Useful Information/Tools



This page contains any posts we feel are worth keeping fresh and easily accesible without trawling the archives. These are information posts or tolls about useful tools and programs as well as free software

Each has a brief description and a link to the relevant post.

Useful information posts

What is an operating system and what does it do – Click here
Common computer terms and meanings – Click here
97 Keyboard shortcuts for the Mac – Click here
What is inside my computer – Click here
Ways to backup Online Vs Offline Click here
5 Useful windows 7 tips and tricks to get things done easier – Click here
Google easter eggs and tips and tricks – Click here
What are the F keys for? Click here
The difference between Internet and Intranet – Click here
Using powerline adapters – Click here
Check your broadband speed – Click here
Syncing multiple devices in iCloud – Click here
Secure delete files and wipe your hard drive before resale or disposal – Click here
10 tips for a securer more productive iPad – Click here
Laptop buying Guide (Guest Post) – Click here
11 Reasons your computer is running slow – Click here
10 great gift ideas for techies -  Click here
Which web hosting package – Click Here
The Raspberry Pi Gallery – Click Here

Software, freeware, shareware, trials
25 Free software progarms you should know about – Click here
Using a VPN for better security plus 1000s more movies on netflix or watch iPlayer outside the uk – Click here

Websites and software lists
Websites to visit when bored – Click here
Top 10 Free iPad appsClick here

Security
Staying safe online – Click Here
How to create a secure password – Click Here
Protecting children online – Click here
K9 Web Protection – Click Here
K9 Web Protection Filters – Click Here

Useful Tutorials
Setup a Home VPN in Windows 7 – Click Here
Change Firefox new tab to something more useful – Click here