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#439 Export your Sway

Following on from our previous Sway posts (see Sway), in today’s video we look at exporting Sway to PDF or Word documents. This, in conjunction for being able to create templates, makes Sway an excellent option for people looking for a portfolio or online CV tool for students. One of the most common questions we… Continue reading #439 Export your Sway

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#438 Vysor: To view your phone screen on a PC or Mac

Sometimes you want to demo something from your phone to a wider audience, maybe at a presentation or a demonstration. You may want to do it live or just to record something from your phone to put in a presentation. Vysor is a app in the chrome browser that allows you to do just that… Continue reading #438 Vysor: To view your phone screen on a PC or Mac

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#437 Template your Sway

Building on some of our earlier posts on Sway, Microsoft’s snazzy presentation tool, we are pleased to announce some very useful extra features. In this video we show how you can share a pre-populated Sway template with your students. If you work at Manchester Met, then you and your students all have access to Sway… Continue reading #437 Template your Sway

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#433 Recognising Fonts from Images

Ever been stuck wondering what a font is? Ever wanted to download a font that has been used in a design? Using your phone with Adobe Capture you can now snap a pic or load from your camera roll and Adobe analyses it and points you to Type Kit fonts that are the same or… Continue reading #433 Recognising Fonts from Images

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#425 Markup: iOS Picture Annotation

There’s a great feature built in to the iOS Photos app called Markup. This allows you to annotate a picture using a variety of tools and colours directly without having to skip between apps. In this 1minutecpd video I’ll show you how easy it is to annotate a picture. It saves directly back to the… Continue reading #425 Markup: iOS Picture Annotation

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#415 Layout App: Make a picture collage

The layout app from the people who develop Instagram, is a great app for creating layouts with 2 or more pictures. You can then share your picture on Instagram or just save it to your photostream and distribute it how ever you want. This 1minutecpd video will briefly demonstrate the app It’s available for free… Continue reading #415 Layout App: Make a picture collage

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#371 OMG: It’s finally here!!!!!!!

A shorty but a goody…….. Years and years ago I dreamed of a time when you could just record a demo on your iPhone and send it to someone. No wires no bridging apps….no hacks or jailbreaks……and now you can…..I’m so happy I could actually smile. It’s taken me 3 months to calm down…..  … Continue reading #371 OMG: It’s finally here!!!!!!!