"April No Foolin' Tricks"

All Kinds of Tips 'n Tricks 'n Shortcuts

Bring Your Favorite or Useful Tips
Let's Share in the Experience of Learning Together

April No Foolin' Tricks - Share some of your favorite or useful (or just plain fun!) tricks, tips, shortcuts and
how-to's. Something new, something old, something cool, something interesting, or something just fun.
And lots more!

Interactive presentation - Questions & Answers with members sharing, geniuses discussions, as well as using PDF resources for current members.
 
  
You bring in your questions; troubleshooting your
apps and hardware; how do I do that?
 
Visit MacTechnics on Saturday, April 9th 

10:00am - 1:00pm

We'd love to see you there! 

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 Our Vendors and Supporters
have been extremely generous !
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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 last 
September's 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
 
 
9:30 AM
Set up - Sure, YOU can arrive early to help...Glad you asked !

9:30 AM

 

Registration and Hospitality Opens
 

9:45 AM

 

10:00 AM-ish 

 

 

Networking and Socializing

Main Meeting Presentation 

Tricks 'n Tips 'n Shortcuts
open discussions and demos

Questions and Answers

12:17-ish

 Amtrak Trains (it's just fun!)

 
 
Our Congeniality Committee for April 9th:
 
Our Congeniality Committee for March 19th:
 Fred S., Cassie S., Bill D., Joyce R., Tissy A., Carolyn S., Dave S.,

Our Congeniality Committee for February 20th:
(there WERE SO many people helping out...THANKS!)
 
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.
 
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

January 16th, 2016

February 20th, 2016
Members Demo Fair
NEW Center

March 19th, 2016
Be Your Own Genius
with Gerry Felipe
Room 140, Business Education Bldg
Washtenaw Community College

April 9th, 2016
second Saturday
April No Foolin' Tricks
Tips, Shortcuts
NEW Center

May 21, 2016
TBD

 

 

 

 

 

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Saturday, April 9th
NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION
10:00am - 1:00pm
NEW Center

NEW Center
1100 North Main Street, Ann Arbor
 
 
 
 

NEW Center

MacTechnics News

Board of Directors
President - Gerry F.
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.
VP Education - Fred S.
VP Communication - Janice A.
VP Volunteers - Cheryl H.
Recording Secretary - Keith M.
Treasurer - Francis B.
Membership Secretary - Steve J.
eNewsletter and Videographer - Linda B.
Webmaster - Cassie S.
Director-at-Large - Dave S.
Director-at-Large - Roger V.
Past President - Kathy G., Gerry F., JoAnn V.

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MacTechnics is working with Girl Scouts on Technology Badge. Want to see the project development? Send email to get on list.
 
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What is iPhoneography?  The term comes from iPhone and Photography.  It came about as the cameras in mobile phones gained the ability to take better quality photos.
 
And as many people started using there mobile phones as their camera of choice.  Read more...

 

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