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Technology Resources

 

Here you will find all the latest tutorials, tips, terms, and all sorts of information to keep you updated on technology.

Email questions to  info@rssny.org

Or you can call us at 718.884.5900


How-To Tech

Zoom

  • Click Here For easy visual instructions on adding or changing your name on Zoom. 

Email

  • Click Here for an Email Cheat Sheet with visual instructions on the basics of email. 

Gmail

  • Click Here for visual instructions on how to organize your Gmail on a desktop.
    • Includes creating folders, deleing email in bulk, and unsubscribing from mail lists.

Instagram 

  • Click Here for an Instagram Cheat Sheet with visual instructions.
    • Includes messaging friends, deleting posts, and avoiding scams. 

YouTube 

  • Click Here for visual instructions on how to access our YouTube Channel

Tech How-To Class Recordings


Useful Technology Applications 


Technology Video Tutorials

 

Check out various videos about Zoom, Email, Google and more!


 

Here are a few links for free technology training resources:

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CyberSeniors

  • Provides free technology support and training
  • Go to cyberseniors.org
  • Toll Free Number for Technology Help:  1.844.217.3057

Senior Planet

  • Good technology classes. Go to seniorplanet.org/get-involved/online/
  • Need help with a technology question? Call the National Senior Planet Hotline: 888-713-3495 Open from 9am – 5pm EDT, Monday – Friday

Technology Help through DOROT 

  • DOROT offers 1-1 technology help. Trained Tech Coaches will teach you to stay connected with Zoom, FaceTime, email and online shopping. Coaching is one-to-one, tailored to your goals and skill level. All coaching is currently conducted remotely by phone or videoconference at no cost to you.
  • RSS will put you in contact with them. Send an email to info@rssny.org or call 718.884.5900 and leave a message.Please be specific with what help you are looking for.

Technology Terms to know

  • App

    App is short for " application ," which is the same thing as a software program. While an app may refer to a program for any hardware platform, it is most often used to describe programs for mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets.

  • App Store

    The App Store is a digital app store platform, developed and maintained by Apple Inc., for mobile apps on its iOS and iPadOS operating systems.

  • Google Play Store

    Google Play Store, or simply Google Play, is a digital app store for devices running Android and ChromeOS. It hosts a variety of mobile apps.

  • Notifications

    A notification is a message displayed by an operating system or program that is unrelated to user activity on the computer. For example, while browsing the Internet on a laptop, a low battery notification may notify you to plug the laptop into an outlet.

  • Widget

    A quicker way to get on to your applications (apps).

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