Author Archives: Ian Aberle

About Ian Aberle

Ian Aberle an Adobe Creative Educator and the Senior IT Communications Specialist and Trainer for OIT. Since 1996, he has helped the SMU community use technology and implement digital and web media through managing the SMU STAR Program and now as part of OIT's Customer Service Team. In his free time, Ian enjoys photography and road trips with his family.  

Let Them Eat Cake

This Thursday, April 1st, is Apple’s Birthday!!! Please join SMMUG at the SMU Computer Corner for cake from 11am to 1pm to celebrate. Continue reading

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Could the rumored Apple Tablet be a Student’s new textbook?

With all the rumors of an Apple branded tablet device, some textbook publishers have produced a demo video of how they would like to use the device. The video is created by Coursesmart, a joint venture of five textbook publishers … Continue reading

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SMMUG Logo & T-Shirt Design Contest DEADLINE EXTENDED

Great News! The deadline for the SMMUG Logo & T-Shirt Design Contest has been extend to October 31, 2009! Keep those great designs coming! Continue reading

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SMMUG Logo & T-Shirt Design Contest

The Contest We are looking for a new logo for our Mac User Group. We want to see it on our website, on our t-shirts, and on our banner. We need your help. Make your logo your own, which means … Continue reading Continue reading

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SMMUG Meeting 09/30

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm Location: Portico BCD – Hughes-Triggs Our agenda includes introducing this year’s officers, discussing the Logo/Banner/T-Shirt designing contest as well as brainstorming ideas for this year’s Mac Day. We hope to see … Continue reading Continue reading

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SMU Mac User Group [SMMUG] Meeting

Join SMMUG for FREE PIZZA at our FIRST MEETING of the year on Thursday, SEPTEMBER 3 at 4pm in Portico B in Hughes-Trigg to discuss events for this year! We will be getting a demo of Snow Leopard and selecting … Continue reading Continue reading

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FYI: Snow Leopard at the Computer Corner.

I have verified that the SMU Computer Corner will have Snow Leopard Upgrades tomorrow for $29. Before you upgrade, there are some things to consider. Such as support for older apps, hardware support, system requirements. For your convenience, here are … Continue reading Continue reading

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College Textbooks Now Available on the iPhone & iPod touch.

[Reprinted from our Academic Computing Blog] College students can now argue that the iPhone is required for college. CourseSmart, a revolutionary online subscription service for textbooks, has released a new iPhone app. The “eTextbooks for the iPhone,” allows users to … Continue reading Continue reading

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PowerPC left behind by Adobe

Today, Adobe updated PowerPC users in their plans for the future of Adobe products. According to the Creative Suite 4 Family FAQ, “Adobe intends for future versions of the Creative Suite range of products to run on Intel based Macs … Continue reading Continue reading

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Get Assets Back Out of PowerPoint

Have you ever needed to get pictures or a movie you’ve imported into a PowerPoint back out to use in another presentation or on a web page? I might have an easier way when copy-and-paste just won’t cut it. Apple’s … Continue reading Continue reading

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