Technology Training

Improve Your Tech Skills with Coaching from Megabite. Megabite goes beyond just fixing and maintaining your electronic devices. We offer technology training to help you get the most out of your technology. We’ll teach you the skills you need to feel confident in this digital age.

Everyone at one time or another gets frustrated with their devices. Megabite takes away that frustration with our One-On-One classes. Our dedicated team understands every individual learns differently.

We tailor classes around how you learn; whether it be visual, hands-on, or by reading material. Either way, we have a proven system to teach you what you want to learn; it’s like having a personal coach on your side.

If you’re looking for a complete, all-in-one support system, we’ve got you covered. Our Team is friendly, patient, and familiar with a wide range of digital devices.

Megabite is dedicated to relieving stress and helping you understand your digital equipment.

For more information about our One-On-One classes, call us today 904-430-0350. Or Scroll Down to Schedule a Class Today!

Learning At Megabite

Technology should be helpful & not intimidating. That’s why we are committed to providing the best opportunities for you to learn and to feel comfortable with your computer and other digital devices.

Classes

Megabite offers classes on a variety of topics. With over 30 titles to choose from, there is something for everybody. Find out more with the class descriptions below.

Windows Classes

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If you are new to using a Windows 10 PC computer, this is the course for you. Class is presented using the Windows 10 operating system. Sections describe the basic skills every computer user must know including the new setting up and the Start Menu, the proper shutdown procedure, using right click menus, opening and closing programs, entering text, using the keyboards special keys, using Edge browser and more. Class computers are not provided. Bring your computer to class if you like. Handout provided. Know your Microsoft ID and password, it might be needed. *Does not include setting up software.

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Creators Update is FREE to existing Windows 10 users and it offers the most significant upgrade to Windows 10 since its launch. The Creators Update adds numerous new capabilities that Windows previously lacked. Microsoft’s renewed commitment to PC gaming, creative twists on Windows Ink (no stylus required—a mouse or touchpad will do), including the ability to write on videos (yes, videos) and maps. Take a second look at Microsoft’s Swiss Army knife, its Edge browser, which now offers 4K Netflix, ebooks, and more. Even Cortana has learned new tricks. Widows Ink allows inking two points within Maps, which then calculates the distance between the two points. Paint 3D is one of the triumphs of the Creators Update. Now in Windows 10 it is easier to share a photo or a piece of content instantly to all of the most important friends and contacts by clicking a button on your Taskbar. Class computers are not provided. Bring your computer to class if you like. Handout provided. Know you Microsoft ID and Password. *Does not include setting up software.

Microsoft’s Windows 10 has many new features worth taking a look at beginning with Contana’s new skills, Edge’s new ability to sync bookmarks and more between multiple devices, Windows Hello biometric authentication support is moving beyond the login, Skype has a new Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app for the service and is now part of the Anniversary Update, Action Center’s icon in the taskbar will display a badge showing how many unread notifications there are, any app pinned to the Taskbar will display notification icons, clicking on the Taskbar time/date brings up a calendar overview of the days tasks, the Battery Saver feature is now just Battery with several new features like turning off background running apps using too much power. As you will expect, there are still more new features to discuss.
Class computers are not provided. Bring your computer to class if you like. Handout provided. Know your Microsoft ID and password. *Does not include setting up software.

New Class! This class should be taken after your initial Windows 10 setup and it is a rather full discussion about settings that track and gather your information. While not malware, there are many app settings that you may or may not want to leave turned on. It’s up to you to decide what information Microsoft tracks and retains about you. And, that’s the way it is supposed to be. Class computers are not provided. Bring your computer to class if you like. Handout provided. Know your Microsoft ID and password. *Does not include setting up software.

