Current Presentations

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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.