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The macOS User Group of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Upcoming Meeting Info

March 17th, 2018, 1:00 PM

“Internet Fraud and Scams”

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Presented by Lisa Schiller,
Special Guest Speaker
Director of Investigations and Media Relations for the
Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin

Lisa Schiller is the Director of Investigations and Media Relations for the Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin. She holds degrees in Communications and Criminal Justice. Lisa has spent her career in the field of consumer issues, white collar crime matters and investigating. At the BBB, she’s working to advance marketplace trust between buyers and sellers and promoting informed buying decisions.

Lisa will be talking about Internet scams and also some of BBB's studies, such as “BBB Study Shows How Fake Check Scams Bait Consumers.” She will also discuss the top 10 scams reported for 2018 and other related information/tips.

Double Click Beginner’s Sessions

Every Double Click monthly Main Meeting starts with a presentation tailored especially for “beginners.” The session hosts alternate between Steve Parker and Michael Yanikowski. Steve, the long-standing Beginner’s Group Coordinator, demonstrates macOS X tips and basic techniques. Michael, an avid user of Apple mobile devices, presents basic information about iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches.

Alternating on a monthly basis, their presentations are a popular feature of the first part of every Double Click Main Meeting. New and experienced users are always sure to learn a tip or three from Steve and Michael. (If you have a tip, bring yours along to share!)

Meeting Location Information

Regular Main Meetings of Double Click, Inc., the macOS User Group of Milwaukee, are held once a month on a Sunday afternoon beginning at 1:00 p.m.

We meet on the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee campus in Room E190 of the Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (EMS) Building at 3200 North Cramer Street. Thus, the EMS building is located just north of Kenwood Boulevard between N. Cramer Street and N. Maryland Avenue.

Parking is available in a surface lot with its entrance off of Kenwood Blvd. or in the EMS Building underground parking ramp with its entrance off of N. Cramer St. (The EMS parking ramp entrance is to the right (not ahead) once you have driven into the parking access area. There is a fee for parking on campus.

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All regular meetings are free and open to the public.

Future Meeting Preview

(Looking Further Ahead)

“Podcasting and Introduction to Macstock 2019”

April 14th, 2019, 1:00 PM

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Presented by Mike Potter,
Producer of the For Mac Eyes Only podcast
Special Guest Speaker

Do you have something to say? Opinions or news to share, or maybe you just want to tell the world a story? Maybe it’s time to give podcasting a try! With little more than your Mac, a mic, and some free software, you can get started. But how do you get your podcast into the hands of others?

In this short talk, Mike will share his experiences podcasting, talk about the software and tools he uses, and share some simple tips for you to get started podcasting too.

Mike will also chat a bit about Macstock 2019. Macstock is a yearly conference and expo for folks interested in Macintosh computers which is held each summer just across the border in Illinois. Mike is the event organizer and will preview MacStock 2019 for us.

Double Click Meeting Dates

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To assist you in planning ahead for upcoming Double Click meetings, here is the schedule of our main meeting dates for 2019. Note that meetings are usually held on the third Sunday of the month, with exceptions noted by asterisks.

Meeting Dates for 2019

January 20
February 17
March 17
April 14**
May 19
June 23*
July 21
August 18
September 15
October 20
November 17
December 15

* Fourth Sunday of the Month
** Second Sunday of the Month