PowerMax Training

    • We not only offer great products, we also offer a pathway to getting the most out of each of those products. Whether you are becoming familiar with a brand new product, trying to be more organized, or looking to expand your creative prowess, our training paths are designed to make digital tasks simple and easy to understand. Best of all, our path is exactly that, tailored to your experience and expectation. It is a truly unique and personalized service.
  • $49 per 50 minute session
  • $25 for 25 minute session

Sessions are available beginning at 11:00 am with our final session of the day wrapping up at 5:00 pm. All sessions are taught by an Apple Certified Instructor.

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If you are interested in booking PowerMax to come to your facility to deliver group training, please call 503-783-7500

Getting Started with Photos

This course will show how Apple Photo helps you organize your photos so you can find them fast, edit them so they look their best, and easily share them with your friends and family.

Topics include:

  • Organize photos by events, faces and places
  • Create new albums and smart albums
  • Tagging and searching with metadata
  • Basic editing tools
  • Crop and straighten photos
  • Remove red-eye and blemishes
  • Create instant slideshows
  • Share photos online via social networks, email, and web galleries
  • Advanced editing techniques
  • Creating books, greeting cards, calendars

Getting Started with Calendar

This course will show how Apple Calendar can help plan your everyday life.
Add all upcoming events and choose if you would like Calendars to remind
you or even share your calendars with your friends.

Topics include:

  • Getting started
  • Adding new events
  • Adding Calendars
  • Viewing your Calendar
  • Synching Calendar with iCloud

Getting Started with iTunes

This course will give a brief tour of iTunes and then explain how to import media, manage the library, create and manage playlists, make purchases from the iTunes Store, and more.

Topics include:

  • Using the playback controls
  • Importing music and videos
  • Consolidating your library
  • Finding duplicate songs
  • Playing music, playlists, and radio
  • Purchasing content from the iTunes Store

Pages

Pages is a simple, yet powerful, word processing and page layout application. What many use at least two different applications to accomplish, can frequently be done just using Pages, What we’ll cover:

  • Using and creating templates
  • Using fonts and styles
  • Including and formatting images
  • Tracking changes
  • Including tables, charts and graphs from Numbers
  • Sharing with Microsoft Word users

Numbers

If you’re not use to hearing the words spreadsheet and beautiful in the same sentence, let us introduce you to Numbers. What we’ll cover:

  • Using and creating templates
  • Formatting for clarity
  • Formulas made easy
  • Charts and Graphs
  • Using images
  • Including tables, charts and graphs in Pages documents and Keynote presentations
  • Sharing with Microsoft Excel users

Keynote

We’ve all sat through meetings that, regardless of what they were actually about, were what some people call “death by Powerpoint.” Keynote makes it easy to create attention-grabbing presentations What we’ll cover:

  • Creating presentations
  • Using slide masters
  • Using fonts and styles
  • Incorporating and formatting media
  • Including tables, charts and graphs from Numbers
  • Sharing with Microsoft Powerpoint users

Garage Band

GarageBand is a whole music creation studio right inside your Mac — with a complete sound library that includes software instruments, presets for guitar and voice, and virtual session drummers. An intuitive interface makes it easy to learn, play, record, create, and share your hits worldwide. It’s never been easier to make music like a pro. We’ll show you how to start making professional sounding music or podcast right away.

  • Show you how to create a new project or song
  • Show you how to record your voice or a real instrument
  • Show you how to take advantage of GarageBand’s built in vocal and guitar effects
  • Show you how to make music without an instrument
  • We’ll show you how to share this with your friends and import it into your iTunes library

iMovie

iMovie is included with every new Mac purchase. In this course we:

  • Introducing iMovie
  • Getting Started With Your Footage
  • Story Telling and Editing
  • Trimming, Titles, Transitions & Trailers
  • Creative Effects and Color Correction

iCloud

iCloud isn’t a singular thing, but rather a suite of services: email, calendar sync, password sync, file storage, and more. We’ll show you how to sync your Mac, iPhone or iPad to iCloud.

  • iCloud backup
  • Using iCloud Drive to share documents across multiple devices
  • Using iCloud.com to access: Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Photos, iCloud Drive, Notes, Reminders, Pages
  • Numbers, Keynote, Find My Friends, Find iPhone
  • Using iCloud Photo Storage
  • iCloud Keychain