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Internet Security Basics Class Description:

Stay safe while using your Apple devices. Malware and fake support pop-ups & emails have become a regular part of using a computer and the Internet these days. In this class for the home user, we will have a frank discussion about security concerns and how to protect yourself from modern day threats.

The class will be recorded and saved in “My Class Recordings” for you to review at your convenience!

Instructional Level:

Beginner through Intermediate

Who should take this class?

Everyone who surfs the web for information or entertainment.

What should I bring?

A Macintosh computer (optional).

What You’ll Learn:

  • The difference between viruses and malware
  • How to recognize fake emails
  • How to recognize fake support websites
  • Which security threats are real, and which are hype
  • How to create secure passwords
  • How to keep track of your passwords securely
  • What to do if you receive an email you’re not sure about

About Your Instructor:

Jamie Pollock is an iPhone and iPad expert. A member of the Apple Consultants Network, he has taught hundreds of people how to use Apple technology to improve their quality of life.

Attend in Person, via Virtual Class, or Watch Later:

If you are planning to attend our class in person, choose “Live” from the dropdown menu. This class will be taught at the Portland English Language Academy. Scroll down for directions!

 

If you live outside the Portland/Vancouver area, or if you don’t want to make the drive, you can attend and participate in our classes via Virtual Class. When you register, choose “Virtual Class as your ticket type. We’ll email you an access code and instructions for how to connect. Please log in 10 minutes before the start time to connect your audio and video.

Our Virtual Classes are just as if you are physically in the classroom with us. This is not just a watch-and-listen webinar: it’s an interactive classroom experience! You can talk and be seen. You can virtually raise your hand when you have questions. It’s truly just like a real class. A recording of the Virtual Class will be available to you in two weeks at http://royalwise.com/my-classes/.

Please note that by participating in our Virtual Classes you are granting your consent to be seen and heard by the public, since anyone can purchase these class recordings from our website. If you do not consent, we can make you a listen-only attendee – just let us know!

 

If you are unable to attend on this time & date, select the “Watch Later” option. After class is done, we’ll send you access information so that you can watch the content at your convenience. You are welcome to call us with your individual questions for a free 10-minute Q&A session.

 

Directions to PELA (Portland English Language Academy):

 

The Portland English Language Academy (PELA) is located on the 3rd floor in the northwest corner of the Lloyd Center across from Carrington College.  Guests can look for Portland English Language Academy on any of the Lloyd Center directories.

To reach our space from the Lloyd Center MAX Station, enter the Lloyd Center through the large glass doors off of NE Multnomah St. next to Macy’s. Take the circular staircase to the 3rd (top) floor.  Turn left and proceed down the corridor. The entrance to our space will be all the way down the corridor on the right (north) side.

Guests who prefer to use an escalator or elevator will find them on the far side of the ice rink that they will see to their right as they enter the large glass doors.

Guests can call 503-226-1656 to reach the PELA office, or call Jamie at 503-504-6392.

For guests who are driving to the Lloyd Center, enter the parking garage at NE Halsey St. & NE 10th Ave.  Take the circular ramp in the northwest corner of the parking garage to Floor 3 (the top floor).  Enter the Lloyd Center at the entrance that can be seen from the top of the ramp.  PELA is located just inside this entrance.  Parking is free.

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Spring Clean Your Mac

Spring Clean Your Mac Class Description:

In this hands-on training session, we’ll show you how to spring clean your Mac to improve overall performance. You’ll learn how to tell what condition your machine is in and how to optimize your Mac. We’ll talk about the things that slow down your iMac or laptop, and use several tools including Disk Utility to fix any problems, and Disk Inventory X to clean up large files.

The class will be recorded and saved in “My Class Recordings” for you to review at your convenience!

Instructional Level:

Beginner

Requirements:

  • No prerequisite knowledge needed.
  • If you have a laptop, bring it to class.

Who should take this class?

