#ios · android · Blogging · Browsers · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Firefox · Google Chrome · Images · Internet Explorer · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Mobile · Social Media

#442 Introduction to Instagram [1/3]

Instagram is a picture sharing social media platform where you can post images and short videos of your interests, hobbies and general day to day life. It’s widely popular and can reach a worldwide audience but you need to know the best way to maximise visibility of your posts. In the first of three posts… Continue reading #442 Introduction to Instagram [1/3]

Firefox · Google Chrome · ICT proficiency · Timesavers

#436 Simple Gmail Notes

Simple Gmail Notes is a free and easy to use Chrome extension that allows you to better organise your Google Mail. You can add notes to individual Gmail conversations, store notes in your own Google Drive and add notes to your Google Calendar. This is useful to if you want to digitally stick a post-it… Continue reading #436 Simple Gmail Notes

Curation · Digital research and scholarship · Google Chrome · Searching Skills

#427 Google Scholar “cited by” search to find relevant recent research

Google Scholar has lots of useful tips and tricks to help with your research. In this video we have a look at the “cited by” search option and the “related article” search. The cited by search shows you all the articles Google Scholar can find that have cited your original paper. This is a great… Continue reading #427 Google Scholar “cited by” search to find relevant recent research

#ios · android · Apple · Browsers · Digital communication · Images · iPad · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Mobile · OS X · Top tip

#420 Google Photo: Backup and sync device Photos and Video

The Google Photo app, available on Android and iOS is one of my must have apps on both my iPad and iPhone. It back-ups all of my device photos and videos to my own Google Photo storage area which I can access through the app, or through my Google account. There’s unlimited storage and I’m… Continue reading #420 Google Photo: Backup and sync device Photos and Video

#ios · Apple · Browsers · Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Firefox · Google Chrome · ICT proficiency · Internet Explorer · iPad · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · MMU: ISS Themes · Mobile · OS X · Top tip · Windows

#405 iCloud Drive and Files: Portable, accessible cloud storage

If you have an iCloud account you can access files and folders from ANY internet enabled device – you don’t need an iPad, iPhone or Mac computer. Using an Internet browser you can access your iCloud account and then upload and download any files. This short video will show you how to access your account,… Continue reading #405 iCloud Drive and Files: Portable, accessible cloud storage

#ios · android · Browsers · Digital communication · Digital identity management · Firefox · Mobile

#403 Want fast, private mobile browsing? Try Firefox Focus

Fast, private mobile browsing?? What’s not to love? Do you want to control what the website you visit collects about your browsing? Well now you can with Firefox Focus. Available on iOS and Android using Firefox focus allows you to block ads, location trackers and browsing trackers built into the websites you visit. You can… Continue reading #403 Want fast, private mobile browsing? Try Firefox Focus