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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.

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Wi-Fi and mobile networks

How do you set up a Wi-Fi network to use the internet at home? Is it safe to connect to public Wi-Fi? What is the nbn and what do you need to know when looking for a new nbn plan? We answer these questions and more in these courses.

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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Apps that come with your cloud subscription

Cloud subscriptions offer more than just storage. This exciting topic explores all the benefits that come with your cloud subscription. From free productivity apps, to photo storage and video calling apps, you’ll learn all there is to know about free and paid cloud subscriptions from the main cloud storage providers.

All about data

All about data

Everything you need to know about data: what it is, the difference between home internet and mobile data, how to switch to Wi-Fi on your mobile, plus tips to help you save money when at home or away.

Setting up and using email

In these courses, we look at the big three free email services: Gmail, Outlook and Yahoo Mail. You will learn how free email works, how to set up and manage your email accounts, how to block nuisance emails, report spam, unsubscribe to newsletters, plus how to change your password and even cancel your email account. You will also learn what actions you can take to spot and avoid common email scams.