Communication / Collaboration · Digital creation, innovation and scholarship (creative production) · Uncategorized · Video

#499 Creating GIFs with BB Flashback

Have you ever wanted to create a GIF? BB Flashback has a built in export option to GIF. If you work at Manchester Met you’ll find BB Flashback is installed on your computer as standard, if you’re not sure where to start with BB Flashback, check out one of our earlier guides: #41 Introduction to screen… Continue reading #499 Creating GIFs with BB Flashback

Browsers · Mobile · OS X · Timesavers

#498 Mobile view in desktop browser

Sometimes you may need to view a website in a mobile mode but don’t want to leave a desktop in order to do it. With developer tools you can quickly switch a website into mobile view. This video shows this in Opera and Safari but you can also do this with Chrome and Firefox. Photo… Continue reading #498 Mobile view in desktop browser

Digital creation · Digital creation, innovation and scholarship (creative production) · Digital innovation · Uncategorized

#497 Marvel: create prototype apps from your paper sketches

Do you have a brilliant idea for an app, but not sure where to start? The Marvel app allows you to turn your paper sketches into a working prototype in just a few minutes. Watch the video to see how. Featured image: CCO from Pixabay https://pixabay.com/en/concept-man-papers-person-plan-1868728/  

Data literacy · Excel · Timesavers · Top tip · Working with Data

#496 Add up more than 24 hours in Excel

This top tip helped me recently when adding up the duration of a number of videos for a project. The duration of the videos were in the 24 hour clock format and when I added the duration together the result was not as I expected. The answer was to change the format of the cells… Continue reading #496 Add up more than 24 hours in Excel

#ios · android · Apple · Digital collaboration · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Mobile · OS X · Top tip · Windows

#495 WhatsApp on a desktop [4/4]

Sometimes bigger is better! You can use Whatsapp on a desktop/laptop computer. You need to make sure that your phone is in close proximity. This screencast will take you through the process of getting whatsapp on your desktop or laptop computer. Image is CC0 and is available from Pixabay

Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Digital creation · Media literacy · Uncategorized · Video

#494 Collaborate with Kaltura

At Manchester Met we have a video hosting service called MMUTube, which is provided by Kaltura. Recently I have discovered the collaboration feature, which means you can set up colleagues as co-editors or publishers of your content, very handy when you are working in a team! Featured image CCO shared via Pixabay