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July 2019:Available Soon

June 2019: Download PDF here

Bill Oldham: From the Rabbit Burrow
Brad Smith: Elementary M’Dear…
David Turk: A different type of SCAM or was it?
AudioShare — iOS
George Engel: DriveDx
Giant Moa Civilization Uncovered
iPad Graphics on the Cheap! — Changes
Greg Davies: May Raffle
Keith Bishop: Along the Silo Trail Part 2
Melbourne’s Pink Lake — Photo Op
Photo Opportunities: June 2019
Pam Doughty: Accessing tools iWork apps — MacOS
Apple Wall Plug Recalled
Draw within Notes — iOS12
Email huge files
Help, Please, Sign PDFs within Mail — macOS
For those new to the Mac — macOS
Information — Photos — Mac OS
iWork v Microsoft Office
Locate menu bar options quickly — macOS
Paste without keeping formatting — macOS
Selecting Shapes in Keynote — macOS
Share your Wi-Fi with a friend — iOS
Using Markup — macOS
1Password 7 for Mac is here!
Susan Jensen: AUSOM Digital Photography Challenge 2019

May 2019: Download PDF here

Bill Ellemor: Neat trick for phones & other touchscreen devices
Bill Oldham: From the Rabbit Burrow
Brad Smith: Attaching a PDF to an eMail — macOS
Elementary M’Dear… — macOS
Recording an SMS — iPhone
David Turk: AUSOM in April
Quick Tip— iOS
Spied in the City
George Engel: iPad Graphics on the Cheap!
Rechargeable Batteries and Chargers
Ivan Radywonik: A Question from a Member —macOS
Jan Dods: Further TimeOut
Jan Farr: For Your Entertainment
Judy Young: Notes from April Main Presentation
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops: May 2019
Pam Doughty: Help, Please — Remove Author Name in PDF — macOS
Save a Web Page as a PDF — iOS
Tags — macOS
Peter Mackinlay: Forwarding Emails
Susan Jensen: Simple, quick way to combine several screen shots into one file

April 2019: Download PDF here

Bill Oldham: From the Rabbit Burrow
iColorama — Part 1 (Why iColorama?) —iOS
iColorama — part 2 —iOS
Brad Smith: “Photos” — Editing and a Whole Lot More
Elementary M’Dear…
David Turk: App Feedback
Dick Johnson: Aliases —macOS
Greg Davies: March Raffle
Jan Dods: Time Out, Take 2
Judy Young: Notes from March Main Presentation
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops: April 2019
Silo Crawl N.E.
Neil Shelley: iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch Screen Recording
Pam Doughty: Help, Please — Keynote — ma
Received via ‘Snail Mail’
Shift-Return Keynote — iOS
Tags — macOS
Touch ID to enter Login details — iOS
Working with ‘Bullet Points’ in Pages

March 2019: Download PDF here

Alan Rogers: Combo Update? — macOS
Bill Oldham: The Rabbit Burrow
Dick Johnson: The iPhone Chronicles — 51
George Engel: DriveDx
Greg Davies: Safer Internet Day, 5 February 2019
Ivan Radywonik: Notes from February Main Presentation
John Sullivan: president@ausom.net.au: Committee News
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops: March 2019
Silo Crawl
Pam Doughty: Desktop and Documents in iCloud?
Does your device support untethered Hey Siri?
Fake/Scam eMails
Help, Please — iPhone/iPad Timer — iOS
iWork Tip — macOS and iOS
Keep Individual Pages from a PDF — macOS
More about Creating a Card – Pages – iOS12
Photos Tip — macOS
Your Mac can Display your iPad (or iPhone) Screen Content
Rodger Stephens: How to Create a Webloc — macOS
Save Pages documents as Word or PDFs — macOS

February 2019: Download PDF here

Bill Oldham: The Rabbit Burrow
Brad Smith: Adding Options to your List View — macOS
Located in New Zealand
Brad Smith: Some of the Questions and Answers from the Digital Photography SIG — December 2018
Chris McQuillen: A great tip
Tips located via Apple News
Dick Johnson: The Toolbar — macOS
Greg Davies: Together, for a better Internet
Judy Young: Notes from December Main Presentation
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops available for February
Neil Cameron: Request for Information — macOS
Pam Doughty (Idea submitted by Chris McQuillen): iPad/iPhone Trackpad Feature — iOS12
Create a Greeting Card — Pages — iOS12
Further to… Are you New to Using a Mac?
Help, Please — AssistiveTouch — iOS
Hide Safari on your iPad — iOS 12
Peter Baldwin (from BMUG, Bellarine Mac User Group): Introducing Roxio Toast 17—macOS
Susan Jensen: Mac keyboard shortcuts (5)—mac OS

