November 6th 2018: Gmail + Photos app
In this session we will revisit some of Gmail's features that we looked at in the last session. E.g. labels, filters, and using the Gmail basic HTML view. We will also have a look at how to use a selection of fun emojis/pictographs in the subject line and body of an email. Then we will start exploring the features of the Windows 10 Photos app. E.g. Importing photos and Collections, picture editing, slide and video shows.
Here is an example video of what can be done using the Photos app: This is the Sea
Links to resources
- These links point to zip files of pictures to download and use to create an Album or video: Sea Pictures Blemishes
- This link points to a folder of images (with sub-folders) on Google Drive that can be used to experiment with: Folder of images
- This link points to the Microsoft Photos app's support page. In turn it contains links to 'HowTo' articles about specific features: Photos app support
- Tutorial by 'How-to Geek': How to Use Windows 10’s Built-In Photos App
- A brief YouTube video introduction to how to install the Photos app and some of its features: Microsoft Photos App for Windows 10
October 2nd 2018: Gmail
Here are the resources for this session.
- Create a new Gmail account: Click on this link if you want to create a new Gmail account.
- Google Contacts:Manage and view your contacts.
- Google Gmail help web page
- What's New in the Gmail 2018 Update? A Look Inside: Good video that discusses the new Gmail features.
Emoticons and Pictographs: Choose
"Emoticons" from the drop down list near the top of the page, then highlight the
pictograph you want, right-click and choose copy, then paste into the email. There are also some interesting
in the "Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs" section.
Examples: 😍 🙋 🚁 🌈 🌠 🌸 🏍