Category Archives: Seniors

Seniors

Bodies in the Bathroom, Bottom of the Stairs

If you fall in the bathroom, you may be in for a terrible time trying to raise a neighbour. To counter this, “Fall Alert” devices, worn on the wrist or around the neck, can be rented for about $40 per month … Continue reading

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Web Mail and Client Mail Differences

Here is Rick’s document on web mail and client mail differences

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Seniors Web & Email Security

Rick’s Presentation material on Web & Email Security can be down-loaded HERE

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Tagging photos and files

Tagging files is an alternative to, and enhancement to, creating a folder structure for you photos and files. Tags are non-hierarchical Many tags can be assigned to one photo Many photos can be assigned the same tag Tags are meta data … Continue reading

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Email and What Nobody Tells You – Seniors SIG April 4th.

Rick Weatherhead prepared a very good introduction to different email viewers, including Browsing to webmail.shaw.ca, webmail.telus.net, and gmail, Using a desktop email client such as Windows Live Mail 2012. How does Web Mail and Client Email Really work? Email Etiquette Security … Continue reading

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Is Google Drive Safe?

In today’s presentation on Google Docs to the Seniors SIG, I was asked “Is it safe to put my stuff up in Google’s cloud? Can’t hackers get at it? Well, if your password is “password”, hackers will get at it. The … Continue reading

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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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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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Why Windows??

Windows is evolving rapidly to challenge Google and Apple with its Internet Applications  Joel Rushworth will bring us up to date on the Windows Universe, including Outlook.com, One Note, Windows Phones, Office Online and XBox. To sync up, attend the … Continue reading

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