Links and Resources
Links to useful information
(links validated 1 Feb 2020)
Cary Senior Tech Ed (with links to class schedule)
AARP's Technology Education YouTube site. TONS of videos with many topics, including social media, smartphones, staying safe online and a whole lot more. All are free however they have not updated anything since 2016 so it's a good idea to verify information with additional sources
If you're an AARP member there are a LOT of good podcasts, classes and information here. If you're NOT an AARP member, you can still access some of the resources, but it is much more limited.
Links to support on all Apple products and software. Contains articles, "how to" guides, info on both iPhone/iPad and Apple Watch as well as laptop and desktop Macs, music, TV, and everything else Apple...
In addition to the resources on the site above, Apple maintains a YouTube home with professionally produced videos that center on using all Apple devices and services effectively and exploring things you never knew you could do, or things you wanted to do but didn't know how
(I'm sure many of us have called it that at some point...) This site covers Windows, Mac, Linux, smartphones and all sorts of technology. VERY helpful information, including various tutorials on just about any subject you can think of. EXCELLENT site, with a focus on much more technical information
Go to this site for help with any Microsoft product, including Windows, Microsoft Office, Skype, Surface tablets, XBox and more
Microsoft-provided utilities for supported versions of Windows (8 and 10)
PLEASE NOTE: Windows 7 is NO LONGER SUPPORTED and you NEED to move to a newer version of Windows OR to a different operating system since lack of support and security updates means that Windows 7 is a ripe target for hackers