Category: Software & Computer Handy Hints

Live hand drawn content – Collaborate

Having demonstrated using a 2nd login with teams to share hand drawn content, I started to investigate how to do it in Collaborate. From a teaching point of view, Collaborate has a lot of useful classroom type features (it was, after all, designed for them!) You’ve got a whiteboard, breakout rooms, hands up, students can set a status,…

Computer Hardware in Plain English

Yet another great video from CommonCraft. Recently, they’ve started to cover a whole range of material; outside the computer based ideas. While they’re informative and interesting, I wish that they’d make it easier to sort the show into a “computer” (preferably including those commissioned for different companies) sublist & “other” sublist. But, keep up the…

Flock's Screenshot extension

I’ve just installed the “screenshot” extension for Flock. It’s wonderful – very easy to use, grab a bit of screen (upload to Flickr if you want) – and there’s the image. Now, just have to drag it in here 🙂 Shared with Flock – The Social Web Browser http://flock.com…

Google Chrome

I’ve just installed the Google Chrome browser to have a play. A few thoughts so far:  Though it is based on Mozilla, it doesn’t offer the option to create a Master Password; so, the option to save passwords isn’t as useful. (That’s the main reason I don’t use it in IE, I can’t have the…