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We live in a digital age and many of us are using all kinds of technology to find information and to stay in touch with friends and family. During these challenging times when we’re unable to meet in person, technology is helping many of us stay connected.

As more of us are using apps like Skype, Zoom and WhatsApp for the first time, the Virtual Village Hall has lots of easy-to-follow video guides on how to use this technology, made by our friends at tech charity, AbilityNet. They’ll help you get the most out of the technology that enhances our everyday life. Sharing digital photographs is another wonderful way to remember special people, places and life moments when we can’t be together. Professional photographer David is here to help us take fantastic photos using a cameraphone.

AbilityNet

In this session, AbilityNet present a short, step-by-step video on how to install Skype for Windows. Skype is a popular video chat and voice call app that enables people to connect with each other.

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David, professional landscape photographer

In this 20 minute session, professional landscape photographer David demonstrates the basics of how to take great photographs with an iPhone or Android smartphone camera.

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AbilityNet

Families and friends are using Zoom for catch ups, quizzes and bingo while groups like choirs, bands and dancers are using it to perform together live from their homes.

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AbilityNet

WhatsApp is a messaging app that uses the internet to send messages, images, audio or video and is useful for setting up group chats like friends or family groups which are a great way to stay in touch.

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AbilityNet

WhatsApp is a messaging app that uses the internet to send messages, images, audio or video and is useful for setting up group chats like friends or family groups which are a great way to stay in touch.

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