Archive for September, 2010

Connecting remotely (SSH apps)

A few weeks ago I was privy to a question about SSH apps for the iPhone.  The app suggested at that time by Jessie Keck was Touch Term SSH. Seems to work well with Stanford auth, decent ratings, and reasonably priced.  If there are other apps that folks use for securely connecting remotely, would love [...]

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The Ubiquitous Brain

More and more research has been looking into how the brain operates in a multi-tasking world.  The idea is not new, multi-tasking has been around well before the advent of the computer, it’s just become more a part of the modern world, down to our toddlers. A recent article in the New York Times points [...]

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On the Road with an iPad

Have you been considering leaving your laptop at home and traveling solely with an iPad on your next trip? An article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, iPad: Traveling Cold Turkey, provides you with some insights with regards to the advantages and disadvantages of traveling with an iPad. The author, Louisa A. Burnham, Associate Professor [...]

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Tip: Accessing Multiple Google Calendars on iPhones and iPads

Given the proliferation of Google Apps use on campus, I thought some of you may find it helpful to know how to access your (multiple) Google Calendars on your iPhone/iPad. If you setup access to your Gmail account using the “Gmail” account option (in Mail, Contacts, Calendars under Settings on your iPhone/iPad), you will notice [...]

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Business Travel Apps for iOS

We’re still in the early days of the Apps environment for smartphones (Apple launched this world in July of 2008, a mere two years back), although the Wild West days are over, noticeable in the stratified pricing and big players now present (Samsung distributes a free app which allows control of my internet-enabled TV). Despite [...]

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