Tag Archives: Mobile

Apps I couldn’t live without

I’ve come to the smartphone arena pretty late, getting my first one earlier this year.  However, I have to say it’s revolutionised my life.  So here’s my list of apps that I just couldn’t live without: Evernote – kind of … Continue reading

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Have QR codes had their day?

I read this interesting article on QR codes in the Metro yesterday: http://tinyurl.com/czmn4ym.  Basically, it suggested that although QR codes can be really useful, their use by marketing folks is often badly thought out and difficult to use, which long … Continue reading

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Wireless Charging

There was a very interesting section on the BBC Click programme on wireless charging this week: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01f9n76/Click_24_03_2012/ The section on wireless charging is about 14 minutes in.  Of course the charging isn’t really wireless as you still need your original source … Continue reading

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Lancet App now available at App store

Taken from the Inspire eNewsletter, Feb 2012: “The Lancet, has announced that its first app for iPad is now available on the App Store. The Lancet App gives subscribers access to the latest articles published in The Lancet, The Lancet … Continue reading

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Seesmic – managing your social networking

I haven’t had much of a chance to play around with this yet, but a techy friend has just drawn my attention to https://seesmic.com.  It’s a tool that allows you to manage all of your social networking sites in one … Continue reading

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Report back from “E-books and e-content 2011”, a conference held by UCL Department of Information Studies, 11th May

Three sessions, eight talks and a number of recurring themes at this (I think) annual event. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/infostudies/e-books/ for an outline and downloadable programme. Are books becoming just content, rather than whole units, now that technology enables “chunking“?   Will business … Continue reading

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Using iPads and iPhones for roving reference enquiries

The latest issue of College and Research Libraries news has a very informative article regarding how their staff are making use of the iPad, http://crln.acrl.org/content/72/4/217.full and the challenges that they have come across.  For the last year we have made use of … Continue reading

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