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Freshly Squeezed Reviews: Thumbs up, Downie

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By Frank Petrie If you love collecting video or audio media from the Internet for your personal use, this is the app of your dreams. When on the Internet, we barely scratch the surface of all the media that is out there to feast on. Personally, I have become addicted to rare sound clips, bootleg […]

HMAUS’ 40th Anniversary Cookbook to be Dedicated to...

Dutch Schubert

Planning is underway to mark the 40th birthday of the Hawaii Macintosh & Apple Users’ Society in 2019. And one of the projects already started is for HMAUS to publish its very first cookbook. The book will be dedicated to the memory of Dutch Schubert, a well loved member and leader who helped many people […]

Untitled Tech Show Episode 1: Is This Thing On?

Aloha Folks! Doc and I (Jerome) have put out the first episode of our tech podcast.  These will be released once a week (we record live on Sunday if you want to jump on, pending on if I have Sophia babysitting duty). If anyone has a suggestion for a name, please feel free to reach […]

Local Talk: In Search of Real News in 2017

Local Talk: In Search of Real News in 2017

Whether we receive our news from the traditional sources, newspapers, television, radio; or from the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, web sites and similar social media tools; what has become evident is that our search for the truth in a field of information has been like walking through landscapes with hidden fields of quicksand! We […]

Local Talk: Droptech’s Got Us Covered

Local Talk: Droptech’s Got Us Covered

Three lucky HMAUS members drew lucky numbers and received Droptech covers for their iOS devices. Gumdrop Cases donated three of their durable covers to us to show and give away at Doctor Kokua’s Sunday HI Touch Learning Clinic. Terrence Young started the morning by showing videos from Gumdrop Cases which demonstrated laptops and iPads being […]

Doctor Kokua – Can my Mac get a Virus?

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Macs can’t get viruses. True or False? Have you ever seen one on your Apple computer? Not in the whole time you’ve used one? Count your blessings. So once again — Macs can’t get viruses. The truth is, while it is not as easy to contract a digital disease on a Mac as it is […]

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9:00 am 11th Hawaii Geek Meet @ Ala Moana Beach Park
11th Hawaii Geek Meet @ Ala Moana Beach Park
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
11th Hawaii Geek Meet @ Ala Moana Beach Park | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
The date is set for the 11th annual Hawaii Geek Meet! We’re returning to Magic Island on Sunday, July 15, 2018. Because the park is under renovation, we’ll be at Picnic Area #37, located along[...]

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