Current Presentations

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Apple Pay Google Pay Samsung Pay The Best for 2022 14:02)

Apple Pay Google Pay Samsung Pay The Best for 2022 By Ron Brown

This video does a comparison and explains set up. This adds a layer of security for Seniors


Having fun with your Chromebook -- Must have APPS (18:36)

Having fun with your Chromebook was presented for our Learning Chromebook Series

This is a free monthly one hour instruction tutorial on How to use your Chromebook

Registration @ www.techforsenior.com


Using HP Instant Ink to save money in 2022 (12:42)

Using HP Instant Ink to save money in 2022

This is a tutorial on saving money with HP's Instant Ink Program.


Atrial Fibrillation is common over the age of 60 and is a leading cause of stroke. The ECG App on your Smartphone can help identify this condition. This video discussed the Apple Watch, Fitbit Sense and Galaxy Watch 4 in identifying Atrial fibrillation. While these watches work the same way there are unique features that I explain.


Chrome OS 100 New Features -- Voice Dictation (24.50)

New Features of Chrome OS 100


Amazon Warehouse Deals Explained (6:36)


Tech for Senior's Newsletter -- A Deep Dive (17:33)


Chrome OS 99 and " Nearby Share " on a Chromebook (16:40)

Chrome OS99 and " Nearby Share " on a Chromebook . New features of Chrome OS99 and how to share files between Android Devices with Nearby Share


Microsoft 365 on a Chromebook (17.31)

Microsoft 365 on a Chromebook Learn how to use a FREE copy of Microsoft 365 by installing the new Progressive Web App from Office.com


What is a PWA? (7.24)

PWA on a Chromebook


Using HP Instant Ink to save money in 2022 (12.42)

Using HP Instant Ink to save money in 2022

This is a tutorial on saving money with HP's Instant Ink Program.


Senior's Medical Problems helped by Technology by Ron Brown MD (103.15)

Presented to Sun City Computer Club April 4 2022


Learning YouTube (59.19

Presented to the North Texas PC User Group


Chrome OS 98 New Features (31.19)

Chrome OS 97 New Features (28.29)


Making a Movie with Google Photos (6.36)

Making a movie with Google Photos is a short tutorial .

I explain how to use the Web version of Google Photos and the Android App to make a short movie with sound.


Looking Better in Zoom ( Three Parts)

Lighting and Camera Angle 13:22

Using a DSLR as a Web Cam 12:10

How to make a FREE webcam with your phone 10:59


A swollen Cell Phone Battery - 3 things you need to know 12:22

swollen Cell Phone Battery - 3 things you need to stay safe. Lithium-Ion Batteries can cause fire and personal injury. This instructional video can save your life by following the 3 simple tips.

Saving Precious Moments 11.30

Precious Moments are critical for memory preservation. YouTube, Google Photos, and Facebook Groups are all mentioned in this video.

The misunderstood Galaxy Watch 4 by Ronald Brown MD 18:48

The misunderstood Galaxy Watch 4 is an educational video that examines medical applications from a physician's perspective. I describe the feature in detail, including how it works and my medical perspective. This video was created to assist you in making an educated purchasing decision.


Embedding links in Gmail 13:42

This is a tutorial on how to embed links in Gmail.


Using the New Chromebook Screen Capture 10:52

Using the New Chromebook Screen Capture


Chromebook Screen Shots 15.54

This is part of our Learning Chromebook Series. I discuss the Wallpaper Picker, Progressive Web Apps, and the Chromebook Tote


Understanding your Chromebook Settings (15:41)

Understanding your Chromebook Settings is a tutorial for Chromebook Users. Settings can be found in the Chrome Browser and Chrome OS but since this is always changing it can be confusing. What is the difference and which one should I use? Let me explain.


Navigating around your Chromebook (10.35)

Navigating around your Chromebook is a tutorial to improve proficiency. Finding, Organizing ,and Multitasking Apps is explained.


Finding the News with Google (12:04)

Finding the News with Google. Tech for Senior Live is a show that we broadcast Thursday and review Tech articles from the prior week. This video explains how I use Google News to find the articles and post them to our Facebook page.


