PPUG Meets in Philadelphia Tomorrow

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Date: Friday, October 27th, 2006, 11:00
Category: User Group

manayunk-brewing-company.jpgThe nations first PowerBook user group – The Philadelphia PowerBook Users Group (PPUG) – will hold its 2006 Autumn meeting on Saturday 28 October 2006. The meeting takes place from 12 noon to 3pm in the downstairs banquet room of the Manayunk Brewing Company in Philadelphia.

Manyunk Brewing Company
4120 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127
(215) 482-8220

I will be making a feature presentation on the new Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro and (inventory willing) will bring a spankin’ new 2.33GHz MBP to show and tell. Also appearing will be PowerPage Podcast regulars (and PPUG fixtures) Rob Parker, Bob Snow and Youngmoo Kim.
Topics will include: the new Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro, Mac OS 10.5 Leopard, new iPods, iTunes 7, as well as a host of other mobile technology topics. We also do a stump the experts session and end with a mini swap meet – so bring some gear to sell or trade.

Join us for a great meeting, and it’s free and open to all.

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Summer 2006 PPUG Meeting

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Date: Saturday, June 24th, 2006, 08:00
Category: User Group

ppug-logo.jpgJust a reminder: Today is the Summer 2006 PPUG meeting. If you live in the Philadelphia area you’re invited to attend.
The Philadelphia PowerBook Users Group (PPUG) will hold its summer 2006 meeting today (Saturday, 24 June 2006. ) The meeting will take place from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant. We usually have lunch (or a brew) while we talk mobile computing. I will be on hand to talk about the latest happenings in the MacBook-o-sphere along with Bob Snow and Rob Parker. Feel free to bring items to sell or swap as well.
Join us for a great meeting, it’s free and open to you and all your guests.
Be advised that the Manayunk Arts Festival is going on at the same time, so parking and traffic will be tight. Please plan accordingly. The Festival begins at 11 a.m. and runs through the early evening. This would be a great day to bring your family into Manayunk and then meet after the meeting for a fabulous afternoon.
Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant
4120 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127
(215) 482-8220
For information and directions go to PPUG.net.

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PPUG Meets on 24 June

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Date: Thursday, June 1st, 2006, 14:05
Category: User Group

The Philadelphia PowerBook Users Group (PPUG) will have our summer 2006 meeting on Saturday, 24 June 2006. The meeting will take place from noon to 3pm at the Manayunk Brewing Company. We usually have lunch (or a brew) while we talk mobile computing. I will be giving a presentation along with Bob Snow and Rob Parker. Topics will include the new MacBooks, Apple Stores, as well as all manner of gadgets and a question-and-answer period. Feel free to bring items to sell or swap as well.
Join us for a great meeting, and it’s free and open to all and your guests.
Be advised that the Manayunk Arts Festival is going on at the same time, so parking and traffic patterns will be affected. Please plan accordingly. The Festival begins at 11am and runs through the early evening. This would be a great day to bring your family into Manayunk and then meet after the meeting.
Manayunk Brewing Company
4120 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127
215.482.8220

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Meet Me at MUD Tonight in Wilmington, DE

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Date: Tuesday, April 25th, 2006, 15:38
Category: User Group

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If you live in the state of Delaware you’re encouraged to come see my presentation tonight at the Mac Users of Delaware user group, or MUD as they’re affectionately known. The meeting is tonight, Tuesday April 25th, 2006 at Skyline Middle School, 2900 Skyline Drive, Wilmington, DE 19808. The program kicks off at 6:30pm and I look forward to seeing you there!
A full agenda and directions are posted on the MUDel.org Web site.

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Philadelphia PowerBook User Group (PPUG) Meets 18 Feb

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Date: Friday, February 17th, 2006, 10:00
Category: User Group

ppug-logo.jpgReminder if you live in the Philadelphia area: PPUG meets tomorrow.
Philadelphia PowerBook Users’ Group (PPUG) Meets 18 FebThe Philadelphia PowerBook Users Group (PPUG) will have it’s first meeting of 2006 on Saturday, February 18, 2006. The meeting will take place from 12 noon to 3pm at the Manayunk Brewing Company, just outside of Philadelphia, PA. We usually have lunch (or a brew) and talk mobile computing. I will be making a presentation on the MacBook Pro and rest of the announcements from Macworld Expo as well as digging into the PowerPage mail bag.
We’ll also be covering other aspects of mobile technology including iPods, podcasting, vodcasting, gadgets and we’ll wrap-up with a question and answer session. Feel free to bring items to sell or swap as well. Join us for a great meeting, it’s free and open to all.
Manyunk Brewing Company
4120 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127
215.482.8220

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REMINDER: PPUG Meets Saturday

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Date: Friday, November 4th, 2005, 15:37
Category: User Group

PPUG.jpgPPUG (Philadelphia PowerBook Users Group) will have its last meeting of 2005 on Saturday, November 5, 2005. The meeting will take place from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant. We usually have lunch (or a brew) while we talk mobile computing. We will have Jason O’Grady, editor of the PowerPage on hand to talk about his latest ventures. Topics will include the upcoming Macworld Expo 2006, new iPods, podcasting, gadgets and a question-and-answer period. Join us for a great meeting, and it’s free — open to all and guests.
You can view PPUG calendar dates or subscribe to the PPUG calendar (via iCal).

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MLMUG Meeting Wrap Up

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Date: Monday, August 15th, 2005, 04:37
Category: User Group

I had the opportunity to speak at the Main Line Mac Users Group (MLMUG) this Saturday and had a great time. Some of the topics in my presentation included: iPod Accessories iBoom and iDiddy and a discussion about the possibility of PowerBook speed bumps being announced at Apple Expo in Paris next month. The bulk of my presentation was spent on podcasting, podcasting, podcasting.
I have posted a copy of my slide presentation (1.7MB PDF) if you’d like to download a copy. A big thank you to Walt Vennell and the whole MLMUG crew for the hospitality.

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PPUG Meeting in Manayunk

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Date: Friday, June 17th, 2005, 07:10
Category: User Group

The PPUG meeting, long overdue, is set for Manayunk Brewery at noon on Saturday June 18th. Be there if you can!

PPUG Meets in June

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Date: Thursday, May 26th, 2005, 09:30
Category: User Group

For our readers in the greater Philadelphia area: The next Philadelphia PowerBook User Group (PPUG) meeting has been scheduled for the 18th of June at the Manayunk Brewery at 12 noon. Tiger talk will dominate the meeting and Jason will be there to discuss his recent PowerPage world tour. As always we’ll also have some cool kit to demo.
For more info consult the PPUG Web site and meetings calendar. If you’re using iCal, subscribe to PPUG calendar dates using: webcal://ical.mac.com/rsnow/PPUG32meetings.ics

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PPUG Meeting Postponed

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Date: Friday, April 29th, 2005, 11:07
Category: User Group

The Manayunk Brewery has been the meetingplace for the Philadelphia PowerBook User Group for many years, but this Saturday is their Annual Brew Extravaganza from 12-4pm and this will premempt the scheduled PPUG meeting. If you visit the Brewery on Saturday, you will have a chance to try over 30 different types of microbrews from breweries all over the country. Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 at the door – and they will give you a keepsake tasting glass and access to unlimited sampling! We will try to reschedule the PowerBook meeting as soon as we can. Thanks!

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