January’s Featured Vendor: Noteboom Productions

noteboom NoteboomTutorials.com knows that using a computer, even a Mac or iPad, is not always easy and intuitive. While Noteboom is known for tutorials that can making learning easy and fun, they have developed a special membership program that offers more of what people love about their products: easy-to-follow video tutorials, an easy-to-use interface, concept grouping and even auto resume on the iPad, iPhone and Mac. Their tutorials cover OS X Yosemite, iMovie, iPhoto, Final Cut Pro X and much more. Their 650+ five-star ratings are a reflection of the quality of their materials. (more…)

February’s Featured Vendor: AgileBits and 1Password

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AgileBits is a much-loved supporter of the user group community because they make security simple. Their newest version of 1Password, 1Password 5 for Mac, is a password manager that goes beyond simple password storage by integrating directly with your web browser to automatically log you into websites, enter credit card information, fill registration forms and easily generate strong passwords, and so much more.

 

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Meeting Ideas: OSX Yosemite First Look, Accessibility and iBooks Author

Need a quick presentation for your group’s next meeting? Ask your group’s ambassador about Apple Sales Web (ASW). ASW has downloadable presentations that your members willy enjoy. Recently posted presentations include OSX Yosemite First Look, Accessibility on a Mac and iBooks Author.

Prefer to create your own presentation using Apple info? Check out Apple Sales and Training Online (ASTO). This month your ambassador will find a new QuickTraining course covering the key features and benefits of iBooks Author. Using ASW and ASTO, your group is sure to find a presentation to fit your group’s interests.

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How-To: Presenting iOS at User Group Meetings

Traditionally many user groups were known as “Mac” user groups. With the popularity and growth of iPhones and iPads, many groups are changing to become “Apple” user groups. In the past, meeting presentations could be done by hooking a Mac computer up to a projector or television. For iOS devices this can be a challenge. The Apple Use Group Resource team has put together some tips and strategies to get you up and running, presenting iOS at your user group meetings. We will address hardware needs, Apple technologies, software options and user groups successfully using these technologies. Read on.

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