Entries by fmgmh

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 […]

Website Launch

We’re excited to announce that our new and refreshed website is now live. The official launch will take place on 22 March 2019 at Viewpoint’s Gillespie Crescent. Frank Ross, Edinburgh’s Right Honourable Lord Lieutenant and Lord Provost will do the honours. The updated site includes changes to navigation, improved content structure and a whole host […]

Computer Club in Edinburgh South

Do you have Friends or Relatives living in South Central Edinburgh who? Need help with their tech devices? Are struggling with email/WhatsApp/Skype? Can’t find what they’re looking for / can’t do the things they need to do online? All welcome, particularly 60+ year olds with / without additional needs. Computer Club Where? Marchmont St Giles Church, […]

Free Computer Club in Leith

We are running a ‘Free Computer Club’ for adults at Manderston Court, Leith on Monday afternoons from 11th March 2019 until 27th May (off Easter Mon, 11 weeks). Everybody is welcome including complete ‘beginners’ – you’re never ‘too old’! Some equipment will be available, but if you have your own device, please bring it along. This pilot […]