Computer Club

Tips, Videos & Free Software

Apple Information

Access to tips, products, and news presented at the weekly Apple Users Group (AUG).

Categorized listing of Ernie's weekly Mac Users Group tips.

MacMost Recommended Products

I am often asked about which hardware and software I use to create the MacMost videos and what I use in my regular everyday work. Here is a list of products that I use and recommend (affiliate links, FYI). I’ll be adding more from time-to-time so check back. — Gary from MacMost

What To Do before You Sell, Give Away or Trade IPhone, Ipad or Ipod Touch

Use these steps to transfer information to your new device, then remove your personal information from your old device.

What To Do before You Sell, Give Away, or Trade in your Mac

Back up your data, then restore to factory settings by turning off certain features and services, erasing your Mac, and reinstalling macOS.

Apple Watch Tips

Use this link to access a Google slides presentation. Items covered:

- Watch OS - Controls and Control Center - Notifications and Notification Center - Customizing your Watch & Watch Faces - Rearranging, Deleting, and Adding Watch Faces - Siri and the Siri Watch Face - Managing Watch Apps on the Watch and iPhone - Assessing Apps through the Dock.-

Use this link to access a Google Slides presentation. Items covered in this lesson are: Messaging on the Apple Watch; Checking Forecasts with the Weather App; Viewing Calendar Events; Reading and Creating Mail Messages; Making Phone Calls; Setting up and Using Apple Pay.

Apple iPhone Tips

Text Messaging 

Revised May 2024


Revised June 2024 

Calendar App

Revised July 2024

Artificial Intelligence

PC & Software Subjects

Hewie’s Windows SIG 2020

New episode added each month.

Using File Explorer in Windows

Facilitated by Eric Noyes - Zoom Event - June 10 at 1:00PM

Subjects covered:  How to Search - Developing a folder structure(hierachical) - Understanding the "Document" folder for the logged-in User - How to Navigate through the directories - How to save a file to a folder - Understanding "Quick Access"

LibreOffice Topics

Essential LibreOffice

These tutorials, with skill consolidation exercises, cover the essential features of the LibreOffice Word processor (including mail merge), Spreadsheet (including formulas, graphing, charting and Lookup Tables), Database management (including reporting), and Presentation tools.

Writing a Macro in LibreOffice Calc - Getting Started

LibreOffice provides a way to write your own macro to automate various repetitive tasks in your office application. You can use Python or basic for your macro development. This tutorial focuses on writing a basic 'Hello World' macro using basic in LibreOffice calc.

The Frugal Computer Guy

LibreOffice resources. started with an objective to help all LibreOffice users (beginners and advanced) with easy to understand tutorials which helps users to learn the product and apply the knowledge, help to resolve day to day simple/common issues, and make them productive in LiibreOffice

LibreOffice Website

LibreOffice is a powerful office suite with its clean interface and feature-rich tools to help you unleash your creativity and enhance your productivity. LibreOffice includes several applications that make it the most powerful Free and Open Source office suite on the market.

Programs & Zoom Information

Quicken Orientation

Eric Noyes Zoom presentation to introduce the Quicken program on 7/15/2020.


Members must have a Facebook account to access this page.

How to Join a Zoom Meeting

Bill Edmunds facilitates this 'How-To" YouTube video.

Cyber Security & Online Storage

Securing Your WIFI Network

Hermann Lippold, a GVR Computer Club member, provided this Zoom event in February/March 2021.

Password Protection Managers

2020 Recommended Free Password Managers presented in a Zoom event by Hermann Lippold.

Free Software

Belarc Advisor

The Belarc Advisor builds a detailed profile of your installed software and hardware, network inventory, any missing Microsoft hotfixes, anti-virus status, security benchmarks, and displays the results in your Web browser.

All of your PC profile information is kept private on your PC and is not sent to any web server.


CCleaner is the number-one tool for cleaning your PC.

It protects your privacy and makes your computer faster and more secure!


Install and update all your programs at once. No toolbars. No clicking next. Just pick your apps and go.


WeTransfer was founded in 2009 as the simplest way to send big files around the world. Today WeTransfer uses a set of beautifully obvious tools that bring your ideas to life.

DVD Flick

Burn Videos, Photos, Music to DVD/ISO Files

The Idea behind is ingeniously simple. Our mission is to provide our users with a wide assortment of current versions of familiar software, and their predecessors, for free. Our database is maintained up to date with older versions of software as they become readily available. Our users can be assured that this process involves our careful and meticulous screening of each individual program and version listed on Our pledge is that our users will never end up with any malware, trojans, and/or any other variation of viruses.


Updated version of the old StripMail. It is a FREEWARE utility that:

Strips the characters ">" and "|" from forwarded e-mails.

Formats the text into paragraphs, making it easier to read.

Changes the text's right margin, by indenting.

Can be used with any e-mail client.

Patch My PC

Software recommended by APCUG's Judy Taylor. Free software that will identify programs on your computer, that need to be updated.

In addition to the free software, Documentation is available for download.

Special Interest

Affinity Designer & Video Tutorials

Affinity In-house video tutorials are created and published by Affinity Documentation Team.

Watch tutorial and quick tip videos for the fastest, smoothest and most precise creative software.

Bob Ogus Tips

Hi, I am Bob Ogus, an instructor at the Computer Club of Green Valley and this is my page for students and club members who wish some resource material and information on classes I am engaged in. I also have some computer tips, tutorials, videos and interesting websites for you to explore and let the surfing begin.

Google (& Chrome) Overview

A slide presentation by Diane Plantz on 3/16/23 at the GVR Computer Club

General Meetings

James Ertel - Power Point Presentation

Presentation at the GVR Computer Club General Meeting on 1/21/2020

Gene Komaromi on Android Smartphones

General Meeting 12/17/19 with Gene Komaromi on Android Smartphones.

Brad Brooks Presentation 

General Meeting 11/2/21 with Brad Brooks.  Topic: Free Applications from Apple.

Minding Your Money Matters

Topics in this 2/1/22 General Meeting included tips for choosing and working with a financial planner, putting together a financial plan and how to grow and monitor your nest egg.

Wearable Technology and the Medical/Health Benefits and Tradeoffs.

On 3/1/22 the GVR Computer Club held its General Meeting with guest speaker, Dr. Ron Brown. 

Cyber Safety in a Digital Age

On 11/1/22 the GVR Club held its General Meeting with guest speaker,  Bob Gostischa 

Cutting the Cord - Watching TV (Legally without Cable)

On 3/7/23 the GVR Club held its General Meeting with guest speaker, Rob Truman 

                  Beginning Genealogy
On 4/4/23 the GVR Club held its General Meeting with guest speaker, Sue Mueller.

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