Take this class if your Mac is old and running slow, but you’re not quite ready for a new one, and if you often see the “spinning beach ball of doom.” It’s also a great class for people who just got a new Mac and want to be proactive about keeping their machine in good shape.

What You’ll Learn:

  • What slows down your Mac
  • How to tell the condition of your Mac
  • How to optimize your Mac
  • How to use Disk Utility to fix problems
  • How to use Disk Inventory X to clean up large files

About Your Instructor:

Jamie Pollock is a member of the Apple Consultants Network and an Apple Certified Support Professional. With an ability to explain complex topics in simple terms, combined with a healthy sense of humor, he has taught hundreds of people how to use Apple products to improve their quality of life.

Attend in Person, via Virtual Class, or Watch Later

If you are planning to attend our class in person, choose “Live” from the dropdown menu. This class will be taught at the Portland English Language Academy. Scroll down for directions!

 

If you live outside the Portland/Vancouver area, or if you don’t want to make the drive, you can attend and participate in our classes via Virtual Class. When you register, choose “Virtual Class as your ticket type. We’ll email you an access code and instructions for how to connect. Please log in 10 minutes before the start time to connect your audio and video.

Our Virtual Classes are just as if you are physically in the classroom with us. This is not just a watch-and-listen webinar: it’s an interactive classroom experience! You can talk and be seen. You can virtually raise your hand when you have questions. It’s truly just like a real class. A recording of the Virtual Class will be available to you in two weeks at http://royalwise.com/my-classes/.

Please note that by participating in our Virtual Classes you are granting your consent to be seen and heard by the public, since anyone can purchase these class recordings from our website. If you do not consent, we can make you a listen-only attendee – just let us know!

 

If you are unable to attend on this time & date, select the “Watch Later” option. After class is done, we’ll send you access information so that you can watch the content at your convenience. You are welcome to call us with your individual questions for a free 10-minute Q&A session.

 

Directions to PELA (Portland English Language Academy):

 

The Portland English Language Academy (PELA) is located on the 3rd floor in the northwest corner of the Lloyd Center across from Carrington College.  Guests can look for Portland English Language Academy on any of the Lloyd Center directories.

To reach our space from the Lloyd Center MAX Station, enter the Lloyd Center through the large glass doors off of NE Multnomah St. next to Macy’s. Take the circular staircase to the 3rd (top) floor.  Turn left and proceed down the corridor. The entrance to our space will be all the way down the corridor on the right (north) side.

Guests who prefer to use an escalator or elevator will find them on the far side of the ice rink that they will see to their right as they enter the large glass doors.

Guests can call 503-226-1656 to reach the PELA office, or call Jamie at 503-504-6392.

For guests who are driving to the Lloyd Center, enter the parking garage at NE Halsey St. & NE 10th Ave.  Take the circular ramp in the northwest corner of the parking garage to Floor 3 (the top floor).  Enter the Lloyd Center at the entrance that can be seen from the top of the ramp.  PELA is located just inside this entrance.  Parking is free.

Look for signs to Royalwise’s Classroom!

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Mac OS X: Level 3 – File Management

Mac OS X Level 3 Class Description:

This class is essential, and everyone should take it so that they’re using their computer effectively and efficiently! We’ll show you how to save files of all types in the right place every time!

If your Desktop is covered with icons or your Documents folder is one long list of mysterious file names, we’ll clean up your computer, and create a Finder filing system that makes sense. Last but not least, we’ll show you 5 ways to find your files quickly and easily.

The class will be recorded and saved in “My Class Recordings” for you to review at your convenience!

Instructional Level

Beginner through Advanced

Who should take this class?

Macintosh users who want to stay organized, and be able to find important documents quickly.

What should you bring?

A Macintosh computer (optional).

What You’ll Learn

  • Finder views: Icon, List, Column, and Cover Flow
  • All My Files
  • Creating folders and subfolders
  • Moving files between folders
  • Renaming files
  • Saving files to your Documents folder
  • Save as… vs. Duplicate
  • Revert to older copies of a file
  • Making subfolders on the fly
  • Spotlight
  • 5 easy ways to find files

About Your Instructor

Jamie Pollock is a iPad and iPhone expert. A member of the Apple Consultants Network, he has taught hundreds of people how to use Apple technology to improve their quality of life.

