MENU

      Free workshops to help make you smartphone savvy

      CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- To help consumers keep up with the latest in technology innovations, Verizon Wireless has announced it will host free wireless workshops in the Charleston area.

      Verizon provides basic and advanced level sessions that cover an array of topics for customers who are just purchasing their first smartphone, switching devices or desiring to know more about key features and capabilities.

      Smartphones offer so many features that make life simpler, like helping us navigate, plan meals, save money, capture memories, and keep up with our favorite sports teams on the go, said Jerry Fountain, president for Verizon Wireless Carolinas/Tennessee region. Many of our customers have purchased smartphones but still feel like they have a lot to learn. Our workshops are designed to help them maximize their investment and enjoy the benefits of being a smartphone-owner.

      The workshops are lead by specially trained data experts provide personalized, hands- on training to ensure customers know how to use each device to their advantage. In addition to the in-store workshops, the company offers informative, easy to follow workshops online in English, as well as some in Spanish.

      Those interested do not have to be Verizon customers to participate.

      Below are the dates, times, and locations of the upcoming workshops in the Charleston area.

      Android Basic Workshop

      Tues., July 17 5:30-7:00 p.m., 5070 International Boulevard, North Charleston

      Wed., July 18 8:00-9:00 a.m., 121 Angus Street, Summerville

      Wed., July 18 7:30-9:00 a.m., 1117 Market Center Boulevard Unit A, Mount Pleasant

      Wed., July 18 9:30-11:00 a.m., 2031 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard, Charleston

      Sun., July 22 9:00-10:00 a.m., 121 Angus Street, Summerville

      Sun., July 22 6:00-7:30 p.m., 7351 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston

      Tues., July 24 5:30-7:00 p.m., 5070 International Boulevard, North Charleston

      Android Advanced Workshop

      Sun., July 29 5:00-6:00 p.m., 481 N Highway 52, Moncks Corner

      Apple iPhone 4S Workshop

      Sat., July 21 8:00- 9:00 a.m., 121 Angus Street, Summerville

      Sun., July 22 5:00-6:00 p.m., 481 N Highway 52, Moncks Corner

      Wed., July 25 8:00- 9:00 a.m., 121 Angus Street, Summerville

      Wed., July 25 7:30-9:00 a.m., 1117 Market Center Boulevard Unit A, Mount Pleasant

      Wed., July 25 9:30-11:00 a.m., 2031 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard, Charleston

      Sun., July 29 9:00-11:00 a.m., 7351 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston

      component-story-more_media_horiz-v1-01
      FOLLOW US ON TWITTER