Shopping Tips for Amazon Purchases (12:39)

Shopping Tips for Amazon Purchases is an information video to help save you money. I review 4 popular Web Sites and discuss the fluctuating Amazon prices. I show you how to look at historical Amazon pricing and warehouse deals. This video will save you money.


Turning on Live Transcription in Zoom --- For the Beginner (10:22)

Turning on Live Transcription in Zoom is an important feature. This video carefully explains the role of the Host and Participant. It is meant for a beginner and has clear, easy-to-understand images.


Facebook Portal TV A new level in communication (13.24)

Facebook Portal TV A new level in communication

This is an information video that describes how Facebook Portal TV works and expanded uses that will help seniors stay connected and avoid social isolation.


Chrome OS 96 (14.34 Minutes)

Chrome OS Update Schedule, Updating your Chromebook, Updating your Chrome OS manually,The Camera App, Scanning


Zoom on a Chromebook in 2022 - The beginner's guide (17.41 Minutes)

Progressive Web Apps, Which Zoom App ? Confusing, PWA App, Which App should I use ?- Enabling the Playstore, What is a PWA, Web and Apps


Why you should turn on 2 Factor Authentication ( Part Two of Series) (13.11 Minutes)

Why you should turn on 2 Factor Authentication by Ron Brown www.techforsenior.com

This is a beginner's guide to turning on 2 Factor Authentication.


5 things to do before enabling Two Factor Authentication in Google ( Part One of Series) (9.4 Minutes)

5 things to do before enabling Two Factor Authentication in Google. Google is currently auto-enrolling 150M accounts for Two Factor Authentication. This is a two-part video with Part One outlining things you need to do before this process takes place.

My New E-Bike (7.51 Minutes)

My New E-Bike. A few months ago I purchase a Volt - Yukon 750. I am a Senior and want to use it for photography. This video describes my experience and the cameras I use. I describe the bike as we are cycling through Comox B.C.

Sleep tracking with a watch. Galaxy Watch 4 or the Fitbit Sense Advice from a Physician

Sleep tracking is commonly found on watches. How does it work and which one is the best?

All those questions and more are answered in this video.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 (GW4) - Fall detection explained by a Physician

The GW4 has just been released and has Fall Detection. Be sure and watch this video if this is a purchase consideration.

The Misunderstood Fitbit Sense Watch- Revisited after using it for 6 months

In this review of the Fitbit Sense, I will give you 3 reasons I like it and 3 reasons I hate it.

I will share my final thoughts on this device and give you some purchase recommendations

Vimeo vs YouTube What's the difference in 2021?

YouTube and Vimeo are both video-sharing platforms but offer different services. This video looks at the difference and helps you to make a choice.

Two things you need to know about your ethernet cables in 2021 -- This is another informative video produced by Tech for Senior's Ron Brown. As the internet gets faster you will need to use the correct ethernet cables.

Braava Jet 240 -- The Senior's choice is another informative video produced by Tech for Senior to support independent living. Cleaning a floor may be difficult due to arthritis, visuals barriers, or just remembering to do it. Watch this video and let technology solve this problem.

I spend most of my day on YouTube. Arising in the morning I watch the news and then before the office I have some quiet time to review my 330 YouTube subscriptions. My morning in the office usually involves interactions on YouTube and lunch with my wife brings laughs as we watch the old classics. YouTube is on my phone, tablet and all our Tv's as the primary source of entertainment. In this presentation, I discuss how I use YouTube and give you some tips.

The misunderstood Fitbit Sense. My initial impression was very bad and was on my way to take it back to Best Buy. This video explains why I changed my mind. I am a physician who teaches technology to Seniors. My video " Saving your life with wearable technology " Part One discusses health monitoring with watches. Let me explain why I think this is a good watch that is going to get better. Be sure and stay for the surprise ending.

How wearable technology will improve your health in 2021 is an information video about current and upcoming health monitoring devices. The Apple Watch Series 6, Samsung Galaxy 3, and Fitbit Sense all do cardiac monitoring and can identify a common cause of stroke, atrial fibrillation.

The next generation of watches about to be released will monitor your blood sugar through the skin without any contact with body fluid. This is going to save health care billions of dollars. This video is so important to watch if you have Diabetes or Cardiac problems.