Attend in Person, via Virtual Class, or Watch Later

If you are planning to attend our class in person, choose “Live” from the dropdown menu. This class will be taught at the Portland English Language Academy. Scroll down for directions!

 

If you live outside the Portland/Vancouver area, or if you don’t want to make the drive, you can attend and participate in our classes via Virtual Class. When you register, choose “Virtual Class as your ticket type. We’ll email you an access code and instructions for how to connect. Please log in 10 minutes before the start time to connect your audio and video.

Our Virtual Classes are just as if you are physically in the classroom with us. This is not just a watch-and-listen webinar: it’s an interactive classroom experience! You can talk and be seen. You can virtually raise your hand when you have questions. It’s truly just like a real class. A recording of the Virtual Class will be available to you in two weeks at http://royalwise.com/my-classes/.

Please note that by participating in our Virtual Classes you are granting your consent to be seen and heard by the public, since anyone can purchase these class recordings from our website. If you do not consent, we can make you a listen-only attendee – just let us know!

 

If you are unable to attend on this time & date, select the “Watch Later” option. After class is done, we’ll send you access information so that you can watch the content at your convenience. You are welcome to call us with your individual questions for a free 10-minute Q&A session.

 

Directions to PELA (Portland English Language Academy):

 

The Portland English Language Academy (PELA) is located on the 3rd floor in the northwest corner of the Lloyd Center across from Carrington College.  Guests can look for Portland English Language Academy on any of the Lloyd Center directories.

To reach our space from the Lloyd Center MAX Station, enter the Lloyd Center through the large glass doors off of NE Multnomah St. next to Macy’s. Take the circular staircase to the 3rd (top) floor.  Turn left and proceed down the corridor. The entrance to our space will be all the way down the corridor on the right (north) side.

Guests who prefer to use an escalator or elevator will find them on the far side of the ice rink that they will see to their right as they enter the large glass doors.

Guests can call 503-226-1656 to reach the PELA office, or call Jamie at 503-504-6392.

For guests who are driving to the Lloyd Center, enter the parking garage at NE Halsey St. & NE 10th Ave.  Take the circular ramp in the northwest corner of the parking garage to Floor 3 (the top floor).  Enter the Lloyd Center at the entrance that can be seen from the top of the ramp.  PELA is located just inside this entrance.  Parking is free.

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Mac OS X: Level 2 – New and Cool Features

Mac OS X Level 2 Class Description:

This class introduces you to all the latest features that make your Mac user-friendly and exciting to use. We’ll explore full screen apps, multiple desktops, trackpad gestures, new saving options,  how to dictate instead of type, texting & video chatting, sharing, Facebook integration, and much more.

The class will be recorded and saved in “My Class Recordings” for you to review at your convenience!

Instructional Level

Beginner through Intermediate

Who should take this class?

Macintosh users who want to get the most out of their investment.

What should you bring?

A Macintosh computer (optional).

What You’ll Learn

  • 3 ways to open apps
  • Trackpad gestures
  • New saving options
  • Dictation instead of typing
  • Instant messaging & video chatting
  • Reminders
  • Notes
  • Notifications
  • Facebook integration
  • Improvements to your favorite apps like Mail and Safari

About Your Instructor

Jamie Pollock is a iPad and iPhone expert. A member of the Apple Consultants Network, he has taught hundreds of people how to use Apple technology to improve their quality of life.

Attend in Person, via Virtual Class, or Watch Later

If you are planning to attend our class in person, choose “Live” from the dropdown menu. This class will be taught at the Portland English Language Academy. Scroll down for directions!

 

If you live outside the Portland/Vancouver area, or if you don’t want to make the drive, you can attend and participate in our classes via Virtual Class. When you register, choose “Virtual Class” as your ticket type. We’ll email you an access code and instructions for how to connect. Please log in 10 minutes before the start time to connect your audio and video.

