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Merrymeeting Adult Education



Computers & Technology

Backup or Storage: What’s the Difference?

$30

with Jill Spencer

Calendar May 8, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

You want to free up some storage on your digital device, but what are your options? Some cloud sites back up your files, but if you delete them from your device, they also disappear from the cloud. Learn whether you are backing up or storing your digital files. Explore iCloud, One Drive, Google Drive, Dropbox, and learn about external hard drives. Please bring your charged personal devices. No discounts.

Create Your Own Digital Notebook

$30

with Jill Spencer

Calendar May 6, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

We all have hobbies such as gardening, woodworking, quilting, gathering recipes, genealogy and countless others. We will explore “Evernote,” a free note-taking app that works on any digital device to help us take extraordinary notes on our favorite things. You will be able to not only take regular notes but add pictures, shapes, texts, and drawings to your notebook so all of your ideas and projects are organized in one spot! Download Evernote so you can easily follow along. Please bring your fully charged device. No discounts.

Get the Most Out of Your iPhone and/or iPad Session II

$30

with Jill Spencer

Calendar Apr 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Sometimes our iPhones and iPads mystify us, and yet we know there are multiple possibilities lurking in Settings. We will uncover the hidden potential of our devices in this hands-on session. Particularly, we will go step-by-step through the functions participants identify being of interest—no question too small to explore. Please bring your fully charged Apple device. No discounts.

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Sort, Organize, and Edit All Those Images on Your Apple Devices

$30

with Jill Spencer

Calendar May 6, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Got 3,879 images in your photo app? Do really need them all? In this hands-on session, we will explore the different ways you can manage your photos on an Apple device, laptop, iPads, or iPhones. We’ll look at albums, face recognition, editing for a better image, sharing, and how to trash the pictures you would rather no one ever see. Bring your fully charged Apple device with you. No discounts.

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The Many Ways of Texting with Your iPhone & iPad

$30

with Jill Spencer

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Messages, Messenger, WhatsApp are all different options for texting with family and friends. How do you use them? Why use one or the other? What about all those fancy special effects—how do they work? How do I make a personal emoji? Come play! Please bring your charged iPhone or iPad. No discounts.

Travel in Style with Your Smartphone

$30

with Jill Spencer

Calendar Apr 22, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you a wanderer and explorer who loves to visit new places? Don’t leave home without your smart phone! We will explore the functions and apps that make our phones invaluable when traveling. Find an ATM or gas station when you need them most! Watch a movie on a long flight. You will leave class with new knowledge that will ease your travels. No discounts.

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Videoconferencing

$30

with Jill Spencer

Calendar Apr 8, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Is your family spread across the country? Free audio and video chatting is a way to keep in touch. Different sites have different features such as sharing files and images — we will explore them all! Even if you feel you are not tech savvy, you can easily learn how to talk to your grandchildren and others face-to-face—for free! We will explore Facetime, Google Hangout, Skype, and Zoom. These apps are also great for small businesses as a way to personalize customer relations. Please bring your charged digital device. No discounts.





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