Facebook privacy

Facebook can be a rewarding experience in many ways but it’s important to be careful of your privacy. Facebook has written a very simple guide on protecting your privacy on facebook. But remember facebook is all about sharing and connecting and ultimately that is what they want to do. So please see this straightforward guide…

Device storage

The data you have on your device takes up storage space. By data I mean photos, video, audio, documents and applications, It’s possible that you will reach the storage capacity of your device. What is your storage capacity? Digital data is measured by bytes. Have a look at the list below 1 byte (b) 1 kilobyte (kb)…

Apps I like

When you buy your device you will find pre-installed apps like mail, a web browser, calendar, a photos app.  But there many other free apps that can be very useful. These are some of the apps I have downloaded from the app store or google play on my apple and android device. Fitness / Health…

Apptastic

There are many useful apps which will enable you to get a lot from your phone. Before you can get apps you need to have an account. Applications are designed for specific operating systems. So you will need to download the app that is designed for your operating system, Apple, Android or Windows. To get…

setting up gmail on an apple device

If you want to add your Google account to your iPhone or iPad’s system apps, you’ll want to go to Settings > Mail, Calendar, Contacts. Launch the Settings app from your Home screen. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Tap Add Account. Tap Gmail. Google’s authenticator screen will pop open, where you can enter your email address and password. Tap  Allow when prompted with the “iOS…

Samsung SM-T210 user manual

As I couldn’t find the settings app anywhere on this device, I checked the user manual.  Apparently you can access either through the all apps icon or you can drag the notification panel down and see all the settings from there.

Lenovo Yoga 2 file browser

Here is a guide to how to use the Yoga 2 file browser. It  shows how to transfer content from internal storage to SD  card storage  

Emailing an image

If you have saved an image from the web or taken a photo you may want to email it. This is usually quite simple. Across most devices, whether Apple, Android or Windows it is similar. Iphone On an iphone, once you have found the image from your photo app you will see a little rectangular…

Setting up email accounts on digital devices

To set up an email account on your phone you will need to know your email service provider. You know this from the bit that follows the @ sign. So, for example, if your email address is elycollege222@gmail.com then it is google or gmail that is your service provider. If the address is elycollege222@btinternet.com then…

Settings

Changing your device settings Home Screen Have a look at the different homes screens of an iphone, an android phone and a windows phone in that order. You can see they are different but similar. They are all touch screens with applications represented by icons. To play music for example you tap the app with…

Finding your way round

When you switch your device on and have unlocked it, you can generally swipe to get to your home screen. Or you add your pin code and the home screen pops up straight away. From the home screen you can get anywhere with a tap or two. You might have several home screens, well one…