Guide on the Side
Worldwide coaching and support for all Apple products
Guide on the Side assists clients to:
Learn these and more Basic Skills
protect your computer and accounts with super strong passwords without the need to write or remember them.
take control of editing - learn to cut, copy, paste, spell check, compare and select fonts, and much more
use Time Machine or iCloud to recover lost files or restore your device after corruption
install, use and keep updated an effective computer security solution.
master scanning and printing from your Apple device (Mac, iPad or iPhone)
efficiently manage files; save and store personal items, such as photos, letters, other documents
use a flash memory drive or cloud storage solution to ensure data security and availability anywhere
learn to securely set up, manage and reset your internet modem-router as required
manage your Internet browser (e.g. organize bookmarks / favourites; use a reading list; use reading mode to hide distracting ads)
search for, review, and securely and safely purchase items found on the Internet.
avoid phishing when browsing the Internet; block unwanted pop-ups).
efficiently use your email program or webmail, reduce SPAM, send and receive attachments.
locate relevant health-related social networks - give and share advice with peers worldwide.
Take control of computer, home wireless and Internet security:
Internet search skills (e.g. recipes, reliable health care info, news and events)
Shoot, capture, edit, organize and share multimedia (e.g. photos and videos)
Engage in online communications (email, Messages, Facetime, Skype, etc.)
View and listen to multimedia resources (iTunes, Netflix; Sonos; Apple Music; Spotify; Podcasts, YouTube, etc.)
Explore social networking (Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Linked In, Blogs, etc.)
Establishing a home office (hardware / software selection, network setup and videoconferencing)
Selection guidance and coaching for secure Internet of Things devices (lighting, cameras, thermostats, etc.)
Pursue specific training topics (one-on-one or in workshops / courses):
iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, iCloud, Apple Watch, HomePod (soon)
Word processing (Pages, Word, etc.)
Spreadsheets (Numbers, Excel, etc.)
Presentation Software (Keynote, Powerpoint, etc.)
Graphics programs (Pixelmator, Affinity Designer, Illustrator, etc.)
Digital Photography (Photos App, Aurora HDR, Luminar, Photoshop, etc.)
Digital Video (Final Cut Pro (Motion 5, Compressor), iMovie)
Operating Systems (macOS; iOS; tvOS, watchOS, macOS Server)
Desktop Publishing (Pages, Word, InDesign, etc.)
Confidentiality and discretion is guaranteed.