December 2018: Download PDF here

Bill Ellemor: Night Vision? No Worries!
Bill Oldham: The Rabbit Burrow
Bill Oldham: STEM in Victorian Schools
Brad Smith: Unless We Forget
Chris McQuillen: The curious case of the Photos malfunction
Dick Johnson: The Dock
Graham Woolley: My Mojave Experience
Greg Davies: Nov. Raffle News
Being Connected: what’s in it for you?
We Tried One Thing at the Victorian Seniors Festival
Judy Young: Notes from November Main Presentation
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops available for Dec. and Jan.
Monty Maizels: The Birth of the iPad?
Pam Doughty: Help, Please — Mojave change — macOS
Are you New to Using a Mac?
Changes you might like to make —Mojave
Susan Jensen: Creative Writing Place Winners
Mac keyboard shortcuts (4)—mac OS
Photo Place Winners
AUSOM’s Competitions 2018
Video Place Winners

November 2018: Download PDF here

Bill Oldham: The Rabbit Burrow
The new Adobe Lightroom
Brad Smith: Share content with AirDrop
David Turk: There is a website for that!
Susan Jensen: Mac keyboard shortcuts (3)
Dick Johnson: The Finder Window
Greg Davies: October Raffle News
Judy Young: Notes from October Main Presentation
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops available for November
Alan Rogers: Time Machine Tips
Pam Doughty: User Guides for iWork
ShortCuts to Deleting Files — macOS
Obtain MORE from your AUSOM Membership
Update to iOS 12.0.1
Try One Thing — One, Two, Three and Four — iOS 12

October 2018: Download PDF here

Bill Oldham: The Rabbit Burrow
Brad Smith: YouTube – Apple Support
My Rose — macOS
Lynda Loves You!
David Turk: AFTER Updating an App
Further … Don’t Belong
What does a SSD look like?
Defect in small number of iPhone 8 devices
Australian Computer Museum Society
Dick Johnson: iPad Magic 77
Greg Davies: September Raffle News
#try1thing and Be Connected
Seniors Festival Activities 2018
Ivan Radywonik: Cozzak’s Tip #129 – Access your Mac Desktop, quickly
Judy Young: Notes from September Main Presentation
Malcolm Park: Steve Jobs and his daughter
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops available for October
Kevin Poulter: Photographing in Low Light
Peter Hunter Team Viewer — macOS
Neville Owen: Office Keyboard Shortcuts — macOS
Pam Doughty: Files app — iOS 11
Using Neville’s Article…
A Digital Photobook — Keynote — macOS
Apple Buy Back
Help, Please — Update to iOS 12 — iOS
Various:Disk or disc
Susan Jensen: Privileged
How to back up an iOS device to your computer
Mac keyboard shortcuts (2)
How to back up your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad to the cloud

September 2018: Download PDF here

Bill Oldham: The Rabbit Burrow
Brad Smith: From Capturing & Editing Your Image and Beyond with Apple’s “Photos”
David Turk: DON’T Belong…
Dick Johnson: Preview
Greg Davies: August Raffle News
Seniors Festival Activities 2018
Ivan Radywonik: Cozzak’s Tip #129 – Access your Mac Desktop, quickly
Judy Young: Notes from August Main Presentation
Julie Ackland: Setting your Apple Payment method to ‘None’
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops available for September
Kevin Poulter: Photographing in Low Light
Neil Shelley: Letter to the Editor – Further using Camera on your iPhone
Neville Owen: Time Machine part 3 — A full TM Restore
Pam Doughty: AUSOM Articles re-published
Autocorrect — macOS
Correction – AUSOM News, August 2018
Glyph Variants …
Help with Photos — macOS
Help, Please — Keynote — macOS
Keynote Document with Audio or Movies — macOS
Obtain MORE from your AUSOM Membership – AUSOM Help Desk
Screenshot – macOS
Susan Jensen: AUSOM Competitions 2018
Disk or disc, which should I use?
Mac keyboard shortcuts
Terry Allen: Notes From the Treasurer

