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Volunteers’ Week 2019

It’s Volunteers Week 2019! I’d like to thank all the volunteers involved with Tap Into IT including: Trustees those of you who ‘cover’ for me as Club Facilitator from time to time Digital support volunteers – all 28 of you! Without your dedication and commitment, Tap Into IT wouldn’t be here today. Thank you. Mike

Father’s Day Gift Vouchers

It’s Father’s Day on 21 June this year and your dad deserves a special gift! Buy him Tap Into IT Gift Vouchers to cover the cost of basic computer training. (For elderly people living in Edinburgh). If your father already uses a device then he may benefit from remote support.  This can be booked online or […]

Lord Provost of Edinburgh Visit

Tap into IT celebrated it’s first anniversary as a registered charity by hosting an award ceremony, with the help of Frank Ross, Rt. Hon. Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh, followed by a tea party. Guests including service users, volunteers and supporters gathered in the Viewpoint Housing Association common room, Gillespie Crescent, Bruntsfield, for […]

Free Computer Club Edinburgh

Know anyone living in South Central Edinburgh? that needs help with their tech devices? is struggling with email/WhatsApp/Skype? that can’t find what they’re looking for/can’t do the things they need to do online? All welcome, particularly if they are 60+ and/or have additional needs. What? </> Free Computer Club in Edinburgh South Central Where? Marchmont St […]

How to clean your device

The New York Times featured a great article by Whitson Gordon, last summer. It is titled – How to clean your filthy, disgusting Laptop! This article is pertinent to desktops, smartphones and tablets too. Give your device a spring clean today and it will look as good as new in no time. ?

St Patrick’s Day

It’s St Partick’s Day on Sunday, 17 March – we hope that all of our Irish community enjoy the craic! To commemorate this date, we thought we’d run a quiz in the computer sessions starting on Monday, 11 March. If you’d like to participate, answer the following questions and hand them to Mike: What does […]

SAFER INTERNET DAY

You may have missed Bob’s talk and handout on “Security Dos and Don’ts” at the Computer Clubs on Safer Internet Day, last month ( 5 February). Fear not, we thought we’d provide a link to the Stay Safe Online booklet produced by Which. This booklet includes Bob’s handout plus loads more information for you to […]

Mother’s Day Gift Vouchers

It’s Mother’s Day on 31 March this year and your mum deserves a special gift! Buy her Tap Into IT Gift Vouchers to cover the cost of basic computer training. (For elderly people living in Edinburgh). If your mother already uses a device then she may benefit from remote support.  This can be booked online or […]

St David’s Day

It’s St David’s Day, tomorrow, 1 March – we hope that all of our Welsh community have a fantastic day! As we are at the Gillespie Crescent Computer Club on St David’s Day, from 10 am – 11.45 am, we thought we’d have a bit of fun! Who’s up for a quiz? The first person […]

World Hearing Day

It’s World Hearing Day on 3 March 2019. WHO (World Health Organisation) are launching a free app, on this date, and it will allow people to check their hearing. The HearWHO app aims to: Raise awareness of the importance of hearing in the over 50’s Encourage elderly people to check their hearing regularly and practice […]