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By Dan Bell - Thu, Jan 29, 2015
Smart watches have been touted as the next must-have gadget. With several models available and Apple jumping into the fray this spring, what are they and what can they do?Besides serving as straightforward, traditional watches most of the smart watches available today serve as adjuncts to cellphones. They connect through Bluetooth to your phone and pass notifications such as incoming caller IDs and text messages from your phone to your wrist. Beyond that basic functionality however there are a...
By Kara Young - Wed, Nov 26, 2014
This is the time of year to be thankful that we have the opportunity (or perhaps just inclination) to work with a variety of technologies in law libraries. It can also be a good time to take stock of your current skill development and strategize how you might refresh those skills in the coming months.  Although most of us don’t need to be legal hackers, there is a benefit (and certain level of satisfaction) that comes from dusting off or honing our technical skills from time to time....
By Nick Farris - Thu, Oct 30, 2014
As we start getting into the teaching season, here are few new(ish) apps that might be helpful in creating effective teaching experiences for students. Adobe Presenter 10 Presenter provides a quick and easy-to-use software platform to create effective tutorials and assess student performance with interactive quizzes. Presenter also makes it easy to create a flipped classroom experience- a new approach to learning that emphasizes tutorial based online instruction at home and more of a...