Feb 2024
  • Comments: 10

How marvellous that the recent versions of Office automatically embed videos into PowerPoint instead of linking them. And how frustrating when you bundle up your multimedia presentation and someone else reports that the videos don’t play on their PC. This is an issue we’ve come across many times over the years, and it can be very tricky and time-consuming to troubleshoot, so we’ve developed a little tool to help.

Feb 2024
17th Feb 2015

Review: SlideMagic

  • Comments: 3

There seems to be universal acknowledgement that presentation software (like PowerPoint) can’t do it on its own (without a team of experts), and we need a better alternative. But is SlideMagic the answer?

Feb 2024
13th Jan 2015

Review: Microsoft Sway

    To quote Microsoft: Sway is an app for expressing your ideas in an entirely new way, across your devices. The trouble is I don’t really know what to use it for…

    Feb 2024
    19th Dec 2014

    Review: Powtoon

    • Comments: 2

    The number of websites that allow the user to create narrated slides that can be exported and shared on multiple devices has increased dramatically. These websites all share a common goal – to get users to switch over from using PowerPoint. But can they actually serve as an alternative or are they getting ahead of themselves? I decided to answer my own question by testing out one of the sites in question and then pitting it against our beloved PowerPoint. How does PowToon compare to PowerPoint?

    Feb 2024
    • Comments: 15

    We've been using PowerPoint for a long time, a long time... Throughout our PowerPoint journey we've found a ton of functions in the presentation tool that match (and sometimes even beat) Photoshop. Don't believe me? Read on...

    Feb 2024
    • Comments: 26

    You've spent all that time and effort creating a beautiful self-running presentation. Your masterpiece is now ready for a full HD release, unfortunately the export to video option in PowerPoint doesn't quite cut the mustard. How can we get the sparkling HD our video presentation demands?

    Feb 2024
    • Comments: 2

    At some point, most of us will be required to record ourselves speaking, whether it's recording a podcast, adding voice-over to a presentation, or creating an on-demand webinar. Like most people, you probably don't enjoy hearing yourself speaking on 'tape', but here are a few ways to make sure that everyone else will.

    Feb 2024

      If you travel through US airports you’ll have noticed a store called Brookstone that sells everything you never thought you wanted, but simply have to have. Occasionally though, you find something actually useful, and one such example is the HDMI Pocket Projector. Here are our thoughts.

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