If you have an iPhone or iPad, there's one app you absolutely must have - Documents [iOS - free]. This is the Swiss Army knife of apps. With Documents, you can read Office and iWork documents, PDF documents and ePub books. You can listen to music and even watch movies. But that's not all. Documents also… Continue reading Documents – The App of All Trades
Tired of exorbitant copy fees in research libraries? You may be carrying a scanner with you already and you didn't even know it. I'm talking about your smart phone. Take advantage of your phone's camera and some very inexpensive apps and you'll be able to make your own copies whenever and wherever you find useful research. You'll be surprised how easy it is!
iOS 10 offers a number of new and useful features. The Notes app now supports live collaboration. All you do is open a note, then tap the "person" icon at the top of the screen. You can then invite others to add their thoughts/ideas using email, a text message or other apps. Think how much… Continue reading iOS 10: Collaborative Notes
This looks interesting . . . Working from your phone or tablet can make a big difference in your productivity, but sometimes it’s still hard to match the efficiency of working at your desk. We want to change that. So today, we’re releasing a new Dropbox iOS app—and it has five new mobile productivity features… Continue reading New Dropbox for iOS App
We were lucky. There's a lot of debris to clean up but no trees fell in our yard and our power outages were very short. The water in the creek was the highest I've ever seen it but it never came near our back fence. Family and friends are still trying to get back to… Continue reading Stormy Weather
Apple is releasing iOS 10 on Tuesday. It has a number of interesting new features. I'm looking forward to the updates in Messages including features like handwriting, stickers and animations. Siri and Messages both will now work in some of my favorite apps too. Photos can search for object in pictures - like dogs, boats… Continue reading Get Ready for iOS 10
You won't believe how easy it is to import and attach a file to a note in Evernote on your phone. This includes photos, scanned images, PDFs and office documents. You'll quickly discover how useful your phone can be as a research tool for capturing information at a library or archive. In this demonstration I'm using an iPhone but… Continue reading Import Files to Evernote on iPhone
Siri is the personal assistant app available on Apple's iOS devices, Apple Watch, Apple TV - and coming soon to Mac desktops. Siri responds to verbal commands making it a very useful service. When the "Hey Siri" feature is turned on (Settings > General > Siri) and your device is plugged into a power source,… Continue reading Hey Siri