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…

LibreOffice – Free Office Suite

If you’re feeling you’re having to pay an arm and leg for Microsoft Office, LibreOffice might be a useful alternative. LibreOffice is an extremely competent Office suite, that is open source, cross-platform, and most importantly, it is free.  You can add extensions to your LibreOffice suite which means you can personalise the look, its features, and…

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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…

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: Clarisketch

Clarisketch is still in its beta mode but it seems like a useful tool to have on mobile devices. This app allows you to annotate on pictures and create narrated pictures. You either take a picture or choose one from your camera roll, draw on it, while also adding a narration to it. This is an…

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…

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: what3words

What3words has introduced a universal addressing system where the world is split up into 3mx3m squares. Each of these squares is now assigned a 3 word address, for example: depravity.gathering.bids. This unique system is more accurate than a postal address and it’s also easier to remember. This is especially helpful when you want to point out to…

App of the Week: Evernote

Evernote is probably the ultimate organisation app that you will find. It’s an app that will help you organise your life into folders that you can access on your laptop, tablet, and phone. It’s compatible with all files and formats- you can save notes in the form of images, text, audio, video, or web links…