Category Archives: Desktop News

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Delivering the Message for Today’s Global Village

Springfest 2015 on Saturday, May 9th will include an Open Talk panel discussion exploring how successful communicators build their brands using modern technology. We’ve asked three of Honolulu’s most prolific and dynamic communicators to share their thoughts on how technology has enabled them to deliver their messages globally. Our guest panelists will be Russ Sumida, CEO of AdStreamz, Inc.; Catherine Toth Fox, The Cat Dish; and Bruce Fisher, Hawaii Aloha Travel. If you are a business owner, an organization leader, professional, artist, creative or writer,…

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Building the InterWebs and Genealogy Surprises at HTLC

By Eugene Villaluz Highlights of the April HI Touch Learning Clinic WordPress expert Arlen Nagata started the day by demonstrating how easy it is to setup and publish a website using the free WordPress content management system at WORDPRESS.COM. Workshop attendees followed Arlen’s lessons by creating their own WORDPRESS.COM user accounts. With his guidance they were shown how to create pages and posts. They also learned how text and images can easily be added to their sites. As with all HI Touch Learning Clinics attendees…

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HI Touch Learning Clinic 7 March 2015

Light, More or Less and Managing “Stuff” at HTLC

By Eugene Villaluz HMAUS members devoted the full day to fundamentals… photography in the morning and backup and storage in the afternoon at the March clinic. Washington Apple Pi member Neil “Fergie” Ferguson visited our group and shared how he records their user group meetings and makes the videos available online. Fergie will be returning to Washington, DC, but not before he attends the MacLearn meeting later this month.   Member Gayle Okutani wanted to learn about exposure in photography so we devoted most of…

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Where’s My Ritspik?

We’re honored to have Hawaii artist Lynn Young give a short talk at the February HI Touch Learning Clinic about her recently completed book Where’s My Ritspik? Lynn will share her personal discoveries leading up to the milestone. She won’t talk about the technology; though it was created using her iPhone, Macintosh and InDesign. Lynn will share her journey and the creative process in the making of her first hand-bound book—one filled with imagery and poems. Wouldn’t you like to know what’s a “ritspik?” Let’s…

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Terrence Young at HMAUS 35


Our HI TLC High Touch Tech Session for February will be moderated by HMAUS love guru Terrence Young. Improve your relationship with technology by learning how to connect with your devices. Our “user friendly” guru will help you to understand the ins-and-outs of cabling peripherals, drives and devices. Terrence will moderate the session with casual conversations with all who attend. While not Doctor Phil, his patient and gentle way with technology concepts and practical healing will lead you to many “happyfeaendings.” Sign up today for…

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