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Searching the Internet Essential Computers Series

Named after the mathematician George Boole who invented them. He used the operators AND, OR and NOT to express logical processes. Use what is known as Boolean operations – the words AND, OR and NOT can make a big difference to the results of your search. You will get much closer to what you are seeking by using these sophisticated operators.

Using what is known as Boolean operators – the words AND, OR and NOT can make a big difference to the results of your search. URL is an acronym for Uniform Resource Locator (pronounced YU-AHR-EHL) is the address of a computer file or resource accessible on the Internet. Sometime you may find reference to URI or URN which are the same as URL. When you use a computer for the first time there are two things you will need to do early on – send and receive email and … Read More

Getting online and searching the web

Many of the search engines will give you results with a relevancy ranking. This means that the search engine has listed the “hits” according to how close it thinks the search matches your enquiry. But a word of warning, the results may not be what you are really seeking. Some Search Engines are better than others, with experience you will find those that bring the best results in your subject area.

Step-by-step guides to individual adjustments can make your device easier to read. My Computer My Way has advice on how to open accessibility settings for IOS, Android and Windows 10. Broadband internet services are usually provided over a standard telephone line. However, the phone and internet signals are separated – so you can use your phone at the same time as the internet. As ISPs often improve their services, it is useful to have updated information about what they … Read More