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Sun 11 Apr 2004

MacRebels revamped and Macuser groups in Singapore

Category : mac and the internet

macrebels has just been revamped using php, and its old forums abandoned. Its sporting a very nice design now and has added a "publish an article" option.

MacRebels is one of three main groups in Singapore in which you can engage with other macusers. The official user group (which has a committee structure and membership) is the Macintosh User Group Singapore or simply mugs, and its forums are the best used locally.

My hangout since 1999 has been me@n, a mailing list that graduated with a bunch of undergrads at NTU. It is now the most active mailing list, and members are comfortable enough to occasionally delve into stuff like food (what else) and right now providing some good travel advise tips for some members about to visit the US. Me@n fuels Macsingapore, a portal for local news with its gem, the meetup.com as their mechanism for monthly meetups since Dec 2002.

There is also macnus for NUS users, and there might be similar setups in other tertiary institues. I list them all at my macintosh page. Mac users certainly have many avenues for help and growth.

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