you to our Hospitality Hosts the during 2013:
Ann B., Cassie S., Dick S., Gerry F., Keith M., Denny M., Sammye G., Joyce K., Cassie S., Kathy G., Bob M., Ann B., Linda B., Cassie S., Gerry F., Fred S., Sam B., Carolyn S., Keith M., Justin W., Frank W., Jim P., Richard S.,Fred S., Carolyn S., Keith M., Cassie S., Kathy G., Gerry F., Cassie S., Linda B., Nicholas d., Kathy G., Denny M., Richard S.

Thank You to ALL our Hospitality Hosts during 2012 meetings:
Richard S., Nicholas d., Cassie S., Kathy G., Keith M.,

Keith M., Kathy G., Gerry F., Cassie S., Keith M., Linda B., Bill M., Carolyn S., Linda B., Cassie S., Sammye G., Joyce K., Byron A., Gerry F., Rob U., Keith M., Bill M., Cassie S., Keith M.
 

April 18th, 2015

Macintosh - Before and After
with Beth Fordyce

Photo (new Apple app)
with Keith McConnelly

Room 140, Business Education Bldg

May 16th, 2015
Arsenal of Mac Maintenance Tools
with Gerry Felipe

NEW Center, 1100 N. Main,
Ann Arbor 

June 20th, 2015 

Arsenal of Mac Maintenance Tools, Part 2
with Gerry Felipe

NEW Center, 1100 N. Main,
Ann Arbor

July 18th, 2015

Special Meeting

Girl Scouts Building
444 James Hart Pkwy,
Ypsilanti

August 15th, 2015

Apple Watch and
Apps on iPhone
with Nicholas dePaul

NEW Center, 1100 N. Main,
Ann Arbor

September 19th, 2015
How to Build a Free Website
on Wix.com
with Chris Anderson 

NEW Center, 1100 N. Main,
Ann Arbor

October 17, 2015

Special Time - 9:30am
How to Clean Your Mac Up
with Fred Seitz

NEW Center, 1110 N. Main,
Ann Arbor
 

November 21, 2015

Best Mac Practices
presented by
Claire Harrison and Raul Perdomo
Apples & Oranges
 

NEW Center, 1110 N. Main,
Ann Arbor
 

December 12, 2015 

SECOND Saturday
Annual Meeting and
Christmas Holiday Party
and Potluck

NEW Center, 1110 N. Main,
Ann Arbor

 

 

 

 

 

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SPECIAL MEETING TIME - 10:00am
 
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Ann Arbor
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MacTechnics News

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President (May)-Gerry F.
President (June)-Keith M.
President (July)-Dave S.
President (August)-Cassie S.
President (September)-Fred S.
President (October)-Francis B.
President (December)-Kathy G.
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Director-at-Large - Dave S.
Director-at-Large - Roger V.
Past President - Kathy G., Gerry F., JoAnn V.

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