Archive for 'Platforms/OS'
On Monday the 29th I taught a workshop on iPad apps for research with Claudia Engel, Academic Technology Specialist for Anthropology, and Regina Roberts, Subject Bibliographer also for Anthro. I presented Papers, an application for conducting research on the mac OS desktop and iOS for iPad and iPhone. Paper is also available on a Windows desktop, [...]Full Story
A team in Academic Computing Services in Meyer library has been together a nifty page on iOS App reviews. Ranging from productivity, to connectivity, to media development, take a look at the page they’ve put up. http://acomp.stanford.edu/ios_app_reviews The Med School school here at Stanford has also published a page called MedApps, helping those in medicine [...]Full Story
Stanford’s IT Services announced earlier this month that Stanford will no longer subsidize iPass. For iPass users, this is potentially a deal-breaker since the cost has increased from $10 per month to $54 per month. If you have an iPhone with a tethering plan, do not despair. Wherever you can find a 3G connection, you [...]Full Story
Have you been considering leaving your laptop at home and traveling solely with an iPad on your next trip? An article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, iPad: Traveling Cold Turkey, provides you with some insights with regards to the advantages and disadvantages of traveling with an iPad. The author, Louisa A. Burnham, Associate Professor [...]Full Story