Archive for 'Platforms/OS'

iPad: Reading for Research – Papers app and application

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, [...]

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App Review pages at Stanford Libraries and Med School

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 [...]

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iPhone Tethering – An iPass Alternative

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 [...]

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On the Road with an iPad

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 [...]

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