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Episode 7, Uninterrupted Power Supplies protect your Apple devices



Episode 7, Uninterrupted Power Supplies, commonly referred to as UPS, protect your Apple devices and is a necessity for valuable electronics. A backup UPS offers guaranteed power and protection for electronics in your home or business.  We will discuss what features you need such as surge protection and/or battery backup.  Additionally, we show you how to figure out what size of UPS you need for your devices.  The Mac Minutes “Accessory of the Week ” is the Bandkeeper to store your AppleWatch bands in a secure, protective case that is easy to store and travel (www.bandkeeper.com)

CyberPower UPS System, 850VA/510W, 12 Outlets
Bandkeeper Folder, Inserts

Episode 5, Technology aids Alaska Earthquake Response



Episode 5, Technology aids Alaska Earthquake Response, reviews how Apple devices and associated technology helped aid in the personal response to a 7.0 Earthquake near Anchorage, Alaska on November 30, 2018.  Specifically, we will look at a couple Apple iPhone applications, Maps and Messages, and how they influenced the first 72 hours following the earthquake.  We will talk about the third-party Quakefeed application (www.quakefeed.com) which proved to be invaluable in the information it furnished about seismic activity.  Additionally, we will review the Ring Video Doorbell (www.ring.com) for your residence.


Episode 3, ‘Today at Apple’ where no one is too cool for school



Episode 3, ‘Today at Apple‘ where no one is too cool for school:  Mac Minutes overviews the ‘Today at Apple’ educational seminars hosted by Apple Stores throughout the world.  We will discuss why they are important to the Apple enthusiast, especially during this holiday season.  The ‘App of the Week’ is the ‘Today at Apple’ sessions tab of the Apple application.  We explore how to view seminar schedules, and make a reservation.  Additionally, we review the New Trent iPad keyboard and case.


Episode 2: Maximizing Use of the new iPad Pro USB-C Port



Episode 2, Maximizing Use of the new iPad Pro USB-C Port takes a look at the new iPad Pro USB-C port and its use as a power source for your Apple accessories.  We review the MacHash News application and how the aggregated information can make your time browsing the web more productive.  Also, in the spirit of holiday shopping, we talk about Apple AirPods for gifting and what a potential upgrade may mean to this revolutionary device.


Mac Minutes, Episode 1, Using AppleWatch Faces



Learn about making the most of the AppleWatch Faces and tailoring them to your specific activity.  Also, reviewed is the Deliveries Application and the new USB-C cable for the AppleWatch.