Digital Skills Project Digital Unite Guides We’re pleased to share this collection of learning guides about using modern technology created by Digital Unite, the digital learning experts. The easy-to-use guides are ideal for improving your own confidence and skills or for supporting other learners. Just click on the pictures to find out more. Computer Basics Learning to use a computer can feel really daunting but its much easier than you think. This guide will help you navigate the basics. Internet Security Like making sure that your front door is locked before you go out, or making sure that your purse is zipped securely in your bag, there are some simple guides to show you how to stay safe line. Using the Internet There is so much to see and do on line and it can all seem a little overwhelming. These guides will give you the confidence to become an accomplished internet surfer. Email and Skype Staying in touch with your friends and family has never been so important or so easy. Creating Documents Learn how to create and edit documents using a variety of computer programmes. Social Networking Social Media is a great way to connect with other like minded people - reconnect with old friends and catch up on celebrity news. Smart Phones and Tablets Powerful, convenient and multi-purpose, smartphones and tablets are the two key players in the fast-growing world of mobile computers. TV and Video streaming It’s now possible to watch TV programmes you’ve missed and films you thought you’d never find again – all online. We also introduce you to the weird and wonderful world of the video website, YouTube. Shopping and Banking Another wonder of the internet is its helpful capacity to make dull tasks quicker and easier to achieve. Banking, shopping and applying for government services can both be done online. There’s endless fun to be had in rootling out bargains and browsing through the enormous range of products in online shops as well as having the convenience of making payments and applying for benefits online. Hobbies and Interests The internet can be everything and anything you want it to be – a shop, library, travel agent, recipe book, restaurant reviewer … even a game. Find out just how easy it is to make the most of the many exciting, fun and useful things that the internet has to offer Music and Audio The way we listen to music, the radio and other audio content is changing. we can now listen to anything we want with a few clicks of a button - find out how. Digital Photography There are so many great ways to share, edit and store photos - these guides will show you how.