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No matter what operating system your computers, tablets, or phone uses, or if you are thinking about getting involved with some new tech or making a change, this is the place for you.

We do not have any prerequisites, just come, ask questions, bring your tech issues, and enjoy.

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Questions, Tech News, & Tips –  1st week2nd week3rd week4th week | 5th week 

Nov 29, 2021, at 1 and 7 PM | Join Online Meeting  
The Gadget Gurus – We do not have any prerequisites. Just come, ask questions about previous topics. I will also review the current tech news. We will do our best to answer computers, smartphones, apps, cameras, tablets, and internet questions. So bring your tech issues and enjoy the meeting.
How to add a signature in Gmail – By Mark O’Neill Android Authority

Dec 6, 2021, at 1 and 7 PM | Join Online Meeting
Financial Management, Budget, and Tracking Tools – Financial Tools, Mint, Privacy, Touch and Pay, Budget, and Tracking

Dec 13, 2021, at 1 and 7 PM | Join Online Meeting
The Gadget Gurus
– We do not have any prerequisites. Just come, ask questions about previous topics. I will also review the current tech news. We will do our best to answer computers, smartphones, apps, cameras, tablets, and internet questions. So bring your tech issues and enjoy the meeting.

Dec 20, 2021, at 1 and 7 PM | Join Online Meeting
Services Mostly Free  –
These are some free or mostly free services that I use on a regular basis. I think you might find some of these useful also.

Dec 27, 2021, at 1 and 7 PM | No gathering this week. Enjoy the Holidays!

Jan 3, 2022, at 1 and 7 PM | Join Online Meeting >
Navigating Google, Gmail, Calendar, Maps, Wallet, Docs… |
Google provides Internet services that let you search the web, send an email, word processing, and spreadsheets.Type With Your Voice | You can type and edit a document by speaking in Google Docs. Note: This feature is only available in Chrome browsers.
In The Groves Pavilion at 2:15 PM  | 

Jan 10, 2022, at 1 and 7 PM | Join Online Meeting >
The Gadget Gurus –
We do not have any prerequisites. Just come, ask questions about previous topics. I will also review the current tech news. We will do our best to answer computers, smartphones, apps, cameras, tablets, and internet questions. So bring your tech issues and enjoy the meeting.
In The Groves Pavilion at 2:15 PM  | 

Jan 17, 2022, at 1 and 7 PM | Join Online Meeting >
Learn What A Chromebook Can Do | If you own a Chromebook, here is where you start learning how to use it. Interested in buying a Chromebook, learn what to look for.
In The Groves Pavilion at 2:15 PM  | 

Jan 24, 2022, at 1 and 7 PM | Join Online Meeting >
The Gadget Gurus –
We do not have any prerequisites. Just come, ask questions about previous topics. I will also review the current tech news. We will do our best to answer computers, smartphones, apps, cameras, tablets, and internet questions. So bring your tech issues and enjoy the meeting.
In The Groves Pavilion at 2:15 PM  |

Jan 31, 2022, at 1 and 7 PM | Join Online Meeting >
Low|Cost Wireless Providers | Project Fi is a wireless service offered by Google directly to users with coverage in 200+ countries. Mint Mobile uses fast nationwide 4G LTE data coverage and unlimited talk and text as low as $15 a month.  Ting Their slogan is ‘Mobile That Makes Sense.

Feb 7, 2022, at 1 and 7 PM | Join Online Meeting >
The Gadget Gurus – We do not have any prerequisites. Just come, ask questions about previous topics. I will also review the current tech news. We will do our best to answer computers, smartphones, apps, cameras, tablets, and internet questions. So bring your tech issues and enjoy the meeting.
In The Groves Pavilion at 2:15 PM  | 

Feb 14, 2022, at 1 and 7 PM | Join Online Meeting >
Use Google Photo To Manage Your Digital Pictures|
All your photos are organized and easy to find. Pictures on your computer or smartphone are backed up safely, organized, and labeled automatically. Google Photos is my favorite tool for managing photos to share with friends.
In The Groves Pavilion at 2:30 PM  |

Feb 21, 2022, at 1 and 7 PM | Join Online Meeting > TBA

Feb 28, 2022, at 1 and 7 PM | Join Online Meeting > TBA

Mar 7, 2022, at 1 and 7 PM | Join Online Meeting > TBA

Mar 14, 2022, at 1 and 7 PM | Join Online Meeting > TBA

Mar 21, 2022, at 1 and 7 PM | Join Online Meeting > TBA

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Senior Tech Group Members If you attended at least once, you are a member; please let us know what you would like us to cover in the future.


The Senior Tech Group brings technology users together to share knowledge and experience. Everyone welcome!

We do not have any prerequisites, just come, ask questions, bring your tech issues, and enjoy.

User groups are founded on the principle of “members helping members.” We are particularly interested in helping those who have limited or no experience with a computer so they may participate in the rapid transition from traditional means of communications and commerce to the Internet. So please invite your “non-connected” neighbors to come along to a meeting or clinic and see how easily we can help them learn what they need to know.  And please understand that, while a listed presentation topic may not be of particular interest, the discussion often branches into other topics of interest to those attending. There is no meeting where you don’t learn something new.

An Important Note:  Along with much praise for the STG and what we do at our presentations. Some of our attendees say, “their eyes get glazed over” at how quickly we move through the different screens and options.  WE HEAR YOU!   We have kicked this around and are committed to making no demonstration clicks or entries on the computer image on the screen without ensuring everyone knows what we are doing and how/why we are doing it.

During our group meetings and clinics, we cover the following topics and more.

  • Getting started with a computer
    • What computer, printer, or backup drive should you buy
    • Connecting to the Internet and WiFi arrangements
    • Securing your computer
    • Using your computer and its software
    • Help with your email.
    • How to search the Internet
    • Backup your photos to the cloud
    • Speed up a sluggish computer
  • Using the Internet more effectively.
  • Cell Phones
    • Finding an economic plan
    • Choosing a phone
    • Programming your cell phone
    • Using Apps
    • Backup your photos to the cloud
  • Shopping online
  • Cable TV or Fios issues, cutting the cord (get rid of cable TV)
  • Talking online using video chat, webcam, and Skype
  • Digital camera and photo problems, what camera to buy
    • Sharing photos on the Internet
  • Setting up your web address and personalized email address.
  • Building web pages

Notice for Visitors to the Website: As you will see, this is an open website, with access granted to all Internet users.  The Senior Tech Group uses this site as a resource for the three communities we support, i.e., Coldstream Crossing residents and the Phoenixville Library visitors in Pennsylvania and The Groves community in Fort Meyers, Florida. In addition, we provide direct support, including house calls, at appropriate times of the year for the Coldstream Crossing and Groves communities.  All of the services we provide are pro bono.

We welcome visitors from outside our supported communities to view the resources on the website. While we attempt to maintain all the information and links the best we can, we disclaim responsibility for any use or misuse of any information or links to other sites or information contained here.


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