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October 26, 2019 General Meeting: WordPress sites for everyone

WordPress is the most popular technology for creating websites. Since this open-source software platform was first released in 2003, over a billion websites have been created using WordPress, and there are currently more than 70 million active around the world. Gary Vaughn will explain the scope and breadth of WordPress, a technology that allows you to set up and run a website with little more than a web browser. This meeting will be at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814.

Wanted: missing issues ⇐⇐⇐

The Pi has posted a massive library of Washington Apple Pi Journal issues from 1979 to 2016, with thousands of pages of information on everything from Apple II interrupts to adding ringtones to an iPhone. If you have any of these issues and wouldn't mind giving them to us so that we could scan and post them, please write to webmaster@wap.org.

2018 in Twenty Minutes

A video review of the 2018 General Meeting presentations in (slightly more than) 20 minutes.

Also, check out this terrifying video on electronic mail, with our Email Compendium, Volume 1. This contains lots of snippets from the General Meeting podcasts, focusing on the subject that brought the most fear and horror to the Q&A session moderators.

Pi Elections 2019

The Pi election will run until the close of May 31st.  

Please access your Member Services, https://connect.wap.org/, and select the Election tab
Then support these Pi members who are stepping up to help direct the Pi by voting for your Pi Board Members!  

Get your cool “I Voted” pic, and go post your pic on our Pi Facebook page, or our Pi Twitter page, or in our Kohort group (more on that later). 

Security updates March 2019

  • Apple has issued a whole bunch of security updates. iOS 12.2 adds support for News+ and corrects problems with cryptography, memory handling, Contacts, FaceTime, etc.
  • macOS Mojave 10.14.4 corrects problems with graphics, Gatekeeper, memory, cryptography, FaceTime, etc.
  • tvOS 12.2 corrects problems with cryptography, memory management, etc.
  • Safari 12.1 (available for Sierra, High Sierra and Mojave) corrects several problems with WebKit.
  • iTunes 12.9.4 for Windows and iCloud for Windows 7.11 correct a variety of issues for Windows users.
  • Xcode 10.2 corrects a memory corruption issue.

January security patches

Apple has issued January 2019 security patches for the following:

  • iOS 12.1.3 for iPhones and iPads;
  • macOS Mojave 10.14.3 for MacBooks, MacBook Pros, iMacs, iMac Pros, Mac Pros, etc.;
  • tvOS 12.1.2 for Apple TV;
  • Safari 12.0.3 for macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.5, and macOS Mojave 10.14.3 (it is bundled with Mojave 10.14.3);
  • watchOS 5.1.3 for Apple Watch;
  • iCloud for Windows 7.10 for Windows.
These are security updates, not feature updates, so please update as soon as possible.

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