No-nonsense guides on choosing and using this magical tool that allows you to see friends and family via your computer.

How to set up a webcam

Setting up a webcam isn’t difficult if you follow the instructions and apply a little patience.

How to use a webcam in your home

There are dozens of ways you can use a webcam in the home. You’re only limited by what kind you have and your imagination!

How to view the world via webcams

You can use webcams to explore your city, country and the rest of the world – and redefine what’s meant by ‘armchair traveller’!

Home security with a webcam

You can view your home through the ‘eye’ of a webcam from anywhere in the world.

What is a webcam?

Built in or stand alone, web cameras can be used for lots of different things, not just video chatting.