How is your Christmas/New Year break going? Finished all the jobs you wanted to get done? Sick of the grandkids yet? Completed the upgrade of your PC/Laptop to Windows 10 yet? Feeling a little guilty about not getting organized for the next couple of months? ….I suspect you’re not alone there!
SeniorNet has an excellent programme planned for Term 1 of 2016 and if you’re quick you might be able to book a spot on one of our upcoming courses. Click here to see our latest Course and Workshop Timetable and start planning your time around some further education. Continue reading
July Newsletter from the Chairman
The third term begins on Monday 21 July. We still have a few places available for the Courses. Have a look at the Courses Schedule on the menu above, then contact Teresa on 04 298 3132 to enrol in your selected course/workshop.
Guest Speaker – David Stubbs was our guest speaker at our June Q&A. David gave us an interesting insight into his extensive career in IT and illustrated how we can secure specific information by pointing our smart phones at a ‘QR code.’ This is the small square black and white diagram which you see in many printed advertisements. By scanning the ‘QR Code’ with your smart phones you are transferred to the advertiser’s website which you then can see on your smart phone.
Members regularly leave items behind at our Learning Centre. We have set up a lost property box; please check in there if you have something missing. At the moment we have a scarf, a brand new laptop bag shoulder strap, a spectacle case and a pair of reading glasses. We have also had a ladies coat that has hung around for months.
Thanks. A very big thank to both Lois Brinck and Erik Thorsing who are retiring from the Committee. Lois has done an excellent job in keeping Tutors informed at her monthly Tutors Meetings and she has made sure that there are Tutors and Assistant Tutors available for all Courses during each term. Lois will still continue as a Tutor.Erik has filled 2 roles during his term on the Committee. He has been a very efficient Treasurer, and as our Webmaster, he has kept us well-informed from his extensive surfing the net for very useful articles, tips and trends.To Lois and to Erik we have certainly valued you contribution to the workings of SeniotNet Kapiti. Thank you
- Don’t forget the Regular Workshops including How do I ..?, Q&A, iPad and Android . Come along, you will always learn something new, guaranteed.
And remember to consult the website for the dates and times for everything we offer.
Annual General Meeting
The AGM is on Wednesday 16 July at the Learning Centre starting at 1.30pm
Just as our horizons for computers and tablets have been stretched during the past year with the changing technology trends, you can expect to see changes for Social Media.
The implications for our members interested in easy ways to keeping the finger on the pulse is
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Term 2 has commenced so why wait at home when you could be learning all about surfing the internet, or photo editing and storing, or organizing and managing the data you have on your computer.
We at SeniorNet are waiting to assist you with these courses and more.
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