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  • view course page for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Essential Training

    Make the Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge an even more productive and fun part of your daily life with these tips from Android evangelist Pat Salvador.

    1h 19m
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  • view course page for Windows 10 Essential Training

    Learn all the essential features of Windows 10, including everything you need to know to install Windows 10, customize it to your liking, and start working with files and applications.

    7h 52m
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  • view course page for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge First Look

    Get your first look at the capabilities and features of the new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones.

    12m 7s
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  • view course page for Android Tips and Tricks

    Take your Android experience to the next level with these tips and tricks that help you manage your apps, take better video and photos, and more.

    1h 14m
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  • view course page for Mac OS X Yosemite Tips and Tricks

    Get the most from your Mac with these fun productivity-enhancing tips and tricks for the newest Mac operating system, Yosemite. Learn how to clear hard-drive space, record your screen, automate routine tasks, recover passwords, and more.

    1h 18m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Edge and Note 4

    Get the most out of the unique features in the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note 4 Edge, including productivity features such as the S Pen and and Multi Window.

    1h 54m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Xbox One

    Learn how to extend the Xbox One beyond gaming with apps and external hardware.

    1h 55m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Apple Pay and iOS 8.1

    Get a quick look at the two highly anticipated features in the iOS 8.1 update: Apple Pay, which gives iOS users a new way to make purchases, and Instant Hotspot, for one-click Internet sharing with an iPhone.

    16m 13s
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  • view course page for Mac OS X Yosemite Essential Training

    Take an in-depth exploration of Yosemite, Apple's new Mac operating system.

    8h 4m
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  • view course page for Windows 8.1 Tips and Tricks

    Get more done with Windows 8.1. Learn time-saving techniques and keyboard shortcuts for finding files, managing your display, optimizing system performance, and much more.

    2h 11m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Chrome OS

    Get up and running with Chrome OS, the operating system that runs on Google Chromebooks and Chromeboxes.

    38m 40s
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  • view course page for Mac OS X Mavericks Essential Training

    Learn how to run Mac OS X Mavericks. Find out how to find files, set up your Apple ID and iCloud accounts, and use iChat, Safari, iTunes, and more.

    7h 59m
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  • view course page for Windows 8.1 Essential Training

    Get up to speed with all the features in Windows 8.1, including gestures, apps, security enhancements, and more.

    5h 3m
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  • view course page for Windows 8 Tips and Tricks

    Windows 8 Tips and Tricks with David Rivers

    Get the most out of Windows 8 with these time-saving techniques and shortcuts for finding files, managing your display, and more.

    1h 54m
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  • view course page for Migrating from Windows 7 to Windows 8

    Choose the best upgrade method and securely migrate your files, applications, and user settings from Windows 7 to Windows 8.

    57m 54s
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  • view course page for Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks

    Get the most from your Mac and Mountain Lion, with tips for building smarter mailboxes, refining system preferences, and resetting passwords.

    2h 48m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Migrating from Windows XP to Windows 8

    Choose the best upgrade method and securely migrate your files, applications, and user settings from Windows XP to Windows 8.

    54m 16s
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Windows 8

    After exploring the Windows 8 interface and preinstalled applications, learn how to add or remove applications, send and receive email, browse the web, view and share photos, play music and movies, and much more.

    2h 50m
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  • view course page for Mac OS X Mountain Lion Essential Training

    Provides a comprehensive overview of Mac OS X Mountain Lion, complete with insider tips for getting the most out of the operating system.

    6h 0m
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  • view course page for Windows 8 Essential Training

    Shows you all the essential features you'll need to jump-start Windows 8—whether you work with it closely at the office or use it casually at home.

    4h 57m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Mac OS X Mountain Lion

    Shows you how to take advantage of all the power that Mountain Lion puts at your fingertips.

    3h 31m
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  • view course page for Mac OS X Mountain Lion New Features

    Reviews Mac OS X Mountain Lion, the latest version of the Apple operating system that offers new features such as AirPlay mirroring, dictation, Gatekeeper security protections, and more.

    1h 13m
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  • view course page for Windows 8 Release Preview First Look

    Become acquainted with the release of the Windows 8 operating system in this short introduction by author David Rivers.

    1h 32m
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  • view course page for Switching from Windows to Mac (2012)

    Demystifies the differences between Mac OS X and Windows, highlighting the terminology and interface changes that Windows users encounter.

    3h 58m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Windows 7 Tips and Tricks

    Windows 7 Tips and Tricks with David Rivers

    Tips and shortcuts for working more efficiently and to get the most out of Windows 7.

    1h 50m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7

    Walks through the process of transferring files, saving settings, and determining the best data migration option for any system.

    1h 6m
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  • view course page for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Beyond the Basics

    Chris Breen helps those who are already comfortable with Mac OS X discover new features in everyday applications like Mail, iCal, and Safari.

    6h 16m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Switching from Windows to Mac (2008)

    Focuses on the similarities and differences between the two operating systems.

    7h 57m
    Intermediate
     
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