Macworld/iWorld 2013 opens this week and actor Ashton Kutcher appears on the main stage to chat about playing Steve Jobs on film. The film's Steve Wozniak also appears, actor Josh Gad. The two take to the main stage at Moscone Center in San Francisco on Thursday morning at nine a.m..
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Moscone Center West
800 Howard St
San Francisco, California 94103
Jan. 31 – Feb. 2, 2013
Prices and packages here
Early prices to January 1, 2013
iFan Pass Early $75/regular $100/$125 onsite
Expo Hall pass $45 onsite/$25 to January 30
Mac IT/Conference $695 early/$750 regular/$795 onsite
Four day all-access pass $995 early/$1100 regular/$1250 onsite
Workshops Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 $275 early/$325 regular price/$375 onsite price Jan. 31-Feb. 2
MacWorld/iWorld 2013 offers three days of workshops, tech talks,entertainment and product introduction. The conference illuminates all kinds of creativity and new capability, with workshops on Wednesday, January 30, 2013. Independent film maker Neill Barham will speak on iPhoneography. He will show how new ways to shoot, create images and share make Apple’s iPhone photography different and revolutionary. Discover the latest video, photography and audio capabilities for your iPad and iPhone with Studio in Your Pocket.
Musicians will learn how to practice, perform and create music whenever and wherever with the iOS mobile device. Guitarists have Mac workshops for solo performers and recording while videographers will learn how about multi-camera shoots and editing with Final Cut Pro X from videographer Wally Cherwinski.
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Workshop participants will learn how to turn print publications into eBooks with Adobe InDesign. Beginning designers will learn how to create one’s own applications using iOS application development. Discover the latest video, photography and audio capabilities for your iPad and iPhone with Studio in Your Pocket. Intermediate and advanced techies will learn how to repurpose designs for deployment to a myriad of platforms from the web to mobile, eReader, iPhones and iPads. This workshop uses Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
Check out the music studio, digital art gallery, iPad Sketch Station and Macworld Live or consult with experts face to face at the network consultants help desk.
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Macworld/iWorld 2013 presents Apple's creative applications for web designers, animators, writers, film makers and musicians, to professional technology and information management for the business and science community.
Meanwhile, computer instruction around the San Francisco Bay Area take place all year. Whether you want to get a degree at Ohlone College; Work at Pixar, Zaentz Studios or LucasFilm; or just acquire basics such as how to set up a computer, write and to navigate the internet, email and instant messages, the East Bay offers access to all including seniors, the deaf and disabled.
For more click here: CBS SF: Best places for computer classes in the East Bay
The Berkeley area will find free basic courses at most public libraries including Berkeley Central, Albany, Oakland, El Cerrito and Kensington. Enroll in adult schools in Berkeley, Oakland and Piedmont or at community colleges like Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Contra Costa College, Laney College or Merritt College. Senior centers in South and North Berkeley and in El Cerrito plus community centers offer free or low cost basics. The deaf or disabled find access at the Deaf Advocacy Center in San Leandro or the Center for Accessible Technology in Berkeley.
Even if you need tutoring in another language, there's probably a tutor for you at the Oakland Public Library. Check schedules carefully because of budget cuts. Be wary of for-profit colleges because of high tuition and student loan scams.
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