Category: Tutorials Novice

  • The hardest hour in teaching a senior how to use computers

    The hardest hour in teaching a senior how to use computers

    As a computer trainer, I have become adept in teaching a senior how to use computers. While some people think that seniors are really hard to train to use computers. It’s the first hour that is the worst. This is where my students try to convince me that they are a special case and can…

  • New training room for Adult and senior computer classes

    New training room for Adult and senior computer classes! While some people would think this is mostly just setting up a new computers and tables and call it done. This computer training room has been deigned from the ground up to help get some of the most difficult concepts for seniors who are trying to…

  • Senior Tech Classes: Empowering Seniors to Embrace the Digital World

    Senior Tech Classes: Empowering Seniors to Embrace the Digital World

    For years, I have been dedicated to teaching seniors how to navigate the world of technology. Throughout my experience, I’ve noticed common mistakes that seniors tend to make when learning tech skills, which often hinder their progress. However, once these pitfalls are recognized and addressed, the process of understanding and embracing the ever-changing world of…

  • Blue Mountains Adult Tech Classes FAQ

    Blue Mountains Adult Tech Classes FAQ

    Folks have been asking me all kinds of questions about my classes. I figured it would be a good time to get all the answers in the same place. So here we go with the Blue Mountains Adult Tech Classes FAQ

  • iPhone Notifications class

    iPhone Notifications class

    Are notifications driving you nuts? New class! “How to control Notifications class and spam!If you are missing important messages because your phone is flooding you with notifications! This is the class for you! Class is taught at basic levels so even if you have never used a smartphone you will understand every step! (Perfect for…

  • Is there anyone in Lithgow who can help with Apple ID?

    So before we start let’s just say that I can not get your Apple ID back. While this is frustrating (Trust me I used to work at apple and would get this same call 30 times a day) I can tell you there is a good thing that nobody can hack your Apple ID. Apple…

  • What do I use my iPhone for? EVERYTHING

    After I left Apple to run a tech support centre for a Point of sale system here in Sydney, I decided that I was going to see what was going on with Android Phones. So when the next upgrade opportunity came up I chose to get a Samsung S5 and I loved that phone. In…

  • Mac Apps that I use every day June 2022

    There always seems to talk about new Mac apps all the time. However today I want to talk about the few apps that I use every day. The software, may not be the most flashy but gets the job done. Here is my list for June 2022. I do want to mention I do not…

  • macOS Ventura coming soon

    I think I may be the only guy in Lithgow who is excited about macOS Ventura! I even got up at 3 AM to watch the WWDC. Some people say I’m crazy to get up that early to watch an Apple product announcement. I say… do you really want someone to repair your iMac if…

  • Do you really need to update your Mac?

    There is a lot of fear people have with updating their software. When I try to solve a problem with a customer’s Macbook or iPhone I always ask “When was the last time you updated your Mac? They often tell me “I don’t know” or “I don’t update”. I understand why people would not know…