Computer Tips and Tricks

Watch free online lectures and courses:

Today, there are millions of free online lectures available in almost any conceivable topic. Below are a few of our favorite locations containing free online lectures and courses.

Academic Earth – Subjects include Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Humanities, Social Services, Art & Design, and test preparations.

KHANACADEMY – Well known for its math related lessons and now also includes Science, Finance and Economics, Humanities, and test preparations.

Get free information on your phone:

Each time you dial 411 for information your phone bill is automatically charged. Instead of using this service use Google’s 411 service: 1-800-GOOG-411 to look up an address or phone number and have Google text you the information or forward you to the number.

Other services such as:

ChaCha: 1-800-2CHACHA allow you to ask any question imaginable and have the answer texted back to you for free.

Finally, Free 411: 1-800-FREE-411  and Tellme: 1-800-555-8355 are other free services that provide methods of getting free information as well as things such as the latest news, stock quotes, movies, etc.

GCF Free Learn – The freedom to learn what you want, when you want, absolutely free! Check out our Everyday Life, Basic Math, and Computer Training today!

Goodtyping – Free online typing course. Guided lessons to learn step-by-step from the beginning. Learn how to type correctly in just a few hours using all your fingers.

 Free eFax Services


This service lets users send two free faxes per day. They make it very simple for the user with a short form that just requires the necessary information needed to send the fax. They will update you via email on the status of the fax and the turnaround time is very fast. Whether you are sending personal faxes or you are a small business, there are a number of online fax services available.

You may be looking for an efficient way to manage multiple incoming faxes or a way to personalize your outgoing faxes and these options are all available online. Take advantage of the promotions that online fax services offer and you can send and receive faxes for free to see just how simple it is.


With a FaxBetter Free Account you will get the following great features:
Dedicated toll free fax number. It’s yours for life as long as you receive a fax every 7 days.
No credit card required to sign up. Fax notification emails. Each time a fax arrives you will be sent a notification email immediately. Searchable fax notifications with a PDF attachment for your first 30 days. Enough storage space for around 1,000 pages. Your faxes are always available online at FaxBetter.


Fax from anywhere when you scan your documents right into your cell phone and convert them into digital files. All you need to do is take a picture of the document that you want to fax, send it to one of the ScanR email addresses, and then it can be sent out as a fax. There is no charge for their basic service.


Those faxing internationally will want to try the free fax promotion from MyFax. They allow users to send 100 free faxes per month and receive 200 for free. It is compatible with many types of files and integrates easily with Microsoft Office and Outlook.

Send Text Messaging to Cellphone from email Account

To use the Short Messaging Service (SMS) Gateway addresses shown here enter the 10 digit mobile phone number for the person you are sending a message to in front of the appropriate address (i.e. Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) is used to send audio and video files.

AT&T Wireless (SMS) (MMS)

Cricket (SMS) (MMS)

Sprint (PCS) SMS) (MMS)

T-Mobile (MMS)

Verizon (SMS) (MMS)