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Tech Basics

Finding technology and terms confusing? Want to make life using technology easier? This is a learning library, geared towards people who need a little extra help with the basics.

Browser’s, Search Engines, and Privacy

Get the basics of browsing down and understand the technology you use every day better. This article lays out exactly what Browsers and Search Engines are and how they work, along with what role your data plays into this, how it shapes your experiences online, what are cookies, interesting facts, and ways to protect your data better.

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Using Google Search Engine: Top Tips for Great Results!

Top Tips for Finding what you’re looking for with Google Search:

Let Auto-Complete Assist you: Notice how the text starts to finish your question for you? If you hold off on typing for a second you might find that there is already a search question exactly like yours. Using your mouse to click on that search result will sometimes give you a better result than finishing what you’re typing. Just make sure the request is for the same thing!

Use the Toolbar to Narrow your search: The bar at the top is also really helpful in narrowing down your results.

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How do I Copy/Paste?

I’m sure you’ve heard people mention that there is an easier way to get the information you want placed where you need it, and you’ve even probably heard of Copy/Paste before. But what is it? Copy/Paste is just a function your computer can perform when you command it to, to make your life much easier. For those of you familiar with Copy/Paste on your computer, you might not be aware that you can also use Copy/Paste on your Tablet and Smart Phone too. What I’m going to teach you below are the different commands that work for different devices to copy/paste like a millennial.

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