du-logoGetting started with the Internet can be difficult. To help you on your way, here are links to useful guides produced by Digital Unite. Whether you want help with setting up Skype, online shopping or email, there's something here for you.

Computer Basics

Starting to use a computer can feel like a visit to a foreign country – things look familiar but you can't speak the language. Getting to grips with computers is much easier than learning a new language. These guides will set you on the right path.

Creating Documents

Easy-to-follow guides on using Microsoft Office programs.

Digital Photography

There are so many great ways to store, edit and share photos – these guides will show you how.

Email & Skype

It's estimated that 294 billion emails are sent everyday, and more than 405 million use the internet telephone service 'Skype'. As intimidating as these numbers are, they are also a testament to the popularity and convenience of these tools.

Hobbies & Interests

When it comes to pursuing our interests, finding information or just having fun, the internet contains spectacular new possibilities. These guides show you just how easy it is to make the most of the many exciting, fun and useful things that the internet has to offer.

Internet Security

Just like the real world, the virtual world of the web has a huge and varied population and, inevitably, a number of bad guys reside there. Just as you know to lock your home on leaving it or to keep your bag close to you in a crowd, there are also some simple rules for staying safe online.

Music & Audio

One of the most revolutionary changes that the internet has brought with it is to the way we listen to music, the radio and other audio content. Suddenly, almost anything you can think of wanting to hear is a mouse click away. Here's how to embrace the revolution.

Shopping & Banking

Banking and shopping can both be done online, and there's endless fun to be had in rootling out bargains and browsing through the enormous range of products in online shops.

Smartphones & Tablets

Powerful, convenient and multi-purpose, smartphones and tablets are the two key players in the fast-growing world of mobile computers. These guides will tell you how to choose and use them.

Social Networking & Blogs

Social networking allows us to manage and communicate with our contacts in a totally new way and access information as never before. We'll show you how to get involved in these exciting, fun and flexible forms of social media.

TV & Video

It's now possible to watch TV programmes you've missed and films you thought you'd never find again - all online. These guides will tell you how. We also introduce you to the weird and wonderful world of the video website YouTube.

Using the Internet

Since it emerged in the 1980s and '90s, the internet has changed the way that we live our lives. It is exciting and empowering, but also intimidating. It can be hard to know where to start and how to navigate the massive amounts of information on offer.