Mini’app’les Meeting, Tuesday Mar 17 at 7:00 p.m., Q&A at 6:30 p.m.

Mar16

The next Mini’app’les meeting is Tuesday, March 17th, the third Tuesday of the month, at the Hackfactory (3119 E. 26th Street Minneapolis, MN 55406). At 6:30 p.m., members of the board and other knowledgable people will be available if you have specific questions you would like answered. We will do our best to address your question and help you troubleshoot the issue.

Apple released the public beta of 10.10.3 which includes a beta of the new Photos app, which replaces iPhoto and Aperture. At 7:00 p.m., we will look through this new app. You can download and install 10.10.3 yourself by going to http://appleseed.apple.com/sp/betaprogram/ and signing in with your AppleID. Be aware, that this is beta software and I strongly recommend backing up before you install this update. Or you can wait till the update is fully released and come and check it out tomorrow.

We look forward to seeing you there.


Meeting Notes & Links

Mini’app’les Annual Meeting, February 28th, 1P.M. at Edina Library

Feb21

The annual meeting is coming up in February on the 28th at 1:00 PM at the Edina Library.
Edina Library, 5280 Grandview Square, Edina, MN 55436 (map)

We will have an Apple Quiz Bowl. Whether you think you know the entire history of Apple forwards and backwards or if you just know that Apple is in California because it’s on the back of your iPhone, we will have a great time. We will also have time for Q&A for problems and issues you might be having. Bring your questions and whatever devices you want.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Mini’app’les Meeting, Tuesday Feb 17 at 7:00 p.m., Q&A at 6:30 p.m.

Feb16

The next Mini’app’les meeting is Tuesday, February 17th, the third Tuesday of the month, at the Hackfactory (3119 E. 26th Street Minneapolis, MN 55406). At 6:30 p.m., members of the board and other knowledgable people will be available if you have specific questions you would like answered. We will do our best to address your question and help you troubleshoot the issue.

Just when you think you have iCloud figured out, Apple adds iCloud Drive. At 7:00 p.m., after looking at some recent news and articles, we will talk about what iCloud Drive, if you should use it, and how it compares to other similar cloud file storage services. We hope you can join us to see if this service is valuable to you or not.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Mini’app’les Meeting, Tuesday Jan. 20 at 7:00 p.m., Q&A at 6:30 p.m.

Jan19

The next Mini’app’les meeting is Tuesday, January 20th, the third Tuesday of the month, at the HackFactory (3119 E. 26th Street Minneapolis, MN 55406). At 6:30 p.m., members of the board and other knowledgable people will be available if you have specific questions you would like answered. We will do our best to address your question and help you troubleshoot the issue.

A complete backup system has multiple parts such as a remote backup and a local backup. At 7:00 p.m., we will look at some of the software options for local backups. Aside from Apple’s Time Machine, we will look at some of the more “traditional” backup programs, cloning software, and syncing software and the pros and cons of each. 

We look forward to seeing you there.

Mini’app’les Meeting, Tuesday Dec. 16 at 7:00 p.m., Q&A at 6:30 p.m.

Dec15

The next Mini’app’les meeting is Tuesday, December 16th, the third Tuesday of the month, at the Hackfactory (3119 E. 26th Street Minneapolis, MN 55406). At 6:30 p.m., members of the board and other knowledgable people will be available if you have specific questions you would like answered. We will do our best to address your question and help you troubleshoot the issue.

At 7:00 p.m., we will first take a brief look at some of the news and happenings over the past month. We will then look at some best practices for setting up email accounts and some tips for troubleshooting email accounts when things don’t seem to be working right. While we are on best practices, we will also look at some of the recent changes to Facebook’s privacy settings. 

We look forward to seeing you there.

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