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December General Meeting’s Feature Presentation: Are Cheap Mac Accessories a Good Deal? Plus – Great Gift Ideas for Mac and IOS!
Dec 1st, 2018 by Loren Leed

 

Fred Kawabata, former Tektronics engineer, talks about risks of going cheap on USB/power accessories. Find out how to keep your Mac safe and happy! Plus: Need gift ideas for the Mac and IOS folk in your life? There will be a short segment where members can share some of their favorites gift suggestions.

But wait, there is more… Kurt Schmucker of Parallels, has donated 3 fully licensed copies of Parallels 14 Professional to be raffled at the meeting! (Must be present to win)
 
Come join us at the Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center (Ecotrust Center), 721 NW Ninth Avenue. [Apple Maps] [Google Maps] Question and answer hour starts at 6:30pm, with the main discussion starting around 7:30 pm and ending at 9 pm.
 
If you find that you want to divest yourself of your old Apple hardware to make way for something new and shiny then you can bring up to 5 items to swap at the meeting.

November 12th General Meeting – Kurt Schmucker Presents Running Windows on Your Mac with Parallels
Oct 29th, 2018 by Loren Leed

 
Kurt Schmucker, 
Product Manager for Parallels Corporation
Ever seen the strange magic of a Windows app running on a Mac? The latest version of Parallels does just that. If you are curious to see how Mac and Windows applications can harmoniously run side by side, please join us at the November PMUG General Meeting as Kurt puts Parallels 12 though its paces.
 
Come join us at the Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center (Ecotrust Center), 721 NW Ninth Avenue. [Apple Maps] [Google Maps] Question and answer hour starts at 6:30pm, with the main discussion starting around 7:30 pm and ending at 9 pm.
 
If you find that you want to divest yourself of your old Apple hardware to make way for something new and shiny then you can bring up to 5 items to swap at the meeting.

October 8th General Meeting – Kristin Parks presents Genealogy for People with Ancestors
Sep 26th, 2018 by Loren Leed

 
If you’ve ever wondered what people find so captivating about genealogy, this is the presentation for you. Kristin Parks (representing the Genealogical Forum of Oregon) will dive into the topic “Genealogy for People with Ancestors”. This will be a quick look at the best ways to discover your past utilizing Mac based tools, but there is far more to genealogy besides statistics and records. If you like puzzles or stories, don’t miss this presentation!

 
Come join us at the Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center (Ecotrust Center), 721 NW Ninth Avenue. [Apple Maps] [Google Maps] Question and answer hour starts at 6:30pm, with the main discussion starting around 7:30 pm and ending at 9 pm.
 
If you find that you want to divest yourself of your old Apple hardware to make way for something new and shiny then you can bring up to 5 items to swap at the meeting.

September 10th General Meeting – Easy Effect Presets in Luminar / Should You Upgrade to iOS 12?
Sep 3rd, 2018 by jyamada

This is meeting is a two-fer! Loren Leed will demonstrate Luminar, a new photo editing program with “smart preset” effects that will make your photos look great with just a few clicks.

Then: Should you upgrade to the upcoming iOS 12? Steve Riggins will discuss this and rumors of upcoming hardware.

Come join us at the Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center (Ecotrust Center), 721 NW Ninth Avenue. [Apple Maps] [Google Maps] Question and answer hour starts at 6:30pm, with the main discussion starting around 7:30 pm and ending at 9 pm.

If you find that you want to divest yourself of your old Apple hardware to make way for something new and shiny then you can bring up to 5 items to swap at the meeting.

August 13th General Meeting – Cool Custom Slide Shows with Keynote
Aug 1st, 2018 by jyamada

Our August general meeting features Chris Kent, President of the Corvalis Macintosh Users Group. If you missed her popular “Keynote for iPad” class at MacCamp last April, this is your chance to learn her useful techniques for the Mac version. At it’s heart, Keynote is a big slideshow creator – more powerful and easier to use than PowerPoint. In this presentation, you’ll learn how to create a simple slideshow with titles, photos, text on photos, slide transitions and more. You will be surprised how good Keynote’s built in tools can make your slide shows look!

