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The Wonders of Online Shopping

How does access to the internet affect consumer behaviour? Let’s find out!

Converting Images to PDF Files

Learn how to convert images to PDF files using Adobe Scan! . Adobe Scan is a new free application for scanning your documents. It allows you to use the PDF scanner to quickly create a scanned photo or PDF document. This application works by text recognition!

How to Use Headspace

Here is a quick video on using the meditation app Headspace!

How to Open Microsoft Whiteboard Via Teams

Hello Centennial! this is a quick tutorial on how to collaborate or present lessons via Microsoft Whiteboard! It is an excellent teaching tool for students and teachers alike!

How to Use PictureThis- Plant Identifier

Hello Centennial! Here is a quick tutorial on using a plant identifying app called PictureThis. PictureThis identifies 1,000,000+ plants every day with 98% accuracy-better than most human experts. Click below for more details.

How to Change Background in Microsoft Edge

Step 1. Open the Microsoft Edge browser on your PC. Open a new tab by pressing “Ctrl + T.

Step 2. Click the Settings or Gear icon.

Step 3. Select Custom.

Step 4. Under the Custom section, click Your own image. 

How to Change the Background on Microsoft Edge (Canary & Dev) in 2020

Step 5. Click Upload under Your own image section.How to Change the Background on Microsoft Edge (Canary & Dev) in 2020

Change the Background on Microsoft Edge

Step 6. Select your desired background image and Click Open.

How to Change the Background on Microsoft Edge (Canary & Dev) in 2020

Step 7. Finally, the background has been changed instead of Bing’s Image of the day.How to Change the Background on Microsoft Edge (Canary & Dev) in 2020

Change the Background on Microsoft Edge

To replace the custom background image, click on Remove, and upload a new image of your choice.

How to Change the Background on Microsoft Edge (Canary & Dev) in 2020

Benefits of Meditation

Dropbox

  • Dropbox is a cloud storage service that lets you save files online and sync them to your devices.
  • You can use Dropbox links to share files and folders with other people without sending large attachments.  
  • Dropbox offers a free plan that includes 2 GB of storage. You can pay to increase that to as much as 3 TB with a subscription.

How to save stuff in Dropbox

Saving stuff to your Dropbox has never been easier. Learn how to save and access your stuff across multiple devices.

What is Blinkist?

This is an app which offers a library of book summaries. The team picks up the most popular book from different categories (like psychology, health, or business) and distills them into short Blinks – 15-minute written or audio summaries (actually the length varies from 10 to 10 minutes).

Recently, the company added podcast insights to its premium subscription.

How many books are on Blinkist? 

There are over 4,500 books in the Blinkist library and about 40 new ones are added per month.

Who writes the blinks for Blinkist?

The summaries are written by real writers.

How do I download books on Blinkist?

To download a book, go to the library tab. Then, press on the ‘download audio’ icon.

How does Blinkist work?

Their team takes bestseller lists, user suggestions and uses other sources to figure out which books to summarize. Then, writers distill it into short pieces which are proofread after.

How to use Blinkist app?

After you sign up and download the app, you get access to Blinkist database. To find the summary you want to read, you can browse by category, check new or the most popular titiles.

After you choose the book, you can read it or listen to it directly via the app, or send it to your eBook.

Blinkist Book List

blinkist book list

All the book on Blinkist is united under 27 categories. Those are:

  • Politics
  • Science
  • Economics
  • Philosophy
  • History
  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Money & Investments
  • Personal Development
  • Career & Success
  • Productivity
  • Creativity
  • Management & Leadership
  • Motivation & Inspiration
  • Mindfulness & Happiness
  • Communication Skills
  • Corporate Culture
  • Society & Culture
  • Technology & the Future
  • Religion & Spirituality
  • Nature & Environment
  • Biography & Memoir

Also, you can find the most popular books list.

Here are some examples:

  • Lives of the Stoics (2020) by Ryan Holiday, Stephen Hansel
  • Hood Feminism (2020) by Mikki Kendall
  • Doesn’t Hurt to Ask (2020) by Trey Gowdy
  • The Art of Stopping Time (2017) by Pedram Shojai

As you see, many of them were recently released. Additionally, you can check out top book lists by categories.

How much does Blinkist cost?

The monthly pricing is $14.99/month, but if you buy the annual plan, you’ll get 50% off (which means $7.49/month or $89.99/year). 

There is also a 7-day free trial.

GoodNotes Tips & Tricks — 5 Smart Ways To Use Drag & Drop On The iPad

Hello Centennial! Here are more tips to effectively use GoodNotes!

Drag & drop has been outstanding so far. Just tap and hold on the document that you want to share and start dragging it to another app as soon as it lifts. You can also hold onto a document while you flick up your finger to reveal the dock and easily switch to GoodNotes. Release your finger and the document will be right in your library — ready for annotation & markup. That is only one way how you can use drag & drop with GoodNotes.

Here are a few more things that are now possible:

  1.  Drag your handwritten notes to Onenote, Notes, Keynote etc.
  1. Share annotated photos and sketches via mail
  1. prepare graphics for your Keynote and PowerPoint presentations
  1. Drag a phone number from your notes to contacts and convert it to text
  1. Open links from your notes in the right app

For more tips and tricks on this cool feature go to

this link: Goodnotes Tips and Tricks — Million Dollar Habit

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