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Bournemouth — Jun 16th 2015

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A group of 10 members gathered to hear the main presentation of the evening, Trevor Hewson talking about building a website and using the Freeway application.

Trevor started his presentation by discussing what a website is and why you may want to build one. A website is a navigable and maintainable set of interlinked pages, images, videos etc. A personal website is a challenging way to share information about shared interests.

Trevor… Read more…

Dorchester — Jun 9th 2015

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20 members attended the June meeting in Dorchester to hear more about Pages from Mick, and the Apple Watch from David. There was also a fair amount of discussion about Apple’s WWDC 2015 streamed the previous evening.

Mick outlined how Pages can be used to create simple newsletters with a professional appearance. He emphasised the importance of starting off with a plan; deciding which fonts and sizes to use for text… Read more…

Beaminster — Jun 2nd 2015

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“Our meeting was well attended again, with 17 members assembled to learn, from Mick’s presentation, of the two basic types of email service, Pop & IMAP. Mick explained how with a POP account the user downloads mail from the server and that mail stays on the server until the user deletes it, good housekeeping is essential as servers have a storage limit making it important that any mail that is not wanted… Read more…

Salisbury — May 27th 2015

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Members present 10 and 1 Guest

There was a short discussion about Tesco Community Space to find out what members think.

The demo was creating a stop-motion movie, taking the photos, downloading to iMovie, editing and saving, we went through the complete process, everyone got involved in moving the subject.
This was a demo with 18 photos (frames), to make a smoother movie it would need shorter moves and… Read more…

Fareham — May 23rd 2015

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There was another good turnout of 15 members plus one newcomer.

The first half of the meeting was for the benefit of the iPad users in this group, which now includes several beginners.
John demonstrated a selection of things to do on an iPad, some basic and some hidden, in various categories.
Also, he included some tips to speed up using the inbuilt software keyboard.

After the break, Mick… Read more…

Bournemouth — May 19th 2015

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A rather select group of just eleven members gathered to hear Mick Burrell talk about Mail on the Mac. Mick's stated intention was to tell us about a few features of Mail which we may not have thought of exploiting but, by popular request, he prefaced this by a quick revision on the differences between POP and IMAP mail accounts, and the various ways of trying to control the amount of spam we receive. Whilst we… Read more…

Dorchester — May 12th 2015

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The evening started with a review of PDFs. David set the ball rolling with a brief history of the PDF, PostScript and CUPS (Common Unix Printing System) which allows the Mac to save any document as a PDF. He ran through the various ways of saving documents as PDFs via the Print dialogue.  Mark demonstrated three useful Apps available from the App Store. 1) "PDF Toolset" for grouping a… Read more…

Beaminster — May 5th 2015

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14 members and 1 guest came along to a very informative presentation created by Michael and given by Mick in Michael absence of free apps available for macs! A fact sheet listing web addresses and additional info was distributed to accompany the presentation, several of the members present were already using some of these apps and were able to share their experiences of the pros and cons!

Mick then showed a presentation kindly… Read more…

Salisbury — Apr 29th 2015

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Number of members present 12 plus 2 guests

The presentation was on the App Store, iTunes Store and iBooks followed by a description of a selection of free apps for iMac, MacBook and iPad with a brief description of what they do.

The App. Store is where you can buy or get free apps. and download them, click any of them and it will show you what they are, the size… Read more…

Bournemouth — Apr 21st 2015

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Top of the bill was a talk by John Hooper on Time Machine.

Time Machine was introduced with Leopard in 2007, and underwent a major change in 2012. One consequence of that change is that doing a full system restore from a pre-2012 backup poses problems (If you really need to do it, ask John - he has a way!). Restoration of individual files and folders still works normally though.

Having… Read more…
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