One of the most useful apps on my iPad and iPhone is Documents [iOS – free] from Readdle. It can be used to read documents (PDF, Office, text, etc.) as well as books (PDF and epub) but it can also be used to listen to music, watch videos and browse photographs. And, it has some…… Continue reading Documents – the Swiss Army Knife of iOS
Would you like to turn those downloaded research forms into fillable ones? PDF Office can do that - and much more.
Your iPad can become a research powerhouse with these two apps – Documents and PDF Office. Organize and manage files, read and annotate documents and even create fillable PDF forms. See how.
MagCloud is Hewlett-Packard’s self-publishing platform. What is interesting about MagCloud is that it isn’t a book publishing business. Instead, its focus is on magazine-style publications. MagCloud not only supports magazines, it’s a great place to produce and publish quarterly journals, reunion souvenir booklets, brochures, flyers, catalogs and just about anything else your imagination can create.…… Continue reading Digital Storytelling with MagCloud
My family has discovered the joys of tablets – which has given me an easy and effective way to share our family stories. Thanks to platforms like Scribd and it’s associated mobile apps, along with apps like Documents by Readdle, I’m discovering that I can create some amazing publications full of text and graphics to…… Continue reading Formatting for Tablets
At Macworld, Joe Kissell has written a fascinating article on scanning to searchable PDFs. He explains how a searchable PDF file is constructed, which (Mac) apps work best and what settings create that sweet spot between file size and best resolution for OCR functionality. Even if you’re not a Mac user, it’s worth reading.