Our Virtual Classes are just as if you are physically in the classroom with us. This is not just a watch-and-listen webinar: it’s an interactive classroom experience! You can talk and be seen. You can virtually raise your hand when you have questions. It’s truly just like a real class. A recording of the Virtual Class will be available to you in two weeks at http://royalwise.com/my-classes/.

Please note that by participating in our Virtual Classes you are granting your consent to be seen and heard by the public, since anyone can purchase these class recordings from our website. If you do not consent, we can make you a listen-only attendee – just let us know!

 

If you are unable to attend on this time & date, select the “Watch Later” option. After class is done, we’ll send you access information so that you can watch the content at your convenience. You are welcome to call us with your individual questions for a free 10-minute Q&A session.

 

Directions to PELA (Portland English Language Academy):

 

The Portland English Language Academy (PELA) is located on the 3rd floor in the northwest corner of the Lloyd Center across from Carrington College.  Guests can look for Portland English Language Academy on any of the Lloyd Center directories.

To reach our space from the Lloyd Center MAX Station, enter the Lloyd Center through the large glass doors off of NE Multnomah St. next to Macy’s. Take the circular staircase to the 3rd (top) floor.  Turn left and proceed down the corridor. The entrance to our space will be all the way down the corridor on the right (north) side.

Guests who prefer to use an escalator or elevator will find them on the far side of the ice rink that they will see to their right as they enter the large glass doors.

Guests can call 503-226-1656 to reach the PELA office, or call Jamie at 503-504-6392.

For guests who are driving to the Lloyd Center, enter the parking garage at NE Halsey St. & NE 10th Ave.  Take the circular ramp in the northwest corner of the parking garage to Floor 3 (the top floor).  Enter the Lloyd Center at the entrance that can be seen from the top of the ramp.  PELA is located just inside this entrance.  Parking is free.

Look for signs to Royalwise’s Classroom!

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Mac OS X: Level 1 – All The Basics

Mac OS X Level 1 Class Description:

Start at the beginning and get a great foundation of information, whether you are new to Macs, or a Windows switcher. This class is great for Seniors and Beginners! We will cover the Mac Operating System (OS X), including everything you need from getting set up, to looking around, to getting work done, to printing. We’ll take out the mystery and fear of using your computer so that you enjoy communicating with family, friends, and work.

The class will be recorded and saved in “My Class Recordings” for you to review at your convenience!

Instructional Level

Although this is a beginner class, we specialize in “what you don’t know you don’t know,” so even intermediate Mac users will learn new and useful tricks.

Who should take this class?

Novice Macintosh users who want to be more comfortable with their computers.

What should you bring?

A Macintosh computer (optional).

What You’ll Learn

  • Mac OSX
  • The Finder
  • Menus
  • Installing and updating software
  • The Dock
  • Using a mouse or trackpad
  • Organizing your files
  • Spotlight
  • Setting up a printer
  • System Preferences
  • Time Machine
  • Help
  • A ton of tips and tricks for users of all levels

About Your Instructor

Jamie Pollock is a iPad and iPhone expert. A member of the Apple Consultants Network, he has taught hundreds of people how to use Apple technology to improve their quality of life.

Attend in Person, via Virtual Class, or Watch Later

If you are planning to attend our class in person, choose “Live” from the dropdown menu. This class will be taught at the Portland English Language Academy. Scroll down for directions!

 

If you live outside the Portland/Vancouver area, or if you don’t want to make the drive, you can attend and participate in our classes via Virtual Class. When you register, choose “Virtual Class” as your ticket type. We’ll email you an access code and instructions for how to connect. Please log in 10 minutes before the start time to connect your audio and video.

Our Virtual Classes are just as if you are physically in the classroom with us. This is not just a watch-and-listen webinar: it’s an interactive classroom experience! You can talk and be seen. You can virtually raise your hand when you have questions. It’s truly just like a real class. A recording of the Virtual Class will be available to you in two weeks at http://royalwise.com/my-classes/.