Blood tests with your smartwatch. This year your smartwatch will be able to monitor your diabetes without any pokes. Purdue and Stanford University recently did a research project to see if the existing data could predict other blood tests. To find out the answer and see two more amazing medical breakthroughs please watch this video.

Smart Watches - A Medical Perspective in 2021 by Ronald Brown MD. A smartwatch can save your life but which one to buy and what features should you look for The marketplace is confusing in May- 2021 with Samsung and Fitbit changing their OS to Google Wear. Bloodless blood sugar measurements will bring watch monitoring into the medical treatment for diabetes. Will Apple run off with the Holy Grail? Find out by watching this video.

This is a tutorial about how to find Tech for Senior and search Tech for Senior"s Assets. With over two hundred YouTube videos, Two seasons of TFS, and TFS-Live, it can be difficult to find the information you want. This is why we have made searching easy and created playlists for quick access. This video is a must if you watch TFS.

The new Kindle Fire Tablet with Microsoft Office or a 12-month subscription to Microsoft 365.

Albums to Photos in 13 minutes is an instructional video on how to quickly get your pictures from your photo album to Google Photos using Photoscan with your smartphone.

Virtual Reality for Seniors in 2021 is a 3 part presentation on the history, technology, and applications for seniors in 2021. This is part one that describes the history dating back to 1881!!

Part One - The history of Virtual Reality

Part Two- Hardware for VR in 2021

Part Three- Applications for Seniors with VR

Virtual Reality for Seniors in 2021 is a 3 part presentation on the history, technology, and applications for seniors in 2021. This is part one that describes the history dating back to 1881!!

Part One - The history of Virtual Reality

Part Two- Hardware for VR in 2021

Part Three- Applications for Seniors with VR

Do not purchase a Chromebook before watching this video ( 8 Minutes)

Do not purchase a Chromebook before watching this video. For flexibility and customization, a Chromebox is a good alternative to a Chromebook. This information video discussed what a Chromebox is and some of the models that can be purchased

Five important Tips for your Chromebook in 2021 (16 Minutes)

Five important tips for your Chromebook in 2021 is a tutorial describing the following features of the Operating System

1. Updating the OS

2. New Screen and Video capture for OS 89

3. How to change your download directory

4. Sharing multiple users on a Chromebook

5. The Chromebook Tote for OS 89

Virtual Reality for Seniors in 2021 ( Part One) (12 Minutes)

Virtual Reality for Seniors in 2021 is a 3 part presentation on the history, technology, and applications for seniors in 2021. This is part one that describes the history dating back to 1881!!

Part One - The history of Virtual Reality

Part Two- Hardware for VR in 2021

Part Three- Applications for Seniors with VR

Please like and Subscribe

Part 2 & 3 will be uploaded in the following weeks

Details. www.techforsenior.com

How wearable technology will improve your health in 2021 (16 Minutes)

How wearable technology will improve your health in 2021 is an information video about current and upcoming health monitoring devices. The Apple Watch Series 6, Samsung Galaxy 3, and Fitbit Sense all do cardiac monitoring and can identify a common cause of stroke, atrial fibrillation.

The next generation of watches about to be released will monitor your blood sugar through the skin without any contact with body fluid. This is going to save health care billions of dollars. This video is so important to watch if you have Diabetes or Cardiac problems.

Chromebook Tips for Chrome OS 88 ( 24 Minutes)

This is a tutorial on 8 Tips available with Chrome OS 88 that will make you more productive. There are a combination of existing, future, and add-on features that you might not know your Chromebook can do.

Computer Club Management with dwindling resources and limited budget in 2021 ( 49 Minutes)

Computer Club Management with dwindling resources and a limited budget is a tutorial for administrators or board members of local computer clubs. It is presented at the EVACC ( East Valley Association of Computer Clubs) meeting of March 13, 2021. This is based on my 10-year experience as Program Director for Silvercom Computer and Technology Club at Silveridge Resort in Mesa Arizona. I discuss options for small, medium, or large clubs as they try to continue on with fewer volunteers.

Does your Chromebook have a Hard drive? (22 Minutes)

Does your Chromebook have a Hard drive? This is a tutorial video to explain the different storage devices used by Chromebooks. I will explain the difference between Ram and Storage memory as well as options for increasing Hard drive capacity. Finding how much free space you have is a bit different than a Windows 10 machine. This video will explain these issues in very basic terms so new users will understand.

