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Cine Browser by Hecorat - popout floating video - How useful is that!? Hecorat have made some brilliant Android Apps like AZ Screen Recorder and this latest one is no exception. Cine Browser lets you pop out video in a floating window..

get it:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.hecorat.browser
see all Hecorat:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/dev?id=4946092157052757127

at time of writing [26 aug 16 6pm uk] youtube videos are not supported.. beta and all that .. but hey what a great app to watch videos from sites and keep checking email and search and stuff ..
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+Az Screen Recorder you may like this.. about your new app .. of course video made using AZ Screen Recorder .. :)
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Making Mobile Portrait widescreen with a blur Here's how to get rid of those black borders after you record a mobile screen as portrait. I've used Sony Vegas, but any multi timeline track video editor will do the job.

Although I'm talking about AZ Screen Recorder - this video is really about any mobile portrait videos while making them look better in the widescreen 16:9 youtube format .. ie sans black borders ..

watch my other AZ screen recorder videos like:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKMeqyrwvOA

get AZ screen recorder at:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.hecorat.screenrecorder.free&hl=en_GB
follow at: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+AzScreenRecorder
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+Miriam Ratner neither do i.. i have use of a Moto E (very cheap and amazing phone) and an almost old school Nexus 7 ... i def would think about upgrading to something like a moto e (with quad core and gps..) it will def help you out if you are out and about and need assistance -- moto e even runs marshmallow and i guess Nougat very soon ..
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yes i'm a huge fan of +appear.in and an even bigger fan of the +WebRTC that helped build it all ..
 
Today is the birthday of the Internet, and remote communication just became even easier! appear.in is now available as a Power-Up for 16 million Trello users - have your daily standup meeting on video while looking at your Trello board ;)
25 years ago on this day, the Internet was born. And not only are we celebrating this fantastic human creation, we are celebrating that…
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Def worth a share here, mentions local guides a few times ..
Google Maps has been available for more than 10 years now, and since its launch, a huge swatch of features and functions have been added to the service. Are you sure you know all of them? Here are our favorite tips and tricks for getting more out of Google’s mapping service.
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Globan Citizen Showing off the Chrome Instagram Story extension This video shows off the Instagram Stories Extension for Chrome with Global Citizen. This is perfect for World Humanitarian Day ..
#ShareHumanity #WorldHumanitarianDay

Get Chrome IG Story at ..
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/chrome-ig-story/bojgejgifofondahckoaahkilneffhmf

Follow Global Citizen at:
https://www.instagram.com/glblctzn/
https://www.globalcitizen.org/
https://twitter.com/glblctzn
https://www.youtube.com/user/GlobalPovertyProject
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This post is 1 of 2 .. as youtube will play the 360 video of police choppa in the sky from +Essex Police England, UK ..
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New app from those +Az Screen Recorder people.. Cine Browser lets you watch video overlaid as a pop out on your mobile -- just tried it with WSJ and works perfectly...
WARNING Cine Browser is 100% clean of sexually explicit content. However, s...
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Three Ways to Make YouTube Mobile Thumbnails More and more these days we are recording mobile screens or uploading portrait video to youtube. Here are three ways to make one of those blurry background thumbnails - and get rid of that awful blackspace.

I have used Sony Vegas, Google Drawings and Google's old school picasa ..

To record a mobile or tablet screen i use AZ Screen Recorder No Root, to record my laptop screen i use OBS Studio/Classic ..
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my photos views is now unfrozen, the local guides email also tells me I'm getting 518,358 views in a week, so maybe the view counter was a tad busy watching the olympics or something.. has everyone else's counter also unfrozen ? ...
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Patrick they already know who's going to win. That's why we have 51 choices for Miss America and only 2 for president
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This image is far from perfect, reason for sharing -- arrived on a University Campus.. on walking the a building instantly knew it was a panorama -- clicked five photos and went off to my meeting. And then as if by magic photos.google delivered me an alert with the pano. The large building is The Albert Sloman Library, +University of Essex England .. and in the Special Collections - http://libwww.essex.ac.uk/speccol.htm#Baker .. all about J A Baker who wrote The Peregrine .. https://goo.gl/maps/mxNRAYQYrCR2 ..
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not that i'm counting as such, but has anyone else's view count stopped? mine has not moved in about a week ..
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This post 2 of 2 .. which shows how GOM Player handles a 360 video directly from youtube, notice it adds in the four preview bottoms (front, back, left, right) over layed on right of screen ..
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15 may 16 note, currently working on Simple Black and White Photography .. i was trained in black and white photography, back in the days of film, chemicals and a darkroom .. the best (and only) tools we had - a camera with a fixed 50mm lens, our legs, our eyes and a thinking creative brain. Fast forward to 2016 and most of what we see is not a photograph at all - just absolute laziness. By starting a new discussion, maybe, just maybe a few people with realise they do in fact have legs and a brain and will happily wander about with a camera as if for the very first time .. 

note:  For those many people who continually ask, 'Why are you verified [at youtube] with so few subscribers?' -- here is my answer

''I get this question alot -- I was at google+ at the start back in 2011 and that's where I got my verified tick. I am a trusted tester for google pre prerelease software (like hangouts). As it's One Google, I think that's why my tick is seen at youtube as well as across most of the 100+ Google Products and Services ...

the Laptop show is a gift to all the children I have ever taught, now all grown up .. you can read the post here at my new University of Warwick Blog: 

http://blogs.warwick.ac.uk/mikedownes/entry/the_laptop_show .. 

It's new new for 2016 - where anyone can learn something fast .. simple timeless fun ..

real world teacher . passionately curious . make videos to help people learn . complex to simple fast . website . . . youtube.com/mikedownes . . . @mikedownesz


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  • University of Warwick
    Education, 1994 - 1998
    Educational Studies with Biology QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) Specialist ICT and Science
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See the best of Social Blade YouTube Stats right alongside the video you're watching on YouTube

Plugin for AZ Screen Recorder – Android Apps on Google Play
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Plugin for AZ Screen Recorder is used for video editing. With this plugin installed, AZ Screen Recorder can provide the best quality of vide

Twitter Curator - Google Docs add-on
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Twitter Curator lets you search and save tweets right inside your Google documents. It is like Storify for Google Docs.

Could Google Australia's Story Sphere be Successful in Getting Small Bus...
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How can Google Story Sphere be a useful tool for small businesses.

Student Success: From Absolute Beginner To Hired! - Udacity - Be in Demand
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Stefanie Gross had almost zero programming experience when she started. After graduation, she applied for a job requiring HTML, CSS and Java

Room - simple video meetings – Android Apps on Google Play
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Room is the easiest way to have simple video meetings. Have free video meetings and voice calls with up to 3 other people at the same time.

Room
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Room is the simplest way to have free video meetings right within your web browser.

Say hello to the redesigned YouTube mobile app
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This story was originally posted on the official YouTube blog. We're excited to be launching a range of the mobile features you've been wait

123D Catch - Android Apps on Google Play
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Use your camera to capture people, places and things around you as amazingly realistic 3D models. Capture friends, sculptures, buildings or

Story Spheres Talking and Testing - Google Groups
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Story Spheres Talking and Testing. After hearing about Story Spheres a few days ago, I called it a dream come true. I made a resource blog p

Excellent visit to view the J A Baker Archive -- fantastic resource ..
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