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Deep learning, baby

As soon as I said it I knew it didn’t quite ring true. At yesterday’s HTLC, after feeling frustration over Apple’s Photos application I blurted out that “Nothing great has come from Apple since Steve Jobs’ death!” Well, I humbly take back my words and gladly share an article with you that put me back […]

Building the Apple-1 at the 3rd Annual Honolulu Mini Make...

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Apple was founded 40 years ago on April 1, 1976. We witnessed and enjoyed many wonderful technology ideas and gadgets that have sprung forth since that day. That’s no joke! To give honor to this remarkable journey HMAUS members will be helping Bryan Villados, an HMAUS friend, at the Third Annual Honolulu Mini Maker Faire. […]

Freshly Squeezed Reviews: Eight Arms to Hold You

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By Frank Petrie For years I used a fantastic utility, “FinderPop.” Its sole purpose was to open a customizable DropDown menu wherever I should need it at any given moment. I believe that I was using it as far back as OS 9 (if not OS 8). Unfortunately, with the introduction of El Capitan, FinderPop […]

Freshly Squeezed Reviews: Will It Go Round In Circles?

By Frank Petrie Would you like a simpler, faster, more intuitive method to find out which apps you can use to open a specific file? It’s rare in my years of reviewing that I have come across a piece of software where the developer didn’t attempt to differentiate their app from the crowd by incorporating […]

The Frank Review: A Health App That Could Help You and Ot...

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By Frank Petrie Over the past several years, a sizable number of members in the medical community have come to the realization that anxiety and depression are not merely negative emotions but actual diseases which need to be properly treated. As Apple has seriously become involved in the health field with the introduction of the […]

Local Talk – Make IT with You

More Monkey Business is afoot for the March HI Touch Meetup where we will continue with this year’s theme of “making” the future with technology. Monkey See, Monkey Do  We’re fortunate once again to have Patrick Delos Santos as a guest. He is a professional photographer and has helped HMAUS with many workshops. In the […]