Graham

  • The Internet is a global network of billions of computers and other electronic devices. With the Internet, it’s possible to access almost any information, communicate with anyone else in the world, and much more. You can do all of this on your computer.

    Connecting to the Internet
    A device has to be connected to the Internet before you can…[Read more]

  • Once you’ve set up your computer, you may want to purchase home Internet access so you can send and receive email, browse the Web, stream videos, and more. You may even want to set up a home wireless network, commonly known as Wi-Fi, so you can connect multiple devices to the Internet at the same time.

    Watch the video below to learn about…[Read more]

  • Now that you know the absolute basics of using a computer, it’s time to learn more about your computer’s operating system (OS). We’ll be talking about the two most common operating systems in this lesson: Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X.

    Watch the video below to learn the basics of using Windows.

     

     

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  • So you have a new computer and you’re ready to set it up. This may seem like an overwhelming and complicated task, but it’s actually a lot easier than you might think! Most computers are set up in a similar way, so it doesn’t matter what brand of computer you have.

    If you’re setting up a new computer that’s still in the box, you’ll probably…[Read more]

  • An Application was for employment,
    A program was a TV show.
    A cursor used profanity,
    A keyboard was a piano!

    Compress was something you did to garbage,
    Not something you did to a file.
    And if you unzipped anything in public,
    Youd be in jail for a while!

    Log on was adding wood to a fire,
    Hard drive was a long trip on the road.
    A mouse pad was…[Read more]

  • Note: Accessing Safe Mode for Windows requires the use of a working keyboard. If the keyboard on your computer does not work, you will not be able to access Safe Mode.

    Microsoft Windows 10 users

    1. Press the Windows key, type Change advanced startup options, and then press Enter.
    2. Under the Recovery tab, select the Restart now option under Adv…

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  • If you want to do more with Picasa, how about creating a video, this is quite easy when you follow this tutorial, once created, you can the upload it to youtube.com and show it off in your Blog Post on our site.

     

  • Spent the morning at Williton Station, plenty of trains, not a lot of people, so that was good, could get around very easily. The sun was out in its full glory, blue sky everywhere, made for a grand morning at the […]

  • Now that you’ve seen our computer videos, why noy try our computer quiz, you’ll find it here.

  • A laptop is a personal computer that can be easily moved and used in a variety of locations. Most laptops are designed to have all of the functionality of a desktop computer, which means they can generally run the same software and open the same types of files. However, laptops also tend to be more expensive than comparable desktop…[Read more]

  • Have you ever looked inside a computer case, or seen pictures of the inside of one? The small parts may look complicated, but the inside of a computer case isn’t really all that mysterious. This lesson will help you master some of the basic terminology and understand a bit more about what goes on inside a computer.

    Watch the video below to…[Read more]

  • The basic parts of a desktop computer are the computer case, monitor, keyboard, mouse, and power cord. Each part plays an important role whenever you use a computer.

    Watch the video below to learn about the basic parts of a desktop computer.

     

  • A computer is an electronic device that manipulates information, or data. It has the ability to store, retrieve, and process data. You may already know that you can use a computer to type documents, send email, play games, and browse the Web. You can also use it to edit or create spreadsheets, presentations, and even videos.

    Watch the video…[Read more]

  • Forgot to say that when you edit them in Picasa, always use the Save As option, and save them to a different folder, you name them what ever you like Cool

  • Hi Gerald

    Once you’ve edited your photos, go to the folder, which should be in your Pictures Folder and then rename them to the order that you want like this

    photo 1

    photo 2

    photo 3

    etc.

    That should now be the order that they are placed on the flash drive.

  • Since I’ve moved down here to Williton in West Someset, I’ve been tyaking a lot of videos, but here are a few of the photos from the Village, the Wyndham Arms ( my local pub!) and the station.

     

  • Did you know, that in Picasa, you can make a Slideshow of your photos? you choose which folder with the photos you want and then let Picasa do the work for you, this tutorial shows you how its done.

     

  • Now that you’ve edited your photos, its time to print them out, this tutorial will take you throught the steps involved from choosing the right template and the correct printer settings.

     

  • You’ve taken a photo with a lampost which you want to remove from the shot, this can be done by cropping your photo, this is and easy task to do, it will also zoom into the photo to make it stand out more.

     

  • Ok, so your photo looks a bit on the crooked side, if you use the Straighten feature in Picasa, you’ll get them looking right in no time at all, make sure that you’ve done all the other editing first, because […]

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