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Set up Alexa for a senior: What you need to do

It’s simple to set up an Alexa device for a relative remotely. Here's what you need to do.

Fast internet test: Are you getting the speed you pay for?

Our speed test will tell you exactly how fast your internet connection really is - so you can see if you're getting what you pay for.

How to use Zoom

Senior Planet has a simple to use guide to making your first Zoom call

How to make a video call on your computer or smartphone

A simple step by step guide from Which computing to making your first video call.

How to turn Amazon’s Echo Show into a smart picture frame

It's simple to set up Amazon's Echo Show as a digital picture frame - and family members can even upload snaps.

Using Alexa: The ultimate senior’s guide

Our guide even comes with a list of commands you can print out and put next to your speaker.

A new user’s guide to the iPad

Lifewire has put together an excellent iPad 101 course which explains some of the basics.

How to video call on Skype: AARP

A well produced video guide to making Skype calls

How to video call your family: BBC

A great, simple to use step-by-step guide to making video calls

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iPhone Hacks: Ten tips to get the most out of your phone

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How to change your iPhone Home Screen

Did you know you can customize your iPhones's Home Screen? Follow our guide to find out how

Social media stress: Are YOU suffering?

The constant stream of messages, updates and content that social media apps deliver right to our pockets can sometimes feel like a social overload, invading your personal space and obliging you to reply in order to maintain friendships.