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Read it later & offline too!

A handy and now free tool that you can use to read your favorite content (like content divergent) offline… Read it later has been renamed “pocket” and is now free.http://getpocket.com/very useful little app you can use to save any web page to read later…Once saved to Pocket, the list of content is visible on any device — phone, tablet or computer. It can be viewed while ...

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South Georgia Newspapers digitized & available online

Announcement from the DLG about the South Georgia Historic Newspaper Archive. The DLG Newspaper project is really cool so check it out if you are interested (just looking at old ads is fascinating). The Digital Library of Georgia is pleased to announce the availability of a new online resource: The South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/sgnewspapers The South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive provides online access ...

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Facebook, wifi & security – what you need to know

I actually talk quite a bit about wifi and security (and even in connection with Facebook) in the class I’m teaching this week (it falls under the “how to keep your private life… private” section…) ———————————-If you use facebook, make sure you change the security settings. The default behavior is over http and this Wi-Fi sniffing app (facesniff) for Android is gaining a lot of ...

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Survey tools with support for multiusers

This is actually part of a software investigation I did for work. We’re looking for a survey tool (preferably free) which has the ability to create accounts within a large account and some user management (survey creators can only see their own surveys unless they are shared) I reached out to my network and here are their answers:Survey Tools … Write their own using PHP ...

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Converting Ebook formats to make them compatible with your reader

So, I’m playing with a Nook Color (oh, the hardship) and trying to compare it to my Kindle and my tablet. One thing I’ve discovered is that ebook file formats for free stuff are in every format imaginable. Some Kindle compatible, some Windows (my tablet), some Nook (Android/Nook). If you want to see the specs for the two as well as which file formats are ...

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