Feel smarter with your tech.

“When you want the 1-2-3 steps.”

Sometimes we need a granular explanation, and you’ll find that here.

Your Smartphone

In the Your Tech Tips section you’ll find simple ways to get more from the smartphone you already own. Take and share pictures, maximize your battery charge, block nuisance calls, and so much more.

Internet & Apps

How to find and order items online, set up free calls (video or just audio) using the internet, check customer reviews and leave your own reviews, listen to music or podcasts… discover the best free apps that will make your life easier. Go to Tech Tips (on main menu at top of this page).

Other Useful Resources

Discover other gadgets or websites that will help you get the most out of life. Whether it’s saving you time or taking away the hassle, we’ll point you to the true tech heroes in our Your Tech Tips posts.

I’ve saved so much time and frustration by following Gransplain’s tips on using my smartphone’s features.

Susie Hughes, Santa Barbara, California

I used to feel like I was largely left behind in the tech age, but now I’m feeling more proficient when I go online.

Mark Joyce, London

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