Author Archives: Faith Shannon

Gmail no longer supporting Chrome Browser version 53 and below

Starting February 8, 2017, Google will show a banner at the top of the Gmail interface for users who are still on Google Chrome Browser v53 and below to encourage upgrading to the latest version of Chrome, currently version 55 … Continue reading

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You Can Still Get Windows 10 for Free from Microsoft’s Accessibility Site The free Windows 10 upgrade offer may technically be over, but it isn’t 100% gone. Microsoft still provides a free Windows 10 upgrade to anyone who checks a box saying they use assistive technologies on their computer. This offer will … Continue reading

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No Drop-In on Sat, Dec 26, 2015

Drop-In will be closed on Saturday, December 26th but will be opened 12-4pm Sunday, December 27th.

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Seniors SIG is cancelled on Monday, October 12th

Seniors SIG is cancelled Thanksgiving Monday, October 12th only, and it will resume Monday, October 19th, 10am-12pm.

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Seniors SIG Restarts

The Seniors Group meets every Monday morning (restarts Monday, September 7th) 10 am – 12 noon at the clubhouse for coffee and to discuss topics of interest relating to various computer programs and operating systems that you use on a … Continue reading

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NEW SIG – Scribus

This SIG begins this Friday, May 29th, 9:30am, led by Murray Strome. Scribus is a desktop publishing (DTP) application, released under the GNU General Public License as free software, with native versions available for Linux, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows … Continue reading

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Beyond the Basics SIG

Tuesday mornings with Martin & Faith 10am – 12pm except for the 2nd Tuesday of each month (Genealogy SIG). Watch the calendar for details. Carries on where John Carruthers seniors SIG ends. Windows based. All members welcome. No charge.

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Windows 10

Note Changes It has been decided that the Windows 8.1 Classes will be discontinued at this time. Because of imminent release of Windows 10  we will be offering Windows 10 classes when this operating system becomes available.

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Windows 8.1 Classes

Windows 8.1 next class Tuesday morning, January 27th,  10am – 12 noon with Martin & Faith. Attendees must have a laptop with Windows 8/8.1 installed. Basic topics covered will include: tiles, charms, desktop, apps vs programs. Cost is free to … Continue reading

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Monthly meeting: Smart Phone Cameras: Beyond the Selfie, Wed, Oct. 15th

Gorge Vale Golf Course, Tillicum and Craigflower Road, Esquimalt Mike Nelson Pedde explained the ins and outs of how to edit photos on your smart phone. Mike has 40 years experience in photography. Notes after the presentation: 1) There are … Continue reading

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