Internet skills

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Please click the Department Store name to be redirected to their main website. For high-quality fashion, there are some online stores to order from… and some to avoid. ASOS, Ted Baker, Superdry, Fat Face, REISS and Ralph Lauren are all fairly safe as far as quality goes, although the quality varies depending on the shop. The Currys online shopping experience boasts powerful, product-specific filters to help you get to the right product faster. The brand was first founded in a French … Read More

Searching the Internet

You may need to contact your systems administrator or Internet Service Provider to obtain access to these Usenet newsgroups. Alternatively, you can search newsgroup messages by using one of the following web-based search engines which specifically store and index Usenet newsgroup messages. is a human-guided search engine and was founded in 2006. You can ask anything in its search box and you will be answered in real-time.

  • To search for something, move your mouse so that the pointer is over the search area in the middle of the screen and click the left button once.
  • However, sending information back via this service is slow and expensive.
  • If you do need them, all telephone sockets should have one fitted, not just the one you plug your broadband in to.

Most search engines offer two types of search – “basic” and “advanced” or “refined”. In the “basic” search, just enter a … Read More

What is the internet?

For the users of Microsoft Windows and operators of Unix flavour, if you have an internet connection, you can trace the packets’ path by using an internet program known as traceroute. Just like the PING command, users can check the packet path in the command prompt. Traceroute prints all the routers, computer systems, and various other entities related to the internet from the packet will travel and reach the actual destination.

  • The internet functions by sending requests and receiving information from your device to a server.
  • The application lets users choose among its 12 custom search types that are Music,…
  • You can book a computer up to a week in advance, in the library, over the phone or by following the ‘Book a public computer’ link above.
  • These computers shut down 15 minutes before the library closes.
  • This software is ideal for managing the transfer of very large files.
  • These
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Public computers, internet and wifi in libraries

You can use computers and access the internet for free in all our libraries. There is now no charge to use our computers in Council run libraries or other Council premises. There is a small charge for each item you print, to cover our costs. If you need to save your work, you will need your own flash memory or you can use one of the many free online storage facilities. If you save work to our computers, it will be automatically deleted at the end of your session; this is to protect your confidentiality. Special keyboards and trackball pointing devices are available.

  • The only prerequisite is knowing how to use a web browser.
  • If you’re under 16, you’ll need permission from a parent or guardian to use our computers.
  • A user may begin their session in one Bracknell Forest library and continue it in another.
  • Library computers are free
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Network, Internet & Web Search Planning

AOL is a global mass media company which is based in New York. The company also provides advertising services as AOL Advertising, AOL mail and AOL Platform. If you want to access the internet at home, you’ll need an Internet Service Provider and a router to connect to the ISP. This means more than one computer or device in your house can use the broadband connection at the same time. Some devices can also use Wi-Fi to connect to the router.

  • To search for something, move your mouse so that the pointer is over the search area in the middle of the screen and click the left button once.
  • You type relevant ‘keywords’ into a search engine, which then looks for pages throughout the internet that contain those words and thus might hold the answer to your question.
  • These can be accessed via the ‘Advanced Search’, ‘Settings’ or similarly named
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