President’s Message – April 2017

Welcome to another edition of MacTalk. Isn’t spring in Victoria amazing? As I take a couple of snap-happy opportunities to capture the moment, I stop and take in the wonder that is my iPhone. On some level it’s sad that after such a dreary winter, I would be so...

SIGs – April 2017

Novice SIG Report by Charles Martin  The next Novice iSig will be held on April 4th and will be held at CB55 at Cordova Bay Elementary School,, 5238 Cordova Bay Road. The topic will be System Preferences and customization for Mac OS and iOS   Intermediate SIG...

Winner’s Circle

Bill Bothwell was the lucky winner of a WD Elements 2TB external hard drive drawn for at the March General Meeting. Congratulations Bill!!! Contents Cover From the President’s Desk SIGs Winner’s Circle New Members Forum Topic of the Month  A Prairie...

Wi-Fi Widget Simplifies Wi-Fi Work in iOS

Wi-Fi Widget Simplifies Wi-Fi Work in iOS by Josh Centers   If you find yourself frequently fussing with Wi-Fi in iOS, you might find the $1.99 Wi-Fi Widget from Puppy Ventures worth the nominal investment. It provides quick access to Wi-Fi settings, lets you test...

How to Set Up and Use Airline Boarding Passes in Wallet

How to Set Up and Use Airline Boarding Passes in Wallet by Adam C. Engst   When Tonya and I first started taking airline flights back in the early 1990s, I found it almost overwhelmingly stressful. It stemmed from the fact that flying was so expensive for us, but I...

Further On Down The Road

Further On Down The Road By Frank Petrie …as it must to all computers, flakiness came to my 2012 MacBook Air.’ OK, not death. It was starting to act a bit flaky and getting long in the tooth. So,  it was time to hit Apple’s refurbished selections. Since I began...

A Prairie HomeKit Companion- Automating Your Home

A Prairie HomeKit Companion: Automating Your Home by Josh Centers   At this point in our “A Prairie HomeKit Companion” series, you should be up and running with HomeKit home control. We first covered installing and setting up your Accessories and then discussed how...