Introductory guides to help beginners get going.

A definition plus highlights in its development.

What it’s capable of and how it differs from a Mac.

Find out about Macs and the pros and cons when comparing it to a PC.

Easy-to-follow instructions on activating your computer and what to do if it doesn’t react.

An introduction to the features of this increasingly popular type of handheld computer.

One of the most commonly-used digital terms: make sure you really understand what it means with this easy-to-follow guide.

Not the chocolate chip variety, unfortunately.

If you know someone who is new to using computers, sharing this guide could really help them.

Some top tips of where to start if you need to help someone set up a new device remotely

So, you’ve got a new computer, tablet or smartphone and you’re keen to get going. But it is well worth putting aside an hour or so to make sure your device is secure and suited to your needs.

A quick fire round-up of some of the top tips if you are helping someone else to use a device.

Basic computer terminology A-Z