Workshops are 45 minutes long.
What don’t I know?
We were all new to computers once, but what were you taught and what do you make up as you went along? This session covers the foundational knowledge that you may be missing but which will make using computers and the Internet so much easier, referencing Wi-Fi, Windows PCs and Apple iPhones and iPads.
Keeping in touch with friends and family
WhatsApp, Zoom, Facetime, Facebook, email and other options. Also, maximising your Wi-fi performance.
How to entertain yourself at home and on your travels
How to watch TV and movies, how to listen to your choice of music,
what’s a podcast and why do I care? What are BBC Sounds, RadioPlayer, Spotify and more… Headphones, Bluetooth speakers and more. Can I use what I already have? What might I buy? What’s best value for money? What’s easiest to use?
Stay safe – Privacy Matters
Password strategies and password managers.
Stay safe on Facebook and elsewhere on the Internet
(iPhones, iPads, Apple TV, Macs and iCloud)
How to connect everything to everything else including a Windows PC or laptop
What is a Smart Home and why might I want one?
Alexa, Lights, Thermostats, Cameras and Smart Doorbells.
How to back up your data so that you can’t lose anything important
Don’t be scammed!
How to spot a scam and what to do if you think someone’s trying it on
Anybody fancy phishing?
Recap and open session for any questions
Please give us your ideas for future subjects here. No topic is too simple, nor too complicated.