Apple User Group

Apple CIDER Macintosh User Group

The Apple Computer Information and Data Exchange of Rochester, is one of the oldest and largest Apple User Group. Our main purpose is educational; we demonstrate, inform, and instruct in the use of Apple computing technology. Since 1978, Apple CIDER has had 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 iPhone, 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 the following Saturday.  Special meetings are held at different locations during the summer.  Click here to subscribe to our calendar.

Upcoming Virtual Meeting: Wednesday, June 8th @ 7:00 PM

  • News
  • Q&A
  • Apple WWDC announcements
  • Apple World User Group University report from Bob Hoey

Join us via CIDER Zoom Meeting or YouTube.

Saturday Virtual SIG: June 11th @ 3:00 PM

E-mail if you plan on attending, to get a link to the virtual meeting.

Virtual Board Meeting: Wednesday, June 15th @ 7:30 PM

Join us via CIDER Zoom Meeting

Following Meeting:

July 13th @ 6:00 PM

    • Annual Picnic, hosted by David and Karen Chamberlin

Don’t forget to use the Amazon Link for your online shopping!
Amazon Smile donations to Apple CIDER are welcome.

From our Blog

Here’s everything we could see at the Apple event March 8- 9to5Mac


Apple has officially announced its newest event will be broadcast worldwide on March 8. With the event having been rumored for weeks, we’re excited to see what’s lined up. Read on for a roundup of what Apple could announce at its spring event, including an iPhone SE 3, iPad Air 5, and more. The Cupertino company has a great deal planned for 2022, and 9to5Mac is here to cover it all for you.

Source: Here’s everything we could see at the Apple event March 8- 9to5Mac

George “Tom” Thomas Fekete Obituary

George Fekete

George’s love of life didn’t end with his peaceful passing in Rochester, NY on February 8, 2022. Although he died at age 78 after a brief, courageous battle with cancer, he lives on in the hearts of his loving family and many dear friends.

UPDATE: George’s Celebration of Life will be held on Friday May 20th, 11:30AM – 2:00PM, at Shadow Lake Golf Club (Lake Room), 1850 Five Mile Line Road, Penfield, NY 14526.

Source: George “Tom” Thomas Fekete Obituary – Visitation & Funeral Information