Holland America Line's Digital Workshops Receive an Update

Posted July 22nd, 2014

Some of the most popular enrichment activities on board a Holland America Line cruise ship are the classes offered in the Digital Workshops powered by Windows, and this enrichment program recently underwent an upgrade of its own.

If you are yearning to learn more about computers and cameras, these complimentary lessons with Microsoft-trained "techsperts" will teach you varying levels of experience, ranging from making movies to creating an online scrapbook with cruise photos (perfect for looking back on your cruise memories with the family)!

Holland America Line's Digital Workshop Received an Upgrade

So, to make sure they are offering you the most up-to-date lessons, Holland America Line recently added 9 new sessions for you to enjoy onboard, bringing the total number of classes on offer to 26! And, the cruise line "techsperts" are ready to make sure you don't miss a beat with the new updates.

So that you know what to expect on your next Holland America cruise, here is a list of the new classes, as well as popular favourites that are remaining part of the program:

New Classed Added to the Workshop:

  • Keep in Touch with People - using the Windows People app
  • Learn to Navigate Windows 8.1
  • Manager your Calendars - using the Windows Calendar app to manage and edit your calendar events
  • Monitor your Health and Fitness - using Microsoft Healthvault to record and store health information and monitor dietary habits, exercise regimes and fitness goals
  • Personalise Windows 8.1 - how to customise and change your Windows experience
  • Using Bing Smart Search - to find what you need on your PC or on the web
  • Movie Moments - how to create, edit and share a movie
  • Top 8 Things to Know about Windows
  • Use the Windows 8.1 Desktop
Popular Classes Remaining in the Program:
  • Creating movies and slideshows - using Movie Maker
  • Discover SkyDrive - explore different ways to access, manager and share your files
  • Editing Photos like a Pro - using the Photos app to create professional-looking photos
  • Find the Right PC for You - what is suited to your lifestyle and budget
  • Get Creative with Photo Editing - exploring advanced features of Photo Gallery
  • Organising your Photos
  • Learn to Use your Digital Camera
  • Playing Music, Videos and Games on Windows 8.1
  • Protect your Family - keeping your PC safe & secure
  • Reinvent your Email with
  • Secure your Windows 8 PC
  • Share Files with Windows 8.1
  • Stay Connected with Mail
  • Windows 8.1 Basics
  • Windows RT 8.1 Basics
  • Check out Windows Store
  • Techspert Time - a techspert is available to answer your questions

Techsperts are on hand to help!

Plus, once you have stepped off your ship, you will have the opportunity for more techspert time by visiting Holland America Line's Digital Workshop blog, featuring tips and tricks for using Windows 8.

Have you been to a Digital Workshop class onboard? Which new class are you looking forward to most?

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