App of the Week: Karavan

You and your group of friends plan to go for a music festival. You decide to meet up at the entrance. You get there and you realise there are not only large crowds of people but also more than one entrance to the venue. What do you? If your answer is that you’d call each one…

App of the Week: ATM hunter

ATM hunter, this week’s app is a must-have free application that is built by MasterCard. As the name suggests, the app allows users to easily find ATMs that are closest to them. What’s better is that the app has an in-built feature which allows you to narrow down only those results that show you ATMs to your own…

App of the Week: Post-it Plus

We all know what post-its are, and we use them all the time. Now, the brain behind Post-it, 3M, has launched a new mobile app. Using the Post-it Plus mobile app, you can capture, organise and share your post-it notes from an iPhone and iPad. This app is not like any regular sticky note app that lets you only…

Google Apps for Education – Google Calendar

Google Calendar Google Calendar is a straightforward calendar app that allows you to organise all your appointments, events, and tasks. The most attractive feature of Google Calendar is the flexibility it offers you in terms of creating individual calendars. By doing this you can create a calendar each for personal appointments, timetabled classes, and so on.…

Google Apps for Education – Google Groups

Google Groups Google Groups is a free, online service aimed at groups that are looking to share information easily and communicate effectively. With Google groups, members can share files, posts, and ideas; create discussions; and send emails. All emails that are sent within and to the group are archived, so it’s easily searchable when you want to…

App of the Week: QuizUp

This week’s App of the Week is actually a game. QuizUp, as is evident from the title, is a game where you put your knowledge to test. QuizUp prides itself for being the world’s largest trivia game with a plethora of categories ranging from ‘History’ to ‘Name the Flag’, and even ‘Beer’. You’re sure to find something…

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Introduction to Sway

What is Sway? Not Powerpoint! If you are using or intend to use Sway solely as a presentation tool, you’re probably using it wrong. Sway is a fresh new tool for easily creating web content. It is more suited to today’s audience than presentations. Embedding Content Currently you can embed the following content into sway making…

App of the Week: Flipd

Are you easily distracted by your phone? Do you spend hours swiping your screen when you’re actually supposed to be doing other productive work? Here’s an app that will make sure you do not procrastinate any more. Flipd, as their developers describe, offers a much-needed ‘digital detox’. What Flipd does is, it locks you out of…

Three Ways to Organise your Apps

We all love apps but the downside to it is that it clutters our phones and tablet devices. By default, most of the apps on our devices are arranged alphabetically. However, we have so many of them that it becomes hard to get access to them.Have you considered grouping them? Here’s how you can do it: Categorise them…

App of the Week: SlidePick

This week’s app of the week is slightly different from the usual in that it is not aimed at learning or education. Instead, this app is to help you organise and manage the photographs on your phones and other tablet devices that you may own. Moving away from the boring choose and delete, SlidePick lets you choose…