InstructorFALL 2019Apple Classes
Register early for all classes.(Then you won't be disappointed if your class is full or canceled.)All classes are held at the Del Valle Education Center, 100 Building, unless otherwise noted.
iPhone 101 - 8 classes In 2007, the iPhone changed the world. As a result, probably everyone you know is walking around with a smartphone in their pocket. And probably like most people you know, you suspect you're not using your phone to its fullest potential—but you just might after this class. This class will help you learn how to make the most of your iPhone. Bring your iPhone to this class, and make sure it’s been updated to the latest version of iOS. 246325 Th, F 10/10-11/1 9:30-11:30am Rm 110 Reg $120/Seniors $108 Matthews iPad 101 - 8 Classes For most people, most of the time, an iPad is all the computer you need. It can be used not only to consume content—such as looking at pictures, watching video, reading a book, doing email, or browsing the web—but also to create content. And for power users, the iPad takes a major step forward with iPadOS with improvements to multitasking, text selection, typing, and more. Bring your iPad—updated to iPadOS— and learn how to make the iPad do more for you. *No classes on 11/28-11/29 246321 Th, F 11/7-12/6* 9:30-11:30am Rm 110 Reg $120/Seniors $108 Matthews "NEW" Pages and Numbers - 4 classes Did you know that Apple makes its own word processor (called Pages) and spreadsheet (called Numbers)? You can make sensational looking documents and spreadsheets(!) with Pages and Numbers. You can also open Word and Excel files in them or use them in a web browser on a Mac or PC. Download the apps from the App Store before the class—they’re free! 246526 Th, F 9/12-9-20 9:30-11:30am Rm 110 Reg $60/Seniors $54 Matthews Apple Watch 1:01 - 4 classes
Just like an iPhone does more than make a phone call, an Apple Watch does much more than just tell time. It’s a great device for health and fitness, and its notification and communication features can keep you on track and in touch all day long. Bring your Apple Watch and your iPhone, both updated to watchOS 6 and iOS 13, respectively, and find out how to escape your phone from time to time.
246421 M, T 10/21, 22, 28, 29 9:30-11:30 am Rm 110 Reg $60/Seniors $54 Matthews "NEW" What's new with iOS - 2 classes
iOS is the operating system for your iPhone. Every year, Apple updates iOS to provide new features and capabilities, and 2019 is no different. iOS 13 introduces a bold new look, major updates to the apps you use every day, new ways to help you protect your privacy, and improvements that make your iPhone even faster and more delightful to use. Come see what’s new…and bring along your iPhone updated to the 78u version of iOS 13.
246527 F 10/11-10/18 Noon - 2pm Rm 110 Reg $30/Seniors $27 Matthews Photos: Take, Organize, and Share - 2 classes
The best camera is the one you have with you, and for many of us, that camera is your iPhone. We’ll run through all the features of the iPhone’s built-in Camera app. Photos is one of the most-used apps on all of Apple’s products—and for good reason: it preserves our most precious moments. Machine learning has made the Photos app even more valuable by making searching easier, automatically surfacing pictures from the past, and assembling photos into slideshows. Bring your Apple device, updated to the latest version of its system software.