This class is very important to the organization and retention of all your computer data. The class is divided between File Explorer and Data Backup. The importance of data organization and backups cannot be overstated! Data Files are all types of documents, photos, videos and music. File Explorer, known as Windows Explorer in earlier Windows versions, is a file manager application included in the Windows operating system that provides a graphical user interface for accessing your file system to move, copy, delete, edit, make storage folders and save everything in an organized manner. A backup is a copy of your data files that are stored on an external computer, hard drive or in the Cloud for later retrieval when the original file has been lost, corrupted or destroyed in a catastrophic accident. Your data backup might save your business if your computer is infected by Ransomware. The class includes a look at various backup methods including manual, software based programs and online backup services like LiveDrive that are secure and easy to use. Best backup practices and how to use a backup program like Backup and Restore, included in Windows 10, is important to your understanding of how to make a backup. Class computers are not provided. Bring your computer to class if you like. Handout provided. Know your Microsoft ID and password. *Does not include setting up software.

This class is very important to the organization and retention of all your computer data. The class is divided between File Explorer and Data Backup. The importance of data organization and backups cannot be overstated! Data Files are all types of documents, photos, videos and music. File Explorer, known as Windows Explorer in earlier Windows versions, is a file manager application included in the Windows operating system that provides a graphical user interface for accessing your file system to move, copy, delete, edit, make storage folders and save everything in an organized manner. A backup is a copy of your data files that are stored on an external computer, hard drive or in the Cloud for later retrieval when the original file has been lost, corrupted or destroyed in a catastrophic accident. Your data backup might save your business if your computer is infected by Ransomware. The class includes a look at various backup methods including manual, software based programs and online backup services like LiveDrive that are secure and easy to use. Best backup practices and how to use a backup program like Backup and Restore, included in Windows 10, is important to your understanding of how to make a backup. Class computers are not provided. Bring your computer to class if you like. Handout provided. Know your Microsoft ID and password. *Does not include setting up software.

Apple Classes

Click on the + button next to any class for a full description. Bring your Apple ID password and other passwords for email and iTunes. Introductory classes for Pages, Numbers and Keynote are available by request. Contact Karen Moody if you would like a training session that is not scheduled. Please check the list of scheduled classes and our website.

This class is a very good overview for new Mac users who are migrating from years of working with Windows computers or a Mac user who is jumping from a much earlier version of the Mac operating system. The class is appropriate for OSX 11 (El Capitan), macOS Sierra and macOS Catalina because there is so little difference in the “basics” of OSX for Macbooks and iMac computers. Topics include, but not limited to, Mac trackpad and Magic Mouse usage, System Preferences, using the Dock, managing you system apps, WiFi connectivity, Mac’s Finder Window and the new Safari Browser. Helpful commands using keyboard combinations are discussed as well as the input and output ports on Macbooks and iMacs. Class computers are not provided. Bring your Mac to class if you like. Come early to set it up. Handout is provided. Know your Apple ID. *Does not include setting up software.

This class is not for first time users of the Apple MacOS. New technologies at the heart of the Mohave system make your Mac more reliable, capable, and responsive — and lay the foundation for future innovations. macOS Catalina also refines the features and apps you use every day. It’s macOS at its highest level yet. Your documents. Your photos. Your mail. Your apps. To your Mac, everything you care about is data. Today’s flash-based Mac opens up new possibilities for innovation with the New Apple File System for Mac, with an advanced architecture that brings a new level of security and responsiveness. Bring your Mac to class if you like. Come early to set it up. Handout is provided. Know your Apple ID. *Does not include setting up software.

This second macOS Catalina class introduces more new features and app updates. Photos has third-party editing tools as well as faster performance. Create memories from your Photos, messaging gets an overhaul, hard drive maxed out macOS stores old unused files in iCloud, find and delete duplicate files, Photos the look of photos, Siri can read your email to you and more emojis than ever. Class computers are not provided. You are welcome to bring your MacBook or iMac to class if you like. Come early to setup you computer. Handout is provided. Know your Apple ID. *Does not include setting up software.

Topics are relevant to Mac versions macOS Catalina. This class provides discussion regarding the basic usage and the newest features for Organizing and working with files and folders in the Finder Window and how to setup and use the data backup and restore app Time Machine. Note that Time Machine requires an external hard drive via USB cable that is dedicated to the Time Machine backup process. Class computers are not provided. Bring your Mac to class if you like. Handout provided. Know your Apple ID and password. *Does not include setting up software.

