For just £50 we offer a fully installed, Internet-ready, standard tower or desktop computer, complete with a free CRT monitor, keyboard and mouse.
Accessing the internet and Email allowing you to visit YouTube, BBC website and iPlayer, Google, Internet Banking, eBay, Facebook, Twitter and other websites (a separate internet connection and account is required).
Word-processing, database and spreadsheets through Open Office (supplied - this package is suitable for school or college work).
Running small accounts packages.
Listening to music (A suitable pair of speakers is required - not included as part of package).
They can also play basic computer games - such as Internet based games, but should also run some older PC games (may require upgrades).
Children, on average, will achieve 2 GCSE grades higher if they have broadband access at home.
Families save on average £560 per year shopping, paying the bills online and comparing products on line.
The recent Give an Hour Television Campaign highlighted that over 9 million people in the UK have never used the internet!
In fact, in the UK: 90% of all new jobs require basic internet skills.
As well as all the other amazing things you can do like exploring interests, uploading photos, catching up on your favourite TV programs using BBC iPlayer, reliving that great concert on YouTube, keeping in touch with a chat using Skype, researching your family history and even online dating!
Storing a large collection of photographs, graphics or music files (However it could with a separate external hard disk).
Music or Graphic creation or processor-intensive work such as business accounts etc.
Playing the latest computer or online games.
Playing films and DVDs (an upgrade to a DVD drive would be required).
Not available for resale - these computers are limited to one system per customer.