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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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October Wednesday Workshops at 9 am PT

October 13: Complete Robocall Defense, John Krout October 20: Learning Linux with Orv Beach and John Kennedy October 27 :Windows 11 Presentation & Demo, Tom Burt 10/13 – Complete Robocall Defense, John Krout, Presenter & Newsletter Contributor, Potomac Area Technology and Computer … Continue reading

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Presentation Wed. Oct 5th 9:30am: Is Cyber Security Really Important?

Paying attention to Cyber Security is more important today than it has ever been. COVID-19 has exposed many more vulnerabilities than in prior years. More of us are now working from home, many children are learning from home, and many … Continue reading

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September Wednesday Workshops.

September 22 Encryption Software & Safety for Seniors These workshops start at 10am PT,  Click here to Register  https://forms.gle/NHSTLqCSuJhd7Xsh6 Registration closes on 9/21/21 at 8:30 ET Encryption Software, Mark Schulman. Losing a laptop or flash drive might mean you’re out some money, … Continue reading

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APCUG 2021 contests Sept 6th to 30th.

APCUG is pleased to announce its 2021 Contest categories: eBulletin, Digital Photography, Newsletter, and Website. The winners will be announced at the Annual Meeting following the November 6 Virtual Technology Conference. **Contests are only open to APCUG-member groups**   For … Continue reading

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In-person meeting requirements

Silver Threads is slowly re-opening so the Computer Club finally have some in-person meetings, with big changes, so please read carefully. In-person one-on-one Help and in-person Social is on Friday mornings from 9:30 to 12:15. Help will be limited to … Continue reading

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