MacChUG

The Chico Apple User Group

Board of Directors

President
Ron Brooks

Vice President
Myron Flindt

Treasurer 
Bida Bock

Secretary 
Sharron Mathans

Program Director
Ron Brooks

Novice Instructor
Ron Steinke

Tech Support
Bill Peart

Membership
Londa Coy

Librarian
Londa Coy

Newsletter Editor
Betty Bilbo

Greeter
Hugh McGuigan

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November 16th – Londa Coy – Apple Notes App and More

Apple Notes App & More!

At 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM – Our Librarian and Membership Coordinator Londa Coy will do a presentation about Notes, which  lets you collect all your words, images, videos, links, lists, locations, and more, all in one place, and sync them across all your Apple devices.

Londa Coy will give us some highlights on how to use Notes on the Mac and iOS. Notes has many new features that we are not aware of and it is worth a second look. In addition, Londa, will go over some of the other new features of High Sierra and iOS 11, as time permit.Be sure to come and learn about these new features that will increase our produc-tivity in using our Apple Devices.

6:30PM to 7:15PM – Mac & IOS Special Interest Groups 
Learn more about your Apple devices. MacChUG offers four (4) Special Interest Group to meet your needs.

􀁸 iPhone  􀁸 iPad   􀁸 Mac – Novice 􀁸 Mac –  Q&A

October 19th – E-Resources Butte County Library Representative

chico ca library of butte countyOur guest speaker this month will be a representative from the Butte County Library. The main topic of the presentation will be online resources- databases, e-books, e-audio and e-magazines, but we will also learn about the library computers, programs, media and new projects in the works.

The mission of the Butte County Library is to provide all individuals, regardless of age, ethnic background, education or economic level, with free access to ideas, information, and technology

Mac & IOS Special Interest Groups – 6:30PM to 7:15PM
Learn more about your Apple devices. MacChUG offers four (4) Special Interest Group to meet your needs.

􀁸 iPhone  􀁸 iPad   􀁸 Mac – Novice 􀁸 Mac –  Q&A

 

Sept 21st Mike Kelly of Beetstech

beetstech chico ca7:30PM – Our guest speaker this month will be Mike Kelley. He’s the Marketing Manager of a new company in Chico called beetstech. He’ll explain the services his company can provide to our members and give us a preview of the new Mac operating system, High Sierra. He’ll also give us some tips on “what’s new” in iOS 11. Both software updates should be out in September or shortly thereafter.

He will also share the services his company can provide to our members. High Sierra will bring new technologies, that will make your Mac more reliable, capable, and responsive — and lay the foundation for future innovations. macOS High Sierra also refines the features and apps you use every day. It’s macOS at its highest level yet. macOS High Sierra introduces new core technologies that improve the most important functions of your Mac. From rearchitecting how it stores your data to improving how you watch videos to unleashing the full power of the graphics processors.

As an additional Bonus!! A discount (%) percent code will be provided during the presentation to all members to be used to purchase products sold by beetstech for our Apple needs. Beetstech supplies high quality Apple replacement parts and repair services. Founded by and CEO, Cody Henderson in the cramped dining room of his grandmother’s house in 2013, the Chico, CA based company has since grown to include amazing people. With the customer and the community in mind, our mission is to become the premier source for all things related

Mac & IOS Special Interest Groups – 6:30PM to 7:15PM

Learn more about your Apple devices. MacChUG offers four (4) Special Interest Group to meet your needs.

􀁸 iPhone  􀁸 iPad   􀁸 Mac – Novice 􀁸 Mac –  Q&A

Mac & IOS Special Interest Groups – 6:30PM to 7:15PM

Learn more about your Apple devices. MacChUG offers four (4) Special Interest Group to meet your needs.

􀁸 iPhone  􀁸 iPad   􀁸 Mac – Novice 􀁸 Mac –  Q&A

June 15th -Backup Protocols

Which protocol (local or cloud base) is best for me?

Which media, protocol is best for backup?

The need to back up your data is extremely important, and we sometimes lack the knowledge of what backup type should I use, how to perform backups and most importantly, how to store it.

Ron Brooks, President of MacChUG -The Chico Apple Users Group, will review backup pro-tocols for our iOS and macOS devices. He will discuss various local and cloud based backup systems and other related items of interest.

