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Rochester's Apple User Group
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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.

General Meeting: Wednesday, January 14, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

East High School, 1801 East Main St, at Culver

  • Keynote:  Review of the Consumer Electronics Show with Todd Bernhard, NoTieSoftware
  • Overcoming Syncing Hell – iTunes, with Rick Harrison, Innovative Introductions
  • Overcoming Syncing Hell – iCloud, with Steve Rea, Mac-Ave

Saturday Q&A: January 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, January 21, 2014 @ 7:30

Irondequoit United Church of Christ, 644 Titus Ave, near Hudson

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.

Weather Warnings

In the event that the City School District in general or East High specifically is closed due to weather, the meeting is also cancelled.  Check with WHAM1180 or 13WHAM TV for school closings.

From our Blog

TidBITS: Five Fixes for OS X 10.10 Yosemite

It’s common advice to wait for the X.Y.1 release of a new version of OS X before upgrading, since Apple often fixes bugs that crop up at launch quickly. OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite has been out for a bit now, though, and while it’s working fine for many people, there are still a variety of complaints making the rounds on the Internet

via TidBITS: Five Fixes for OS X 10.10 Yosemite.

iMac with Retina 5K display is among Apple’s brightest lights | Macworld

Among the many new and improved technologies promoted by Apple, one of the most attractive has been the “Retina display.” This is a marketing term rather than a technical one and refers to displays with a pixel density where individual pixels are indiscernible to the human eye.

via Review: iMac with Retina 5K display is among Apple’s brightest lights | Macworld.