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Getting Online

Being online is becoming more important in our every day lives. Find out what digital technology can do for you and where to get support if you need it.

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Affordable electrical goods

Buying new white goods (fridges, washing machines etc) or electrical items such as computers for your home can be a large and often unexpected…

Computer classes and Information Technology (IT) support

Using a computer can open up a whole range of opportunities to you, especially if you are using the Internet and email. There’s lots of support available in Newcastle to get online.

Fraud and scams

Sensible precautions you can take to make yourself less likely to be the victim of crimes such as fraud or scams.

Getting online and digital equipment

Want to know more about how to use digital technology such as the internet, computers, tablet devices (Ipad etc) mobile phones and find out what this technology could do for you?

Internet and Broadband

To connect to the internet you need a telephone line and to pay for a broadband connection. You can also access WiFi

Keeping in Touch Online

There are many ways that you can keep in touch with friends and family online. Email and Video Chat are very popular (and free) ways to communicate with others.

Making your computer or mobile device easier to use

There are some steps that you can take to help make your computer easier to use without having to purchase new equipment.

Mobile phones

are a good way to keep in touch. They can be used to make phone calls, send text messages photos and emails and lots more.

Payment Methods

There are a number of ways of paying for goods and services in shops, on line or by post.

Social Networking

connecting with others online is a great way to keep in touch with friends and family and discover others who have shared interests. There are many ways to do this for free.