Monday, November 6, 2017

Class Notes 11-2-2017

Question on how to download pictures from Facebook. Click on the picture to open it.

At the bottom of the picture, click Options

Click Download to save the picture on your PC in your default download folder.

Ninite was not known by a number of class members this week. Simply stated it is a quick, easy, and safe way to download programs. Many of the programs available on Ninite are used by us in the club. More details on this program at the November general meeting. You can also search this blog for more information using this search:

We looked at FreedomPop phones once again. More on this in the blogs over the past couple of months. Simply stated you order a free smartphone and activate it for $30. They give you a trial of their unlimited 2gb package for one month. Within that month you can downgrade to the free plan and keep the phone. I did. The free plan comes with 200 minutes of talk on the phone number they have assigned to you, 500 messages, and 500mb of free data to search the internet with.

Use to see how much data you have in your google cloud drive and much much more about you and Google. And brings up your dashboard where you can see and manage the data in your Google Account.

List all installed packages on Windows machines. Now you can see the programs in the Uninstall page but this programs shows you more information about each program.

How to skip the queue and install the Windows 10 1709 Update today. It will download all 4+gb of data when it decides it is your turn. This shows you how to go get the update now and run it when you want.

This is a good article on How To Download Your Pictures From Google Photos. It is straightforward but a few pictures to guide you is never a bad idea.

In addition to my own research, I want to give thanks to Harold at the Club, Newsletter, and for the useful ideas we take a look at each week.

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