246326 M,Tu 10/14-10/15 9:30-11:30 am Rm 110 Reg $30/Seniors $27 Matthews 246327 M,Tu 12/9-12/10 9:30-11:30 am Rm 110 Reg $30/Seniors $27 Matthews "NEW" What's new with iPadOS - 2 classes2019 will be a big year for the iPad because Apple has added a slew of new features and capabilities to the new version of iPadOS. While built on the same foundation as iOS, using an iPad has become a truly distinct experience. Multi-tasking is more powerful, the home screen has been improved, and many gestures have been enhanced to make working with text and files easier. Come see what’s new…and bring along your iPad updated to the current version of iPadOS. 246324 M,T 11/4-11/5 9:30-11:30 am Rm 110 Reg $30/Seniors $27 Matthews An Apple a Day! All About iCloud - 1 classiCloud securely stores your photos, videos, documents, music, apps, and more — and keeps them updated across all your devices so you always have access to what you want, wherever you want it. iCloud also includes services such as backup, Find my iPhone, and secure password syncing. Even if you have only one Apple device, iCloud can be a vital service for you. Bring your Macs, iPads, and iPhones and we’ll make sure they’re set up properly and ready to go. Note: Students should update their devices to the most recent macOS, iOS and iPadOS versions before the class. 246320 F 9/13 Noon - 2pm Rm 110 Reg $20/Seniors $18 Matthews "NEW" Sharing with iCloud - 1 classIf you have an Apple device, you’re probably already using iCloud. In addition to storing and syncing your data, iCloud makes it easy to share things with other iCloud users or members of your family—such as calendars, reminder lists, photos, and subscriptions to Apple’s various services. We’ll run through the possibilities so bring your Apple devices updated to the latest version of macOS, iOS, or iPadOS. 246323 F 9/20 Noon - 2pm Rm 110 Reg $20/Seniors $18 Matthews "NEW" Wallet and Apple Pay - 1 classApple is steadily working to move everything in your physical wallet to a digital wallet on your iPhone. You can store all types of passes in your digital wallet (boarding passes, sporting events, and concert tickets), along with credit cards, ATM/debit cards, loyalty and membership cards, coupons, and an Apple Pay Cash card. If you want to make it easier to pay for things, bring your iPhone and Apple Watch to this class and get them set up for Apple Pay. 246328 M 9/23 9:30-11:30 am Rm 110 Reg $20/Seniors $18 Matthews Staying Safe with Apple Products - 1 classPasswords, encryption, fingerprint sensors, VPN.... So many technologies, yet it seems the cat and mouse game involving security breaches and privacy never ends. We’ll discuss how to use Apple’s products and services to keep you safe as well as some best practices. If you have a Mac, iPhone, or iPad, feel free to bring it along. 246322 F 9/27 9:30-11:30 am Rm 110 Reg $20/Seniors $18 MatthewsProblem? Solved! - 1 class If you rather not wait in line at the local Genius Bar to get your Apple question answered, give this class a Whirl. Bring your questions (and your devices), we'll try to find answers. We'll fill any open time with various tips and tricks, from both the instructor and the students - so bring your favorite tip to share. We guarantee you'll learn something new. 246323 F 9/27 Noon-2pm Rm 110 Reg $20/Seniors $18 MatthewsMessages...and More - 1 classText messages used to be pretty bland, expensive, and hard to type. But the world of messaging has changed. Messages can include emoji, pictures, video, sound, handwriting…and even fireworks. We’ll run through all the capabilities of Apple’s Messages app. Bring your Apple devices and make sure they’re all running the latest version of iOS. 246528 T 11/12 9:30-11:30 am Rm 110 Reg $20/Seniors $18 Matthews Maps: An Atlas in your Pocket - 1 class You're always on the move, and if you have an iPhone in your pocket you’ll always know where you're going. Apple’s Maps app is much better than a paper map, if for no other reason than you can ask it for directions. We’ll take a look at all the features of Maps, and how it can help you get you where you need to go. Bring your Apple devices and make sure they’re all running the latest version of macOS, iOS, or iPad OS. 246329 M 11/18 9:30-11:30am Rm 110 Reg $20/Seniors $18 Matthews "NEW" What's a Podcast? - 1 class The easiest way to think about podcasts is as radio for the internet. It’s an easy way to make commuting time more productive, to catch up on the news, or to learn something new. There are podcasts for everything, and we’ll show you how to find, subscribe, and listen to podcasts about anything and everything. 246422 F 11/15 Noon - 2pm Rm 110 Reg $20/Seniors $18 Matthews "NEW" You have Email - 1 class
Email is one of the internet's oldest services, and it's probably something you use every day. Whether you're distributing a newsletter, sharing a photo, or just saying hi, email can be the right tool for the job. We'll use Apple's Mail app to cover the basics, the nuances, and the new features in macOS Catalina, iOS 13, and iPadOS, so bring your devices updated to the latest version of the operating system.
246423 F 11/22 Noon - 2pm Rm 110 Reg $20/Seniors $18 Matthews "NEW" Hey, Siri! - 1 class Siri debuted years ago as a voice assistant on the iPhone, but it is much more than that. Siri can not only respond to spoken commands, but it also uses artificial intelligence to try to anticipate places you’ll go and things you need. And with Apple’s new Shortcuts app you can have your iPad or iPhone handle a myriad of tasks with the sound of your voice. Bring your Apple devices updated to the latest version of iOS or iPadOS. 246424 F 12/6 Noon - 2pm Rm 110 Reg $20/Seniors $18 Matthews Fall Holidays: 11/11, 11/25-11/29Del Valle Education Center, 1963 Tice Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek