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Leap Motion - TextExpander - Anonymous Torrenting - Top 50 Gadgets of 2013

This month Bruce Mittelman will give a demonstration of the just released Leap Motion Controller which allows you to intereact with your computer in a whole new way. The Leap Motion senses and translates hand motion and fingure gestures allowing you to point, reach, grab, select, and move objects on your computer screen. From browsing the web, flipping through photos, painting with your fingertips, and picking and strumming a guitar, the Leap Motion opens a whole new realm of possiblities.

Next, Scott Alenick will show TextExpander, the on-the-fly typing accelerator that enables you to save time and keystrokes. Textexpander allows you to define abbreviations called snippets for frequently used text strings and images. When the snippet is typed it is automatically expanded to the full text string. From standard greetings, phrases, boilerplate paragraphs, often used email responses, and signatures, TextExpander can save you time and increase your productivity.

Next, Bob Helmond will be giving the second part of his Anonymous Torrentingpresentation. Bob will teach you how to stay safe and secure when downloading torrents using Transmission, Hidemyass web proxy, and other services.

Finally, Louis Perez returns with another installment of his ongoing “Magical Mystery Tour of the Web” where he presents a collection of interesting and informative web sites dedicated to a common topic. This month’s tour will focus on the “Top 50 Gadgets of 2013 (Part 1)”.

As always, a meeting you won’t want to miss! So come on out and join us for a great night of learning, meeting new people and having fun!

Oh, and one more thing….

We’ll have a little bonus available for all NJMUG members in attendance!


About NJMUG:

The New Jersey Macintosh Users Group (NJMUG) is open to all persons, whether they are a current or future Macintosh user. An individual membership in NJMUG costs $30.00 per year. If you are thinking of becoming an NJMUG member but would like to check the group out first, we allow non-members to attend two meetings as a "guest". Once you become a member of NJMUG you are entitled to attend all monthly meetings as well as gain access to all of the member benefits including member discounts on hardware and software, free USB flash drive, monthly distribution files, and eligibility in all raffles and member giveaways.

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  • Roz

    in school that night

    August 2, 2013

  • Jose E.

    Very nice people and very informative.

    July 31, 2013

  • Alan N. W.

    Top 50 Gadgets? Should I bring my sleeping bag and Coleman stove?

    1 · July 31, 2013

    • Jerry

      LOL..Actually it's only going to be the first 25 hence the Part 1 designation...I'll bring some marshmallows and sticks...

      1 · July 31, 2013

  • Scott S.

    Hello good MAC peoples! I am actually looking to possibly get a contact email address for Bruce Mittleman for a childhood friend of mine who knew Bruce well back in the late 90s or so. Or maybe someone can pass along my friend's phone number with a message for Bruce?

    July 22, 2013

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