Digital creation · Digital research and scholarship · Images

#441 PhotoScan app: Bring your old photos back to life

PhotoScan (https://www.google.com/photos/scan/) is an app from Google Photos that lets you scan and save your favourite printed photos using your phone’s camera. It’s simple, fast, effective and free. It could be useful for any research projects that involve collecting and organising old photographs, or just simply to bring back some old family photos back to life.… Continue reading #441 PhotoScan app: Bring your old photos back to life

#ios · android · Apple · Digital creation, innovation and scholarship (creative production) · Images · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Mobile

#410 Snapseed: Photo editing and filter app

Snapseed is described as ‘a complete and professional photo editor’ and is developed by Google. Using your iOS or Android mobile device you can easily enhance photos and apply digital filters. It’s a free app and is well worth looking at – search your app store now. Picture by Pixabay is CC0

Information literacy · Word

#345 Get rid of the white space between your pages in Word!

Sometimes I find it really annoying when I’m editing and reviewing a document to see the white space between the pages as it just takes up valuable screen space. Using this quick tip you can quickly toggle between both as and when you need to. Featured image: “Light Space” by Sky Noir is licenced under CC… Continue reading #345 Get rid of the white space between your pages in Word!

Digital creation · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Recording your screen · Video

#327 Kaltura CaptureSpace [2/2]: Editing

In this second and final video we take you through the simple steps of editing your Kaltura CaptureSpace recording.  We’ll also show you how to add titles and credits. If you missed the first video about how to capture content click here Featured image “Gideon_Ucko_Producing_Educational_Films.jpg” by Fritz Cohen (Wikimedia Commons) is licensed under CC BY-SA… Continue reading #327 Kaltura CaptureSpace [2/2]: Editing

Apple · Digital creation · Distance Learning · iPad · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Media literacy · Video

#283 iMovie for iOS [3/3]: Creating a trailer

In this third and final series of looking at iMovie for iOS – we take you through the basics of making a trailer. If you’ve missed the other videos you can see the first one here Featured image by Pixabay is licensed under CC0  

Digital collaboration · Google

#246 View your revision history in Google Docs

Google Docs, a part of Google Drive, has a great revision history feature. The revision history show the changes that have been made to your document and make it really easy to roll back to an earlier version (no more cold sweats when you realise you’ve accidently deleted a section of your document!). It’s also… Continue reading #246 View your revision history in Google Docs