Archive | Spring 2016

Google is everywhere

Google has pervaded every aspect of our digital lives to the extent that it is now in the Oxford Dictionary as a verb.  However, this is the least of it. As well as a search engine, Google also makes a browser (Chrome) and a large number of computer programs or Apps which tend to be […]

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S Voice

S Voice is Samsung’s voice recognition app. It can be used hands free (also called car mode/voice control) for some commands.  It can be a little stiff when recognizing commands, so be sure you know which commands you’re likely to use most often and how to say them so S Voice can be its most useful. Some […]

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NFC

Near Field Communication (NFC) is a method to wirelessly share information on your Samsung Galaxy Mega™. Use NFC to share contacts, websites, and images. You can even make purchases at locations that have NFC support. An NFC message appears automatically when your phone is within an inch of the target device. NFC is a means […]

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Settings Exercises

In January we looked briefly at settings and you should all have received a printout of the settings and crib-sheet.  However, what do they actually do?  We are going to make changes to see what happens. 1: WiFi How many networks can you see? What are you seeing? what is WiFi Direct and How to use […]

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Microsoft Word/Office apps

Some people have problems with Microsoft asking for a subscription to use this app.  Here’s what they say: Sign in with a free Microsoft account to create or edit docs. A qualifying Office 365 subscription is required to unlock the full Office experience. Office 365 is also required to create or edit on tablets with […]

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Printing

Printing Printing with Epson iPrint   We are going to have to reconfigure the printer to work on our new network… The pub has an internet enabled printer whose email address is b—–t@print.epsonconnect.com Anyone can use this email address to print to… from anywhere in the world.  That’s why the email address has dashes in […]

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Cut, Copy and Paste

Make sure that the text that you want to copy is on the screen. You don’t need any fancy app to perform this task, so if it’s text from a website you need to have the web page open on your Android device. Press and hold your finger over the word where you want to […]

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Microsoft Office for Android

Microsoft is probably the most commonly used suite of programs used on PC’s.  There are versions of their different apps available on both the Android and the iOs platforms.  The main programs that people use are: Word Excel Powerpoint Outlook One Drive We are going to make sure that each of these is installed on […]

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Jenni-in-the-mud

Social media and Pinterest

Jenni Tulip is coming along to run a special session which will focus on some aspects of social media. You can find out more at: http://socialrocks.co.uk/ or: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/jennifertulip and can you find out anything else…

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