APCUG’s FREE 2015 Fall Virtual Technology Conference (VTC) will be held on Saturday, November 7, from 1:00 pm5:00 pm Eastern Time. 

The sessions are 50 minutes in length and offer attendees the opportunity to ask questions via a chat window. Videos from earlier conferences can be found on APCUG’s YouTube channel www.youtube.com/apcugvideos.

 

  • To register for this VTC, please click on the below link (there are 100 seats for this VTC):

http://bit.ly/APCUG_2015_Fall_VTC

 

  • This link is where you can view the presenter bios and, after the conference, you can download the handouts and get links to the videos.

http://apcug2.org/category/virtual-tech-conference/

 

Spread the word by forwarding this e-mail to your members. VTCs are a great way for them to expand their technology experience and be introduced to new skills. Below are the sessions that are currently scheduled.

 

As with the Security VTC, we will be using Zoom’s webinar program for this VTC.

 

If you would like further information, please send an email to jtaylour@apcug.org

Judy

Judy Taylour, Chair

VTC Committee

Francis Chao

Jim Evans

John Kennedy

Hewie Poplock

David Williams

 

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TRACK 1

 

How I Save Hours per Day Keeping Up with Technology

Hewie Poplock, APCUG Vice President; Windows SIG Leader, Central Florida Computer Society

This presentation covers how Hewie uses Evernote and Feedly to find interesting tech news and save that information to be used for his SIG, blogs, and his Facebook posts. If you are frustrated when looking for an article that you read yesterday, last week, or last year, see how you can organize and save everything you might want to read or share easily, and find quickly. You will see how he sifts through hundreds or thousands of articles, find an interesting one and saves and categorizes it in a searchable format. All of his saved articles are accessible from his PC, tablets, or phone.

 

Using Wi-Fi Wireless Webcams to Spy on Something

Francis Chao, Member, WINNERS, the WINdows usERS Group in Irvine, the Greater South Bay Users Group in Torrance, and the Tucson Computer Society For the past eight years, we have been using various models of Webcams to remotely spy on our homes, businesses, and pets. The Internet provides us with two key services for our use of Webcams: A means of communicating with a Webcam from points unknown and cloud storage for saving snapshots and video clips either automatically or on-demand. Francis will talk about legacy USB webcam cable length limitations and Netgear’s “Arlo” webcam. You will learn all about the new technology in his presentation.

 

iOS 9, Jere Minich, APCUG Advisor, Region 5; Program Chair, Lake-Sumter Computer Society

iOS 9 is full of enhancements you’ll appreciate every day. The more you do with iOS 9, the more you’ll wonder how you ever did without it. Jere will cover all the way up to iOS 9.1.

  • Apps become more essential
  • New multitasking features on iPads make you even more productive
  • Siri can do more than ever
  • New Emojis, Apple News in the UK, iMovie updated with 4K support
  • Enhance performance, battery life, and security

E-mail Security and More, Elliott Stern, Maestro Computing

Do you use good e-mail etiquette practices? Do you back up your e-mail? Have you created folders in your Inbox? Do you know about the Can-Spam ACT and making sure you give people an opportunity to Opt Out of receiving e-mail messages you might send in a mass mailing? Elliott’s presentation will cover all of this plus e-mail security and more.

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