Making faster Internet speed with your Modem and Router in 2021 (36 Minutes)

Making faster Internet speed with your Modem and Router in 2021 is a tutorial to help increase your internet speed with your existing hardware. What are Powerline adapters and range extenders? MESH routers, USB 3.2, and WiFi6 are explained.

Creating a signature block in Gmail with Signature Hound ( 14 minutes)

Creating a signature block with Signature Hound. This is a tutorial on how to create an email signature block using free software called Signature Hound. I will demonstrate this with Gmail but it can be used on any email program.

Chromebook Tips for Chrome OS 88 by Ron Brown ( 24 minutes)

This is a tutorial on 8 Tips available with Chrome OS 88 that will make you more productive. There are a combination of existing, future, and add-on features that you might not know your Chromebook can do.

Best purchase considerations for a printer in 2021 (46 minutes)

Purchase considerations for a printer in 2021 is a presentation I gave for APCUG at their Virtual Technology Conference on Feb 13 2021. Choosing a printer depends on how much you print but more important the frequency. What is the most economical printer for my use? There are many other printing options for color pictures or documents. What are ecotank printers and what is HP's new Neverstop laser printer that you fill-up the laser cartridges yourself? Printing option for 2021 discussed.

Understanding Google Drive on your Chromebook in 2021 (19 minutes)

Understanding Google Drive on your Chromebook in 2021 is a tutorial on how to use Google Drive with your Chromebook. Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides are just a few of the FREE Apps that come pre-installed on your new Chromebook. The file directory is just a bit different in Chromium OS so let me show you how to get started and use the free software that came with Google Drive.

Facebook to Google Photos in seconds (11 minutes )

Facebook to Google Photos in seconds. How to transfer your photos from Facebook to Google Photos. This was made possible by the Transfer Project which created an open-source program that allows data transfer between accounts. This video explains how to do it and the recent changes made.

5G in 2021 What should we expect? ( 45 minutes)

2021 will be the year where 5G phones and fixed base 5G will roll out across the USA and Canada. Is 5G ready and should I consider upgrading my phone? The wireless companies are all promoting services called Fixed Base 5G for Television service and Internet. How does this compare to existing technology and should I sign up?

The misunderstood Fitbit Sense Watch (16 minutes)

The misunderstood Fitbit Sense. My initial impression was very bad and was on my way to take it back to Best Buy. This video explains why I changed my mind. I am a physician who teaches technology to Seniors. My video " Saving your life with wearable technology " Part One discusses health monitoring with watches. Let me explain why I think this is a good watch that is going to get better. Be sure and stay for the surprise ending.

Saving your life with wearable technology

https://youtu.be/OEkYWNyW220


The making of Tech for Seniors ( 37 minutes)

The making of Tech for Seniors (TFS). TFS is a weekly broadcast on Zoom that is recorded, edited, and published on YouTube. It is a 4 step process and this video shows you how to record on Zoom, download your rendered MP4 file, video edit it, and publish it to YouTube. Watch this video to find out how to do it.


Two Factor Authentication Explained ( 26 minutes)

Two Factor Authentication (2FA) explained by Ron Brown. Securing your accounts has never been more important and can be done with 2FA. In this video, I explain how hackers can get into your account. There are 4 types of 2FA that include text messaging, authenticator apps, push notifications, and a physical key. I have tried to make this video fun and easy to understand.

Secure your accounts now. It is FREE and easy to do. Just watch the video.


Tips for your Chromebook with Chrome OS 87 ( 22 Minutes)

Chromebook Tips for Chrome OS 87 by Ron Brown

How to use a PIN and Smartphone to access you Chromebook instead your Google Password

New Toggle Switch to " Save to local drive " for Folders or Files

Alt/Tab will move through Apps but Alt ( Right or Left arrow) now works

Bluetooth devises Battery strength can now bee seen on our Chromebook

New Backgrounds

Improvements in Virtual Background


Shopping with Alexa - Your Grocery List ( 16 Minutes)

Shopping with Alexa by Ron Brown

The problems with a paper grocery list are explained and Alexa shines as she creates a digital shopping list that can be shared. In these trying times, we have to be more efficient at shopping that results in less time in grocery stores. The shopping list is very important and Alexa shows us how it is done.


