Archive for December, 2009

Ambassadors – New Apple Sales Web Presentations

Need a quick presentation for your group’s meeting? Apple Sales Web (ASW) has downloadable presentations that you can use. The topics range from applications like the new iMac to Apple and the Environment. Click on the Presentations tab at the top of your ASW screen and you are sure to find a presentation to fit your group’s interests.

Apple Sales Web https://asw.apple.com

O'Reilly Community Site Beta

O’Reilly Answers is a community site for sharing knowledge, asking questions and providing answers that brings together customers, authors, editors, conference speakers and Foo (Friends of O’Reilly). User group members are invited to be a part of the beta.

Take part in the conversation.
http://answers.oreilly.com/
(Thanks to Marsee Henon of O’Reilly for this tip.)

Mactechnics Saturday Morning Meetings

On November 21, Terry White, founder and President of MacGroup-Detroit, favorite UGU web site evaluator and Director of Creative Pro Technical sales for Adobe, will be the presenter for Mactechic of Michigan’s Saturday Morning Meeting. His website says, “If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” Terry shows folks how to do it right the first time.

Enjoy a morning with the best.
http://www.mactechnics.org

Learn about MacGroup-Detroit
http://www.macgroup.org/about_us/about_macgroup.php

Join Klokhuis for Apple Dag

The Dutch word for core is klokhuis and the AUG Klokhuis user group is the core of all things Apple in the Netherlands. On December 12 they will celebrate with an “AppleDay,” a popular event regularly sponsored by Klokhuis.

Along with the normal program – meeting point, lectures, wirelessnetwork, workshops etc. – Apple Dag offers a tombola with fantastic prizes.

See why this is a can’t miss event.
http://www.klokhuis.nl

Electronics for the Holidays: Yale Has Ideas

Many groups have holiday parties in November, but Yale’s Mac User Group offers holiday ideas to use. Wondering what to buy that Mac-loving friend or relative? Yale’s December 2 meeting will cover electronics for the holidays. Now that’s a merry meeting indeed!

Learn more.
http://www.yalemug.org

November 2009 Milestones

This month’s column includes a group who first met in 1978.

Happy anniversary to a worldwide list of some of our oldest groups.
Want to see your group listed? Send an email with date and year to ugbeditor@mac.com

1978 Apple Macintosh Users’ Group (Sydney)
http://homepage.mac.com/sydamug

1981 Hartford User Group Exchange
http://www.huge.org
(Greetings to President George Carbonell and members of HUGE.)

1984 appleJAC Macintosh Users Group
http://www.applejac.org
(Greetings to Apple User Group Advisory Board member Tom Piper and the members of appleJAC.)

2001 The Mount Dora Macintosh Users Group
http://www.mdmug.com
(Thanks to MDMUG President Allen Kalka for this tip.)

2007 Kachemacs Macintosh User Groups
http://www.kachemacs.net
(Thanks to President Diane Peterson for this tip.)

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