Past Meetings

August 5, 2019 - Hammondsport Mac Users Group

ATTENDING : Tom B, Nancy D, Daniel M, John M, Al J, Bill M, Gene N, Rick W and Russ C.

TOPIC : Preview MacOS 10.15 Catalina


What is it?
macOS 10.15 Catalina, the successor to macOS 10.14 Mojave.

When is it out?
Apple says this fall - Q3 2019 (probably late September)

How much will it cost?
Nothing. Apple software updates are always free.

What's new? Read MacRumors article or watch 4-minute video


INSTALL public beta of OS10.15 (6.45GB) available for free for anyone to download at this link

How to DOWNGRADE from Catalina Beta back to previous OS


Here's the full list of macOS Catalina-compatible devices:

12-inch MacBook (2015 and later)
MacBook Air (2012 and later)
MacBook Pro (2012 and later)
Mac mini (2012 and later)
iMac (2012 and later)
iMac Pro (2017)
Mac Pro (2013 and later)

Read more about compatibility at OSX Daily



Apple officially kills Dashboard in Catalina - read article



Which MacBook Should I Buy in 2019? (MacMost video - 7min)

What to Watch Out For When Buying A Used Mac (MacMost Video - 7min)





14 iPhone Battery Savers (video - 15min)


10 Ways You’re Shortening the Battery Life of Your iPhone - article


How to Ruin Your iPhone's Battery - article


Why You Should Stop Charging Your iPhone in the Car - article


17 Hidden iPhone Hacks You Never Knew About - article




NEXT MEETING - first Monday of each month

NOTE: No Meeting in September (Labor Day)

Hammondsport Mac Users Group - Hammondsport, NY 14840 -


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