Rochester's Apple User Group
for over 35 years…

Apple CIDER

What Is Apple CIDER?

Apple CIDER is Rochester, NY’s oldest and largest Apple User Group. Our main purpose is educational; we demonstrate, inform, and instruct in the use of Apple computing technology. Apple CIDER is over 30 years old with a dedicated staff of volunteers who maintain the organization and help run meetings. Whether you’ve been using a Mac for years or just bought your first MacBook or iPad just last week, come and expand the horizons of your Apple world. Meetings are held September to June on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, at East High School, 1801 East Main Street, between Culver and Ohio Streets. Q&A meetings are held the following Saturday, at the JCC, TechAge Lab 1,1200 Edgewood Avenue .  Special meetings are held during the summer.

Next Meeting: May 14, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

East High School Forum Room, 1801 East Main Street, near Culver Rd.

  • Keynote: Mavericks Demo w/ Steve Rea, Mac-Ave.com
  • Know your Software: TBD
  • Know your Hardware: Using the iPad w/ Irwin Wagman
  • One Tip, One Deal w/Dennis Wurster

Saturday Q&A: May 17, 2014 @ 3:00 PM

A joint presentation of the Tech Age Adult Computer Learning Center and Apple CIDER Computer Users Group.
JCC TechAge Lab, 1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Board Meeting, May 21, 2014 @ 7:30

Irondequoit United Church of Christ, 644 Titus Ave

Weather Policy

If East High specifically, or the City School District in general are close due to weather, the meeting will be cancelled. Tune to WHAM 1180 or TWC Cable 9 for school closing.

Membership Drive

We’re in a Membership Drive!  Bring a guest to the meeting, and if they join the club, you can get a 3 month extension to your membership!  See a board member for details.

Elections Here!

Our General Elections for officers and the board of directors will be held in March. If you are interested in helping out and running for office, contact our nomination committee chair, Charles Bergener.

From our Blog

Apple Updates Most Affordable 9.7-inch iPad with Retina display, Improved Cameras & Enhanced Performance—Now Available Starting at $399

“Now for $399 customers can get iPad with a stunning 9.7-inch Retina display, fast A6X chip, and 5MP iSight camera, offering a dramatic upgrade in power, performance and value compared to the iPad 2 it replaces,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “The iPad line sets the gold-standard in mobile computing and all iPads have access to the largest and best ecosystem of more than 500,000 iPad optimized apps from the App Store.”

via Apple – Press Info – Apple Updates Most Affordable 9.7-inch iPad with Retina display, Improved Cameras & Enhanced Performance—Now Available Starting at $399.

Summary: Apple unveils slew of new iPads, MacBooks, Mac Pro, and apps | Macworld

Some Apple events—such as the one in September where company introduced its new iPhone 5s and 5c—are focused: They spend a lot of time talking about just a couple of new products. Others are more scattershot, blasting the expectant audience with one new product after another. Apple’s Tuesday event was definitely one of the latter.

via Summary: Apple unveils slew of new iPads, MacBooks, Mac Pro, and apps | Macworld.