Top Third Party Apps for Seniors

Even though your Apple devices comes pre-installed with dozens of useful apps, when you want to maximize the capabilities of your iPhone or iPad, you will likely look to install new apps. 

Here are your Senior Tech Club Recipes and Nuggets on Third Party Apps

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YouTube Video Basics
440YouTube Video Basics

YouTube is a website intended to share videos that have been created and uploaded by millions of users around the world. You can watch, like, share, comment and upload videos. 

We feel that YouTube  is an essential website for any Senior.  On YouTube you can find videos that entertain, teach and inform.  We would place learning on the top of the list.  This is what makes the site essential.This recipe will teach you how to find and view videos on YouTube. 

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Searching the Web with Google - Tips and Insight
441 Searching the Web with Google – Tips and Insight

Can you Google that?Google is the defacto standard for searching the internet for information and content.  Although there are other search platforms available, searching with Google has actually been verbed as in “You can Google that.”This nugget will show you the different and easiest ways to perform a Google search and present 10 tips that will take you beyond basic queries.  We want you to be able to take advantage of the vast wealth of information that is available on the web.

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Gaining General Knowledge with Wikipedia
N36Gaining General Knowledge with Wikipedia

Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia. It is one of the top 10 most visited sites on the Internet with over 500 million visitors every month. It is the most used encyclopedia in the world. There are currently over 5 million English language pages with a huge breath of topics. Additionally there are millions of other articles in other languages. It is a huge resource.

Best of all, Wikipedia is free to use and can be used without logging in. Wikipedia is owned by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation who funds Wikipedia mostly through donations. You will not find commercial ads on Wikipedia.

Learn more in this Nugget.

Finding Restaurants, Stores and Businesses with Yelp
460Finding Restaurants, Stores and Businesses with Yelp

Yelp can be a valuable tool to help you find a restaurant, entertainment or a wide range of business that are found in a specific location.  It is particularly useful when traveling as you search for good establishments.This recipe will define what Yelp is and how you can use it to search for restaurants, stores and businesses.

Download Apps in the Apple App Store
018Download Apps in the Apple App Store

The Apple App Store is your source for new apps that you wish to acquire and download on to your Apple device.  The App Store currently has over 2 million apps.  Many apps can be downloaded for FREE.  Other are purchased.  Some are downloaded for free but require a later purchased in order to use.This recipe will provide the steps used to download new apps.

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Save $$$ Watching YouTube Videos
Save $$$ Watching YouTube Videos