Tag: Computer Club

Apple Store reps coming to Quail Creek

Dianne Thomson On Tuesday evening, April 19, representatives from Apple will be featured at the Computer Club monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the ballroom. One of the speakers, Mike Howard, will discuss the current line of Apple products including the iPad, iPhone, MacBook, Apple Watch and other hardware and software. A discussion on handling…

Protecting yourself from scammers

Dianne Thomson The Scam Squad, a unit of the Sheriff’s Auxiliary Volunteers, evolved from the Neighborhood Watch program. Lou Sampson of the Pima County Sheriff’s Auxiliary Volunteers saw the need for a program to protect citizens who are targeted by scammers. She believes that education is the best crime prevention tool that we have. Acting…

Wildly successful Computer Club Open House

Nancy Lammers, club treasurer, helps club member use the new computerized system for signing up.

Dianne Thomson Perhaps no one was more surprised than the Computer Club staff at the interest shown by Quail Creekers when, on January 19, more than 225 people showed up for the club’s annual open house. Early attention to the open house was generated by the terrific door prizes that were selected from among 2015’s…

Creating a personal website

How easy or difficult would it be to create a personal website? Come to the Computer Club’s meeting on Monday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the Ballroom to hear Vicki Sullivan describe her experiences with developing two websites in her presentation, Your Very Own Website. Like many Quail Creek residents she is not a…

Trojans, viruses and worms, oh my!

The need for computer security is an old, old story to those who are long time computer users, but it’s a story that needs to be refreshed from time to time to include new information. On Tuesday evening, October 21, at 7:00 p.m. in the ballroom, the Quail Creek Computer Club is kicking off its…

Computer Club experiences growing pains

Growing pains, as it turns out, are not just for preteens. It’s a phenomenon being experienced right here in Quail Creek by the Computer Club. These numbers help tell the story: * In 2013, Computer Club instructors taught 168 classes and help clinics. Classes are generally two hour events; a total of about 336 hours…

The QC website —How do I?

The Computer Club Monthly Program on May 20 featured Daryl Laux, a Quail Creek resident and the QC webmaster. Daryl explained the new functionality of the QC website, like Managing Personal Profile and Property Owners Association FAQ’s. She also presented additional information about using and navigating the QC website. In addition to the new features,…

Computer Club April program “Are we there yet?”

Joyce Shumate When someone is planning a dream trip, whether it’s to a foreign land or a long trip to see more of the United States, there are often a lot more questions than answers. Friends might have told them that a smartphone or tablet is an essential travel tool, but how to use it…

Computer Club hosts free computer clinic day

The Quail Creek Computer Club Hosted a Free Computer Clinic Day with Joe Busboom. Joe is a local area computer expert who has helped numerous Quail Creek residents. As a thank you to the Quail Creek community for its continued support, Joe offered a full day of his time to help all Quail Creek residents…

Traveling with technology – taking your gadgets on the road

On March 18 the Computer Club monthly program was presented by Paul Jaffe, a Quail Creek resident and world traveler. Paul and his wife Georgia have traveled to many overseas locations and have cruised numerous times. Paul’s travel experience and his interest in technology make him a great resource for sharing with other Quail Creek…