Come join us at the Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center (Ecotrust Center), 721 NW Ninth Avenue. [Apple Maps] [Google Maps] Question and answer hour starts at 6:30pm, with the main discussion starting around 7:30 pm and ending at 9 pm.
 
If you find that you want to divest yourself of your old Apple hardware to make way for something new and shiny then you can bring up to 5 items to swap at the meeting.
July 9th General Meeting- Apple History Series: Steve Wozniak
Jul 5th, 2018 by jyamada

Picture of Steve Wozniak, co-founder of apple

Following July’s sure-to-be- excellent Q&A session, our presentation will feature a video screening.In this long-lost footage from 1984, Steve Wozniak addresses an admiring group at Denver’s Apple Pi Computer Club. Unlike television interviews and movies portraying early Apple history, Woz speaks speaks candidly and casually about the roles that he and Steve Jobs played, and details the many pranks that led to his probation for computer abuse at the University of Colorado. Other rare clips and discussion will be included as time allows.

Come join us at the Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center (Ecotrust Center), 721 NW Ninth Avenue. Question and answer hour starts at 6:30pm, with the main discussion starting around 7:30 pm and ending at 9 pm.

If you find that you want to divest yourself of your old Apple hardware to make way for something new and shiny then you can bring up to 5 items to swap at the meeting.

June General Meeting – iOS 12 and macOS 10.14!
May 20th, 2018 by sriggins

Apple will be holding their annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) during the first week of June. We will go over the announcements and talk about how they may impact our Apple devices.

Come join us at the Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center (Ecotrust Center), 721 NW Ninth Avenue. Question and answer hour starts at 6:30pm, with the main discussion starting around 7:30 pm and ending at 9 pm.

If you find that you want to divest yourself of your old Apple hardware to make way for something new and shiny then you can bring up to 5 items to swap at the meeting

May General Meeting – Elections and working from anywhere!
May 5th, 2018 by sriggins

May is elections month! Come vote for our new board on May 14, hang out, ask your hardest Mac or iOS questions, socialize and have fun!

Joshin Yamada will be presenting on Apple’s Vision: Work from Anywhere

“Apple has been working hard to bring parity between Macs and iOS devices. They envision a future where you can pick up any tool and continue your work from anywhere. Come see how Apple’s tools have shaped my workflow as I use Contacts, Maps, Calendars, Pages, and Cloud Drive services together”

Come join us at the Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center (Ecotrust Center), 721 NW Ninth Avenue. Question and answer hour starts at 6:30pm, with the main discussion starting around 7:30 pm and ending at 9 pm.

If you find that you want to divest yourself of your old Apple hardware to make way for something new and shiny then you can bring up to 5 items to swap at the meeting

April General Meeting – Back to the Mac!
Apr 4th, 2018 by sriggins

We have been away from the Mac for too long, so following up on March’s spring cleaning theme, we will talk about Mac apps and utilities that make our days just a little bit nicer.

Come join us at the Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center (Ecotrust Center), 721 NW Ninth Avenue. Question and answer hour starts at 6:30pm, with the main discussion starting around 7:30 pm and ending at 9 pm.

If you find that you want to divest yourself of your old Apple hardware to make way for something new and shiny then you can bring up to 5 items to swap at the meeting

March General Meeting – Spring Cleaning your Mac!
Mar 5th, 2018 by sriggins

We will discuss various places you can look for old software and other tips for keeping your Mac humming along.

Come join us at the Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center (Ecotrust Center), 721 NW Ninth Avenue. Question and answer hour starts at 6:30pm, with the main discussion starting around 7:30 pm and ending at 9 pm.

If you find that you want to divest yourself of your old Apple hardware to make way for something new and shiny then you can bring up to 5 items to swap at the meeting

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