Information Sessions 2016
||The Christmas Quiz
||This event was cancelled.
||Ever wondered how sound can be sent across the internet? How can you get music from digital radio? We’re talking you through it in simple terms.
||North East Sensory Services (NESS)
||This talk will provide an overview of NESS – how it helps and supports people with poor eyesight and hearing so they can maintain independent living. It will discuss accessibility features built-in to technology.
||This talk will ask what a discussion forum is, how to get involved, and how they can offer advice, opinions and support. In particular, we will be looking at Gransnet and its partner site Mumsnet. You will love learning about discussion forums.
||Your iPhone and iPad can take incredible photos. Let’s discover how to get the most out of your camera with auto-focus, exposure & composition, as well as editing tools like cropping, filtering and fine-tuning adjustments. These tips & tricks applies to other devices.
||Internet Video Calling
||This talk will demonstrate how to use the Internet to make free video calls and will discuss: Why you would want to use video calling; How easy it is to use; How to use Appear.in, FaceTime, Skype & Hangouts
||Access high quality health information online. Aberdeen City libraries will discuss & demonstrate online resources available through the libraries. Includes accessing heathy reading eBooks, eMagazines & health webpages.
||What’s in an App?
||Ever wondered what an App actually is & how it does what it does? Confused by terms such as iOS, Android, CPU and RAM? This talk is for you.
||What is Facebook and why use it? What can Facebook and social media give you? How do you change privacy settings? These questions are addressed.
||Stay Safe Online
||Learn how to stay safe online. We will be discussing Internet Security and letting you know what to consider when using the Internet and where the dangers lie.
||How The Web Works
||A ‘No Fear’ Guide to the Internet and the World Wide Web. Internet Explorer, WiFi, WWW, Google, web browser, Chrome, URL… This talk will explain at a very simple level what the Internet is and how we use it to browse the web.
||Can Technology Help Alleviate Loneliness?
||We are all lonely some of the time but some people can go days or weeks without having any social interaction. This talk looks at how Technology may be able to help.