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#658 Google Chrome: Restore closed tabs and book marking

In this video, I’ll show you how to restore closed tabs and also how to bookmark. It’s really annoying if you accidentally close down Chrome – or if your computer resets and you had a few tabs open – so this video will show you how to restore them.

#1minuteCPD · Digital participation · Google · ICT proficiency · Information literacy · Search Engine · Searching Skills

#652 Google search tips

Most of us use Google every day as part of our web searches and research. Many of us have only scratched the surface of the search engine’s capability. Here we will look at possibly the first in a series of Google search tips/hacks to make your searching more efficient and refined. There are many useful… Continue reading #652 Google search tips

Accessibility · Classroom Technologies · Classroom technology · Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Digital creation · Digital innovation · Distance Learning · Google Chrome · Media literacy · Top tip · Working with Data

#638 Jamboard: A digital whiteboard

Jamboard is a free digital whiteboard app by Google. It’s great for collaboration – it autosaves your work and is easy to share with others to get their input. You can also export your Jamboard to PDF. Watch this 1 minute demo…

#1minuteCPD · Google Docs

#616 List of URLS to individual QR codes in Google Sheets

So we have a list of 616 web links that we need to make more accessible to users via QR codes. That would take ages with a QR code generator. With this google sheets tip you can create individual QR codes for all your links in the time it tales for you to drag a… Continue reading #616 List of URLS to individual QR codes in Google Sheets

Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Timesavers

#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

AI Technology · Android · Digital innovation · Digital research and scholarship · Google · Information literacy

#507 Google Lens: Search what you see

Google Lens is an AI-powered technology that uses your smartphone camera and deep machine learning to search what you see…and it’s really cool. You can use Google Lens (either through the app, Google Assistant or Google Photos) to identify objects in images and then return a Google search based on that image. It can read text,… Continue reading #507 Google Lens: Search what you see

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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

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