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
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. ?
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]