Author Archives: George Bowden

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. Refer to our calendar for details of events.  To attend Computer Club events you must be … Continue reading

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Never Trust the Unsolicited…

Slides from the presentaton Never trust the unsolicited 

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Windows File Explorer Secrets Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 9:30am – 11:30am

Windows File Explorer Secrets File Explorer is an indispensable app that has been designed to provide a simple user interface (UI) for you to navigate, access, and help organize the files, folders, and apps stored on your computer’s hard drive, … Continue reading

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What the Pandemic Taught Us

Slide show is here How to Zoom,  What are QR codes and their uses,  Quick Assist for online help ,  Attending APCUG meetings,  Sharing Google Photo Albums,  To organize our YouTube videos.  All about streaming services, with so much time … Continue reading

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December APCUG Wednesday Workshops

DECEMBER WEDNESDAY WORKSHOPS 9am pacific time December 1 Electronic Holiday Greeting Cards Not Your Parent’s PowerPoint December 8 Make Your Own 2022 Photo Calendar at Home December 15 Learning Linux #11 – Software Installations and Removals Have you experienced your … Continue reading

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Silver Threads reaches 65 years of age

Here is a link to the Times Colonist insert that celebrates 65 years of Silver Threads

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9am November 10 & 17 APCUG Zoom Wednesday Workshops Q&A

November 10 at 9 am PT :   Windows November 17 at 9 am PT  :   Linux 11/10 – Windows Q&A Register Here https://forms.gle/isnPzhHungTrPMvXA Registration closes at 8:30 PT on November 9. 11/17 – Linux Q&A Register Here https://forms.gle/6BcuCqYLZNov5YvB8   Registration closes at 8:30 PT … Continue reading

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APCUG’s November 6, 2021 Virtual Technology Conference (VTC) and Annual Meeting

Welcome to APCUG’s November 6, 2021 Virtual Technology Conference (VTC) and Annual Meeting Four Association of PC User Group sessions.   Click here to register– https://forms.gle/mbfN1DsT23hDsdkNA Registration CLOSES at 11:30 pm ET on Friday, November 5  More information and bios: https://www.apcug2.org 

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Buy and sell used cell phones to other club members

Club members with smartphone service contracts are often offered new phones by their cell phone service providers when their 2 year contract finishes, often at no extra cost. They sometimes retire their old cell phone to a drawer, sometimes to … Continue reading

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Three views of backups

I got some feedback to my slide presentation Backup the Easy Way George B: Backups have changed, because our device operating systems and apps are now so integrated with cloud storage.  Today I restore from the cloud.  Consider the Google … Continue reading

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