August 2018: Download PDF here

Barry Fredrickson: Letter to the Editor
Bill Oldham: The Rabbit Burrow
Brad Smith: Fonts—Good and Bad – Plain and Fancy – macOS
Printing in the 1960s
Chris McQuillen: Shared from Apple News
Dick Johnson: Backups – Again!
Greg Davies: July Raffle News
Ivan Radywonik: Cozzak’s Tip #128: Open media files with QuickTime
Judy Young: Notes from July Main Presentation
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops available at any time
Photo Ops available for August
Kevin Poulter: Preparing a Photoshop file for a Printing Press
Monty Maizles: Fonts from the Past
Neville Owen: Time Machine part 2 — Restore your Files
Pam Doughty: Did you Know …
For iOS Beginners — iOS 11
Help, Please — Numbers — iCloud
Obtain MORE from your AUSOM Membership: Obtaining Help & SIG Notes
Quick Tip — iOS 11 (Times 3): In-App Ratings; Locating images in Messages;
Cross-hairs help photograph a piece of paper
Sudoku 12
Watermark — mac OS
Word Count—Pages — macOS
Peter Emery: August Crossword
Peter Mackinlay: Still Making Trouble!
Susan Jensen: AUSOM Competitions 2018

July 2018: Download PDF here

Bill Oldham: The Rabbit Burrow
Brad Smith: Getting the most out of Photos — mac OS
Chris McQuillen: Shared from Apple News
David Turk: Additional Photo Opp
Dick Johnson: The iPhone Chronicles – 50 – Uber
Ivan Radywonik: Cozzak’s Tip #127 – Mac and Wireless keyboard
Judy Young: Notes from June Main Presentation
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops available for July
Neville Owen: Time Machine part 1 Setup and options
Pam Doughty: Siri and AssistiveTouch — iOS 11
Dispose of eWaste
Quick Tip — iOS 11 – Forward a Message
Quick Tip — Photography — iOS 11
Change Case — Pages — macOS and iOS 11
Help, Please — macOS – Show Preview: Finder
Peter Emery: Camera Roll?
Susan Jensen: June and July Raffle News
Stickies to Notes — macOS
AUSOM Photography and Writing Comps.

June 2018: Download PDF here

Bill Oldham:: digital-photography@ausom.net.au: The Rabbit Burrow
Snapseed Super Secrets — iOS
Brad Smith: Calling ALL Members
Take Better Photos
David Turk:: Eulogy for Dr Harry Wright
Letter to the Editor
The iPhone Chronicles – 49
A Visitor at the AGM
Ivan Radywonik:: Cozzak’s Tip #126 Documents and Desktop folders in iCloud
Keith Bishop:: Photo Opportunities: June 2018
Photo Ops available for June
Kevin Poulter:: Difficult scans — macOS
Neil Shelley:: Field Guide to Victorian Fauna
Pam Doughty:: Help, Please — Quick access to Contacts — macOS
BEFORE you Dispose of eWaste
Deleting a Page — Pages — macOS
Folders within Folders using Notes (iOS 9)
Hyperlinks – Pages – macOS
Quick Tip – macOS
Slide Over/Split Screen
What does Google know about you?
Robert Reardon:: Convert handwriting to Text — iOS
Susan Jensen:: May Raffle

May 2018: Download PDF here

AUSOM Committee: Financial Reports
Bill Oldham: The Rabbit Burrow – Adobe Spark
Why Flickr?
David Turk: Great new App for nature lovers
Siri or Google Assist —- iOS
Dick Johnson: Mail Merge in Word
George Engel: Desert Golfing
Greg Davies: Results of April Monthly Raffle
Ivan Radywonik: Cozzak’s Tip #125 – Control Centre iOS
John Sullivan: President’s Report
Judy Young: Notes from April Main Presentation – the AUSOM website
Julie Ackland: App Tap — iOS
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops available for May and June
Pam Doughty: Dispose of eWaste
Finger Print ID – iOS11
Listen to AUSOM News
Quick Tip— iOS11
The Apple Teacher Program
Uses for the fn-key
Help Please — Move through Photos – iOS
Rick Ortiz: User Group Stories: AUSOM

