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  • view course page for Switching from Windows 10 to Mac

    Make the switch from Windows to Mac. Learn about the similarities and differences between the two operating systems, and find out how to transfer files from a Windows 10 PC to Mac.

    3h 36m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for iOS 9: iPhone and iPad Essential Training

    Get the most out of your iPhone or iPad. Learn everything you could ever want to know about iOS 9, Apple's operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

    9h 5m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Computer Literacy for Windows 10

    Learn how to use a computer. Find out how to use Windows, connect to the Internet, send email, and open and print files and photos.

    2h 7m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Migrating from Windows 8 and 8.1 to Windows 10

  • view course page for Migrating from Windows 7 to Windows 10

    Learn how to upgrade to Windows 10. Get a quick, safe, step-by-step approach for upgrading and migrating your files and preferences from Windows 7.

    29m 14s
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Windows 10 Tips and Tricks

    Expert David Rivers shares Windows 10 tips and shortcuts for working more efficiently in Windows 10.

    1h 29m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Android Essential Training

    Get the most from your Android phone or tablet. Learn how to manage contacts, calendars, email, phone calls, and data in the Android operating system and get the best performance from your device.

    3h 19m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Mac OS X El Capitan New Features

  • view course page for Mac OS X El Capitan Essential Training

  • view course page for iOS 9 New Features

    iOS 9 New Features

    with Nick Brazzi

    Learn about the cool new features of iOS 9, the latest iPhone and iPad operating system.

    2h 30m
    Beginner
     

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

  • 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.

    8h 0m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Windows 10 New Features

    Windows 10 New Features

    with Garrick Chow

    Explore the core new features and improvements in Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 10.

    40m 47s
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge First Look

  • view course page for Up and Running with Windows 8.1 Phones

    Doug Winnie reviews the core features and functions of Windows Phone 8.1, including working with email, calendars, the camera, and Microsoft Office files.

    1h 55m
    Beginner
     

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     

  • 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
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Edge and Note 4

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Computer Security and Internet Safety Fundamentals

    Learn how to safeguard your computers and laptops, keep your digital data secure, and protect your online privacy in this beginner's guide to cybersecurity. See how to prevent malware, viruses, and security breaches on your computers and networks.

    1h 44m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Speeding Up and Maintaining Your Mac

    Speed up your Mac! Learn how to diagnose and solve basic Mac performance problems, including processor, RAM, and hard-drive-related issues.

    1h 32m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for iOS 8: iPhone and iPad Essential Training

    Learn to make your way around iOS 8 and get the most from your new iPhone or iPad. See how to make calls, send email, browse the web, get around town, take notes, shoot photos and videos, listen to music, and more.

    9h 4m
    Beginner
     

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Mac OS X Yosemite Essential Training

  • view course page for Mac OS X Yosemite New Features

    Learn about all the cool new features in Mac OS X Yosemite, including continuity, personal hotspots, and updates to the built-in apps like Safari and Mail.

    58m 30s
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Samsung Galaxy Note Tips and Tricks

    Uncover cool features and hidden gems that will enhance your enjoyment and maybe even your productivity with the Galaxy Note, the world's leading Android tablet.

    1h 7m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for iOS 8 New Features

    iOS 8 New Features

    with Nick Brazzi

    Find out what iOS 8, the latest iteration of Apple's powerful operating system, has in store for you. Get a sneak peek at Family Sharing, Health, group messaging, and more.

    1h 48m
    Beginner
     

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Windows 8.1 Update 1 First Look

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     

  • 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
     

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with Mac OS X Mountain Lion

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     

  • 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
     

  • 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
     

  • view course page for Mac OS X Lion Essential Training

    Mac OS X Lion Essential Training

    with Christopher Breen

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

    6h 4m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Computer Literacy for Windows 7

    Walks through the skills necessary to use Windows computers comfortably, while improving learning, productivity, and performance.

    3h 33m
    Beginner
     

  • 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 7m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Windows 7 Essential Training

    Helps users of any level feel comfortable with the improvements and enhancements of Microsoft’s new operating system.

    6h 31m
    Beginner
     

  • 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 15m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Switching from Windows to Mac (2008)

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