Our Spring Tech Workshops

March 9, 2017

All classes held at 5028 Wisconsin Ave, NW Washington DC (3 blocks south of Friendship Heights metro)


Using Google Maps: Navigation and Directions Made Easy(er)!

Friday March 17, 2017 10:00 a.m. – noon
Click here for more info and to register

Smartphones are great for navigation, but learning the features requires some patience and practice. Learn practical tips and tricks to get to your destination with ease. Choose routes, avoid traffic and construction, hear voice commands, and set favorite destinations. This class is open to both iPhone and Android users. 

——————–

Uber and Lyft for Beginners

Friday, March 24, 2017 10:00 a.m. – noon
Click here for more info and to register

You’ve been hearing about “ride-sharing” as an alternative to traditional taxi cabs. This workshop will provide an overview of how it works, the advantages of Uber over a traditional taxi, the basics of setting up an account, ordering your ride and communicating with the driver. This class is open to both iPhone and Android users. 

——————–

iPhone Camera: Taking, Editing and Sharing Great Photos

Friday, March 31 10:00 a.m. – noon
Click here to for more info and to register

Learn tips and tricks to take, edit and share great photos from your iPhone Camera.  

Class topics include, adjusting focus focus, zoom, using the timer (so you can be in that large group shot!), how to change the lighting right from the viewfinder, tips for a taking a good “selfie”, and editing options that can be used for artistry or to simply to improve the color or clarity.  We will also review additional camera options such as video, slow motion, time lapse, panorama.  And last but not least, we will cover the many ways you can share photos with family and friends.  

——————–

Twitter (from the very beginning…!)

Friday, April 7 10:00 a.m.- noon
Click here for more info and to register

Even if you don’t plan to Tweet much, having a Twitter account can be very useful as a way to follow breaking news, research on a multitude of topics, and communicate directly with journalists, elected officials and to get customer service from a reluctant company. In this workshop, we will:

  • Help you set up a Twitter account
  • Show you how to make adjustments to  your security and privacy settings.
  • Review how to Tweet, including using the #Hashtag
  • Teach search skills on Twitter to find the information you are looking for
  • Review how to Tweet directly to another user (e.g., corporation, journalist, etc…)

This class is open to both iPhone and Android users. 

Share on LinkedInShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someonePin on Pinterest

Follow Us

Facebooktwitter

Get Our Class Schedule and Tech Tips by Email

Join our mailing list

Make technology easier with our free monthly tips.