Welcome back! Since it’s the first week of classes, we thought collecting and sharing some mobile tips and apps may benefit you. We also threw in some iPad apps that look good on that 9.5“ screen.
Become more productive with your iPhone by using these shortcuts from Mashable.com. You may not exceed Melissa Thompson’s world record for the speed of texting (one sentence in 25.94 seconds), but there’s always room for some improvement. Check out the article… 10 Useful iPhone Keyboard Shortcuts, Tips, and Tricks. Please, let us know if you have any of your own!
iPhone and iPod Touch Apps
The free business app gives you quotes from NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) and NASDAQ (National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations) in real-time. Quickly get breaking business news and alerts!
Get information on hundreds of sport leagues! This free app informs you of goals, pitches, touchdowns, and made baskets. You can get live details such as plays and boxscores.
Ready to explore the city! Use the foursquare app to find your friends and places around the city. Read more about Foursquare…
During your downtime, use your iPhone or iPod Touch as a remote controller for music. The app works with wi-fi connections for your computer or Apple TV.
You are able to access your acrobat.com account from any location. What can you do with the documents? View, share, and even fax them. Using the iPhone camera, you can scan up to 5 pages. You are able to fax up to 2 pages at no cost.
This free application allows you to download books and PDFs for reading. Read samples to help you decide if you want to download the book. You may find it useful that you can order your books or browse by title, author, or category. You can change the font size, type face, and choose the color of the page (between white or sepia).
Read and listen to the top NPR stories on your iPad. Enjoy features such as the playlist, hourly newscasts, station finder, and sharing. I found being able to navigate while listening to a story was a great feature.
This application allows you to talk to your computer! Say your message, see your text or email message, and then send it out to your social networks. If you are on the go, take notes using your voice instead of typing.
Tell us about your experience with these apps!
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