Getting Comfortable With The Basics

2020 Archive

Online Tech Group meeting, please try to check in 5 or 10 minutes early.

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 questions concerning computers, smartphones, apps, cameras, tablets, the internet, and more. Bring your tech issues and enjoy the meeting.​

 

April 20 at 7:00 PM – On-Line Join Hangouts Meet  7:00 pm – Navigating Google, Gmail, Calendar, Maps, Wallet, Docs… – Google provides Internet services that let you search the web, create blogs, send email, word processing, spreadsheets, video chat, and publish web pages. Google has social networking tools, organization tools, and services for mobile devices, Google Wallet card, and even Google-branded merchandise. 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.

> > Weekly App – Simple Radio Dark Sky for Android  and Apple iOS version in the iTunes Store 

  • Simple Radio by Streema is the simplest way of listening to your favorite FM Radio stations, AM Radio, Internet Radio Online, and Free radio stations. 

Apr 27, 2020, at 7:00 PM – Online Meeting tab​​ – Use Google Photo To Manage Your Digital Pictures – All your photos organized and easy to find. Pictures on your computer or smartphone are backed up safely, organized, and labeled automatically so that you can see them fast, and share them how you like. Google has built-in some smart tools for sharing photos as well – drag to select a few shots, and with a couple of clicks, you can create a web album too. Free unlimited storage, automatic backup, and fun editing effects make Google Photos one of my favorite tools for managing photos to share with friends.

> > Weekly App – Google Photos for Android and Apple iOS version in the iTunes Store

  •  Google Photos is a new photo gallery from Google, made for the way you take photos today. Your photos and videos will be automatically backed up and organized, so you can find and share them faster – and never run out of space on your phone.

May 4, 2020, at 1 and 7 PM – Online Meeting tab ​​–  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 questions concerning computers, smartphones, apps, cameras, tablets, the internet, and more. Bring your tech issues and enjoy the meeting.

> > Weekly App – Bring! for Android and Apple iOS version in the iTunes Store

  • User-friendly shopping list and clever sharing functions, all people in the household know what's missing in the fridge and pantries. This way, you save plenty of time and money while shopping. Try it out now – it's free!

May 11, 2020, at 1 and 7 PM – Online Meeting tab ​​– Low-Cost Wireless Providers – Project Fi is wireless service offered by Google directly to users. The most innovative aspect of Google Fi is its pricing: Google Fi includes unlimited international texts, WiFi tethering to use your phone as a hotspot, and cellular access coverage in 200+ countries. Mint Mobile uses fast nationwide 4G LTE data coverage and unlimited talk and text as low as $15 a month. You don’t need a new phone, just get a new Mint Mobile GSM SIM card, and you’re ready to go! Ting is a new mobile phone service that caters to people tired of dealing with complicated billing plans from carriers like AT&T or Verizon. Their slogan is 'Mobile That Makes Sense.'

> > Weekly App – Wyze Cam for Android and Apple iOS version in the iTunes Store

  •  Wyze Cam 1080p HD Indoor Wireless Smart Home Camera – 1080p full HD live stream direct to your smartphone day or night with night vision.

May 18, 2020, at 1 and 7 PM –   The Gadget Gurus –

> > Weekly App – Google Home for Android and Apple iOS versions in the iTunes Store. 

  •  Smart Speaker & Home Assistant – Google Home is a powerful speaker and voice Assistant. Play your music. Call your friends. Ask it questions. Control your home.