Friday, June 30, 2017

Slideshow of June 2017 NCC-Mac Meeting

Here's the link to view the slideshow…

…and here's the link to the video of BMUG's old-time QuickTime movies.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Outline of June 2017 NCC-Mac Meeting

Announcements
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Some of Apple's software updated since our last meeting
Apple Support 1.1.1
Jun 01 '17
iOS Universal Utilities
What's New
Performance improvements and bug fixes.
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017) with Touch Bar Update 1.0
This update resolves issues with system stability and graphics corruption on the MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017) with Touch Bar.
 
For detailed information about the security content of this update, please visit: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222
Post Date: Jun 5, 2017
File Size: 608.5 MB
System Requirements
macOS Sierra 10.12.5
macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Update for 2017 iMacs
The macOS Sierra 10.12.5 update improves the security, stability and compatibility of your Mac, and is recommended for all users.
 
This update:
Fixes an issue where audio may stutter when played through USB headphones
Improves reliability when connecting an external display or waking it from sleep
Enhances compatibility of the Mac App Store with future software updates
Adds support for media-free installation of Windows 10 Creators Update using Boot Camp
 
 
For more detailed information about this update, please visit: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT207706 
For detailed information about the security content of this update, please visit: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222
Post Date: Jun 5, 2017
File Size: 1.61 GB
System Requirements
macOS Sierra 10.12.4
TestFlight 1.5.1
Jun 5 '17
Jun 8 '17
Jun 10 '17
iOS Universal Utilities
What's New
Added compatibility for iOS 11 beta.
GarageBand 2.2.2
Jun 05 '17
iOS Universal Music
What's New
This update contains stability improvements and bug fixes.
GarageBand 10.2
Jun 05 '17
Mac OS Music
What's New
• New modern design with improved ease of use
• Adds Touch Bar support to quickly navigate around your project and perform instruments
• 3 new Drummers who play percussion in the styles of Pop, Songwriter, and Latin
• Introduces new Drummer loops which can be added to your song and then customized with performance controls
• Remotely add new tracks to your project using GarageBand on your iPhone or iPad
Swift Playgrounds 1.5
Jun 05 '17
iOS iPad Education
What's New
Command robots, pilot drones, and make music with Swift code you write. The new Accessories tab includes immersive playgrounds and starter templates to build your own playgrounds for the following hardware devices:
• LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3
• Sphero SPRK+
• Parrot drones Mambo, Rolling Spider, and Airborne
• MeeBot by Jimu Robots
• Dash by Wonder Workshop
• Skoog musical instrument
Xcode 8.3.3
Jun 05 '17
Mac OS Developer Tools
What's New
Xcode 8.3.3 includes Swift 3.1 and SDKs for iOS 10.3, watchOS 3.2, tvOS 10.2, and macOS Sierra 10.12
Xcode 8.3.3 adds Interface Builder support for iPad Pro (10.5-inch)
Photo Booth 1.0.1
New App: Free, Jun 05 '17
iOS iPad Photography
 
Step into the Photo Booth and capture fun selfies and photos on iPad with the Photo Booth app. Apply effects with real-time previews and easily snap shots using your front-facing FaceTime HD camera. Share with friends with just a tap.
Features
• Take photos using your front-facing FaceTime HD camera and rear-facing iSight camera.
• Apply fun, real-time effects like Twirl, Light Tunnel, X-Ray, Squeeze, and Kaleidoscope to stylize your shots.
• Tap to share using AirDrop, Mail, Messages, iCloud, or your favorite social network.
What's New
Bug fixes
WWDC  6.0.1
Jun 06 '17
iOS Universal Reference
What's New
This minor update includes the following changes:
• Fixes a crash when watching videos within the schedule tab on iPad.
• Fixes a crash occurring in the app on Apple Watch.
• Improves browsing in featured videos.
Pages 3.2
Jun 13 '17
iOS Universal Productivity
What's New
• Enhance your documents using a library of over 500 professionally drawn shapes
• Reply to comments and join threaded conversations
• Add linked text boxes so text easily flows from one place to another
• New auto-correction and text replacement options save time while typing
• New page thumbnail view allows you to easily navigate your document
• Export documents as fixed layout ePub books
• Change margins, headers, footers and paper size while collaborating
Keynote 3.2
Jun 13 '17
iOS Universal Productivity
What's New
• Enhance your presentations using a library of over 500 professionally drawn shapes
• Easily rearrange your slides with the new Light Table view
• Edit presenter notes while viewing slides
• Reply to comments and join threaded conversations
• New auto-correction and text replacement options save time while typing
• Improved support for Hebrew and Arabic languages
Numbers 3.2
Jun 13 '17
iOS Universal Productivity
What's New
• Enhance your spreadsheets using a library of over 500 professionally drawn shapes
• Reply to comments and join threaded conversations
• Support for print preview in collaborative spreadsheets
• New auto-correction and text replacement options save time while typing
• The Insert Stock Quote feature and the Stock and Currency functions now return data from the previous market day’s close.
Pages 6.2
Jun 13 '17
Mac OS Productivity
What's New
• Enhance your documents using a library of over 500 professionally drawn shapes
• Reply to comments and join threaded conversations
• Add linked text boxes so text easily flows from one place to another
• New auto-correction and text replacement options save time while typing
• Export documents as fixed layout ePub books
• Change margins, headers, footers and paper size while collaborating
• Improved support for Hebrew and Arabic languages
• The Stock and Currency functions now return data from the previous market day’s close
Numbers 4.2
Jun 13 '17
Mac OS Productivity
What's New
• Enhance your spreadsheets using a library of over 500 professionally drawn shapes
• Reply to comments and join threaded conversations
• Support for print preview in collaborative spreadsheets
• New auto•correction and text replacement options save time while typing
• The Insert Stock Quote feature and the Stock and Currency functions now return data from the previous market day's close.
Keynote 7.2
Jun 13 '17
Mac OS Productivity
What's New
• Enhance your documents using a library of over 500 professionally drawn shapes
• Reply to comments and join threaded conversations
• Add linked text boxes so text easily flows from one place to another
• New auto•correction and text replacement options save time while typing
• Export documents as fixed layout ePub books
• Change margins, headers, footers and paper size while collaborating
• Improved support for Hebrew and Arabic languages
• The Stock and Currency functions now return data from the previous market day's close
Pages EndNote Plug-in v3.0
If you’re using Pages 6.2 or later and want to insert citations from EndNote* you will need to install the Pages EndNote Plug-in v.3.0.
*EndNote sold separately
Post Date: Jun 13, 2017
File Size: 202 KB
System Requirements
macOS 10.12
Apple Remote Desktop 3.9.3 Client
This update is recommended for all Apple Remote Desktop users and addresses several issues related to compatibility, reliability, and usability.
Post Date: Jun 21, 2017
File Size: 9.3 MB
System Requirements
Mac OS X 10.10.5 or higher
Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) 3.0, 3.1, 3.2 or 3.2.1.
An Ethernet (recommended), AirPort, or FireWire over IP network connection.
The next meeting will be held Thursday, July 27, 2017, 4:30 PM at the Langlois Library.
(subject to confirmation)
Highlights and impressions of WWDC 2017
Q&A, General Discussion


Sunday, June 25, 2017

NCC-Mac June 2017 Meeting Announcement

The next meeting of the North Curry County Macintosh Users is Thursday, June 29, 4:30 PM at the Langlois Library.

This month, after we have a little fun with QuickTime,  I've got a few (very) brief highlights of this year's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote address.