This Month's General Meeting:

Meeting Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015

OS X 10.11 El Capitan Demo - Datacolor Spyder 5 - iHealth Glucometer - Galaxy S6 vs. iPhone 6S Shootout

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Come join us at our October meeting where we will feature the following presentations:

Bruce Mittelman will give a live demonstration of Apple's newest computer OS, OS X 10.11 El Capitan. OS X El Capitan brings lots of useful enhancements for your Mac. From new ways to manage multiple windows and spaces, a more powerful Spotlight, refinements to essential apps like Photos, Safari, Mail, and Maps, a new Notes app, as well as faster performance across the board, come see why you'll want to upgrade to this new OS.

Bruce will also give a demonstration of the NewTrent Airbender 3.0 bluetooth keyboard for the iPad.

Bob Helmond will show you how to calibrate your monitor using the Displays System Preferences Pane and the Datacolor Spyder 5. The Spyder 5 is a simple to use color calibration device that enables you to easily calibrate monitors for accurate on screen colors and better print matching.

Catherine Mascis will give a demonstration of the iHealth Glucometer. The iHealth Align glucometer is the world's smallest, most portable mobile glucometer. It plusgs directly into your smartphone's headphone jack and displays your results instantly on the phone screen.

Louis Perez will conduct a smartphone shootout between the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Apple iPhone 6S. If you're in the market for a new phone, you won't want to miss this overview of all of the pluses and minuses for these models.

Plus we'll discuss all of the latest Apple news and have our "Question & Answer" session where our experts will try to solve your problems.

As always, a meeting you won't want to miss! Hope to see you all there!

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)

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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:

2015 General Meeting Dates:
  • November 17
  • December 15
2016 General Meeting Dates:
  • January 19
  • February 23
  • March 15

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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