Please note that by participating in our Virtual Classes you are granting your consent to be seen and heard by the public, since anyone can purchase these class recordings from our website. If you do not consent, we can make you a listen-only attendee – just let us know!

 

If you are unable to attend on this time & date, select the “Watch Later” option. After class is done, we’ll send you access information so that you can watch the content at your convenience. You are welcome to call us with your individual questions for a free 10-minute Q&A session.

 

Directions to PELA (Portland English Language Academy):

 

The Portland English Language Academy (PELA) is located on the 3rd floor in the northwest corner of the Lloyd Center across from Carrington College.  Guests can look for Portland English Language Academy on any of the Lloyd Center directories.

To reach our space from the Lloyd Center MAX Station, enter the Lloyd Center through the large glass doors off of NE Multnomah St. next to Macy’s. Take the circular staircase to the 3rd (top) floor.  Turn left and proceed down the corridor. The entrance to our space will be all the way down the corridor on the right (north) side.

Guests who prefer to use an escalator or elevator will find them on the far side of the ice rink that they will see to their right as they enter the large glass doors.

Guests can call 503-226-1656 to reach the PELA office, or call Jamie at 503-504-6392.

For guests who are driving to the Lloyd Center, enter the parking garage at NE Halsey St. & NE 10th Ave.  Take the circular ramp in the northwest corner of the parking garage to Floor 3 (the top floor).  Enter the Lloyd Center at the entrance that can be seen from the top of the ramp.  PELA is located just inside this entrance.  Parking is free.

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Photos 4: Slideshows, Movies, Books, Cards and More

Photos 4 Class Description

Turn your Photos into a self-running slideshow with a soundtrack! We’ll edit your photos, arrange them, create Ken Burns pans and transitions, set them to music, and upload them to YouTube for your loved ones to see.

Another great way to keep your memories alive is with prints, photo albums, and greeting cards. We’ll learn how to design professionally-published keepsakes, using the tools you already have on your computer! If possible, bring in your computer with photos and songs you want to use.

Take all 4 Apple Photos app classes in our all day workshop and save 17%! Click here for more information.

Instructional Level

Beginner through Intermediate

Requirements

Photos 1 and 2 classes or equivalent experience

Who should take this class?

Mac users who want to make personalized books, calendars, or cards for keepsakes, Christmas and birthday gifts.

What should I bring?

A Macintosh computer with photos and songs.

What You’ll Learn

  • Choosing a theme
  • Adding transitions
  • Setting them to music
  • Burning the finished slideshow onto a DVD
  • Choosing a book’s theme and size
  • Changing page layout
  • Adding photos to pages
  • Changing page color
  • Selecting picture frames
  • Photo special effects
  • Adding text
  • Adding page numbers
  • Sending to print

About Your Instructor

Jamie Pollock is an iPhone and iPad expert. A member of the Apple Consultants Network, he has taught hundreds of people how to use Apple technology to improve their quality of life.

Attend in Person, via Virtual Class, or Watch Later

If you are planning to attend our class in person, choose “Live” from the dropdown menu. This class will be taught at the Portland English Language Academy. Scroll down for directions!

 

If you live outside the Portland/Vancouver area, or if you don’t want to make the drive, you can attend and participate in our classes via Virtual Class. When you register, choose “Virtual Class as your ticket type. We’ll email you an access code and instructions for how to connect. Please log in 10 minutes before the start time to connect your audio and video.

Our Virtual Classes are just as if you are physically in the classroom with us. This is not just a watch-and-listen webinar: it’s an interactive classroom experience! You can talk and be seen. You can virtually raise your hand when you have questions. It’s truly just like a real class. A recording of the Virtual Class will be available to you in two weeks at http://royalwise.com/my-classes/.

