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AARP TEK Workshops: Free hands-on workshops to help you get the most out of your smartphone



AARP TEK will present fun, FREE, hands-on workshops in your area to help you get the most out of your tablet. Friendly TEK Guides will answer all of your questions and an smartphone will be provided for your hands-on practice while attending the workshop. In addition to hands-on experience, all participants will also receive a free touchscreen stylus pen and take-home guidebook. Find a location near you with courses that meet your needs and interests!

Intro to Smartphones - Beginner Workshop

If you are new to mobile technology, but ready to discover how apps can help you to simplify tasks, stay connected while you’re on the go, and keep you in touch with people and interests in your life, this beginner course is for you! Join us for a hands-on workshop that will empower you with tablet skills from Touchscreen Basics, to Texting, Taking & Sharing Photos, Downloading Apps and more.

Beyond the Basics: Smartphones - Intermediate Workshop

If you have experience with mobile technology, but are ready to learn tips and tricks that will up your TEK game, then this workshop is for you! We’ll explore Photo Editing and Cloud Photo Sharing, Streaming Free Music, Texting Tips, Talking Instead of Typing on Your Tablet, Controlling Your Tablet with Your Voice, Advanced Maps and much more.

Smartphone experience recommended

Intro to Facebook and other Social Networks – Beginner Workshop

Ready to join billions of people who are connecting online using social networks like Facebook and Twitter? There are numerous social networks which allow you to keep in touch with family and friends, stay current on world news and expand your professional network.  Get hands-on experience connecting with friends and businesses on Facebook and learn how to stay safe by managing your privacy settings.  Before attending, sign up for a free Facebook account and bring your login information.

Smartphone experience recommended


***Classes Offered in Spanish***

Introducción a los Smartphones - Taller para Principiantes

Si quieres aprender más sobre nuevas tecnologías, participa en este taller práctico gratis sobre teléfonos con internet para que estés mejor conectado con los tuyos y los temas que te interesan. Trataremos temas como: introducción a la pantalla táctil, las aplicaciones, los mensajes de texto, cómo compartir fotos y el chat de video

Los Smartphones en Mayor Profundidad -  Taller de Nivel Intermedio

Si ya tienes experiencia con la telefonía móvil, pero tienes ganas de conocer más consejos y trucos para ser más eficaz con la tecnología, entonces este taller es para ti. Exploraremos temas como la edición de fotos, el compartir fotos en una nube (“cloud”), escuchar música gratis por internet, consejos para mandar mensajes de texto, hablar en vez de escribir en tu tableta, controlar tu tableta con tu voz, mapas avanzados y mucho más. Se recomienda experiencia con teléfonos inteligentes

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