Archive | Summer 2016

Facebook – has all the support you need

Facebook is about connecting and it is always changing and developing its service:https://www.facebook.com/about/basics/get-to-know-facebook/ What others see about you: https://www.facebook.com/about/basics/what-others-see-about-you/ How others interact with you: https://www.facebook.com/about/basics/how-others-interact-with-you/ What you see: https://www.facebook.com/about/basics/what-you-see/ How to keep your account secure: https://www.facebook.com/about/basics/how-to-keep-your-account-secure/  

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Facebook

What is it? Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site, which is available in 37 different languages, includes public features such as: Marketplace – allows members to post, read and […]

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Time to do some writing

We have looked at a number of apps which you can use to wrtie with on the tablet.  Today we are going back to Google and Google Drive.  Google Drive provides 4 types of apps for creating: Docs Sheets Slides Forms What is Google Drive? You may need to update your device to use the […]

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How do I know which app to choose?

The first rule of selecting apps is to know what you need. Don’t browse the app store. Write down what your requirements are, what does the app need to do, does it need to be used on different platforms and does the data need to be transferred. Do you really need the app? Make sure […]

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Learning a language

It’s now easier than ever to learn a new language. China is fast becoming a big economy and Chinese will soon be just as important as English. If you’re heading to a foreign country it’s always nice to speak the language or perhaps you just want to learn something new. Learning a second language offers […]

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Photographic exercise

We last looked at the camera on your tablet in March.  We just need to make sure you are comfortable with using it so that over the next few weeks we can make up a comprehensive montage of photos on Flickr which promote the Boot and Slipper, not just in this group, but in all […]

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Flickr 2016

Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world.  Flickr may be installed on our tablets.  If so, we now want to change the account that it is connected to.  If not, please install it now. If an account is already connected, please log out of the account and […]

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Passwords

Having secure passwords is evermore important.  Although many websites only require 6 or 8 characters for a password, the trend is to increase both the number and types of character used.  Everyone will increase the requirements over time, so why not go for a long strong one now. The classic advice.  You password should: Have […]

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