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  • AUSOM News on an iPad
    Do you find the text within AUSOM News too small on your iPad? if reading it within Safari or if you are reading it within the Books app you will …
  • Help from AUSOM
    Help is always available for you as part of your membership: Follow this link to download a PDF file. It lists fellow AUSOM members happy to assist …
  • Creative expression of relentless optimism
    Apple expresses their relentless optimism and a belief in looking for a better and/or different way in this video. A most creative perspective. …
  • Give ZOOM a go
    A member and SIG leader, Annie encourages AUSOM members to join the ZOOM Rocket This is my take on the ZOOM Rocket🚀 Since March 2020, COVID-19 has …
  • Creativity Bulletin 05
    I recently sent Creativity Bulletin 05 to members who have expressed an interest in ‘Creativity’. It encouraged members to star with one …
  • Creativity Challenge …
    With just a few days to go we have 2 new additions to AUSOM’s Creativity Challenge. One entry explores the idea that ‘travel’ …
  • Accessibility
    “Technology is most powerful when it empowers everyone.” If you are not convinced take a few minutes to watch a video and read even further what …
  • NEW in Pages, Numbers, Keynote…
    Recent updates to Pages, Numbers and Keynote have added features of value to those wanting to produce movies or presentations using Zoom. HINT: If …
  • Apple Slice
    Ingredients Biscuit Pastry 1 cup Plain Flour 1 cup Self Raising Flour 1/2 cup (125g) Butter 1/2 cup Caster Sugar| 1 teaspoon mixed spice A little …
  • Creating Something Different
    I was given many creative toys and projects that children never did anything with. One shopping bag was full of wooden bones and no images or plans. …
  • More Creativity
    The latest entry for AUSOM’s Creativity Challenge. The creator wrote: “A cancelled visit by one of my grandsons, a wet Sunday afternoon …
  • Staying at Home — something different to discover
    Staying at home has meant that many people have found new interests. Often as a result of following links on the Internet. Lightning has the effect …
  • Creativity Bulletin 04
    The most recent ‘activity idea’ sent to members who have expressed an interest in ‘Creativity’ involved a way to include …
  • Magnifier in Preview (macOS)
    While reading AUSOM News on your Mac you might need to quickly magnify part of the screen. Move your cursor to the paragraph you want to read and …
  • CMM Bulletin No. 3
    Creating Memorable Movies Bulletin No 3 Keeping you up to date with CMM activities and the movies being made by others. Please remember our next …
  • Creativity Challenge
    AUSOM’s Creativity Challenge is underway – there are now 7 submissions for your enjoyment. Some of the creative activities undertaken …
  • Libraries offer SO much more than books…
    Have you heard about ‘Creative tech Fridays’ – an initiative of the State Library. Have a look at …
  • A recommended app
    Here is a great service linked to your library card. Free and no advertisements. The app is available for your iPhone, iPad or Apple TV. Might have …
  • Digitising Audio
    Thanks to Stephen Withers (macOS Intermediate SIG) for a Keynote file with details from the group’s presentation at the AUSOM meeting in June …
  • Creative use for your Photos
    An AUSOM member wrote the following after reading the article — ‘Using the iPad app Distressed FX‘ — by Bill Oldham in AUSOM News, June …

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