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Connecting to others

Connecting to others

Need a helping hand with video calls? Find out how to get set up from your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Fun things to do with your photos

Learn how to shoot, edit, print and store your photos like a pro! These courses offer expert tips on taking great photos. You’ll learn how to move your photos from your camera or device to your computer for editing. Practice basic editing tasks using our Squirrel Editor practice area and then learn how to make fun gifts with your photos for your family and friends.

Social media apps

Explore the world of social media with the big names like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. We take an in-depth look at how you can safely create your own account in each of these platforms before going on to discover how you can find content of interest to you. You’ll also learn about some common social media scams and how you can protect yourself against them.

Introduction to smart homes

Ever wondered how technology can help you with your day-to-day tasks? This course explores the benefits of smart homes. Learn how to safely set up a smart speaker by training it to recognise your voice, how you can use a smart TV to watch catch-up TV or display your photo galleries and how you can use the cloud to save and back up your important photos and documents.

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Online hobbies

Time for a bit of fun. Learn how you can build your family tree, travel to places far and wide without leaving your chair, and how to create your very own blog to share your experiences and knowledge.

Introduction to buying and selling online

Learn how to stay safer when you buy and sell online from traditional retailers and online marketplaces, such as eBay. We also show you how to set up a PayPal account to pay for things online securely and how to protect your personal information and details while shopping online.

Researching and booking travel online

This exciting topic shows you everything you need to know about safely researching and booking travel online. You’ll find out some key tips for finding the best deals online, how you can safely access your finances while travelling and what you need to do if you plan on travelling with medications.

You’ll follow along as we take you travelling in Australia and overseas and discover how your mobile device can help to make your trip safe and enjoyable.

Useful apps

From the apps that come with your smartphone, to those available from your device’s app store, there are apps that you can use throughout your day to make life more convenient. This topic shows you the apps that come built-in to your iPhone or Android phone and shows you how apps can transform your device into an entertainment hub! You’ll also learn about apps that help you access important services and apps to help you get around.