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Getting the most out of technology
Getting up to speed with technology can enrich your life. To help you to improve your computer skills and use the internet, Digital Unite has produced some print-friendly technology tuition guides that you can download from their website. Categories include, computer basics, email and SKYPE, smartphones and tablets, social networking, using the web and digital photography. You can also search their site for a local tutor who can provide tuition for you.
Do you know what accessibility features are built into your computer, laptop or smartphone?
Taking some time to change how your computer or web browser operates can often make it easier for you to use it.
My Web My Way is a BBC website that provides help for people to make the most of the internet. It includes ‘how to guides’ about changing your computer or web browser that may help you to get online:
- I can’t see very well – explains ways to change how your computer or web browser works, to make things easier for you for example changing text size, background colours or making your computer speak to you.
- I find a keyboard or mouse hard to use – tips for changing the settings on your keyboard, making your mouse easier to use and how to interact with your computer differently through touch screen devices.
- I find words difficult – how to change font settings to make text easier to read, spell-checking software and making your computer speak aloud.
AbilityNet is a website where you’ll also find free factsheets for you to download, including step by step guides to setting up your computer and software