Aug 02, 2020
Saratoga community briefs for the week of Aug. 7
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The Montalvo Service Group is combining its mission to raise funds for the Montalvo Arts Center with a project to help people stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Group members have made dozens of masks in all different styles that are now on sale at Montalvo, 15400 Montalvo Road.
Masks will be sold on site only Tuesday mornings and Sunday afternoons while supplies last; they are not available online.The reusable cloth masks are going for a $10 donation to Montalvo. Indoor outdoor events
During the pandemic, those who want to enjoy nature from the comfort and safety of their home can avail themselves of online events hosted by Bay Area Older Adults.
The group isn’t holding its regular group hikes but has posted two virtual trail walks: Birding at Shoreline can be found at https://www.bayareaolderadults.org/2020-virtual-hikes#july2020shoreline, while those who want to take a naturalist walk at the closed preserve at Little Uvas Creek can visit https://www.bayareaolderadults.org/2020-virtual-hikes#may2020littleUvas.
Other upcoming events focus on the area’s natural history. A retired soil and groundwater specialist will give an online talk on “Mining and Mineralogy” on Sept. 10, The speaker will discuss the New Almaden mines in San Jose as well as mines all over the world, with the goal of alerting the public to mining-related environmental issues and restoration. On Sept. 24, an expert from Save the Redwoods League will talk about the history of preserving redwoods in parks and those who helped make it happen.
Both talks stream 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. To be sent a link to either event, visit https://www.bayareaolderadults.org/2020-virtual-lectures.
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This is the surprise hidden in the Apple Store for its tenth anniversary
Celebrations are a special theme for Apple and that is why the team behind every detail manages to make any important date for the company an original event. About the tenth anniversary of the apple store, those from Cupertino prepared a curious detail within the app.
While the Apple Store app turned 10 last June, the company appears to have a couple of surprises in store. Thus and as shared by ., a peculiar Easter egg has been discovered by several users.
???? Surprise! Hidden inside the Apple Store app is a new Easter egg that celebrates the app’s 10th anniversary. Search for “10 years” and watch the balloons appear. Tap each one to pop it. ???? pic.twitter.com/YsGdKP8r5L
– Michael Steeber (@MichaelSteeber) August 5, 2020That’s how easy it is to join the virtual party at the Apple Store
To accompany Apple in the celebration of the tenth anniversary of its online store, we only have to go to the Apple Store app on your iPhone or iPad and write “10 years” in the “Search” tab. Immediately and by surprise, blue balloons saying “10” float from the bottom of the screen.
To add more interaction in this virtual party, we can tap each balloon to pop it with a blast of haptic feedback or drag them and have fun. And despite being a simple detail, several users have been excited to share it on Twitter.
The Easter Egg from the Apple Store for its tenth anniversary, you can play with the balloons! pic.twitter.com/OMTtlR8aHe
– Angel Roca (@ angelr191) August 5, 2020
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This is not the first time that Apple has introduced a surprise in the Apple Store app. The “let is snow” easter egg, which simulates a virtual snowstorm on the iPhone, is the favorite secret of the Apple community. The feature was quietly added many years ago and reappears on social media for fun on vacation every winter.
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Degree in Social Communication. Letting myself be surprised by technology. I enjoy every day doing what I like the most: learning something new and writing. I changed the TV channels for YouTube channels. #Yogalover