Jul 24 2008

Santa Rosa Best Buy and Sonic.net sign up for MCE

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Just in!!!! Two local companies signed up to exhibit at MCE. Our local Best Buy (Santa Rosa) store (who provides NCMUG members with a special discount) and our local ISP Sonic.net will be at our event -Lorene

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Jul 24 2008

How to Shoot like a Pro: session by Shawn and Lesa King

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Shawn & Lesa King - “How to Shoot Like a Pro”

In this entertaining session, you’ll learn tips and tricks for improving your photography tenfold from the husband and wife team and Your Mac Life hosts, Shawn and Lesa King. Whether you’re using a digital SLR or a point-and-shoot, you’ll learn tried and true techniques for getting better shots in camera. You’ll learn the basics of camera operation, which setting to use when, tips for importing and organizing your collection, plus glean the secrets to visually pleasing composition. Come one, come all and start shooting like a pro!

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Jul 23 2008

Automator in Leopard

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Mary Norbury-Glaser - “Automator in Leopard”

Leopard OS 10.5 offers more powerful and flexible tools to build timesaving workflows. In this session, you’ll learn how to get started with Automator and build easy automation workflows to simplify repetitive task

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Jul 20 2008

Ronnie Roche - “Computer Maintenance & Backup 101″

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Ronnie Roche - “Computer Maintenance & Backup 101″

Learn to be at peace with your computer. Now that Apple’s next generation of OS X - Leopard - has arrived let’s take a look at the best way to keep your computer on cruise control. We will start with the built in utilities and how they have changed. Which 3rd party programs should you own and which ones should you avoid? Should you optimize? What about safe install practices for software updates and new software? And a brief look at that ever popular topic - Backup - you do don’t you? No excuses now that you have Leopard!

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Jul 19 2008

One of Derrick’s speaker sessions: “Ten Things You Need to Know About iPhoto”

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Derrick Story - “Ten Things You Need to Know About iPhoto”

The latest version of iPhoto can handle most of your basic photography needs. But it also has capabilities that go above and beyond the mundane. In this session, Derrick Story will show you the 10 things you need to know about this terrific consumer photo application.

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Jul 14 2008

Elgato as a sponsor

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Right as the deadline was drawing near for sponsorship, Elgato came through. Right on! Thank you for your support -Lorene

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Jul 14 2008

Want to help with MCE? Here’s how

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Hey All….NCMUG will be selling MCE Raffle tickets at the next two
General Meetings…bring your piggy banks and cash in for a chance to
win some Awesome prizes! Wait till you see what has been scored for this
year’s Raffle, you will want to buy lots of chances!

If you want to enhance your chance to win….volunteer to sell raffle
ticket at the MacComputerExpo….for every 15 you sell, you get one
free!!!!!

Email Jerrie at

<Volunteer@ncmug.org>

for more information

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Jul 13 2008

Shawn and Lesa King’s topic at MCE

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“How to Shoot Like a Pro”

In this entertaining session, you’ll learn tips and tricks for improving your photography tenfold from the husband and wife team and Your Mac Life hosts, Shawn and Lesa King. Whether you’re using a digital SLR or a point-and-shoot, you’ll learn tried and true techniques for getting better shots in camera. You’ll learn the basics of camera operation, which setting to use when, tips for importing and organizing your collection, plus glean the secrets to visually pleasing composition. Come one, come all and start shooting like a pro!

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Jul 13 2008

Tom and Dori’s topic for MCE

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“No Mac is an Island”

Leopard provides lots of tools that can help you work closely with friends, family, and colleagues. In this session, you’ll learn how to share documents using a variety of programs; share your screen with others using Screen Sharing and iChat; and remotely control your desktop computer when you’re away from home, using Leopard’s Back to My Mac.

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Jun 18 2008

Macworld Publishing a sponsor!!!

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Macworld Pub just signed on to be a sponsor for MCE!!! How cool is that?

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