Students should have previously taken Mac Essentials or know the covered topics. The class describes features including Email protocol, security, adding attachments, settings and shortcuts among other very interesting topics. Class computers are not provided. If you like, bring your Mac to class. Handout is provided. *Does not include setting up software.

Photos has been engineered to be easy-to-use and streamlined for keeping your ever growing Pictures library organized and accessible. Two of the newest features are Memories, which creates automatic slideshows with music and the new Shared options. Photos can automatically import your iPhoto library, and if you like, you can choose to store all of your photos and videos in the iCloud Photo Library. By storing your photos in the iCloud Photo Library, you can access your photos from your Mac and iOS 14 devices at anytime. Learn how to edit photos on you Mac, create albums, slideshows and share them with your friends and family. Changes you make to you photos in the iCloud Photo Library on your Mac are automatically reflected in your iOS devices. Fill up your library, not your iOS device. All your full-resolution photos and videos are stored in iCloud in their original formats, with storage-saving versions kept on your Mac as space is needed. Class computers are not provided. Please note that you do not have to store your photos in the iCloud Library. Bring your computer if you like. Handout provided. Know our Apple ID. *Does not include setting up software.

Other Classes

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Skype is the leading video chat software use for communicating with friends and relatives all over the world. The class demonstrates the setup and use of live video and sound to see and talk to someone across town or in Paris. Also covered are ways of optimizing video camera and microphone settings to make the Skype experience the best it can be. An actual setup and connection will be created in class.
Class computers are not provided. Bring your computer to class if you like. Handout provided. Know your Skype Name and password. *Does not include setting up software.

It’s not end all be all of email but is one of the best out there. It’s clean and easy to use and puts you in control of a very large ecosystem that google has built. Course Includes : * How to create and setup an account * How to compose email * How to organize your email * How to use google drive * How to use google photos. *Does not include setting up software.

Maybe one of the most powerful tools ever built for making one more productive. Course Includes: * Overview of what is Evernote * How Evernote is put together * The Structure of Evernote * Going Paperless with the help of Evernote. *Does not include setting up software.

Very important. Most of us are bad at creating passwords and keeping track of them. Password managers help to increase our overall security online. Course Includes: * Explanation as to why you need to consider using a password manager * An overview of two password managers we are ourselves have used * How to use either of the two password managers. *Does not include setting up software.

Just got your hands on a new iPhone or iPad? Need help learning how to navigate around it? Not all of us are fortunate to live close by to an Apple store to take advantage of their workshops. Course Includes: * How to get started with your new iPhone * Apple ID and icloud * Syncing all your idevices. *Does not include setting up software.

Is a very powerful mobile device platform with tons of features and capabilities. With all these options at our finger tips can cause confusion, which leads to frustration. Course Includes: * How to get started with your new android device * Setting up your gmail account * Syncing all your devices. *Does not include setting up software.

A great cloud photo manager! Learn about: * What is google photos * Syncing your photos across all devices * Sharing photos with your friends and family * Part of a complete backup solution. *Does not include setting up software.

Not just a great file sharing service from Google it’s a whole lot more Course Includes: * Overview of all the neat little tools google is giving us with google drive * How to file share * Productivity tools found in Google drive and what they can do * Paying for more storage and adding more tools to the party. *Does not include setting up software.

One of the best browsers out there. Learn about: * Why use google chrome * Overview of all of google chromes parts * The gateway to the google ecosystem * Extensions * Bookmarks * Syncing * Security. *Does not include setting up software.

The most overlooked aspect of all when comes to computers. Hard drive failure may not occur today or tomorrow but it will. The main reason people don’t do data backups, all comes down to time. Second, they don’t know how. This course includes: * Understand what true backing up is * Building a backup plan. * Set up your back up solutions.

A beginner’s guide to iCloud Learn how to
• sync data and docs between your iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch and PC
• backup and restore iPhones, iPads and Apple Watch
• Provide web based access to your data online

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