We want to help, guide and support you to feel confident doing as much or as little as you like online.
Computer guide resources
Please use the resources below to learn how to use various tools online.
Starting to use a computer may seem daunting, but we hope this guide will help to make the experience exciting and rewarding. Visit the guide from Digital Unite by clicking on the following link:
Using the internet
The internet has changed the way people communicate and it has the power to be life-changing. Learn about how we’re using the internet today by clicking on the link from Digital Unite below:
Did you know that you can find refurbished and second-hand devices online at very reduced prices? These can also tie in with Broadband deals too. See what’s available to you by clicking on this link to Getonline@home:
Just as you know to lock your door when you leave home, or to keep your bag close to you within a crowd, there are also some simple rules for staying safe online. Click on the link from Digital Unite below to learn about internet security:
Email and Skype
It’s estimated that 294 billion emails are sent everyday. Skype enables you to have a conversation online and see the people you are speaking to and vice versa – a great way to keep to touch with family all over the world! Learn more about Skype by clicking on the link from Digital Unite below:
Smartphones and tablets
Powerful, convenient and multi-purpose, smartphones and tablets are the two key players in the fast-growing world of mobile computers. Learn more about these devices by clicking the link from Digital Unite below:
Social media and blogs
Social media has revolutionised the way people communicate. It includes Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and much more. A blog allows you to tell a story about a certain subject online, that people can read and comment on. Learn more about both by clicking the link from Digital Unite below:
Find out how to edit, keep and share your photos from your digital camera or device by clicking the Digital Unite link below:
From cave painting to pen and ink, from typewriters to computers, we have always wanted to express ourselves through writing and creating images. Click on the link from Digital Unite to access guides on using Microsoft Office programs:
Hobbies and interests
When it comes to pursuing our interests, finding information or just having fun, the internet contains spectacular new possibilities. Learn more by clicking the link to Digital Unite below:
Music and audio
One of the most revolutionary changes that the internet has brought with it is the way we listen to music. Find out more by clicking the link from Digital Unite below:
TV and video
It is now possible to watch many TV programmes and films online – either live or through catching up on what’s already been broadcast on TV. Learn more by clicking the link from Digital Unite below:
Click the link from Digital Unite below to know about Microsoft’s latest operating system for PCs and tablets:
Click on the links below to download helpful information about computer guides:
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