Monthly Archives: December 2008

Your old electronics can be recycled, too.

Did you score a new computer, MP3 player, smart phone, or HDTV this holiday season? Before you toss the old one in the trash, keep in mind that most electronic devices contain toxins that shouldn’t wind up in landfills. Some … Read

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Booksprouts: A new social network for readers and book clubs

A new social site for reading called Booksprouts has just launched. Like other sites I’ve mentioned here in the past (like Shelfari and Goodreads), Booksprouts helps like-minded bookworms network around what they’re reading. What looks interesting about this one, to … Read

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One tech blog’s list of the best iPhone apps of 2008

From Gizmodo: The Best iPhone Apps of 2008 (note this blog sometimes uses some colorful language, but this post is clean). I haven’t tried all of these myself–I posted my own list of what’s currently on my iPhone a few … Read

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What to do with that new iPod, iPhone, MacBook, or iMac (or other gadget)

The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) posted a series of articles today about how to use a variety of Apple gadgets. If you’ve recently received a new iPhone, iPod, or Apple computer you may be interested in one of these posts: … Read

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Are electronic books finally catching on?

The New York Times published an article yesterday about the latest in electronic books–from Amazon’s popular Kindle (which I’ve talked about quite a bit in this blog), to competing products from Sony and other companies, to iPhone software for e-book … Read

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Facebook group for SIM professional developers now online!

SIM network superstar Sue Woodruff has launched a Facebook group for professional developers working with SIM. There are already 27 members sharing photos, links, and discussions. The group is private, but if you have a Facebook account and wish to … Read

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Convert text to iPhone-ready personal podcasts with Textcast

Want to listen to your favorite websites or important documents on your way to work? Textcast might be worth a try. From its website: Textcast turns any text — documents, web pages and entire blog feeds — into personal podcasts … Read

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Recorded GIST webinars

In case you were unable to attend the GIST webinars that were hosted last week, here are the recorded sessions. We are still learning our new Adobe Connect software so I apologize for the crude narrating and editing, but hopefully … Read

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What would you change in Depot?

Do you like (or hate) Depot? Want to help me assemble my 2009 to-do list? Please take a couple of minutes to complete this short, anonymous survey about Depot. I’ll take your feedback into consideration as I determine what’s next … Read

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Social Media for Publishers webinar recording now online

Last week, I caught an excellent–and timely–webinar for publishers interested in using social media (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc.). If you missed it you can catch the recording online. Lots of interesting insights, and even though we’re not strictly in the … Read

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