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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 […]

Freshly Squeezed Reviews: Swift Be My Playground

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By Frank Petrie Opening Apple’s recent event for the new MacbookPro, they started the program off with a video showing how Apple can help the disabled to be as productive as anyone else. To drive the point home, the video was created by the person with a neuro-muscular disease in the opening and closing shots! […]

Food, Fotos and Fun

Honolulu City Lights exhibit photo

** IMPORTANT ** Yesterday’s workshop was rescheduled to next week Wednesday, December 14, due to poor weather conditions. We hope you will join us on the Photo Walk. Join us for some Food, Fotos and Fun on December 14 for a year end Imagemakers Workshop on a Honolulu City Lights Photo Walk. Let’s learn how […]

Freshly Squeezed Reviews: Browser to Ride

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By Frank Petrie Today, there must be nearly three dozen web browsers to choose from to use on your Mac. Back in the day, there were basically three main choices for a Mac browser – Safari, Netscape Navigator, or Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (which was nicknamed Internet Exploder for reasons obvious to users). There were some […]

Freshly Squeezed Reviews: A Stand That Delivers

Photo of the Touchfire with keyboard

By Frank Petrie If you were to assemble your dream iPad case, you’d have to gather numerous accessories to meet all of your desires. But what if there was a one-stop-shop bundle available? “The Touchfire iPad case is packed with innovative features that are simply not available in any other iPad case. But perhaps most […]

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