Google Lens: Quick Text Captures on the Go

One of Google’s big announcements last month involved a tool called Google Lens. Using artificial intelligence and augmented reality, Google Lens will help you analyze images and what you’re seeing through your camera lens to add context, knowledge and interaction.

Right now the advanced features of Google Lens are rolling out to newer Android devices and will be embedded into the camera feature of newer Android phones.… Get the scoop...

Screenshot Tools: Awesome Screenshot, Skitch, Windows Snipping Tool, Webpage Screenshot

If I made a chart of the time I’ve saved from each category of tech tool, tools for screencapture would top the list. You can use these tools to:

  • Show people what’s on your screen
  • Grab graphics from the web
  • Give feedback on documents without typing out all the comments
  • Add notes and arrows to maps to make directions better
  • And much more!
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FastStone Screen Capture: Another way to avoid the “Print Screen” Button

Sigh. I guess it was bound to happen. I found a low-cost screen capture tool that competes with Jing, which is one of my all-time favorites.

FastStone Screen Capture comes in as an unobtrusive toolbar. You can capture windows, the full screen, a scrolling screen and a video with audio (see my sample below — I don’t think the audio recording is as good as Jing).… Get the scoop...