Small Camera, Big Impact
One of the most powerful features of the Kindle Fire is it's camera. Often underused or even unused, the camera of the Kindle Fire or iPads can do some pretty important things. Let's get to know how it works, what it can and can't do, and how we might use these cameras in the classroom as part of regular instruction.
Why Share Pictures in the First Place?
Not Great, But Good Enough
Check out this quick walk through of the Kindle Fire Camera app:
In the Cloud in an Instant
On the Amazon main page, Click "Your Account" and under "Your Library" select "Cloud Drive." You may have to log in with your Amazon username and password. Once completed, you should see recent pictures from your devices. Click "See All."
Here you can view, sort, edit, download and share all of the images from your devices. Assuming all of your devices are registered to your account and that they are all connected to the internet, all of the images collected on the Kindle Fires should come up to your Amazon cloud drive almost instantly. If they aren't, you may need to just refresh the webpage. This immediate collection of group images into one central location is super handy, and having this capability allows teachers and students to do some pretty cools things:
Questions? Feel free to ask by leaving a comment below. To learn how to better utilize Amazon Cloud Drive, Click here then select the video titled "Syncing and the Cloud."
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