TMUG August Questions and Answers

Question 1: I would like to see  a demonstration on how to recover your "missing" data files from Time Machine, in particular how to retrieve a lost music file and a lost email.

Apple netboot for full restore

William Bailey

Question 2: What is OneDrive?

OneDrive is a file hosting service operated by Microsoft as part of its suite of Office Online services. It allows users to store files as well as other personal data like Windows settings or BitLocker recovery keys in the cloud.

Online storage

When to buy a new cell phone

  • Current phone is damaged
  • Cannot upgrade to the current OS
  • Performance is slow or erratic
  • New phone has features that you want

zenobia nagao


Question 3: Message: Information on upcoming Apple events and products.Down to earth descriptions of new apps and what they are good for. What things to avoid. Thank you for all of your planning and efforts!!!

Gail Blunt


Question 4: VPN or Virtual private network

A virtual private network extends a private network across a public network, and enables users to send and receive data across shared or public networks as if their computing devices were directly connected to the private network.


Question 5: Apple Pay

Apple Pay is a mobile payment and digital wallet service by Apple Inc. that allows users to make payments in person, in iOS apps, and on the web. It is supported on the iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and Mac.