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#485 WhatsApp: Creating a Group Chat [2/4]

In this next instalment where we look at WhatsApp we look at how to create a group chat. Group chats are great for social and work-related purposes. For the previous post about introduction to WhatsApp click here Image is CC0 and is available from Pixabay

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#480 WhatsApp: An overview [1/4]

WhatsApp is a cross platform messaging service where you can send messages, images, video, location, content details, documents, set up group chats, check on messages sent / received. It’s my number 1 goto messaging service. This first 1minutecpd is just an overview. In future posts will be looking at features and functionality more closely. Image… Continue reading #480 WhatsApp: An overview [1/4]

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#475 Measure app for iOS12

In iOS 12 for iPhone and iPads there’s a great new app called Measure. It’s an AR (Augmented Reality) measuring app that’s so useful and handy. You can measure objects and get their sizes – no need to go looking for measuring tapes anymore! Image can be found here under a CC-BY-SA 3.0 licence

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#470 Padlet Catscan: Digitise your sticky notes

The Padlet app has a funky new beta feature called Catscan. Catscan converts your sticky notes or paper notes into a digital format and posts them to a Padlet board. It’s a great way to share ideas gathered in hard-copy. Why not have a play? At present this feature is only available in the Padlet… Continue reading #470 Padlet Catscan: Digitise your sticky notes

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#466 Google Keep

Google Keep is an amazing little app to organise your thoughts. It has all the features of a notes app but it also has some interesting tools to make note keeping even easier: Record a voice memo and Keep will transcribe it Add drawings to annotate images Create a to-do list with tasks to tick… Continue reading #466 Google Keep

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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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#463 Patterns and Colours with Adobe Capture

Do you need to create colours and patterns for use in documents or designs. Sometimes you need to create colours that match with imagery and make patterns that can repeat. Adobe capture allows you to do this quickly using the feed from your smartphone camera or any pre-existing photo. With a few presses in the… Continue reading #463 Patterns and Colours with Adobe Capture

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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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#456 How to Group Video Call on WhatsApp

This is a top tip for anyone who uses WhatsApp. It’s now possible to have a group video call with up to four participants. This is great for friends or family but you could also use it to quickly and easily collaborate with colleagues or research students via your mobile phone. It’s really simple. All… Continue reading #456 How to Group Video Call on WhatsApp