Steve

Volunteer Digital Champion and part time web designer.I love helping people discover the joys of being online, we live in a more and more connected age and people need to know how to use the internet to access services, as well as communicate with friends and family.

Free online cybersecurity courses

Kaspersky are offering free online cybersecurity courses on their website. There are three, Device security and privacy, Internet security: the nitty-gritty and Personal data protection. The courses are available here: https://education.kaspersky.com/en/

Help with Home Schooling

With children being off school for the foreseeable future there is a resource to help you educate your children while they are at home. Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalised learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, …

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Budget Smartphones

I was recently asked to find a cheap smartphone for someone. Their current phone is a Windows mobile, but Microsoft will not be supporting these. Security updates stop on the 10th of December and other services will be shut down in March 2020. With high-end phones from major manufacturers costing over £1000, is it possible …

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Lloyds Bank UK Consumer Digital Index 2019

https://www.lloydsbank.com/banking-with-us/whats-happening/consumer-digital-index.asp For the last three years Lloyds Bank have created a Consumer Digital Index looking at how the people of the UK use digital services. It is an interesting snapshot of how many people access services online and more importantly how many do not. The results show a mixed picture, whilst there are more people …

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Website Redesign

As I have recently redesigned this website I thought I would share details on how this site was built. Digital Champion is built with WordPress, an open source content management system. This means you install the WordPress software on a web server and then add content, such as images and pages to it through WordPress. …

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