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

Brave SE Disc PublishingOn Saturday, May 3, 2008 Nicholas will perform a live demonstration of the Bravo SE Disc Publisher unit recently purchased by AUSOM for producing the Disc of the Month titles.

Nicholas will discuss how he comes up with the concept behind the various disc titles and their content. Then he’ll show how he designs and creates the labels and the various marketing materials like the flyers and movies. Finally, Nicholas will demonstrate how he uses the Bravo Disc Publisher to physically burn and print the final disc ready for sale. Continue Reading

iPhoto BooksOn Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at 7:30pm, Nicholas Pyers will introduce “iPhoto Books” to the Macintosh Multimedia Group [3MG], a joint venture between AUSOM Incorporated and iMug.

Nicholas will 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

Favourite PodcastsOn Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at 7:30pm, Nicholas Pyers, in conjunction with Perry Liebe, will present their “Favourite Podcasts” to the Macintosh Multimedia Group [3MG], a joint venture between AUSOM Incorporated and iMug.

Nicholas and Perry will discuss their favourite podcasts and explain why they like those particular podcasts. Then they’ll show people how to find podcasts of their own. Continue Reading

iPod Video U2On Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 7:30pm, Nicholas Pyers will present “Video for iPods” to the Macintosh Multimedia Group [3MG], a joint ventre between AUSOM Incorporated and iMug.

With the introduction of the new 3rd Generation iPod Nano that supports playback of video for under AUD$200, more and more people are interested in how to get video in a format suitable for use on these and other iPods.

So, Nicholas will demonstrate various tools used to convert existing video sources and how to obtain new sources. Continue Reading

iChat Magic BackdropsOn Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 7:30pm, Nicholas Pyers, in conjunction with Perry Liebe, will present “iChat 4.0” to the Macintosh Multimedia Group [3MG], a joint ventre between AUSOM Incorporated and iMug.

Nicholas and Perry will demonstrate the new features of Leopard’s iChat 4.0, including Animated Buddy Icons; Invisibility mode; Back Drops and Photobooth Effects. Continue Reading