HIghlights From AUGD

Every now and then – our friends at ‘User Group Central’ (specifically in this case – Lynn Wegley, InfoManager, with coeditor Fred Showker), send out a very detailed summary of info and links that are sometimes INCREDIBLY relevant, and ALWAYS good stuff.

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Please note – I have maintained the original numbering of the points from the original email. the content below is as sent – no edits by yours truly.

06  Prepare for Back To School

What’s on top of the school supply list this year? It is
not a lunchbox or a backpack but rather a smartphone, a
tablet or a cool fun educational app that runs on both. Kids
as young as elementary age are looking for smartphone
upgrades, while the college students are living the advent
of tablets into their classrooms. Developed universally for
the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, NxtApp 4 Kids is the
perfect back-to-school math app with which kids learn number
sequencing, thinking they are playing a game.



07  Free ebook sites

On iPadForums, “Bremen” posted: “Free ebook sites,
already in iBook (ePub) format. I have posted a few of these
in various places, but thought I would tie it together here.
These are some sites that have FREE ebooks that are already
in ePub format. They will import and read as is in iBooks.



08  60 Free Mac Utilities and Tools

This MobsJar article from February lists these
Mac Utilities. (As you know, I love lists.)
Here are a few of the ones they have:



09  How To Save Online Videos

In this article from Read Write Web, we can
learn to save videos from the Web and
replay them later on the TV or iPad.



10  Excel 2011 Tutorial

Training solutions provider Infinite Skills Inc has
released a new video series to help Mac users work
productively with the latest edition of Excel for OS X. The
Learning Microsoft Excel 2011 Tutorial, narrated by trainer
Guy Vacarro, includes beginner-targeted lessons that show
how to use Excel in common applications such as monitoring
sales data, calculating profits versus losses, creating
expense forms, managing contact lists and more.



11  How To Capture Your Signature Using Preview

This is a quick note, because I think
it is so cool that this can be done so easily.



MAUS Meeting: September 21

Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
At Maui College (Laulima Rm. 211)

Topic: Banking on your Mac: Join us this month as MAUS member Dave Schlicher reviews personal banking software for your Mac. In the past Quicken was the standard. But times have changed and there are new challengers out there such as iBank and Moneywell. As always bring your Mac, iPad, iPhone and iPod questions with you.

Meeting Summary : August

A good meeting – where we primarily went through and discussed the Lion set up process. As promised – the site you need to check your software compatibility for the Mac is :

Roaring Apps

Useful Links that came up in the meeting re streaming over the air …

Soundflower : For Lion : https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2586101?start=15&tstart=0

Airfoll : http://rogueamoeba.com/airfoil/mac

As always – don’t hesitate to connect with me if I missed something that you wanted to remember from the meeting – or forgot to ask.

Meeting Summary : July

Note to self – get better writing meeting summary posts.

Apologies, sitting quietly this morning and realized that I hadn’t actually posted anything about the last meeting. This is it. It will be brief.

The meeting centered around Lion – which if memory serves – had been released that day !

The most important take away – PowerPC Apps will no longer work under Lion – so careful. Want to know the status of all the other apps you use under Lion – check out this link.


Look forward to seeing you all at tonights meeting – and will try harder to get a more timely summary posted to the blog!