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#569 Video conferencing with Google Hangouts

If you have a Google account, a Google Hangout is a super quick and easy way to set up a video call. When you are logged in to your Google account, go to https://hangouts.google.com/ and simply click Video Call.     A new window will open in your browser and then you can invite people… Continue reading #569 Video conferencing with Google Hangouts

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#556 Dropbox Transfer

If you’ve used a service like WeTransfer before, you will be pleased to know that Dropbox now offers a similar service to send files you don’t need to collaborate on. The benefits of this service compared to sharing a file on Dropbox includes: You can see how many times file has been viewed / downloaded… Continue reading #556 Dropbox Transfer

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#553 Free pictures with Pexels

If you love Unsplash, then you are going to love Pexels too. Pexels is another stock photo website that provides high quality images for free! So what can you do with the photos on Pexles? All photos on Pexels are free to use. Attribution is not required. Giving credit to the photographer or Pexels is… Continue reading #553 Free pictures with Pexels

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#548 ZamZar: Online File Conversion

Zamzar is a browser based file conversion software – it provides the ability to convert to a whole range of file formats. It is free (up to a few conversions per day) or there’s a paid version providing unlimited conversions. Image is CC0 which has been taken from here

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#534 Organise Visually with Milanote

Milanote is an easy to use tool for organizing projects and ideas visually. You can write notes, upload files and images, tag websites, make to-do lists. If you have the phone app you can add notes and photos from your phone. You can also share and edit with collaborators in real time.   Photo by Glenn… Continue reading #534 Organise Visually with Milanote

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#531 Don’t like the background? Remove it with Paint 3D Magic Select

There are times when you want to separate an object from the background of an image. Paint 3D has a super easy to use tool that allows you to do this. Watch the video to find out how to use this tool. Featured image: CCO from Pixabay https://pixabay.com/photos/image-editing-ebv-unleashed-101040/

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#528 Re-arranging PowerPoint Layers for Object Transitions

I actually stumbled across this one accidentally and now it makes life (when using PowerPoint) easier! If you need to re-arrange the order of objects on a slide this is a very straight forward method. image is by Creative Sustainability and is CC BY-SA 2.0