Please note that by participating in our Virtual Classes you are granting your consent to be seen and heard by the public, since anyone can purchase these class recordings from our website. If you do not consent, we can make you a listen-only attendee – just let us know!

 

If you are unable to attend on this time & date, select the “Watch Later” option. After class is done, we’ll send you access information so that you can watch the content at your convenience. You are welcome to call us with your individual questions for a free 10-minute Q&A session.

 

Directions to PELA (Portland English Language Academy):

 

The Portland English Language Academy (PELA) is located on the 3rd floor in the northwest corner of the Lloyd Center across from Carrington College.  Guests can look for Portland English Language Academy on any of the Lloyd Center directories.

To reach our space from the Lloyd Center MAX Station, enter the Lloyd Center through the large glass doors off of NE Multnomah St. next to Macy’s. Take the circular staircase to the 3rd (top) floor.  Turn left and proceed down the corridor. The entrance to our space will be all the way down the corridor on the right (north) side.

Guests who prefer to use an escalator or elevator will find them on the far side of the ice rink that they will see to their right as they enter the large glass doors.

Guests can call 503-226-1656 to reach the PELA office, or call Jamie at 503-504-6392.

For guests who are driving to the Lloyd Center, enter the parking garage at NE Halsey St. & NE 10th Ave.  Take the circular ramp in the northwest corner of the parking garage to Floor 3 (the top floor).  Enter the Lloyd Center at the entrance that can be seen from the top of the ramp.  PELA is located just inside this entrance.  Parking is free.

Look for signs to Royalwise’s Classroom!

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Photos 3: Sharing Photos

Photos 3 Class Description

The Photos app integrates automatically with Mail, FaceBook, Photostream. We’ll look at how to download photos from the web and email into your Photos. Learn how to transfer pictures to your iPhone or iPad. Then we’ll learn how to share your photos with the world as easily as clicking a button. If possible, bring in your computer with photos you want to share.

Take all 4 Apple Photos app classes in our all day workshop and save 17%! Click here for more information.

Instructional Level

Beginner through Intermediate

Requirements

Photos 1 and 2 classes or equivalent experience

Who should take this class?

Mac users who want to send their favorite photos to friends and loved ones.

What should I bring?

A Macintosh computer with photos you want to share.

What You’ll Learn

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  • Sending photos over email
  • Uploading to Facebook
  • Adding to Flickr
  • Tweeting images
  • Printing out favorite photos
  • Sending pictures away to be professionally printed by Kodak
  • Using Photo Stream to send them instantly from iPhone to computer

About Your Instructor

Jamie Pollock is an iPhone and iPad expert. A member of the Apple Consultants Network, he has taught hundreds of people how to use Apple technology to improve their quality of life.

Attend in Person, via Virtual Class, or Watch Later

If you are planning to attend our class in person, choose “Live” from the dropdown menu. This class will be taught at the Portland English Language Academy. Scroll down for directions!

 

If you live outside the Portland/Vancouver area, or if you don’t want to make the drive, you can attend and participate in our classes via Virtual Class. When you register, choose “Virtual Class as your ticket type. We’ll email you an access code and instructions for how to connect. Please log in 10 minutes before the start time to connect your audio and video.

Our Virtual Classes are just as if you are physically in the classroom with us. This is not just a watch-and-listen webinar: it’s an interactive classroom experience! You can talk and be seen. You can virtually raise your hand when you have questions. It’s truly just like a real class. A recording of the Virtual Class will be available to you in two weeks at http://royalwise.com/my-classes/.

Please note that by participating in our Virtual Classes you are granting your consent to be seen and heard by the public, since anyone can purchase these class recordings from our website. If you do not consent, we can make you a listen-only attendee – just let us know!

 

If you are unable to attend on this time & date, select the “Watch Later” option. After class is done, we’ll send you access information so that you can watch the content at your convenience. You are welcome to call us with your individual questions for a free 10-minute Q&A session.

 

Directions to PELA (Portland English Language Academy):

 

The Portland English Language Academy (PELA) is located on the 3rd floor in the northwest corner of the Lloyd Center across from Carrington College.  Guests can look for Portland English Language Academy on any of the Lloyd Center directories.

