Archive | Summer 2017

Lastpass

A password manager that lets you save your login credentials in a safe, secure way. On top of that, it can help generate nearly impossible passwords for you to use on your accounts. It’s all controlled with a master password. It has cross-platform support so you can use it on computers, mobile devices, tablets, or […]

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Google photoscan

Picture-perfect and glare free Don’t just take a picture of a picture. Create enhanced digital scans, wherever your photos are. – Get glare-free scans with an easy step-by-step capture flow – Automatic cropping based on edge detection – Straight, rectangular scans with perspective correction – Smart rotation, so your photos stay right-side-up no matter which […]

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Google Photos

Make sure your app is up to date.  It is much clearer to use now. In settings choose backup and sync and check all the settings, especially the upload size. Note the other settings – can you free up device storage? Can you a a shortcut to your camera? Take a few photos with the […]

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Google search tricks

Set timer Sunrise and sunset Search within a website.  Just type site:website name and the search you want Define: Use the searchbox as a calculator Weather anwhere Search by file type just by putting the extension after the word filetype – filetype .pdf Songs by …  

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Google Backup and Sync

This tool replaces Google Drive and Google photos desktop uploader for computers. You can configure what you want to sync by choosing specific folders and you can choose what folders you want to keep offline. When you delete something on your computer, you can choose whether or not to delete it on google drive. If […]

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East Riding Library App

East Riding have their own library app.  Manage your account, search the catalogue, renew and reserve books. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=uk.co.solus.EastRidingLibraries If you have an existing card, you can scan your registration number, but you will also need your pin. Have a look at it on our tablets, but don’t leave your details on it!  

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Searchng the Internet

You search the internet using a search engine, but these days the browser often works out that you are wanting to search for you.  It might also decide which search engine you are using.  Dis you know that search engines in general try and localise your searches by trying to identify were you are searching […]

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