Can you make Money with YouTube? (12 Minutes)

Can you make money with YouTube? This is an overview on how you can make money on YouTube. I discuss the monetization of your channel, Patreon Support, and personal promotion.


Tips for using YouTube ( 22 Minutes)

I spend most of my day on YouTube. Arising in the morning I watch the news and then before the office I have some quiet time to review my 330 YouTube subscriptions. My morning in the office usually involves interactions on YouTube and lunch with my wife brings laughs as we watch the old classics. YouTube is on my phone, tablet and all our Tv's as the primary source of entertainment. In this presentation, I discuss how I use YouTube and give you some tips.


Efficient use of your browser ( 17 Minutes)

Efficient use of your Browser. Most of my day is spent in my Chrome Browser so I have to be efficient. In this video, I will show you how to use your Bookmark Bar to store files and folders.

Linking Gmail labels to your Bookmark Bar makes bringing up commonly used emails a snap.

Lots of good tips so enjoy the video.

Sponsorship for Content Creators ( 7 Minutes)

Sponsorship for Content Creators. Passion and hard work creates content for viewers that is FREE

How can we support their efforts so they can continue the great work? In this video, I list the creators I support and explore ways that you can contribute to their success.

Apps and Extensions for your new Chromebook in 2020 ( 29 minutes )

Apps and Extensions for your new Chromebook by Ron Brown. You just got your new Chromebook and wonder where are the Programs? Chromebooks use Apps and Extensions that are much different than programs. Whats is the difference and where do you find them? Most Chromebook Apps also are available as a Web Version which offers a huge advantage to Chromebook users. I show you how to create a start icon on the Chromebook shelf for both Apps and WEB versions. This video is designed for teaching so you can go directly to the interested topic with the Time Chapter below.

Alternatives to Digital Picture Frames

Alternatives to Digital Picture Frames became obvious when I looked at the Echo Show, Facebook Portal, and the Google Nest Hub. This presentation discusses the use of Digital frames and looks at why Show, Portal, and Hub have added value to display your pictures.

Navigating the Post Covid Era

This is a personal story of how Covid 19 affected me and my family. Technology brought resources to my home that allowed communication in an isolating world. This presentation looks at current and future communication resources that will help reduce loneliness in our senior population. I believe Covid 19 has permanently changed the way we will interact with people and this presentation will explain current and future technologies. As we move forward to a post covid era securing a fast reliable internet will be very important. I discuss DSL, Starlink, Cable, Fiberoptic, and Fixedbase 5G internet connections. Which one is best for you? This was presented at the APCUG VTC Conference on November 7, 2020

Controversy at Costco - Problems with Same day delivery through Instacart

In the popular presentation " Lets Go Shopping " I discuss Costco's recently added daily delivery service with Instacart. You may be in for a surprise.

Also I discuss shopping APPS used at Sams Club, Kroeger-Fry's, Walmart, and Google Chrome. Amazon Fresh is a new way to purchase on-line groceries. Payment methods are reviewed and the importance of PayPal discussed. What should you not purchase on Amazon and how do you initiate an Amazon Return? If you have any problems I discuss how Amazon will phone you.

Why do Seniors need a USB Condom?

Why do Seniors need a USB Condom? The answer is in this presentation on Preventing Seniors Scam given to Sunland Spring Village Computer Club on September 2 2020. This presentation is why seniors are more than double the risk for 35 Billion dollars in scams. Watch the video and learn how to protect yourself.

Chromebooks in 2020

This presentation looks at the history of Chromebooks and how they have evolved into mainstream computing. Chromebooks are the safest and most secure computing platform we have, with built in anti-virus and malware protection. They come with most of the software you will need so there is a savings from the traditional Windows 10 PC. This past year computer manufacturers have produced models with equal or better performance results when compared to an Intel I-7 processor. You should definitely consider a Chromebook in your next computer purchase.

Saving your life with wearable technology ( Part 2)

This is a continuation of Mary’s story, who is a fictitious senior, widowed and lives in a resort in Mesa Arizona. She has a fall at night that results in a broken hip from an undiagnosed heart problem. In Part 1 I discussed the importance of knowing what your heart rate is and the many devices that can monitor and record. Part 2 will focus on Fall Detection, Emergency Notification, and Home automation to ensure safety for a senior living alone. I will discuss how to set up a home network, the Echo Show, Google Nest, and the New Zoom All-in One Home appliance.

