Pleasanton Senior Center

Personal Technology Users Group Handouts

Download the handouts the day before our next meeting on Thursday, December 16, 2021

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11/18 History of data storage

11/18 12 things you should never do online

11/18 Fun websites to waste time on

10/28 Comparing Two Android Folding Phones

10/28 Can your PC run Windows 11? Yes? How can you get it?

9/23 How Operating Systems are Developed

9/23 Speed up Windows 10 for free. Tips for a faster PC

9/23 Does your laptop feel sluggish

8/26 Getting to know your litium ion battery

8/26 Your Apple Watch can only save your life later if you turn on these features now

8/26 Delete yourself from this creepy site

8/26 Autoruns for Windows

8/26 Most visited websites

7/22 Windows 11 is on the way

7/22 Office tools in your pocket

7/22 Windows 11 is on the way

7/22 Travel websites that can save you money

7/22 Prepare your digital life to help those that follow you

7/22 Senior Center changes for meetings held at the senior center

6/24 Going Incognito using your Chrome Browser

6/24 10 truly helpful Windows 10 tools you might not know about

6/24 How to Spot a Fake Review on Amazon

6/24 Interesting Websites

5/27 The Dark Web and Cybercriminals

5/27 Windows 10s Clipboard History is the best little tool you're not using

5/27 Six tricks to improve how Windows works for you

4/22 Everything you wanted to know about Green Energy - Part 2

4/22 Use the Libby app to get books and magazines from your library

4/22 Top 4 Ways to Convert PDF to Word Easily

4/22 What do the function keys do on Windows 10?

3/25 Everything you wanted to know about Green Energy - Part 1

3/25 20 things you can get for free that you shouldnt pay for

3/25 How long will it take a hacker to break your password?

2/25 Smart home guide for beginners

2/25 Smart home guide for beginners Slides

2/25 Best Browsers for privacy

2/25 Windows Repair Toolbox

1/28 A Brief History of Computers - Part 2

1/28 Your Guide To Online Safety

1/28 What is a 404 error?


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12/1 A Brief History of Computers - Part 1

12/17 Electric Vehicles

12/17 Simple way to remove the background from any photo

12/17 Is your TV watching everything you do

12/17 How to recover deleted files

11/19 New technology to strengthen your hearing

11/19 How to recover from a Microsoft update disaster

11/19 New battery technology and the electric vehicle industry

10/22 Intro to DNA and experience with heritage companies (Ancestry, 23 and Me, etc)

10/22 What Is OneDrive in Windows 10 and Should You Use It

9/24 History of iOS and Android Part 2

9/24 Latest Technology Used In Hearing Aids Part 2 (Color Slides)

9/24 Latest Technology Used In Hearing Aids Part 2 (Grayscale Slides)

9/24 28 useful websites you will want to bookmark

8/27 Latest Technology Used In Hearing Aids Part 1

8/27 History of iOS and Android Part 1

8/27 Some Useful Tools in Windows 10

7/23 Google Fi - The Phone Service from Google

7/23 Briefing on Mobile Payments

7/23 Every Day Carry - What do you need to carry with you

7/23 Uninterruptible Power Supplys (UPS) - Do you need one?

6/25 eM Client, Best email handling program for Windows and Mac

6/25 Best Free Software from MaximumPC Magazine

6/25 Incredibly fast way to find any file

5/28 Experience Using Amazon Eye Glass Frames

5/28 Ten ways to tweak your Windows 10 taskbar

4/23 What's so Great about Facebook

3/26 Five apps to help seniors navigate the coronavirus pandemic

2/27 Track Activity with the Win 10 Timeline

2/27 Smartphone Apps Used By Our PTUG Members

2/27 How to Copy iPhone Pictures to your PC

2/27 How to Fix a Faulty Flash Drive

2/27 A youtube video on What to do with your old or broken laptop/A>

2/27 How to Remove Google Search History Everywhere/A>

1/23 Experience converting from landlines to Comcast and integrating security hardware

1/23 How to manage your router Part 1

1/23 Use the Libby app to download books and audios from your library to your phone/tablet/PC


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12/19 The 10 most important cyberattacks of the decade

12/19 How to complain well and get results

12/19 15 incredibly useful sites you wish you knew about before now

12/19 Tweak Windows like a pro with this free download

11/21 How to check your PC's CPU temperaturee

11/21 The 3 safest ways to pay online

11/21 The new Brave browser. Try it out!

11/21 Find out who really sent you an email

11/21 How to see all the devices connected to your network

11/21 Microsoft has a new feature to protect your PC from malware

11/21 WinDirStat helps you find your PC hidden storage hogs

11/21 6 tricks to find anyone on social media

10/24 What is a Virtual Private Network (VPN)? Should you use one?

10/24 Never lose your car in a parking lot again

10/24 Tech Tips from PC Magazine

10/24 5 free ways to screen people online

9/26 Horology, It's About Time

9/26 What Are Windows 10 PowerToys and How to Use Them

9/26 8 bad online habits that expose you to viruses

9/26 Fraud Alert Genetic Testing Scam

8/22 Why should you upgrade to a Solid State Drive and Here is how to do it

See a video of the SSD presentation

8/22 6 Best Free Photo Collage Software for Windows

8/22 12 Tips to Speed Up Windows 10

7/18 Telemarketing

7/18 How To Enable God Mode in Windows 10

7/18 25 most useful websites you never knew existed

6/27 Useful Windows Utilities

6/27 Email spoofing

6/27 Windows 10 May 2019 (Version 1903) Update review

6/27 How to activate and use the builtin Windows 10 backup feature

5/23 Introduction to Audio, Audio Files and Using Audio on your PC

5/23 Useful Snip and Sketch Tips and Tricks

5/23 How to Customize Actions and Notification Center in Windows 10

5/23 How to Delete Google Account Data Automatically or Manually

4/25 How to Set Up Your Smart Home A Beginner's Guide

4/25 Smart Home Accessories used in setting up a new home

4/25 How to protect your privacy in Windows 10

4/25 Revealing File Explorers hidden treasures

4/25 How to Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free in 2019

4/25 How to permanently display the Windows 10 version on the desktop

3/28 What to do when your laptop is stolen

3/28 Use Folder-size app to manage your hard drive space

3/28 How to check if your web browser has been updated to the latest version

3/28 Why you should never allow your web browser to save your passwords

3/28 14 apps you will use time and time again for iPhone and Android

2/28 Twenty years of topics

2/28 What is a router? How does it work?

2/28 Google Chrome New Password Check Protection

2/28 What is System Restore in Windows 10 and How To Use It

1/24 Setting Up Windows 10 on your new PC

1/24 Adjusting your privacy settings after your initial setup of Windows 10

1/24 Managing your WiFi Network