Phone, Tablet & Computer Workshop: Biscarosse - Thursday, 4th February at 10:30

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We are holding our first BBC technology workshop/discussion to help members get the best use from their computers, tablets and smartphones

  • The workshop will start at 10:30 with a break for lunch and will continue into the afternoon for as long as attendees request (within reason!)
  • Please bring your lunch
  • Attendees will be limited to 16 to enable the workshop to be enjoyable, fun and useful.

Please indicate on the online booking form the topics which interest you and also add any other topics which you need.

Much preparation work is needed. So, by the 22nd January, we will set a preliminary agenda based around the topics requested by those who enrolled by the 7th January. More details of the day as we move forward.


Below are some initial ideas but please indicate on the online booking form the topics which interest you the most.

Safe use of the Internet
  • How to get best use out of the new BBC website
  • Removing fears of shopping and/or banking on the Internet, what precautions to take
  • How to find things on the Internet
  • How to solve your technology problems using the Internet
  • Removing fears of shopping and/or banking on the Internet, what precautions to take
Smartphones and Tablets
  • Tips on using smartphones e.g understanding your settings, preventing unexpected charges.
  • Tips on using the Apple iPad
Windows
  • Should I upgrade to Windows 10?
  • If so, then how?
Email
  • Understanding how your email works
  • Various options for email on computer, smartphone and tablet
  • Simple checks to see if an email is a threat to you or your computer
Files and Documents
  • How to manage your files
  • How to install a networked disk drive in your home for access at home and when travelling
Music, Photos and Television
  • How to receive UK TV (and many other channels) without a satellite dish
  • How to create photos albums and slideshows for display on your TV
  • How to impress your friends at the dinner table with music (iTunes, windows media player…)
Video
  • How to make home movies and understand the different file formats
  • How to create a movie library and play from computer to TV
  • How to transfer your old VHS recordings (e.g of the family) to digital media to enjoy once again

Booking

Gary and Ian are pleased to answer any questions that you may have about the workshop. (Gary and Ian’s contact details are here)

But, PLEASE book via the online form so that we can note your preferences and ensure that you get the most from the day.