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Video Editing Boot-Camp for Graphic Designers. Bill Baraona’s Recommended Training Links

Video editing can be intimidating, especially with all the utilities you have at your disposal. Not only that, but you also have screen sizes and file sizes to consider when you render the finished project. There’s a lot to keep track of, and luckily an experienced video editor named Bill Baraona of Flex Media will be a speaker for our… Read more »






The Top Mistakes Content Creators Make –And How to Avoid Them

Or for anyone at the meeting, they’re more like “misconceptions” than mistakes. Regardless, the presentation was very informative with facts ranging from copyright laws to rules on fair use. The speaker that presented is a well-known figure named Sharon L. Toerek, Principle Toerek Law (if you want to learn more about her in depth, you can right here) who is… Read more »






CDPUG January 26, 2017 Meeting Summary

Our January 26, 2017 General Meeting was held at the Garfield Heights, Branch of the Cuyahoga Library. Bill Cohen-Kiraly began with a quick overview of some new features on our website. The main attraction was Garfield Heights Branch Manager Lane Edwards II showing us the digital resources the library has to offer, with a focus on graphic design. Lane showed users… Read more »






Diamond Visual Communications Grand Opening

Diamond Visual Communications is having a grand opening Thursday December 8, where you can see their Showroom and Production Facility. CDPUG Member, Mark Bailin is the owner of Diamond Visual Communications. Where: 4516 Renaissance Parkway, Warrensville Heights, Ohio 44128 When: Thursday December 8, 2016 at 12 PM – 2 PM and 4 PM – 6 PM If you want to… Read more »






Get Booked Solid – Even if You Hate Marketing and Selling Followup

Megan Apple did a great job getting down to the details about how to get booked solid with all of the clients you want – even if you hate marketing and selling! We were glad to have her come a second time and share more of her knowledge about the world of business with us. Megan was able to keep the audience… Read more »






Clearing up iCloud

iCloud has become integral to the Apple experience—it’s almost an operating system in its own right, and macOS 10.12 Sierra, iOS 10, and tvOS 10 all rely on iCloud for core functionality. If you are confused by the difference between iCloud Photo Library and My Photo Stream, have wondered if you should use two-factor authentication or two-step verification, or been… Read more »






Sierra Made Easy

Bill Kiraly   September 29, 2016   No Comments on Sierra Made Easy

  Apple has released iOS 10 and macOS 10.12 Sierra, and we’re pleased to bring you four Take Control books to help you get started with the new operating systems and their shared Photos app. Joe Kissell helps you perform a trouble-free upgrade to Sierra in Take Control of Upgrading to Sierra, Scholle McFarland covers what’s new in Sierra (and… Read more »






iOS books for Apple’s newest release

September 20th is the offical release of macOS 10.12 Sierra, which finally brings Siri to the Mac and is Apple’s latest and greatest operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. It was also a huge relief for us because we’ve been sprinting for weeks to bring you three books about Apple’s new operating systems so you can have guides… Read more »






Take Control of Parallels Desktop 12

If you need to run Windows alongside your Mac apps or test macOS 10.12 Sierra while booting safely from 10.11 El Capitan, your solution is at hand with the just-released Parallels Desktop 12, which was the first virtualization app for the Mac when it debuted 10 years ago. In this book, virtualization expert Joe Kissell explains how beginners can set… Read more »