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#349 Make a splash with Unsplash

We all love something for nothing, don’t we? Unsplash is a website full of free high-resolution photos: All photos published on Unsplash are licensed under Creative Commons Zero which means you can copy, modify, distribute and use the photos for free, including commercial purposes, without asking permission from or providing attribution to the photographer or… Continue reading #349 Make a splash with Unsplash

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#309 Resize your images in bulk using Bulk Resize Photos

Bulk Resize Photos is a really cool tool to resize batches of images in a quick and easy way. Perfect for when you’re developing web content. All you need to do is: Select your images Pick the new size (or use the default) Click Start 150 Images Resized in Under 60 Seconds! Watch this 60 second… Continue reading #309 Resize your images in bulk using Bulk Resize Photos

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#267 Timetoast: Create timelines and embed them

Timetoast allows you to create timelines, share them on the web, or embed them in to your VLE or presentation. You can create a public account for free and start creating timelines in minutes at www.timetoast.com.  

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#263 WordSift: Visualise your words

WordSift (www.wordsift.com) allows you to enter text (you can even copy and paste) and it will produce a visual representation of the most common words. In this example, I’ve copied and pasted text from survey results. It’s free, it’s easy and it’s a great way to put some oomph in your presentations.  

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#259 Email: Drag and drop attachments

By request! In the office the other day and someone said they’d recently discovered that you can drag and drop attachments in to most email clients. Yes you can! So here’s a couple of examples using Outlook, Gmail and iCloud Featured image by Pixabay licenced under CC0

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#244 Creating VR [1/3]: Photospheres with Google Street View

Your phone now gives you the power to create VR (virtual reality) just using its camera combined with the power of Google Street View (get it on play or get it on iOS). This video shows how you can create photospheres, which you can use in various apps to create VR experiences. Really useful for virtual tours of areas… Continue reading #244 Creating VR [1/3]: Photospheres with Google Street View

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#167 Design and create with Adobe Comp

Adobe Comp is a great free iPad and iPhone app that allows you to create some design ideas quickly and professionally.  Although it’s part of the Adobe suite workflow it works brilliantly as a stand alone app.  Take a look and discover this amazing free app for yourself. Featured image “notebook-pencil-notes-sketch-8763” by Pexels is licenced… Continue reading #167 Design and create with Adobe Comp