To reach our space from the Lloyd Center MAX Station, enter the Lloyd Center through the large glass doors off of NE Multnomah St. next to Macy’s. Take the circular staircase to the 3rd (top) floor.  Turn left and proceed down the corridor. The entrance to our space will be all the way down the corridor on the right (north) side.

Guests who prefer to use an escalator or elevator will find them on the far side of the ice rink that they will see to their right as they enter the large glass doors.

Guests can call 503-226-1656 to reach the PELA office, or call Jamie at 503-504-6392.

For guests who are driving to the Lloyd Center, enter the parking garage at NE Halsey St. & NE 10th Ave.  Take the circular ramp in the northwest corner of the parking garage to Floor 3 (the top floor).  Enter the Lloyd Center at the entrance that can be seen from the top of the ramp.  PELA is located just inside this entrance.  Parking is free.

Look for signs to Royalwise’s Classroom!

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Mac OS X: Level 3 – File Management

Mac OS X Level 3 Class Description:

This class is essential, and everyone should take it so that they’re using their computer effectively and efficiently! We’ll show you how to save files of all types in the right place every time!

If your Desktop is covered with icons or your Documents folder is one long list of mysterious file names, we’ll clean up your computer, and create a Finder filing system that makes sense. Last but not least, we’ll show you 5 ways to find your files quickly and easily.

The class will be recorded and saved in “My Class Recordings” for you to review at your convenience!

Instructional Level

Beginner through Advanced

Who should take this class?

Macintosh users who want to stay organized, and be able to find important documents quickly.

What should you bring?

A Macintosh computer (optional).

What You’ll Learn

  • Finder views: Icon, List, Column, and Cover Flow
  • All My Files
  • Creating folders and subfolders
  • Moving files between folders
  • Renaming files
  • Saving files to your Documents folder
  • Save as… vs. Duplicate
  • Revert to older copies of a file
  • Making subfolders on the fly
  • Spotlight
  • 5 easy ways to find files

About Your Instructor

Jamie Pollock is a iPad and iPhone expert. A member of the Apple Consultants Network, he has taught hundreds of people how to use Apple technology to improve their quality of life.

Attend in Person, via Webinar, or Watch Later

If you are planning to attend our class in person, choose Live @ CityMac (formerly TD Curran), 12310 N.E. Whitaker Way, Portland, OR 97230.

If you live outside the Portland/Vancouver area, or if you don’t want to make the drive, you can attend and participate in our classes via webinar. When you register, choose “Webinar” as your ticket type. We’ll email you an access code and instructions for how to connect.

If you are unable to attend on this time & date, select the “Watch Later” option. After class is done, we’ll send you access information so that you can watch the content at your convenience. You are welcome to call us with your individual questions for a free 10-minute Q&A session.

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Macs for Seniors

Macs for Seniors Class Description:

If you’re a new or nervous Mac user, attend this class and gain confidence as we teach you fundamental skills! We’ll go slowly, and make sure you understand each technique in this personalized Mac training. We’ll start with turning the computer on and off, and build on your skills from there.

The class will be recorded and saved in “My Class Recordings” for you to review at your convenience!

Instructional Level

Beginner

Course Length

2 hours

Requirements

Owning a Mac computer.

Who should take this class?

  • Novice Macintosh users who would like a slower class pace

What should you bring?

A Macintosh computer (optional).

What You’ll Learn

  • Starting up and shutting down
  • Using a mouse or trackpad
  • Highlighting
  • Cutting, copying, pasting
  • Managing windows
  • Using the Finder
  • Features of the operating system
  • Using the Dock
  • Other topics time permitting

Attend in Person, via Webinar, or Watch Later

If you are planning to attend our class in person, choose Live @ CityMac (formerly TD Curran), 12310 N.E. Whitaker Way, Portland, OR 97230.

