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5 extremely easy photo edits to use before you post

5 extremely easy photo edits to use before you post | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Photo editing is easier than it's ever been before, which means there's no longer any excuses for posting substandard pics on your social sites To help you maximize the potential of your images, we've rounded up five simple fixes for common photo Problems..

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The article demos how to use Adobe Photoshop Express, an app that's free for both iOS and Android devices, to quickly fix 5 photo problems.

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Screenshots for iOS is a better way to manage all your… screenshots

Screenshots for iOS is a better way to manage all your… screenshots | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Screenshots, a new app from Landscape Mobile, uses smart technology to help you organize and share a particular kind of image — screenshots — on your iPhone.
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Sounds like it could be useful for students and teachers too.

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Pixntell - Create Beautiful Slideshows on Your iPhone or iPad

Pixntell - Create Beautiful Slideshows on Your iPhone or iPad | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Pixntell adds your voice to your pictures and creates a personalized video you can share on Dropbox, Facebook, YouTube, FocusTrain or email.

 

Features:

● Simple and easy to use

● (NEW) upload videos directly to Dropbox with auto email link.

● Upload videos directly to Facebook

● Upload videos directly to YouTube with auto email link

● Intuitive controls similar to top selling apps

● Creates .m4v movies out of your voice and pictures

● Get more “likes” and “shares” on your Facebook posts

● Share stories with old photos

● Reconnect with old friends and family

● Create a great time capsule

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A Crowdsourced List Of The Best iOS Education Apps - Edudemic

A Crowdsourced List Of The Best iOS Education Apps - Edudemic | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

We've curated a list of the best education apps for Apple's iOS. But now it's your turn. Share your favorite apps, vote up apps that you like, and make this list as useful as possible!

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Apple Releases "For Educators" Resource Page

Apple Releases "For Educators" Resource Page | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
JUST FOR EDUCATORS: Apple just released a new "For Educators" page, designed to be a quick way for you to access apps, books, courses and collections all relating to education.
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Looks awesome!

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8 Famous and Free Android/iOS Apps for Higher Education - EdTechReview

8 Famous and Free Android/iOS Apps for Higher Education - EdTechReview | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Here are 8 great Android/iOS apps for higher education with their brief description and feature list.

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The Ted app, plus Google Drive and Khan Academy are mentioned, but so are a few others: Appointment-Plus , Bonfyre: a private networking app,  Duolingo: an app you can use to learn a language completely free, Flipboard:  an app to use to create your personal magazine; and StudyBlue, an that allows you to create online flashcards.

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7 Outstanding Augmented Reality Apps for iPad

7  Outstanding Augmented Reality Apps for iPad | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

From the article: Augmented reality apps are transforming and revolutionizing the way learning and education are delivered...

 

One of the AR Apps for iPad is Wikitude, which is your "third eye" and allows you to see things you wouldn't normally see. Wikitude's Augmented Reality connects you with the world around you in a completely new way - a truly exciting and immersive experience. By using the camera, simply hold up your smartphone and engage with your immediate surroundings. Get information on places, find restaurants, discover people and even play games - all through Wikitude’s field of vision.

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Augmented Reality Apps can quickly access data/info about local events, and interpret bar and QR codes; show solar paths; uses a Star Chart to calculate distances to planets/stars; can enhance print media that contains the Layar logo; and can help you create augmented reality 3D pop-up books.

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New: 10 of the best Apple and Android apps for education in 2013

New: 10 of the best Apple and Android apps for education in 2013 | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

"Last year we presented "New: 10 of the best Apple apps for education in 2012," which highlighted some of the best apps for iPhones and iPods. However, with new upgrades in touch technology, and the emphasis on Common Core State Standards and school reform in general, we've come up with a new list of the best Apple- and Android-based education apps for 2013.

 

This year's list includes of the most highly rated apps, both by educators and by parents, and features a range that spans from interactive iBooks to current images of the universe, and from free video software to award-winning STEM curricula."

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Animoto app is now available!

 

Links: [Apple] https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/animoto-video-maker/id459248037?mt=8

 

[Android] https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.animoto.android.videoslideshow&hl=en


From: http://www.eschoolnews.com/2013/04/26/new-10-of-the-best-apple-and-android-apps-for-education-in-2013/

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