Author Archives: Jane Hart

How to Set Up a Facebook Messenger Rooms Video Call

If you use Facebook Messenger, you don’t need to jump over to Zoom, Google Meet, or any other service to hold a group video call with friends and family. Instead, using Messenger Rooms, you can start a chat with up to 50 people, including those without a Facebook account. What makes Facebook Rooms unique is […]

Adobe Illustrator Cheat Sheet

Adobe Illustrator is at No 95 on the Top Tools for Learning 2019 list Adobe Illustrator is an incredibly powerful app, but it can be difficult to navigate. With so many menus and toolbars, it’s hard to find your way around. Fortunately, it offers a huge number of keyboard shortcuts to help speed up your […]

Messenger Rooms is now available

Messenger Rooms lets you create a room to host joinable free video calls with up to 50 people with no time limit, making it easy to spend quality time with friends, loved ones and people who share your interests. Rooms can be created right from Messenger or Facebook and gives you the ability to share […]

Turn video chats into podcasts

MakeUseOf has an interesting article, You Can Now Turn Video Chats Into Podcasts Using Anchor Anchor has launched a new video-to-audio conversion feature which lets you turn your video chats into audio podcasts. This means that you can hang out with friends on Zoom or Google Meet (now free for everyone) and record a podcast at […]

5 Free Zoom Alternatives for Video Conferencing and Online Meetings

Everybody wants to know, “What’s the best free video chat app?” The answer is, the one that best fits your needs. Here’s a look at some of the new and free video conference apps that you should be using. When you’re working remotely and conducting video conferences, you need them to be easy to set […]

The Best Speed-Reading Extensions for Google Chrome

In The Best Speed-Reading Extensions for Google Chrome, Dan Heyler explains The internet is vast and unending, and it’d take several lifetimes to read everything on it. But you can get through online content a lot quicker with the help of a good speed-reading extension. n this article, we’ve listed the five best speed-reading extensions […]

12 Creative Uses for Audacity

Audacity, a free application you can use for recording, editing, and mixing audio, is No 49 on the Top Tools for Learning 2019 list. 12 Creative Uses for Audacity: Podcasts, Voiceovers, Ringtones, and More Dan Heyler shows how versatile Audacity happens to be People use Audacity for a wide range of different projects, including creating music, recording […]

One week with Grammarly

Grammarly is No 78 on the Top Tools for Learning 2019 list. In I spent one week with Grammarly to help improve my writing skill, Eileen Brown says that we all need a little help with our grammar and spelling from time to time. Grammarly can help you improve how you communicate. Grammarly can help […]

30 incredibly useful things you didn’t know Google Calendar could do

Google Calendar is at No 108 on the Top Tools for Learning 2019 list. Here are 30 incredibly useful things you didn’t know Google Calendar could do If there’s one digital tool I rely on as much as Gmail, it’s Google Calendar. From work deadlines to family happenings and random reminders, Calendar is what keeps me […]