New Thing 2:
Announcing my Group classes online. (For Mac, iPhone, iPad)
Now's a great time to refresh or gain new digital knowledge with Group classes online! Similar to a classroom experience, but no traveling. Learn with other classmates thirsting for knowledge while basking in the cozy glow of your device's screen. We will be using Zoom. Easy-Peasy.
Classes are 90-minutes each and are only $60.
To register, go here.
See schedule below, but first - Please read important pre-class details here.
* NOTE: I will donate 50% of your fees to a NY and a CT food bank from my One-On-One sessions and my Group online classes.
GROUP Class Schedule:
Double Your Online Fun -- With A Friend! 😃 & 😃
When you register and pay for a Zoom GROUP class, your friend joins us for Free!
1) Pick your GROUP class from the link here.
2) Register and pay for it here.
3) Tell me the name & email address of your friend so I can tell them and reserve a FREE place in the same Zoom GROUP class for them to join us, here.
The more, the merrier… but hurry, this offer is for a limited time only!
Zoom Introductory Class (FREE*)
*When you register and submit payment for a paid GROUP class.
You're not Zooming yet? Become more familiar and comfortable with the Zoom experience. Discover the many options it offers to Zoom with family and friends. This class will prepare you to take full advantage of my GROUP classes! Can’t wait?… Now’s your chance! Virtual seats fill fast so register today! It's easy:
1) Register for any group class first (see class list below),
2) Make your payment (while helping to feed the hungry),
3) Then register to be in this FREE* Zoom class as well.
Thu., May 7, 1:30 - 2:30 PM. Fee: FREE** paid GROUP class. registration closed.
Wed., May 13, 1:30 - 2:30 PM. FREE** paid GROUP class. registration closed.
Wed., Jun. 3, 1:30 - 2:30 PM. Fee: FREE** paid GROUP class. Waitlist me/Send me info
More coming soon, so check back often!
NEW: 🌟 Intro to Pages: Apple’s Word Processing & Page-Layout
You say you don’t use, don't have, don't know, or don't like MS Word? Apple's FREE word-processing and page-layout program to your rescue!
Mon., May 11, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60. registration ended. Waitlist me,
iMessage Power Tips: Much More Than Just Texting!
There's more to it than just texting. Create and send: group texts, photos, videos, web links, money (via Apple Pay), GIFs, Emojis, Animoji's, Memojis. Text it like you mean it!
Mon., May 18, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60. registration ended. Waitlist me,
Apple Maps & Google Maps: For Virtual Travel, Fly-Overs, GPS Directions, Searching Places
Learn how to get directions, search, view, fly-over cities, or virtually visit anyplace on Earth. See what’s new and useful like giving someone your E.T.A. when traveling, or see Apple’s new “Quick Look” view, smoother than Google’s “Street View”. Keep Favorites of places you commute or travel to, search businesses, restaurants, stores, and more. In this time of staying-at-home, become an armchair traveler, or hone your skills for when you do finally get out and about. Wow! Don't leave home without it.
Tue., May 19, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60. registration ended. Waitlist me.
NEW: 🌟 Music In Your Life: Options During The Pandemic
With all the additional stress injected into our lives during these past months, music is one way to relax and de-stress yourself. Learn about the free (and paid) options at your fingertips to sooth, energize, or entertain you. From free radio to apps, to Podcasts, to streaming radio stations on the web — to creating & playing your own music — there really is a lot to listen to!
Mon., May 25, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60. registration ended. Waitlist me.
NEW: 🌟 Who’s Got Email? Using Apple's Mail Program.
Apple Mail app is the electronic communications workhorse of our digital age! But are you really using it to its fullest? Most people are not. Go beyond the basics and learn best practices. Search and find any mailbox for content, subject, or person - immediately. Understand email threads. Make use of Menu items that you have been ignoring or wondering about. View, save, forward, or copy attachments, photos, video, and other emails. Create & edit Group or Smart mailboxes. Tame that Junk! Email via blind carbon copies (bcc:), reply-to, or flag it different colors. And why not dictate instead of typing your email messages?
Mon., Jun. 1, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60. registration ended. Waitlist me.
NEW: 🌟 Can You See Me Now? Using FaceTime.
If you haven’t been using FaceTime during this uncertain time then you’re missing out on being closer together, while social distancing! See how to group FaceTime time with up to 32 people on your Apple devices. Easily start or add people to the conversation, via your Contacts –– or add new Apple device Users who aren’t in your Contacts. Mute yourself, use rear-facing camera to show & tell your surroundings. Feeling video-shy or can’t call because you there’s no cellular connection? Then do a FaceTime audio call via wifi and bypass the cell towers.
Tue., Jun. 2, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60. to register
NEW: 🌟 Food Delivery To Your Door And More: Web & App Shopping
Staying inside because you can’t get out — or don’t want to go out? With apps on your device, stores on the web, and your favorite local stores scrambling to start deliveries, you have many options. Thanks to our essential workers and delivery people, you can order almost anything and have it delivered to your door. But what are the tips & tricks you need to know? Which app, store, or service is better for your particular needs? How to use them? How to keep track? How to combine them to cover all your needs? Amazon is a start, but there are many alternatives to get what you want delivered, and to support those businesses you care about.
Tue., Jun. 9, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60. to register.
Finally! Clean Up Your Contacts/AddressBook
Enough already! Make your Contacts work for you. Create, edit, delete duplicates, add birthdays, call/email/text to your contacts, more. No duplicates need apply.
Tue., Jun. 16, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60. to register.
NEW: 🌟 Stop Making Mistakes With iPhone/iPad Keyboard
All thumbs? Learn touch & tapping tips. Text too small? Enlarge it, zoom in, or use the Magnifier. Typing frustrates you? Learn swiping tips and typing alternatives. Tired of typing? Talk, don’t type. Use dictation to let your voice do the typing! Lazy typist? Create custom keyboard shortcuts. Speak another language? Add international keyboards. Plus auto-correct, swipe-to-type, settings, emojis & more!
Mon., July 6, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60. to register,
Finally! Organize Your Photos
C'mon work your photos! Create, edit, organize, find, share: photos, albums, shared albums with the free Photos app/program that comes with your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. You've got time – and plenty of photos – so let's clean them up.
Tue., July 7, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60. to register.
Siri: Learn It & Love It. Get Results, Not Frustrated!
Siri is a breakthrough in Artificial Intelligence, providing information and answering questions for Apple's iDevices. Learn the optimal settings and other usage tips to command Siri to search the Web, the weather, sports scores, your iDevice's contacts, calendars, messages, calls, reminders, music, apps including Maps for directions, reviews, and more information. "If you're not using Siri, you are not using your iPhone!" For users of iPhone 4S or later; iPad 2, iPad mini or later, or Apple Watch.
Mon., July 13, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60. to register
Finally! Organize Your Busy Life With Apple’s Calendar
Ready to give up your paper calendar? Want to see your (and/or family members') schedule(s) on all your devices? Good for planning. Great for sanity!
Tue., July 14, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60. to register
Smart Surfing With Safari
Be smart, be savvy, be successful with time-saving tips & best practices for your searching techniques such as Multiple searches at once, many tabs vs. windows; Find on page; Shortcuts, Favorite bar, customizing your Tool Bar, searches and Preferences & Settings, Ad-Blockers, Auto-filling passwords and Keychain, iCloud Tabs and much more.
Mon., July 20, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60. to register
What if these new Group online classes don’t fit your schedule? What if you didn't see your topic? Remember, you can take a One-On-One session with me. Or email me and tell me the topic you want to learn.