All posts by jmatsukawa

Mactoberfest 2016 Highlights

Mactoberfest 2016 at Dave & Busterʻs was day of interesting and entertaining presentations and fun folks who came and shared- Pages. iPad Pro and Pencil art, iOS 10 and Sierra! To see our MacAcademy starsʻ creations and get links for apps and tutorials type this address into your browser  –   bit.ly/hmausfest2016   Mahalo all!!!

Read More »

Mactoberfest 2016 coming October 1st!

Itʻs time again for Mactoberfest!  Interesting talks, food, a chance to relax and get to know each other, MacAcademy Awards… and door prizes!   We have a virtual guest, Michael Cohen of Tidbits who will present Pages,  Mike Harada showing us whatʻs new in Drawing with the iPad Pro, plus the latest from Apple — iOS 10 and Mac OS Sierra! Click this link for more details:    http://bit.ly/hmaus-mactoberfest2016 HMAUS members have been sent a registration discount link . General Admission Mactoberfest 2016  ($35) Mactoberfest 2016…

Read More »

HMAUS ‘Ohana Springfest 2016

Springfest 2016 was an  ‘ohana gathering where members learned about HMAUS and the Signal website, Apple.com and other good help sites, Pages, iPhone tips, taking still and video screen captures, and searching for help and tutorials. Participants suggested lots of great ideas for the coming year by posting idea “birds” on the branches of the Wishing Tree.  Mahalo to Cynthia Oshiro for creating  the Tree!  Weʻre listening really carefully to what those little birds have to say. The new feature — Bizarre Bazaar — was…

Read More »

Enhancing & Restoring Photos

  Good photos can be shared in creative ways.  Mediocre and even bad photos can be enhanced.  Come and learn about the editing and project creation tools in the app — Photos.  Then see how old photos can be recovered before it’s too late. March 19, 2016 Saturday 9:00 – 11:30  Photos.   Bring photos to enhance or fix and use the built-in adjustment tools to make them look better.   This is a hands-on session so bring your laptop, iPad or iPhone. 12:00 – 2:30  Enhance…

Read More »

Old Mac, New Parts?

Rolf Nordahl, owner of MacMouse Club and long-time HMAUS supporter, will discuss what to consider when you upgrade your aging Mac, or when you decide to put it to rest and get a new one. Rolf will also answer questions about all the various plugs, connectors and gadgets you may have and are afraid to throw away even though you can’t remember what they were for. Saturday, February 20 9:00 AM -11:00 AM Nu’uanu Baptist Church 2010 Nu’uanu Avenue We will meet in the Big Room…

Read More »

Apps and Backups

 Managing your data is as important as creating it.  You want to be able to save it where you can find it, and archive it where you can retrieve it.  This Saturday, March 21, 2015 we have two sessions to help you do that. 9 – 11 Gregg Kamei will show you one of the best shortcut apps for your phone or iPad,  Workflow – do things that take several steps in one click.  Heʻll also show you Evernote – view screenshots and read the…

Read More »