Google Chrome · ICT proficiency · Media literacy · Top tip

#270 Print Screen not showing the full page? Try this little trick!

If you are trying to do a screen shot of a full webpage, Print Screen just might not cut it. Often much of the the web page is hidden off the screen, so your screen shot can be missing it’s lower half. Not anymore! Full Page Screen Capture is a Chrome Web browser plug-in that… Continue reading #270 Print Screen not showing the full page? Try this little trick!

Browsers · Firefox · Google Chrome · ICT proficiency · Internet Explorer

#181 Handy browser keyboard shortcuts for your PC

Here are a few handy shortcuts that you should definitely try on your PC. They work in Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Ctrl +T is already one of my firm favourites, but I think some of these will come in handy in the future…   Ctrl + L – Highlights text in the… Continue reading #181 Handy browser keyboard shortcuts for your PC

Google Chrome · ICT proficiency · Timesavers · Top tip

#177 Pin your favourite tabs in Google Chrome

If you need to keep the same tabs open every day, why not try pinning your tabs? This is a really easy way to keep your tabs organised. Additionally,you can’t accidentally delete a tab when you’re working on it as pinning it removes the ability to close the tab. You can unpin at anytime too.… Continue reading #177 Pin your favourite tabs in Google Chrome

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#163 Infographics and Visual Ideas with Easelly

Easelly is a great free web 2 (and iPad app) that allows you to create stunning infographics and other visual ideas.  There’s 1000’s of templates and images for you to use. It’s a sure way to impress and to make a picture say a thousand words. Featured image By Intel Free Press [CC BY 2.0],… Continue reading #163 Infographics and Visual Ideas with Easelly

Browsers · Google Chrome · ICT proficiency · Top tip

#109 Opening a web link in a new tab

Have you ever found yourself completely lost when you’re visiting a website because all the links open within the same tab? Have you ever had the ‘back-button blues’ trying to get back to where you started? Well fear not! This little handy tip will save you some mouse clicks and your sanity! Featured image: “tab… Continue reading #109 Opening a web link in a new tab

Curation · Digital creation · Digital research and scholarship · Firefox · Google Chrome · Information literacy · Internet Explorer · Social Media · Social Media · Working with Data

#104 Getting started with Diigo: Adding an extension to your browser

Diigo is a great tool for research. It allows you to bookmark and tag pages and share with groups. One of the best features is the ability to highlight a web page and add sticky notes. Once you’ve created yourself a free account, download the Diigo extension to your chosen browser to start curating. Watch how to here…… Continue reading #104 Getting started with Diigo: Adding an extension to your browser

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#71 Using the Padlet Google Chrome extension to quickly save web links

Last month, we introduced you to Padlet. Today, I will show you a very quick and easy way to collect and curate web links into your online pin board. Firstly, you need to download the Padlet Mini Google Chrome extension. Once you’ve logged in to Padlet, you can easily start pinning links to your board… Continue reading #71 Using the Padlet Google Chrome extension to quickly save web links

Digital creation · Digital creation, innovation and scholarship (creative production) · Distance Learning · Recording your screen

#62 Screencastify: Easily record your screen using Google Chrome

I recently stumbled across Screencastify when I was considering whether or not to buy a Chromebook. And even though I’m still not sure about my purchase, I couldn’t be happier that I have found this nifty little extension that I can use in my Google Chrome browser to record my screen. I can save directly… Continue reading #62 Screencastify: Easily record your screen using Google Chrome

Browsers · Google Chrome · ICT proficiency

#54 Dude…where’s my tabs?! Getting back your most recent tabs in Google Chrome

Don’t you find it so annoying when you’ve got lots of tabs open and you accidentally close your browser! I know that feeling…it happens to me a lot! Luckily for me I use Google Chrome so I can get them back easily. Watch this video to show you how… Featured Image: “Where’s Wally World Record”… Continue reading #54 Dude…where’s my tabs?! Getting back your most recent tabs in Google Chrome