Tech Tips: Find Free Help Online

Tech Tips

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WHAT IS EMAIL? Find answers to your questions here.

Email: set up a free web-based account you can access anywhere.

Google.com: click on Gmail, then click on “Create an Account”

Yahoo.com: Click on mail, then click on “Create New Account”

Hotmail.com: Should go directly to sign in page, where you click on “Sign Up” button.

TABLET/EREADER HELP:

Android Cheat Sheet for Dummies has great details for your Android tablet, including icons, definitions, and screenshots.

iPad Cheat Sheet for Dummies informs users about settings and personalizing your iPad.

FREE EBOOKS FOR YOUR EREADER:

http://www.gutenberg.org

http://manybooks.net/

http://www.feedbooks.com/

Ebook READER TIPS: Check out this page to get helpful tips and videos for your ereader, as well as links for apps

Ereader Blog Get reviews, comparisons, and tips to get the most out of your ereader.

Converting files for your ereader

BROWSERS, THE INTERNET, SOFTWARE, AND MORE:

20 Things I Learned Published by the Google Chrome Team, this ebook format will give you a more in-depth look at browsers and how the internet works, as well as cloud computing, web applications, and online safety.

Keystroke Combinations If you have ever locked your computer up, or changed the type to all caps, you have probably accidentally hit a keystroke combination that did it. Here you will find a list to help you solve the mystery.

Typing Help

Good Typing offers free typing courses in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Portuguese.

Typing Web offers free courses.

Typing Test gives you an idea of your typing speed for applications.

Online Safety

NetSmartz offers information for parents, teachers, law enforcement, as well as teens, tweens and kids to stay safe online.

Stay safe online. The Bureau of Consular Affairs has information about foreign scams on this web page. Included is information about internet romance scams, lottery scams, and real estate fraud scams.

Simplify Your Computing Read this article to get tips on making technology a little easier for yourself.

Computer and Software Reviews

www.cnet.com

Free Computer Courses and Tutorials

New User Tutorial Easy to navigate site for those who have little or no mouse experience.

Mousercise! A fun exercise to get acquainted with the mouse.

Cursillo Nueva Para El Usuario

Free Microsoft Products Training Free Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft applications training.

Learn the Net From the basics, to email, to all about broadband, this site can explain technology for you.

GCFLearnFree GFC offers free courses that span many topics. Check out the many computer courses they offer, including Microsoft Office!

Web development

W3 Schools Wanting to learn a computer language, or how to make a webpage? W3 Schools has free courses to help you.