Organizing your Smartphone

Organizing your Smart Phone How to reduce cell phone clutter. Delete Apps, Make Folders, plan your Home Page, and much more. Learn how Widgets can increase productivity and automate tasks. Be more productive by being better organized.

Preventing Seniors Scams

Preventing Scams for Seniors. Seniors are very vulnerable to scams that swindle over 40 Billion dollars each year. Learn the problems and solutions in this video

The one thing to do with receipts

This video is made with my Android Pixel 3 phone. The software is available for both Android and IOS phones. If you scan a receipt but are not connected to the internet, the software will store the information on your smartphone and update Google Drive or One Drive when you connect. On May 18-2020 Microsoft changed a feature in the OneDrive APP that lets you scan up to 10 pages that will be uploaded and saved as a single PDF file. This feature was only available if you paid for a Microsoft 365 account but is now free for everyone.

Lets go shopping

This presentation was presented at APCUG's Virtual Technology Conference on Mar 2 - 2020. I discuss shopping APPS used at Sams Club, Kroeger-Fry's, Walmart, and Google Chrome. Amazon Fresh is a new way to purchase on-line groceries. Payment methods are reviewed and the importance of PayPal discussed. What should you not purchase on Amazon and how do you initiate an Amazon Return? If you have any problems I discuss how Amazon will phone you.

Saving your life with wearable technology (Part 1)

This presentation looks at common medical problems Seniors encounter and how wearable technology can help identify and prevent emergencies. I am a retired family physician with 35 years of experience so I use a fictitious patient to show you that serious problems can occur quickly and how new technology developed recently can be used. Part One focuses on “ Heart Problems “ and will discuss the New Apple Watch and cardiac monitoring devices.

Photoalbum to Google Photos in 13 minutes

This video shows you how to get the pictures from a photo album into Google Photos quickly. I did 153 pictures in 13 minutes !!! This is a technique you can use to make a Google Photos Album out of your old picture books.

Saving your life with wearable technology (Part 2 – This presentation will be available in Feb 2020)

This expands on the first Presentation and will look at not only wearables but IOT devices to stay connected and improve your safety.

Driving with Google Maps

This presentation was a presentation I gave for APCUG in August- 2019 for their VTC. It can be found as a YouTube Video. I discuss how to use Google Maps to assist you while driving. Whether Google Maps is used as an Off-Line application or connected through Cellular Data it is an excellent product to help you navigate the increasingly complicated road network

What will 5G mean to you?

All the major cell phone carriers are upgrading their services to 5G. What does this mean to you and should you buy a 5G phone?

Home Security Cameras

Should you buy a home security camera? Wired or Wireless? So many to choose from so which one should I buy?

The Browser War and the New Chromium based Microsoft “ Edge “

Microsoft has admitted defeat with its Windows 10 release of Edge. They have sent it back to the de velopment team to redesign it based on the Open Source Chromium Platform which Google controls. In early 2020 it will be released as a Windows update. This presentation looks at the history of Browsers and what we can expect from Microsofts New Edge.

Staying connected while Traveling

This presentation looks at the different technology you can use for staying connected whether you travel by air, land, or sea.

What the heck is a Chromebook???

Chromebooks are rapidly becoming a popular computing option. Their security, ease of use, and versatility make a Chromebook a solid option for your computing needs.


Identity Theft

This is a very common type of crime that Seniors need to be aware of. I will outline the problems and how you can protect yourself.

2 Factor Authentication

The only way you can protect your on line presence is with 2 Factor Authentication. In this talk I will discuss the problems and explain how 2- FA works

Google Photos Updated

Google Photos is a popular program that has been updated with a lot of new features. I will go over the basics and then outline the updates.

How to Purchase a Smartphone?

Seniors can save a lot of money if they purchase their smart phone. What to buy? Will look at the options.

Purchase considerations for a new computer

As the sun sets on Windows 7, Black Friday brings us unbelievable computer deals. Which deal is best for you? This presentation discusses how you can make the best choice on your new purchase.