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Archive for the ‘Mobile’ Category

Firefox phone?

I’m a Firefox fan. I try to switch to Chrome once in a while, but I keep coming back to Firefox. I do however love my Android phone and don’t know if I’d switch to a Firefox phone just because I prefer the browser. Yep, you read that right – a Firefox phone! Over a year ago, Mozilla announced its plans to work on its own mobile operating system, dubbed Firefox OS. The company officially made  [ Read More ]

Shopping at Macy’s this holiday?

We totally need this in our libraries! Macy’s has rolled out a new feature to its iPhone app (I don’t see any mention of Android so I won’t be using it) that allows for in door navigation using GPS. Macy’s has added a new feature to its iPhone app that provides indoor turn-by-turn directions for its massive flagship location in New York City’s Herald Square, courtesy of Meridian, the software  [ Read More ]

Create Android Apps

As an Android fan I find it annoying that iOS seems to get many apps first. I’ve used iOS and it’s just not for me. So I wanted to remind you all that there are a lot (maybe more than iOS by now … I don’t have the numbers) of us out there using Android and we want apps too. So if you’re looking to create a library app you  [ Read More ]

Update on Android Apps

Okay so just a couple days after I posted my last list of Android Apps I went and bought a new Android My new phone means I can have more/different apps installed. So, here is my updated list nengard’s Android apps on AppBrain And as always I welcome suggestions for other applications.

My Android Apps

nengard’s Android apps on AppBrain Most of my readers know that I’m a huge Android fan and love my Android! One of the threads I always reply to is ‘what are your favorite android apps?’ Well today I find out that AppBrain (one of my favorite apps) allows me to share my list of Android apps right here! Tomorrow I plan to head to the store to upgrade my phone  [ Read More ]

Mobile Future (cont.)

I am home and catching up on all of my posting. First, I promised to post the URLS from the Planning for a Mobile Future keynote. Sites that offer mobile verions (by detecting what you’re using): TV Guide NWS Hoovers PubMed Tools to shrink a page to fit on a mobile device (disclaimer – you may lose important info by using these services) Iyhi Skweezer Web 2.0 Mobile Sites: Mobilicious  [ Read More ]

Planning for the handheld mobile future

Megan Fox gave a very interesting (especially for me – who is sorely behind on mobile devices) keynote presentation yesterday morning. At our library the Blackberry is the mobile device of choice – but according to Megan Smart phone are being used more than PDAs – which make sense because who wants to carry around a phone and a PDA when you can have 2 in one? My question always  [ Read More ]

ATO2014: Open Source

Jeffrey Hammond from Forrester Research started this morning with a ...

ATO2014: Open Source

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ATO2014: The first F

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ATO2014: Unmanagemen

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ATO2014: Social medi

Rikki Endsley overheard this at a conference: "I don't believe ...