Friday, March 22, 2013
"Smartphones could spell the end for typing as we know it"
Regina Brett wrote in the March 20 Plain Dealer.
Regina calls it exactly the way I see it. She ponders the merits of touch typing that we learned when we were in school and how that is not valued any longer. Then she remarks that, lik me, she is not able to text with her thumbs as the young people of today can do.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Local computer users have been receiving phone calls from someone claiming to be from Microsoft or a large computer company offering to help you with your computer. Please do not talk to these callers - it is a scam.
For more information see this Plain Dealer story http://www.cleveland.com/
consumeraffairs/index.ssf/ 2013/03/three_calls_you_ should_never_t.html
The links to the resources we mentioned at the Windows 8 program can be found here:
they include the link to the YouTube videos I suggested
FYI - The speaker I used during program was the HDMX Jam Wireless Portable Speaker. http://www.hmdxaudio.com/products/jam-wireless-portable-speaker.html
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The links that were referred to at the March 12 meeting can be found at the members' page at http://www.lccug.memberlodge.com/weblinks . At the top of that page is a link to the Windows 8 section near the bottom. The links to the YouTubes Sandee selected on learning to use Windows 8 are at the very bottom there.