Bring your questions and concerns about your personal backup decisions and learn about the different types and the pros and cons of each system.

May 18th – Resident Expert Panel

Mac & IOS Special Interest Groups – 6:30PM to 7:15PM

Learn more about your Apple devices. MacChUG offers four (4) Special Interest Group to meet your needs.

􀁸 iPhone  􀁸 iPad   􀁸 Mac – Novice 􀁸 Mac –  Q&A

Chico Apple User General Meeting – 7:30PM to 9:00PM

Resident Experts – Have a question? We have answers.

Our resident experts can assist you with your hardware or software questions you may have. Whether you have questions about installing the latest version of software or need recommendations regarding your Apple devices, services or want assistance with your device.

They will be able to help you by providing solutions to your situation or depending on the complexity of your question, or refer you to an appropriate “help” source.

April 20th – Pages presentation by Ron Brooks

7:30PM to 9:00PM – Ron Brooks will do a presentation of Pages. The MacU all Access training tutorial for your Mac, iPad or iphone has been purchased by many of our members. Ron Brooks will share with us some helpful and important tips in the tutorial on Pages.

Pages is a powerful word processor developed by Apple Inc. Pages is Microsoft Word friendly, you can save Pages documents as word files; or import and edit Word documents right in Pages.

 

6:30PM to 7:15PM – MacChUG offers four (4) Special Interest Group to meet your needs. Come to Mac and IOS Special Interest Group meetings to learn more about your Apple devices.

Now you can determined your personal need and attend one of the classes listed below
 iPhone
 iPad
 Mac – Novice
 Mac – Q & A

March 16th -Drew Swanson, CEO of The Mac U

The Mac University tutorials Our guest speaker this month will be Drew Swanson, CEO of a company that provides online tutorials for Macs and iOS devices. This company was very generous in providing our members with an “All-Access” pass for one year to all their training lessons. And many of our members took advantage of this offer.

Experienced members will host Special Interest group discussions at 6:30 PM for iOS, as well as iPad and iPhone use. If you’d like to learn more about your Mac, iPhone or iPad, plan to come early. Visitors are always welcome and annual membership dues are only $25.00.

Feb 16th – Photo Management

Linda Perry Presents Photo Management at 7:30pm. 

Most of us use our iPhones or iPads to take pictures … of family, friends, pets, events, travel, etc. But how do you get those pictures onto your computer for safe keeping? What happens when you run out of room on your phone? That’s where iCloud Photo Library or My Photo Stream come into play. But which one should you use? We’ll talk about iCloud options and album creation as a means to organize your pictures.

Ron Brooks will also conduct a brief Q&A in one of our “back rooms” for Clean My Mac 3 and MacU “All-Access” code installation. If either of these issues are of interest, come at 6:30 for this discussion.

From 6:30pm – 7:15pm  – Four Mac & IOS Special Interest Groups  to meet your needs.

Now you can determined your personal need and attend one of the classes listed below

iPhone   iPad   Mac – Novice  Mac – Q & A

Jan 19th – Simplify your Digital Life

The Chico Apple Users Group (MacChUG) will convene on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at the Veterans Hall, 554 Rio Lindo Ave., Chico for their monthly general meeting.

During our general meetinevernote instructiong, Myron Flindt will focus on digital organization. Myron, a former Evernote Community Leader and MacChUG’s Vice President, will show how you can simplify your digital life. His presentation will emphasize setting up and maintaining digital routines for documents, emails, photos, calendars, personal planning and meals.

 

Experienced members will host Special Interest group discussions at 6:30 PM for iOS, as well as iPad and iPhone use. If you’d like to learn more about your Mac, iPhone or iPad, plan to come early. Visitors are always welcome and annual membership dues are only $25.00.

Dec 15th – Myron Flindt Presents Popular Holiday Gifts

The December meeting of MacChUG, the Apple Users Group of Chico, will look at popular Apple gifts for the holidays. This will include reviews of Apple TV, the Apple watch, Apple Airpods and much more.


Myron Flindt, our club’s vice president , will provide reviews of these popular Apple products, share amazing accessories for Mac and IOS, and show the best apps of 2016 for the iPad and iPhone.

If you are looking for great gift ideas for your family, friends or yourself, join us for our December meeting. Newcomers are always welcome.

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