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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.

General Meeting: Wednesday, June 10th, 2020 @ 7:00 PM

  • Virtual meeting on our YouTube Channel.
  • Main Topic: More iOS Settings.
    • Questions can be posted in the YouTube chat.
    • Check your e-mail for the meeting announce with the Zoom meeting password if you’d like to join.
  • George Engle’s Chef’s Choice
  • News and Q&A

East High School Staff Cafeteria, 1801 East Main Street.

Saturday SIG:


Board Meeting: June 17th @ 7:30 PM

Virtual Board Meeting

Weather Notice

If East High School, or the City School District is closed, the meeting will be canceled.
We will try to post an update here as soon as possible.
Check WHEC TV 10 or 13WHAM TV for detailed 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.

Next Meeting: July 8th.

  • Picnic, pandemic permitting.

Amazon Smile donations to Apple CIDER are welcome.

Did you know your purcahses can make a difference? AmazonSmile donates to Apple Computer Information And Data Exchange Of Rochester Inc when you do your online shopping. Click the link below to use our special address, and set Apple CIDER as your charity preference.

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List of Free Software and Services During Coronavirus Outbreak – Bleeping Computer

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, many organizations are asking their employees to work remotely. This, though, brings new challenges to the workplace as users adapt to video meetings, screen sharing, and the use of remote collaboration tools.

To assist a new wave of remote works and get some publicity at the same time, many software developers and service providers have started to offer free licenses or enhanced versions of their software and services.

Below is a roundup of all the free

Source: List of Free Software and Services During Coronavirus Outbreak