In partnership with AgeUK Suffolk, Lxpert is launching a new initiative through which AgeUK customers will be able to access free tech advice and support at their local charity shop in Ipswich.
Lxpert has partnered with the Ipswich Country Library to offer fun and interactive Internet courses for people in the local community.
It's Get Online Week in the week commencing 2nd October 2017. There are thousands of events taking place in communities all across the country with volunteers showing you that getting the most out of the internet can be easy and fun. All you need to do is Try 1 Thing! We are proud to announce that Get Online Week is back in Ipswich. Our digital superheroes are busy setting up events to help people get online and use technology. Here is a list of events available around the area. So just #try1thing. Happy Get Online Week!
Time flies when you are having a great time. It has been two years since we started the free computer advice and support service in partnership with AgeUK Suffolk. The service is offered at AgeUK Ipswich help centre in Ipswich Town Centre. The service has gone from strengthen to strengthen since launched in July 2015. To-date, we have held 92 sessions, helped more than 291 customers and raised over £531 for AgeUK. Our customers found the service friendly and helpful and we consistently received top marks feedback.
A newspaper feature editorial titled "Change your life for the better by gaining the digital skills you need" published by the East Anglian Daily Times on 12th June 2017.
Ransomware is a type of computer viruses that hijacks your files and threatens to delete your files unless you pay a ransom. In May 2017, it striked again. The latest variant is WannaCry. It has affected computers in 150 countries and in the UK, it has greatly affected the National Health Service (NHS) as mentioned on the BBC news. So how can you protect yourself from such attacks?
Are you one of those lucky ones whom family and especially your mother always ask for help when it comes to doing anything tech-related? She gets a new smartphone, an iPad, TV set-top-box, even the microwave timer - are you the go-to-person? So how do you find teaching her all those things which you find trivial? Do you ever wonder why she doesn't quite get it despite you telling her again and again?
While many of us are enjoying the festive season with our loved ones, family and friends, there are many elderly people in the UK who are going through the festive season alone. (Picture from AgeUK)
Are you looking to buy a tablet computer for yourself or for your loved one this Christmas? Not sure which one to get? Here is a special tablet buying guide with practical tips to help you make the right choice.
Do you wonder why your computer, tablet or smartphone is running a bit slower today than when it was brand new? We have two simple, free and non-technical tips for you to help you speed up your electronic devices.
Having a business website is an essential part of running a successful business in this information age. Most businesses, no matter how big or small, have a website in one form or another. You can spend little or you can spend a fortune on it. You can use off-the-shelf tools or build one from scratch. You can make one yourself or you can get someone to do it for you. However, whichever option you take does not guarantee that you get an effective business website. So what makes a website good or just a complete waste of time and money?
It's Get Online Week in the week commencing 17th October 2016. There are thousands of events take place in communities all across the country, showing people how the internet can make life easier, cheaper, healthier and more fun! Certainly this is a celebration not to be missed. Our experts in the community are busy setting up events to help people to get online and use technology. Here is a list of events available around the Ipswich area.
When you use Google Search, do you notice the privacy reminder? Do you ever wonder what it is about? Many of our customers have asked us what they should do when they see the reminder and many have clicked on “I AGREE” without knowing the consequences. We decided to publish this guide to demystify the subject and to show you what to do when you see the reminder again.
Time flies when you are having a great time. It has been a year since we started the free computer help and support service in partnership with AgeUK Suffolk. The service is offered at the well-equipped and friendly AgeUK Ipswich help centre in Ipswich Town Centre. The service has gone from strengthen to strengthen since the launch in July 2015. To-date, we have held 51 sessions, helped more than 160 customers and raised more than £300 for AgeUK. Our customers found the service friendly and helpful and we consistently received top marks feedback.
Yesterday, We ran another fun and interactive class about the Internet for another group from the Suffolk Hearing Advisory Service at The Salvation Army in Felixstowe. It was great to see many people so eager to learn and actively participating in the class.
We have reached our second milestone “100 customers helped” for the free computer advice service in partnership with AgeUK Suffolk. To-date we have helped 104 customers, raised over £153 donations for AgeUK and delivered 33 free sessions. Moreover, we are very pleased to let you know that the service consistently receives top ratings; our customers found the service extremely useful; they would use the service again; and they would recommend it to others.
Want to be cyber safe? Here is a selection of security news, recommendations and how to guides from the Lxpert Community.
Windows 10 comes with a lot of new and exciting enhancement. However this latest Microsoft operating system also likes to collect a lot of data on its users and that might not be a good thing for people who value their personal information and privacy. Here are a few things that you can do to minimise Windows 10 from knowing too much about you. (Updated 14 Nov 2016)
If you are using Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, you probably notice that in the past few months you have a new Windows icon on your system trays. Sometimes it will pop up with a notification bubble and prompt you to upgrade to Windows 10. So how to remove the "Get Windows 10" reminder and tray item?
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