I teach seniors how to use the iPhone and iPad.
Small classes, jargon-free, with a patient instructor, ensure that you learn how to do what you want with your electronic devices.

The guru does not know all the answers,
but he can help you find your answers.

About that old photo…  “Back in 1986, I was an account executive at a Seattle ad agency using Epson word processors.  I was a strong proponent of the Macintosh. When the founder lost a day’s worth of copy, he blew his top and agreed to move to the Mac. With 18 Mac Pluses, several ImageWriters, a LaserWriter, and more, I became the IT manager for the agency, in addition to my regular job.


Fall Classes

For more information and to register, click on the title.

The most popular class!

iPhone Basics

Wednesday, 10:30AM-Noon, October 24, 31, and November 7, 2018

iPhone Basics is a comprehensive introduction to the most useful — but sometimes perplexing — features and functions of your iPhone. Feel more competent and confident about using your iPhone. Click here for registration and more information.

Coming Classes

Here are just a few of the other classes I offer.

• iPad Basics
• iPhone Photography
• How to Use the Apple Watch
• 50 Nifty Hints, Tips, & Tricks

Special Guru Services

One-to-One: If you’re unable to attend a class or perhaps just need some assistance about some specific topics, a One-to-One arrangement might be right for you. Click the link at the bottom of the page to read more.

House Calls: I’ll come to your home and get things working as well as explaining how to keep things going.  There is no charge for reasonable travel time. Click the link at the bottom of the page to read more.

House Parties:  Maybe you’re looking for something fun  and unique for your girlfriends, or your neighbors, or your office-mates.  Hire the Guru for a house party. Click the link at the bottom of the page to read more.

Read more about these services here:
Special Guru Services


Should You Update?

There are significant updates this fall — Mojave, the new Mac operating system, iOS 12 for the iPhone, and Windows 10 version 1809. Should you update? My quick answer: If things are working for you now, you might want to wait for more bug-squashing updates, unless you need the enhanced functionality in the new versions. More details …

Got a creative urge or professional design tool need?

An amazing collection of links and suggestions from the website Creative Blog (https://www.creativebloq.com/)z. If you have any desire to explore your creative side as a beginner or pick up some tools to use as a professional designer, you’ll find things of interest here. The 29 best iPhone apps for designers https://www.creativebloq.com/design-tools/best-iphone-apps-812522?utm_source=Adestra&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=25954&utm_term=4629251&utm_content=428246 The 29 best iPhone …

How to improve your photography – an article & a Guru tip

If you want to be a better photographer, you need to take a lot of photographs.Taking a lot of photographs can be tough. You’ll say “But what should be taking pictures of?” Here’s a great article from f-stoppers.com called An Easy Street Photography Project to Get You Out There . While the article says you don’t need …

About the Guru…

A few short words about the Guru.

I have been fascinated by electronics and technology since I was 12. And It pains me to see others frustrated with today’s electronic devices. So it’s become my mission to help people learn to make technology work for them.

If you want to know a little more about me, click here: More About the Guru.