Internet security and e-books

December 28th 2017
By: Melanie Hollidge
Internet security and e-books

If you are a digital native it is much easier to navigate the modern world of online activity. But if you are a Chigwell, Woodford or Loughton elder it can be much harder to navigate. How do you protect your Granny and Grandpa and help them to recognise secure sites; online scams; online safety; different programmes and apps and their uses.

Fortunately Age UK at Waltham Forest, 58 Hall Lane, Chingford E4 8EU, telephone 0208 558 5512 can help. Local people can bring any questions about digital security to the discussion on 4th January 2018 10.30am- 12.30pm. Where there is a two and a half hour presentation that costs just £5.

Alongside this event is a chance to experience using digital devices. Learning how to read books on digital devices by being show you the differences between the two market leaders Kindles and Kobos. There are lots of useful features on both devices such as the adjustable text size and lighting so you can see on a glare-free screen on a sunny day or see more on a dark night.

The session will also show you to how to use the free downloadable apps on an Android tablet and how to  download books from the Amazon and Kobo catalogue and from the local authority library. It on 4th January 2018  10.00am-12.30pm, for two and a half hours of Practical hands-on training again costing just £5.00 at Age UK Waltham Forest, 58 Hall Lane, Chingford E4 8EU, telephone 0208 558 5512