The latest User Group Report, which is now online, has more guests than ever, as well as a review of upcoming events on the MUG Event Calendar.
The User Group Report is the audio series at
The MUG Center, the online resource for Mac User Groups (MUGs). The
new report features interviews with: Keith Mueller, the organizer of Southern California MacFair 2002. He talks about the upcoming regional Mac event, how and why MUGs are included, and more.
MacFair 2002 is a one-day event for Mac users on Saturday, November 16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Cerritos College. It draws more than 30 exhibitors including Apple and many third-party Mac software and hardware developers. Christopher Sarson, chair of the Board of Advisors and Secretary of the Association of Personal Computer User Groups. He’ll outline what APCUG is, what it offers to user groups of all platforms, talk about their upcoming annual conference in Las Vegas, and discuss why regional events may be the wave of the future. Chris Breen, columnist for Macworld magazine and author of “Secrets of the iPod” and “Mac 911,” will discuss why he supports user groups, what he gets back from MUG visits, and talk about his recent keynote address at the North Coast Macintosh User Group’s Mac Computer Expo. Lorene Romero, the User Group Advisory Board’s Vendor Liaison. She’ll discuss how she gets exclusive deals for MUGs, where the info can be found, and how it should be used. Romero will also summarize the most recent offers for November.
MUGs are good places for making new friends, finding Mac-loving buddies, boning up your technical expertise, finding solutions to technical problems, and sometimes finding a good deal on used hardware. For more info on MUGs, and to find the location of the one nearest you, go to
Apple’s User Group Web page.