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November examug is coming…and so is the 2016 Christmas Raffle!

It looks like the weather is about to turn chilly, but the sunny days were great while they lasted!

On the positive side the next examug meeting is just around the corner and we have a great one planned. Plus we have news of our amazing 2016 Christmas Raffle.


Date: Tuesday 8th November

Time: 6.45pm – Coffee and Cakes from 6.30pm

Location: ISCA College, Exeter


Note the new start time! 6.45pm moving 15 mins forward as a result of discussions at the AGM back in August.

We have a jam packed meeting planned, looking an extended look at Apple’s latest and greatest OS. We are going to cover macOS Sierra. Whether you are just starting out or seasoned Mac veteran, we guarantee you will learn something new.

We are going to cover:

  • The best new features.
  • Our favourite hidden/less obvious additions
  • Potential issues and how to overcome them

It’s going to be an insanely great meeting! Lots to cover, and as always, we would welcome you thoughts on macOS, bring along your experiences and prepare to share them if you wish.

After the break we have two options. We are running our final prosumer photo session – this time on the awesome Capture One (https://www.phaseone.com/en/Products/Software/Capture-One-Pro/Highlights.aspx). Capture One is photo editing software that offers digital photo import tools, raw camera file conversion, DNG support, image adjustment, and some organizational features. Also featured are tethered shooting, a live monitor view, and focus tools. Capture One is all about the photography and just the photography: There’s no face recognition, maps, Web sharing, or book printing here!

And if that doesn’t appeal we have another option: “I didn’t know you could do that” a whistle-stop tour of macOS and iOS10 focused on highlighting some of the amazing bitesize features you probably didn’t know existed (for example, did you know if you hold the a key down you get a list of the ‘versions’ of a, á, æ, etc, etc!).

As normal we have another great set of Raffle prizes, including more Apple merchandise, and some other treats but the big draw is the 2016 Christmas Raffle!

2016 Christmas Raffle

Wow – it’s a very special one this year with some truly amazing prizes!

5th Prize: £10 App Store Voucher

4th Prize: The amazing Anker pocket speaker (back by popular demand!) https://www.anker.com/products/A7910011

3rd Prize: An awesome laptop/iPad bag

2nd Prize: The 60W Anker Powerport (the only charger you’ll ever need!) https://www.anker.com/products/B2123211

1st Prize: A Gold 64GB iPad Mini 4 (the latest version) – http://www.apple.com/uk/ipad-mini-4/


That’s right! The latest iPad mini could be yours for just £2!!!


As always; tickets are £2 each or 3 for £5 (or even 6 for £10…) – the prizes this year are flat out stunning!! Do take a look at the associated websites.

Please remember all the money raised go to the group, we remain non-profit making, run by volunteers, and supported by members like you!

The draw will take place at the Christmas social (more details will follow soon – but the date is fixed for December 13th from 7pm)

If you would like a raffle ticket you have three choices.

1: Come along to the examug November meeting and buy some!

2: Come along to the examug Christmas Social and buy some!

3: Option three is for existing members only and sent via email.


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