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For techno types and those who’d like to be more techno-savvy, the YourLifeChoices computer pages is here to assist. On the tutorials page there’s an extensive glossary of techno-terminology, plus loads of information on everything from broadband to spyware. You will also find answers to all your techno questions, as well as valuable information teaching you how to master outlook, install interesting programs or even how to do simple things such as copy and paste!

How to spring-clean your inbox

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How to spring-clean your inbox

Ditch your digital clutter by spring-cleaning your inbox.

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How to create a shortcut or alias

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How to create a shortcut or alias

Creating shortcuts or aliases means you can find computer files in no time at all.

Five ways to reduce computing costs

Five ways to reduce computing costs

Five ways to reduce computing costs

We share five ways you can save when using technology.

Free apps to reduce eyestrain

Free apps to reduce eyestrain

Free apps to reduce eyestrain

Seven free apps and tips to help prevent or reduce digital eyestrain.

How to send a text from a computer

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How to send a text from a computer

Here’s how to send a text message from your Mac or PC computer.

Mac

Declutter your computer

How to remove unwanted and unused programs from your home computer.

Start cleaning now

How to make and organise folders

Ryan’s simple guide will teach you how to easily de-clutter your desktop.

Learn how

Best free antivirus for Mac and PC

Protect your Mac or PC for free.

Are you secured?

PC

Security exploits hit Windows users

A number of Windows security vulnerabilities were revealed online last.

Are you safe?

Declutter your computer

How to remove unwanted and unused programs from your home computer.

Start cleaning now

What happens if I don’t eject?

Can you damage your USB devices by unplugging without safely disconnecting?

Tech advice

Computer Tutorials

Declutter your computer

How to remove unwanted and unused programs from your home computer.

Start cleaning now

How to take a screenshot

Find out how to take a picture of what’s on your screen.

Computer skills

Top 10 keyboard shortcuts

Be more efficient on your computer with these 10 keyboard shortcuts for PC and Mac.

Maximise your efficiency

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