Our next online meeting via Zoom will be on Tuesday at 1:30pm as a Presentation. An email with details and a link to login is sent out on the Friday before the upcoming meeting to active members who are on our MailChimp mailing list. If you can’t find that email and still want to participate, the login info is also in our Forum on its calendar.
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The Forum is a great resource for members to seek help from other TVAUG members. You can post a question, review previous Q&A postings, and filter for selected postings.
All members of TVAUG with active memberships are now in our forum. You no longer have to join separately. In light of the current environment not permitting our regular in-person meetings, this is another great way to get your Apple-related questions answered quickly. Click here for info about our forum…
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The Boston Police were able to recover a man’s stolen bicycle by tracking down an AirTag that the owner had cleverly stowed inside the bike’s bag.
On the night of July 4, Gene Gorter’s bike was stolen from outside his home in Boston. The following day, he contacted the Boston Police department to report the theft. He also provided the officers with his AirTag information.
The AirTag was stowed inside a pouch that was attached to his bicycle. Placed within the pouch instead of on show on the bike’s frame, the hope was that a thief would miss the AirTag and so police might be able to track it. Read more
Having your Mac always available to work is great, but you do need to turn it off once in a while. Here’s how to automate the shutdown, startup, and reboot of your MacBook Pro or iMac to keep it in top condition.
Many Mac users will be familiar with the fuss of booting, shutdowns, and restarting your computer. The process could take a few seconds, or on older Macs, potentially minutes, but they are actions that computer users don’t particularly want to perform.
Quite a few users would prefer to keep their Mac or MacBook running all the time, so it’s ready for action whenever that may be. An always-on Mac eliminates the need to wait for it to boot at the start of a session, reducing the amount of fuss a user must go through at the start of the working day. Read more
After much anticipation, Apple finally announced iOS 15 at the 2021 Worldwide Developer Conference. This iOS update is packed with significant updates that will enhance the user experience.
iOS 15 will bring major changes to the iPhone ecosystem to improve user focus, utilize on-device intelligence, explore the world, and stay connected. So, without further ado, let’s jump right onto the best upcoming features of iOS 15. Read more…