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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 […]

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!!!

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 […]

Freshly Squeezed Reviews: A Stand That Delivers

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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 […]

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. […]

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