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#465 Gurushots: The Photography Game – Swaps, Autofills and Keys [3/3]

In this final instalment of three posts about GuruShots (catch the first one by clicking here and the second one here) we introduce you to Swaps, Autofills and keys. Swaps allows you to replace an existing picture (that might only receive a few votes) with another picture. Autofills work in the same way as voting, except… Continue reading #465 Gurushots: The Photography Game – Swaps, Autofills and Keys [3/3]

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#460 Gurushots: The Photography Game – Voting and Ranking [2/3]

In this second of three posts about GuruShots (catch the first one by clicking here) we take you through the process of voting and increasing your exposure level to other photographers. Essentially you submit one or more of your own photographs (depending on the challenge) into a photographic challenge and other members of Gurushots vote… Continue reading #460 Gurushots: The Photography Game – Voting and Ranking [2/3]

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#455 Gurushots: The Photography Game [1/3]

Gurushots is an addictive photography game where you upload your photos in to themed challenges. Other people then vote for your photo – votes takes you through different levels of the challenge. With each challenge you participate in means that you receive points and prizes which leads you on to different ranks. It’s free and… Continue reading #455 Gurushots: The Photography Game [1/3]

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#448 Mimic Mobile in a Browser

In this post we will look at how you can mimic a mobile experience within a browser. In this example we will look at Instagram. If you’ve accessed Instagram via a web browser you may have noticed you would not normally be able to post and can only post from a mobile device. Here are… Continue reading #448 Mimic Mobile in a Browser

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#447 Instagram: Adding a post [2/3]

Following on from the last Instagram post which can be found here, we’ll go through the process of adding your own post. This assumes that you are using your mobile device with the Instagram app already installed. The third and final Instagram post will show you how to like and follow other instagram accounts. image… Continue reading #447 Instagram: Adding a post [2/3]

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#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]

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#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

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#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

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#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