Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Cloud Computing with Microsoft Onedrive and your Smartphone #100

What IS the cloud? And, which cloud services should you use. Of the many options, Onedrive from Microsoft is one that should be in your toolbox. Did you know you can make an Excel spreadsheet without owning the Excel software? You don't even need a computer! And, Onedrive can provide that all important backup for all the photos you take with your phone. Chris explains how she uses it in addition to Google Photos.
This encore episode,  #100 was recorded live on Sunday, Nov 13, 2016.  In this episode you will learn:
  • How to Force Quit an App
  • What is OneDrive and how does it work on an iPhone or Android device? 
  • What is Wink Home Automation
Geeks on Tour members: get your class notes hereYou might want to print them out and then join with some friends to take the class. Just play the parts of interest to you by using the timeline links in the class notes, pause the video and experiment on your own device. Then take the review questions at the end and see how you did.
Facebook Live event to field Q&As about this episode.We will be live on Thursday, 11/2 at 5pm Eastern. Just go to our Facebook Page at the appointed time and you'll see us! Like the page in order to be notified.

Review Questions;

  1. How much free storage do you get with OneDrive?
  2. What account do you need to work with OneDrive?
  3. What App do you need in order to edit a spreadsheet on your phone?
  4. If you create a document on your computer, how do you see it on your iPhone?
  5. What setting will upload your phone’s photos to OneDrive?

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