If you live outside the Portland/Vancouver area, or if you don’t want to make the drive, you can attend and participate in our classes via webinar. When you register, choose “Webinar” as your ticket type. We’ll email you an access code and instructions for how to connect.

If you are unable to attend on this time & date, select the “Watch Later” option. After class is done, we’ll send you access information so that you can watch the content at your convenience. You are welcome to call us with your individual questions for a free 10-minute Q&A session.

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Mac OS X: Level 2 – New and Cool Features

Mac OS X Level 2 Class Description:

This class introduces you to all the latest features that make your Mac user-friendly and exciting to use. We’ll explore full screen apps, multiple desktops, trackpad gestures, new saving options,  how to dictate instead of type, texting & video chatting, sharing, Facebook integration, and much more.

The class will be recorded and saved in “My Class Recordings” for you to review at your convenience!

Instructional Level

Beginner through Intermediate

Who should take this class?

Macintosh users who want to get the most out of their investment.

What should you bring?

A Macintosh computer (optional).

What You’ll Learn

  • 3 ways to open apps
  • Trackpad gestures
  • New saving options
  • Dictation instead of typing
  • Instant messaging & video chatting
  • Reminders
  • Notes
  • Notifications
  • Facebook integration
  • Improvements to your favorite apps like Mail and Safari

About Your Instructor

Jamie Pollock is a iPad and iPhone expert. A member of the Apple Consultants Network, he has taught hundreds of people how to use Apple technology to improve their quality of life.

Attend in Person, via Webinar, or Watch Later

If you are planning to attend our class in person, choose Live @ CityMac (formerly TD Curran), 12310 N.E. Whitaker Way, Portland, OR 97230.

If you live outside the Portland/Vancouver area, or if you don’t want to make the drive, you can attend and participate in our classes via webinar. When you register, choose “Webinar” as your ticket type. We’ll email you an access code and instructions for how to connect.

If you are unable to attend on this time & date, select the “Watch Later” option. After class is done, we’ll send you access information so that you can watch the content at your convenience. You are welcome to call us with your individual questions for a free 10-minute Q&A session.

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Mac OS X: Level 1 – All The Basics

Mac OS X Level 1 Class Description:

Start at the beginning and get a great foundation of information, whether you are new to Macs, or a Windows switcher. This class is great for Seniors and Beginners! We will cover the Mac Operating System (OS X), including everything you need from getting set up, to looking around, to getting work done, to printing. We’ll take out the mystery and fear of using your computer so that you enjoy communicating with family, friends, and work.

The class will be recorded and saved in “My Class Recordings” for you to review at your convenience!

Instructional Level

Although this is a beginner class, we specialize in “what you don’t know you don’t know,” so even intermediate Mac users will learn new and useful tricks.

Who should take this class?

Novice Macintosh users who want to be more comfortable with their computers.

What should you bring?

A Macintosh computer (optional).

What You’ll Learn

  • Mac OSX
  • The Finder
  • Menus
  • Installing and updating software
  • The Dock
  • Using a mouse or trackpad
  • Organizing your files
  • Spotlight
  • Setting up a printer
  • System Preferences
  • Time Machine
  • Help
  • A ton of tips and tricks for users of all levels

About Your Instructor

Jamie Pollock is a iPad and iPhone expert. A member of the Apple Consultants Network, he has taught hundreds of people how to use Apple technology to improve their quality of life.

Attend in Person, via Webinar, or Watch Later

If you are planning to attend our class in person, choose Live @ CityMac (formerly TD Curran), 12310 N.E. Whitaker Way, Portland, OR 97230.

If you live outside the Portland/Vancouver area, or if you don’t want to make the drive, you can attend and participate in our classes via webinar. When you register, choose “Webinar” as your ticket type. We’ll email you an access code and instructions for how to connect.

If you are unable to attend on this time & date, select the “Watch Later” option. After class is done, we’ll send you access information so that you can watch the content at your convenience. You are welcome to call us with your individual questions for a free 10-minute Q&A session.

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