Monthly Archives: September 2011

5 ways to capture and record your computer screen

The ability to take a picture or record video of your computer screen is useful in many situations. Working with tech support, capturing images of webpages to include in presentations (this is good back up in case of sketchy Internet … Read

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A bit about responsive web design

I recently launched a new KUCRL website for our lecture series, CRL Learns. We had been running some outdated backend software and the whole look needed to be refreshed, so I decided to take the opportunity to try out something … Read

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Get ready for the new Facebook Timeline

Last week, Facebook made a huge announcement that many social media pundits suggest will change social media as we know it. The latest feature, dubbed Timeline, will take your status updates, likes, events, and other activity on (and off) Facebook … Read

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Get the most out of meetings with yaM Labs

yaM, which stands for Yet Another Meeting, is a free organizational tool that we’ve been using to keep track of different meetings and the tasks that inevitably follow. We’ve used it during face-to-face meetings as well as during online collaborations. … Read

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Inkling founder/CEO discusses the future of the textbook

How are textbooks adapting to the quote-unquote digital age? Startup digital textbook publisher Inkling is leading the way with their popular platform for developing highly interactive textbooks and delivering them to iPads. 50-plus books using Inkling’s format are available for … Read

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5 new reasons to check out Google+

While everyone’s buzzing about Facebook’s latest round of interface changes, I’d like to take a look at some changes made this week to Google+, the rival social network launched this past summer by Google. These updates expand access to the … Read

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Livescribe offers one free year of Evernote Premium

  We often write about our favorite online tools including the Livescribe smartpen and the free note-taking tool Evernote. Right now, Livescribe is offering a free year of Evernote Premium with the purchase of any smartpen. (This is in no … Read

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Track your goals on your iPhone with My Wonderful Goals

I’m a sucker for a good task management application. After bouncing between a number of Mac-based, iPhone-based, and web-based options, I switched to OmniFocus and haven’t looked back. OmniFocus takes a very Getting Things Done-style approach to personal task management–but … Read

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“Reading Rainbow” to return as an interactive iOS app

If you’re around my age or younger, or have kids or grandkids around that age, or are an advocate of kids’ reading, you know about Reading Rainbow. The PBS series ran for more than 20 years and encouraged kids to … Read

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Learn physics with Portal for free (but hurry!)

You know how I’m saying the best games for learning aren’t the quote-unquote educational games? If you hurry up, you can pick up one of the best examples of such a game for free. Through September 20 (that’s tomorrow) you … Read

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