Friday 13 June, 2014
Share images online with Pasteboard
Share images online with Pasteboard (pasteboard.co). Either ‘drag and drop’ or ‘copy and paste’ the image you want to upload. You also have the option of cropping the image. Upload and you’ll receive a URL where the image can be accessed. It will only upload one image at a time – but it still looks like a useful and simple-to-use tool.
Created by Ruckus, SPoT – short for Smart Positioning Technology – is a cloud-based, Smart Wi-Fi location-based service (LBS) designed to help you keep tab of technology at your school – from tracking devices to monitoring students’ attendance.
Interested in the Football World Cup. The official FIFA World Cup site (fifa.com/worldcup/) is a mine of information about the events and teams. Or you could try FIFA’s World Cup YouTube Channel (youtube.com/user/FIFATV), which is filled with useful clips of current news, memorable moments, great goals, and past coverage.
Print almost any webpage with Print Friendly
Print almost any webpage with Print Friendly (printfriendly.com). Just enter the webpage’s URL. The site provides a preview, which you can print, email or save as a PDF. It’s a quick and easy way to share info on the web. It removes Ads, Navigation and other junk. You can also manually edit parts of the page, so you keep only the bits you want.
In our May issue …
Looking for an online whiteboard? There are several around but RealtimeBoard (realtimeboard.com) looks like one that’s worth exploring. It operates in your browser and also offers real-time collaboration for users. The controls are fairly intuitive to use and you can upload images from your computer or by its web address.
Coming in our July issue …
Coming out mid Term 2, we’ll be featuring some great tools in our July issue’s File Share section. These include UTellStory, TUZZit, Linoit, ZooBurst, and Dispostable. UTellStory (utellstory.com) is a multimedia story telling platform where users can tell stories and share topics using audio, video, images and text. Check out our one-minute guide to see how it works.
Wow, what a great three days we had for INTERFACE Xpo this year. Nearly 700 delegates joined us in Wellington, Taupo and Auckland. Thank you for coming. We know that your time is precious and appreciate you taking time out to come along to our event. All of us here at the INTERFACE team hope that you found the day as enjoyable, inspiring and productive as we did.
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