Technology for 55+

We discuss how to effectively and safely use digital technology (smartphones, digital cameras,  tablets and computers) with those 55 and older who join our club.

Our 150 members can attend any of several sessions per month, held at Silver Threads Passmore Center, kitty corner to Tillicum Mall, south-east corner (click for map).  Scroll down for more articles.

To attend Computer Club events you must be a member of the Victoria Computer Club.  Join us.  New Computer Club members get their first month’s computer club membership for free – attend your favourite club course or try them all. (Silver Threads drop-in fees still apply.)

You can try out the club services for free for the first month.  After one month, memberships are $25 per person per year.  Memberships last 365 days from the anniversary of joining, (395 days the first year.)

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Security Basics for Monday class

Here is a link to  Monday’s Computer Basics class, Security Basics on November 19th’:

tinyurl.com/yd9qtdwh

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Nine Good PC Habits You Should Have

Here is a link to Ed Prior’s presentation “Nine Good PC Habits You Should Have” given Oct 29th.

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Virtual Technology Conference Sat. Nov. 3rd, 10am

Welcome to APCUG’s last 2018 VTC. Please go to Eventbrite to register. You don’t need an Eventbrite account to attend the event.

 

Full descriptions can be found on APCUG

TRACK 1
10 am, “If it’s Connected, it needs to be Protected!”  Bob’s talk, given at VCC’s meeting Oct 23rd
11 am “Cut the Cord, Things to Consider Before Firing Your Cable Company”
12 pm “Excel Magic”

TRACK 2
10 am Take Control of Your Passwords
11 am Hands-on Demo – Windows 10, October Release
12 on Digital Literacy with TechBoomers

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Live APCUG Course – Oct 23, 2018 – Monthly Meeting

We had a live presentation by Norbert (Bob) Gostischa from New Mexico on “IF IT’S CONNECTED, IT NEEDS TO BE PROTECTED” – presentation will be posted after the November 3, APCUG presentations.

The original presentation about APCUG and all the courses they have can be found at:

https://tinyurl.com/y83phy23

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More Search Techniques – Part 2 – Oct 15, 2018 – Ed

Ed continued with showing us many features of searching in terms of how you use the words and how you get different searches, as well as how to store your searches.  The class notes can be found at this link:

https://tinyurl.com/ydylluh4

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Improve your Searches – Part 1 – Sept 10, 2018 – Ed

Ed showed us how to use other search methods in addition to Google.  This was so informative that we continued in October as Part 2.  The class notes can be found at this link:

https://tinyurl.com/y7byy6hw

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Security Tips – Oct 1, 2018 – Charles

Here are the slides from Charles Kim’s presentation on Security, Oct 1, 2018

 

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Password Managers – Sept 24 2018 – George

Here is the link to today’s presentation by George

https://tinyurl.com/y9htmjlm

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Facebook Security – A Review – Sept 17 – Dorothy

Dorothy covered some of the areas that you need to check for security on your Facebook page.  She has given everyone homework to go through their ADS, Access your Information and watching the 3 videos which are on the last slide. Continue reading

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Improve your Google Searches – Sept 10 – Ed Prior

Ed reviewed some of the ways to get a better Google search as well as using different browsers that don’t track you.  Presentation can be found here:

https://tinyurl.com/y7byy6hw

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