PMUG September Meeting

PRINCETON MACINTOSH USERS GROUP
PRINCETON, NJ 08540
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Khurt Williams

PHONE : 609-375-8479

EMAIL: publicity@pmug-nj.org

PMUG site: http://pmug-nj.org/

TOPIC: Members Night – Members will share their experiences with Technology

SPEAKERS: Chris Boraski, Rob Golding, Laura O’Neill

DETAILS:

Chris Boranski of Princeton Tech Meetup – Essential Mac Productivity Enhancements

Chris will demo and describe a number of Mac Utilities and Extensions that will improve your productivity and make your Mac faster and more enjoyable to use. Chris has been developing iOS apps for the last three years, and his major apps include a chat app for kids that features voice recognition and speech synthesis named “Chatty Addie” and voice enabled thermostat control for Wi-Fi thermostats named “Voice RT”. He is currently working for a startup named Kiswe Mobile on the “Sports Trekker” app which features multi-camera, highly interactive streaming of live and archived events to mobile devices.

As an app developer, Chris spends most of his waking hours working on his Mac and optimizing his productivity is essential to completing projects successfully. He will demo a number of apps that he has discovered are essential to his enjoyment and efficiency including: Alfred, Moom, Bartender, Fantastical, Soundsource, iStat Menus, f.lux, SnappyApp and more.

Rob Golding, past President of PMUG, chemist at Firmenich – Retrospect

Retrospect backup software is a great alternative to Time Machine.
Rob will demonstrate basic use and the nuances of this alternative.

Laura O’Neill of “Ask the Mac Pros” at the Princeton Public Library – Settling Preferences

When was the last time you adjusted your preferences? Computers and mobile devices have lots of customizable settings which change over time, so we’ll review them. Whether you’re an experienced or a new Apple user, there’s a setting under the hood that can make your digital life a little better.

LOCATION: Princeton Theological Seminary, Stuart Hall, Room 6, (Alexander St), Princeton, NJ. See http://pmug-nj.org/ for map and directions.

WHEN: Tuesday, Sept 9, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

FREE: Open to the general public

The Princeton Macintosh Users’ Group welcomes various members
PMUG also provides monthly “PMUG Answers” (a popular Q & A session) in Stuart 4 at 6:30 before the general meeting. See http://pmug-nj.org/ for more info and directions.

Khürt Williams

Khürt Williams is Principal for Monkey Hill, LLC, a Skillman, New Jersey based information security governance, risk and compliance consultancy. He's also an avid landscape photographer, and *nix geek.