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Reading iBooksDespite the hype about how Apple’s iPad is going to kill the traditional paper based book and other e-book readers like Amazon’s Kindle, it is interesting to note that the much publicized iBooks application for the iPad is NOT actually installed on the iPad by default. Like the iTunes Remote App, it is a free, yet optional, download from the iTunes App Store. Continue Reading

AMUG Celebrates 30th AnniversaryTo help the Apple Macintosh Users’ Group of Sydney (AMUG) celebrate their 30th Anniversary, Nicholas Pyers presented “AMUG Celebrates their 30th Anniversary… Through the Advertisements of Apple Inc”

The presentation included various advertisements covering some of the products available from Apple Inc as well as highlighting the milestones of AMUG over the last 30 years. Continue Reading

iPhoto Print ServicesNicholas Pyers will present ‘iPhoto Print Services’ to iMug on Tuesday, October 28, 2008, where he’ll discuss the various options now available in iPhoto for producing high quality;

  • prints,
  • greeting cards,
  • postcards,
  • calendars and
  • books;

all from your own photos. Continue Reading

Apple Store George Street Sydney Opening

Apple Store George Street Sydney Opening

The first Apple Store in the Southern Hemisphere opened on June 19th 2008 at 5pm in Sydney and many Apple devotees, queued overnight, just to be amongst the first people to get inside.

The first person in the queue had been in line since just before 9:00am that morning (that’s THIRTY hours before the store opening!!!). Continue Reading