App of the Week: Pocket

Whether you’re aimlessly browsing online or looking for something in particular on the internet, with Pocket you can now save all the webpages, articles, videos, blogs,and photographs that you’d like to revisit or view later. Pocket is available across all your devices, and so you can be sure that once it’s in your pocket you can…

App of the Week: Feedly

I’m sure we all have those favorite blogs and websites we visit ever so often, especially for our daily dose of news, opinions and articles on trending issues. However, visiting multiple sites everyday can be very tedious. Now, here’s an app that will gather all your blogs and websites in one place, so you don’t…

Looking for something to keep you busy over summer?

Stuck for a job over summer break? Find yourself needing more experience? Well we’re here to help… We’re looking for new guest posters to write articles and spread the word about the shuTech blog! Could I be eligible? To write for the blog all we ask is that you’re a current student of Sheffield Hallam…

Subscription Options for the shuTech Blog

Subscribe to a blog

A blog can be a valuable source of information. Blog content can change often, and so you may find yourself checking for updates on a regular basis. If you follow several blogs then this process can become very time consuming. One solution that we have discussed before is to use the blog’s RSS feed. Another…

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What is a podcast?

A podcast is a series of digital audio or video recordings based around a common theme and delivered in an episodic format. Podcasts can be created by individuals, by organisations and by companies. Some of the support departments at Sheffield Hallam University offer podcasts. You may also see podcasts in some of your Blackboard sites.…

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What is a blog?

The word ‘blog’ is a concatenation of the phrase ‘web log’. Blogs first started appearing on the internet around 1998 and quickly became a very popular web tool. The first blogs started as online diaries or journals. More recently blogs have also been used by news organisations to provide editorials on news stories, by public figures…