April 2018: Download PDF here

Alan Brown: Credit card number in Excel
Author, Ivor Pinkie: 3D Identification
Barry Fredrickson: Apple Support Options
Bill Oldham: The Rabbit Burrow
Chris McQuillen: Finder Window — macOS
Safari’s secret page-reload options—iOS
David Turk: Flying Toasters
Dick Johnson: The iPhone Chronicles – 48 – Did you know?
Greg Davies: Results of March Monthly Raffle
Isabel Collins: Disabling Pinterest
Ivan Radywonik: Cozzak’s Tip #124 – Duplicate a File or Folder
Jan Dods: Time Out
Judy Young: Notes from March Main Presentation
Julie Ackland: App Tap — iOS
Keith Bishop: A Missed Photo Op
Photo Ops available for April
Pam Doughty: Dispose of eWaste
Grammarly
Help, Please – using tabs in keynote
Quick Tip — macOS or iOS – combine shapes in Pages
Quick Tip— iOS11 – drafts in Mail
Set up Split View on the iPad—iOS11

March 2018: Download PDF here

Bill Ellemor: An email from Nigeria
Bill Oldham: The Rabbit Burrow
Dick Johnson: iPad Magic – 76 – Airbnb
Greg Davies: February Monthly Raffle
Ivan Radywonik: Cozzak’s Tip #123 – macOS – Apple Mail now has Split View
Judy Young: Notes from February Main Presentation — is it OK to click this?
Julie Ackland: App Tap — iOS
AUSOM Main Meeting—TimeTable
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops available for March
Pam Doughty: Accessability (AssistiveTouch) – iOS11
Close Browser Tabs —Safari — iOS
Crop a Photograph – Photos — macOS
Gladys, Slide Over and Multiple Photos—iOS
Help, Please — iOS – Screen recording
How to ‘Get Info’ on Your iCloud Devices
iOS11 — Useful New Feature – Immendiately edit a screenshot
Making Better Use of YOUR website
Photo from Portrait to Landscape iPad—iOS11
Photos and Albums — iOS
Quick Tip — macOS – Copy pathname
Quick Tip—macOS – shortcut to Preferences
Quickly locate a Draft message Mail — iOS
Remove Backup files for Obsolete Devices — macOS
Save as PDF — Two options — iOS
Ron Webster: FirstClass
Susan Jensen: The Joy of Volunteering

Feb 2018: Download PDF here

Bill Oldham: The Rabbit Burrow
Which browser should I be using?
Chris McQuillen: Drag & Drop on iOS
The new Text Zoom widget
Cynthia Langley: A Sleuth and an iPhone
Dick Johnson:  What is Wi-Fi
Doug Rutter: Website Password Reset Emails – Caution
Graham Woolley: An iPhone for Christmas
Two or More Apple IDs
Greg Davies: Meet AUSOM Inc.
Notes for ‘Meet AUSOM Inc.’
Ivan Radywonik: Cozzak’s Tip #122: Replacement iPhone batteries
Judy Young: December Main Presentation Notes
Julie Ackland: App Tap:
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops available for Feb.
Kevin Poulter: Web browsing without clutter or dubious ads
Lyndon Webb: Those Mysterious Missing Files
Susan Jensen: Extend Mobile Phone Ring
Pam Doughty: Beginner Tips 01-05
Coding
Contextual Menus
Control Centre Icons
Control iPad Screen ‘Brightness’
Delete ONLY Browsing History Safari Mac
Help, Please: Enlarging screen display during presentationa
Keyboard Shortcuts
Random Discoveries — TextEdit (Mac)
Sidebar not showing in Photos (Mac)

Dec 2017: Download PDF here

Alan Brown: Looking forward
Bill Oldham: The Rabbit Burrow
Brad Smith: Behold! The Long Awaited Day Arrives!
Waiting & waiting & waiting for the iPhone X
Dick Johnson: iPad Magic – 75: iOS 11
Isabel Collins: Christmas Ramble
The Upgrade — Part 5
Ivan Radywonik: Cozzak’s Tip #121: Consider other web browsers
Cozzak’s Corner #22: Top 10 Finder Tips
Judy Young: Notes from November Main Presentation
Julie Ackland : App Tap
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops available for December
Monty Maizels: App — uzzlement
Solution to app-uzzlement
Peter Emery: November Crossword Solution
Susan Jensen: Third Prize: AUSOM Major Raffle
Pam Doughty: Ask Siri
At iWork SIG Nov. 2017…
At Mornington Group…
Help, Please: Pages and Text Wrap
Mail Quick Tip
Predictive text on most Macs!
Rename files or folders while saving
Santa’s Lil Helper
Summarize service on MacOS
Tables in Notes

Nov 2017: Download PDF here

Bill Oldham: The Rabbit Burrow
Using the Superimpose app on your phone or tablet
Brad Smith: A Comparison of 3 Cameras …
What is Google Home?
macOS High Sierra should I upgrade?
Dick Johnson: Aliases & Filing
Isabel Collins: The Upgrade — Part 4
Ivan Radywonik: Cozzak’s Tip #120: EQ settings on an iOS device
Judy Young: October Main Presentation Notes
Julie Ackland: App Tap:
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops available for Nov.
Photo Ops almost ANY time
Garry Barker: A misspent youth continuing (so far)
Stephen Withers: Suspect links within AUSOM emails
Susan Jensen: Saving space on the drive
Second Prize: AUSOM Major Raffle
Pam Doughty: Using Tags – macOS and NOW on iOS
Check the balance credited to your Apple ID
Selecting Items – macOS
Help, Please

Oct 2017: Download PDF here

Bill Oldham: The Rabbit Burrow
Doing Less With More…
Brad Smith: Help a Buddy by Sharing his Screen
Don Patrick: Irvue
Susan Jensen: iTunes Visualiser
Dick Johnson: To OCR or not to OCR
Peter Emery: Download YouTube Videos to iOS devices
Isabel Collins: The Upgrade – Part 3
Ivan Radywonik: Cozzak’s Tip #119: Finding Items on your Mac
Judy Young: Sept. Main Presentation Notes
Julie Ackland: App Tap
Chris McQuillen: Pictatext
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops available for Oct
Pam Doughty: First Impressions – iOS11
Hints from R&O Meeting in September
New Shapes available in iWork
Three ways of Finding Document
Podcasts
Saving Articles from AUSOM News, Meetings etc
Help Please

Sept 2017: Download PDF here

Bill Oldham: The Rabbit Burrow
Photoshop Tips
Brad Smith: Need more space on your MacBook?
Links to find Free Graphics
Alan Brown: Working with Shapes
Dick Johnson: ChronoSync
Chris McQuillen: Silly Quizzes
Isabel Collins: The Upgrade – Part 2
Ivan Radywonik: Cozzak’s Tip #118: Remove posts from FirstClass
Judy Young: August Main Presentation Notes
Julie Ackland: App Tap
Ngaire Denne: Creating a PhotoBook
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops available for Sept.
Pam Doughty: Siri can be useful
Reader View in Safari
100 years vs 2 mins
Why use Reader View
Type or Paste Text INTO a Shape
Siri MAY save your life
Podcasts
Help Please

August 2017: Download PDF here

Chris McQuillen: Additional News about Security
Bill Ellemor: The File Resolution See-Saw
Bill Oldham: The Rabbit Burrow: Improve the Composition of your Photos
Dick Johnson: The New Mail Merge
Isabel Collins: The Upgrade — Part 1
Ivan Radywonik: Cozzak’s Tip #117: iOS eMail Signature
Cozzak’s Corner #13: eBay
Judy Young: Notes from July Main Presentation: Security
Dear Scammers
Julie Ackland: App Tap
iOS 11 and Passcodes
Keith Bishop: Photo Ops available for August
Photo Ops from August 2016
Pam Doughty: Spotlight and Folders
Pages and Mail using an iPad
AUSOM News Index
Live Photo – Many Questions answered
Possible Article for AUSOM News: Podcasts
Add an Image to Folders – Photos on your Mac
Suspect Links within Safari or eMails
Help, Please: Missing App Store Icon

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Tue 21 May 2019
"Everything Apple" at Melbourne PC User Group

Questions and discussion around macOS, iOS and anything else related to Apple products
There will be a 10 min tea break halfway through and time for questions at the end.


Tue 21 May 2019
AUSOM Committee Meeting

The next meeting of AUSOM Committee will be held
5:45 pm for 6:00 pm start

Please advise items for consideration by the Sunday before the meeting date.
Items received after that date will be considered at the following monthly Committee meeting.

Email: secretary@ausom.net.au


Sat 1 June 2019
AUSOM Main Meeting

Main Meeting: 11 am. Chris McQuillen: iPhonography


Wed 12 June 2019
AUSOM Retirees and Others at Balwyn

Session 1 (10 – 10.50am approx):
Morning tea break 10:50 – 11:10
Session 2 (11:10 – 12 noon):
Kevin Poulter — both sessions — Photography, Photoshop and favourite Apps.


Tue 18 June 2019
"Everything Apple" at Melbourne PC User Group

Questions and discussion around macOS, iOS and anything else related to Apple products
There will be a 10 min tea break halfway through and time for questions at the end.


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