Information provided on this page is informational only and
 is not an endorsement by the computer club for any product or software.
 Microsoft Windows 8.1
Click here for a discussion of the new features by the Lowcountry Computer Guy.
Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts
Click here for a handy list of keyboard shortcuts.

Microsoft's Onedrive (skydrive)

Click here to read about Microsoft's cloud storage with ability to sync with a onedrive folder on your desktop. Click here to find out about the free App that allows iPhone to access that storage.
Nexus 7
A new Nexus 7 has arrived with lots of upgrades. Click here for  information on the new Nexus 7 with Jelly bean (Android 4.3).  Click here for a Nexus 7 cheat sheet from Dummies.
Kindle Fire HD
Kindle Fire 2 known as HD has 2 sizes.  The 7" version and the 8.9 " version.  Click here to see the kindle fire HDs and the new Kindle Fire HDXs.
Microsoft Surface Tablet
Click here. This tablet runs RT. Compares to iPad4, click here.

Microsoft Surface Tablet Pro
Click here. This tablet runs Windows 8. Compares to Ultrabooks. Click here.

Surface Tablet Comparisons,
Click here
Plug Chromecast into any HDTV and control it with your existing smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Click here for description.

More Apps for Everyone

Lifehacker's App Directory is a constantly maintained and updated directory of the best applications and tools for computers (Windows, Mac, and Linux) and smartphones (Android and iPhone).

How To Use Android 

 Click here for some good tips on using your Android device.
iTunes for All
PCs as well as Macs can use iTunes. You can do so much more than just purchase music and much of it is free. To find out more click here to see Bob Kampwirth's  comprehensive iTunes presentation at the general meeting. 
Going in Google+ Circles
Forget being friended on Facebook or followed on Twitter. What you really want now is to be Circled—or so Google hopes. Click here for Wall St Journal article. Google+ Circles Information

Know Your Network

Click here for very lucid step by step process that starts with picking your router to accessing your home computers from anywhere. 
Fix Your Wi-Fi Network: 7 Tips
Click here for a quick guide to fixing the most common Wi-Fi problems that crop up at home, in the office, or on the road.
TopTen Smart  Phone Reviews
PC World Guide to Cell Phones Click here
Computer Recycling News 
He is in need of computers.   Don will take any Windows or MAC computer.  He will also accept printers if the software and cable are available.  They can be brought to him or directly to the school. Equipment must be in good working order.  Don is located at 6 Arabella Lane. You can reach Don by email at  or phone   705-2413. Don supplies computers to local schools. For PCs Don Cotnoir cannot use,
Beaufort county has recycling events at the county public works facilities at 102 Benton Field Road in Bluffton and 140 Shanklin Road in Beaufort.  SC prohibits computers, monitors, printers and TVs from being dumped in landfills. On September 13, 2014 ,  Saturday 9-3 there will be a Computer and electronics recycling event. Click here for a listing of other special collection events. You may also call (843) 255-2734  Good news; There is an electronics recycling company located in Jasper County that accepts e-waste all year. Go to or call (843) 784-3130. Call before going to check whether your item is one they will recycle.  Bestbuy recycles also.
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9:00am Koffee Klatch
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iOS 8 Overview 
Catherine Tracy &
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October 1
7:00pm Genealogy SIG
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Historical Prospective of Life on Hilton Head
Dwayne Pickett,
Computer Club Bulletin Board
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Open Room PC & Tablet Help Schedule
September 22
2:00-400pm Windows 8/8.1 Charlie Finn
September 23
10:00-noon PC Android Tablet Help Jerry Jeffrey
September 27
10:00-noon PC & Kindle Paul Bradican
September 29
2:00-400pm Windows 8/8.1 Charlie Finn
September 30
10:00-noon PC Android Tablet Help Jerry Jeffrey
Apple Help
September 24
3:00-5:00 Mac/IOS iDevices Maureen Keller
Ruth Rosensky Barb Cowgill  iPad
Skip Rockey  (Hardware & Software)
September 26
10:15-12:15 Mac/IOS iDevices Mark Davis
Noah  Rosenstein
 September Genealogy SIG Newsletter
Genealogy on the Community Website
You will need to login and navigate to the genealogy webpage.
Internet Explorer
IE 11: Click here for download page.
IE 11 Metro for Windows 8.1, click here
Mozilla Firefox b
 Release notes here.You can configure Firefox to automatically check for updates or to disable automatic updating. Click here for info.
Google Chrome Browser Click here
Browser Comparisons Click here

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Free Alternatives to
 Pricey Software
Open Office
Libre Office
Feature Comparison: LibreOffice - Microsoft Office click here
Allyn Perdue's Technical Corner
Click here for windows computer purchasing information.
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