The Internet can be a touch overwhelming, even for the most tech-savvy amongst us. However, it also makes life a whole lot easier once you know your way around.
The Internet can be a touch overwhelming, even for the most
tech-savvy amongst us. However, it also makes life a whole lot easier
once you know your way around.
Booking holidays, shopping for groceries, watching movies and staying
in touch with friends and family around the world are all just a click
of a mouse away. We’ve produced four easy how to guides, which are now available that show you exactly where to go, what to do and how to use everything online.
Gone are the days where you had to visit a travel agent in person to
find out airfare prices. Today, you can do all the research from the
comfort of your armchair – all you need is a computer, tablet or a even a
mobile phone!. You’ll often be able to find sales and value-for-money
deals when you’re browsing online and you can also plan your trip at
your leisure, without worrying about opening hours or getting to the
shops. There are even many sites that offer special deals for the over
Nothing you want to watch on TV? Are you always missing your
favourite show? That’s never the case with online entertainment. You can
now watch movies and shows, read e-books, listen to music and even play
interactive games all through the web. Many people are concerned about
viruses and Internet security, however if you choose official sites and
know what to look for – all detailed in our guides
– there should never be a problem. If you plan on watching lots of
shows or reading e-books, it might be worth considering investing in an
e-reader or tablet for added comfort and ease.
Skip the hassle of pushing around a trolley and carrying the shopping
bags to the car – these days, you can simply add your favourite foods
to a virtual cart, check out and wait for the delivery to arrive on your
doorstep! Plus items are often cheaper online and you’ll save money on
petrol, parking and other fees. If you’re a frequent shopper, your
regularly bought items will form a ‘favourites’ list, that can be
re-ordered with one click every week. And it’s not just groceries
either. You’ll find a whole world of e-commerce at your fingertips where
you can shop until you drop/click.
It’s hard to keep track of the latest online craze – first there was
Facebook, then Twitter, Instagram and now Snapchat? Don’t worry, you’re
not likely to want to use all of these social platforms, but having
Facebook or Instagram is a great way to keep in touch with
Grandchildren, far away family or long-lost friends. It’s always best
to find out about privacy settings and keep these as strict as possible
and only accept or add people you know. And anything too personal, leave
it to an old-fashioned phone call… sometimes that’s still the best way!