This Month's General Meeting:

Meeting Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Yosemite - iOS 8 - Horizon - Tile - Holiday Websites

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It's November and the weather is getting colder, but come join us at this month's meeting where we'll be featuring the following hot topics:

Bruce Mittelman will give a demonstration of the new features in Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Yosemite is Apple's new computer operating system and features a redesigned interface as well as useful new features such as Handoff, Continuity, AirDrop with iOS, iCloud Drive, a revamped Notification Center, and much, much more. Bruce will also show a new iPhone app called Horizon that automatically rotates video to landscape no matter how your iPhone is held.

George Ajjan will give a presentation of iOS 8, the new operating system for Apple's iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. iOS 8 comes with big updates to apps you use every day, like Messages and Photos and offers completely new features like Health, iCloud Drive, and a completely new keyboard.

Louis Perez will give another installment in his "Magical Mystery Tour of the Web" series. This month's tour will focus on interesting and informative tutorial and holiday websites.

Catherine Mascis will give a demonstration of Tile, the Bluetooth-enabled low energy tracking device that you can attach to just about anything. Tile allows you to locate your device using the Tile iOS app.

So come join us for a great night of discussions, learning new things, and meeting new people.

General Information:

The New Jersey Macintosh Users Group (NJMUG) is a computer club which focuses on all things Apple. Whether you use a Macintosh computer, Apple iPod, Apple iPad, or Apple iPhone our meetings will allow you an opportunity to learn as well as share your experience with other like-minded individuals. NJMUG currently has approximately 45 members whose knowledge ranges from beginner to expert.

Members of the general public who are considering membership in NJMUG may attend two general meetings as NJMUG guests; otherwise, meetings are open to members only. Membership in NJMUG is $30.00 per year and entitles you to attend monthly meetings as well as the numerous other member benefits.

Meeting Time and Location:

NJMUG general monthly meetings occur on the third Tuesday of each month, beginning at 7:00 p.m. and ending at 9:45 p.m. From 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. we have our "Question and Answer" session, discuss the latest Apple news, and talk about general Macintosh, iPad, iPhone and iPod technology. The main presentations begin at 8:00 p.m.

NJMUG holds its monthly meetings at the Allwood Branch of the Clifton Library. Our meeting room is at the back of the library right against the parking lot. (Get Directions)

Wireless Internet Access:

We offer wireless Internet access at our meeting location. Members are able to bring their laptops or other wireless devices and obtain Internet access during our monthly meetings.

Future Meeting Dates:

NJMUG general monthly meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month.

Meeting agendas will be posted on the website approximately 2 weeks prior to the meeting date. Upcoming meeting dates are as follows:

2014 General Meeting Dates:
  • December 16
2015 General Meeting Dates:
  • January 20
  • February 17
  • March 17

Past Meetings:

Past meeting agendas along with public distribution files are available on our meeting archive page. Monthly member-only distribution files are available for download in the members section.

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