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August 18 General Meeting: moving to Meetup

After our July recess, come join us at the August general meeting Tuesday the 18th at 7:00 p.m. at the Rohnert Park Senior Center as we enter our 4th decade as a Group and begin moving to Meetup.

Meetups are neighbors getting together to learn something, do something, share something…just what NCMUG has been doing for years. Now we are going to bebroadening our horizons by becoming a Meetup Group and reaching out to a wider range of people to expand our membership and offer more support to the digital community,while staying close to our roots with the Mac and iOS platforms.

We will be providing information about Meetup and how it offers the opportunity to share many things NCMUG now does, including meeting and SIG information,announcements, memberlist conversations and online membership renewal with a wider audience, but still keep NCMUG a volunteer, member-driven group. Early adopters can go to www.Meetup.com, click on Tech and set your limits for 10 to 25 miles from where you live and find the NCMUG group or go to http://www.meetup.com/North-Coast-Macintosh-Users-Group/.

We will no longer be supporting the lending library. It is difficult to get new and up to date content for the library so Wayne and Charlie are spending way too much time andenergy moving books around that very few members are borrowing. The library will be open for the last time at the August meeting, and members are welcome to take home any books that they might find useful. The books that remain after the meeting will be donated to the Sonoma County Library System for book sales.

BRING YOUR LAPTOP, iPHONE or iPAD to the meeting so you can get acquainted with all the features of Meetup and how we will be using it.

*** One lucky person who attends the meeting will WIN a $50.00 gift certificate from Best Buy.***
(must be present to win)

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Internet, Security, Phishing… OH MY!

Gabriel HanftGuest: Gabriel Hanft, Sr. Account Executive at Sonic.net
 
Gabriel will speaking about the various ways users can protect themselves and their information. He will discuss everything from every day internet use for things like web browsing e-mail, social media and online banking. As a bonus he will cover ways to set up simple security measures like choosing a strong password and making sure you are on a secure connection when accessing important information. 
 
Additionally he will also speak about some of the less desirable parts of the internet like scammers, phishing and hackers.
 
North Coast Mac Users Group
General Meeting: Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Rohnert Park Senior Center

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