Useful (and free) software

We’re regularly asked for software recommendations as more people have needed to work remotely and online. Here’s a list to get you started.

Cloud tools explained

The days of buying software on a disc and installing it on your computer are fading. Now, most types of software are available on the web – just visit a website, create an account and get going.

How to pick the best computer

There’s so many computer options out there, it’s hard to know where to start. We’ve created this simple guide to help.

Computer terms explained

Have you ever been asked to explain a computer term in a way that most will understand? Help is at hand – we use this glossary in all of our work, and it’s come in very handy at times!

Computer, tablet and phone options

TechResort is asked for computer, tablet and phone recommendations all the time. We generally avoid recommending specific kit as depends on the client’s needs, skill level, connectivity and budget. Here’s a few pointers to help you arrive at a good answer for every situation.

Set up a socially distanced 1:1 workstation

We’ve been able to run some socially distanced digital inclusion sessions during lockdown, and created this set up using easy to source kit. The computers and peripherals are standard, you just need long cables!