Sites by Subject · Computers & Technology

General Sites

CNET
CNET has paid technicians who review products and help with online tech support. They specialize in computer and other hi tech products like cell phones, televisions and games.
MSN Tech & Gadgets
An information source for people who use computers at home and at work, with computing news and product information, technical problem solving tips, idea and development ideas.

Personal Computers

Glossary of Internet Terms
An on-line glossary of common Internet terms with cross-references.
Tradepub.com
Free publications about computers and managing computer systems.
Webopedia
An online dictionary of computer and Internet-related terms.
Whatis.com
Hyper-linked definitions of more than 1,000 Internet and computer related terms. Includes special sections with term definitions on How the Interent Works; New Technology; Using the Interent; Cyberculture; Writing HTML; and more.
ZDNet
Reviews, shopping, business, news, investing, and more at this site for personal computer owners and users.

Recycling

Cincinnati Computer Cooperative
Local nonprofit organization accepts donated computers and provides them to the community at low cost.

Software

Apple - Find Out How
Online help for Mac Basics
Getting Started with Linux
Online help for understanding, installing and configuring Linux
Helpwithwindows.com - Windows 7
Online help and tips for using Windows 7.
Helpwithwindows.com - Windows Vista
Online help and tips for using Windows Vista.
Helpwithwindows.com - Windows XP
Online help and tips for using Windows XP.
Web Developers Virtual Library
Information for the development of a web page, for the beginner and the expert.

Productivity Software

AbiWord
Free word processing program suitable for a wide variety of word processing tasks. Can be used to collaborate with multiple people on one document at the same time.
FocusWriter
Lightweight, robust word processor with an emphasis on distraction-free writing.
Google Docs
Create and share your work online and access your documents from anywhere. Manage documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.
LibreOffice
Free power-open source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux.

Tutorials

Dance Mat Typing
Animated typing tutorial from the BBC Schools
Mousercize: A Beginner Computer User Tutorial
Learn how to use the mouse to navigate your way through the web.
Mousing Around
Interested in learning how to use a mouse? Here's a tutorial that will help you get started.
Typingweb
Free online typing tutor & keyboarding tutorial for typists of all skill levels. TypingWeb also offers officially sanctioned typing and 10 Key certification.

Email

Gmail
Gmail is built on the idea that email can be more intuitive, efficient, and useful.
Hotmail
Powerful free e-mail with security from Microsoft
Yahoo! Mail
Free web mail service provided by Yahoo!

Virus Information

McAfee.com
Use the Virus Information Library to find out about the origins of viruses, how they infect computer systems, and how to remove them.
Symantec AntiVirus Research Center
Virus information from the makers of Norton AntiVirus software.

Search Engines

Ask.com
Bing
Google
KidsClick
Top 15 Most Popular Search Engines
Yahoo!