Author: David Gill
Blogging and Browsers
Matthew Allen made an interesting point about browsers. Looting Matters has been collecting this information and IE is still in the lead followed by Firefox with Safari and Chrome quite a way behind. I have noticed that more people are using phones to access information and iPads (from several locations)…
Prezi on iPad
I am grateful to Pete Phillips at St John’s College, Durham for drawing my attention to the Prezi app for the iPad.
Wishing you an iChristmas?
I had not thought of using the iPad in this way …
Snow descends on the last day of term. © David Gill
Delicious … the future is not (apparently) bright
It appears that Yahoo is not going to support Delicious. Read more here (“Leaked Slide Shows Yahoo Is Killing Delicious & Other Web Apps”).
iPad and Archaeology
The Apple site has a feature on the use of the iPad for fieldwork at Pompeii. Professor Steven Ellis from the University of Cincinnati commented: Ellis, who estimates that iPad has already saved him a year of data entry, plans to increase the number of iPad devices from one to…
Do you need to send large files without clogging up email? What about sharing files between your office desktop and a laptop? PC and Mac or iPhone? It is worth taking a look at Dropbox. For the features see here.
Digital Heritage and Mobile Technology
The Italian Ministry of Culture (MiBAC) has launched a stylish app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch (see here). Apart from an online guide there is a facility to buy a virtual ticket for the top tourist attraction in Rome.
iPad for partially sighted
BBC Radio 4 had a short discussion of the iPad and its features for blind and partially sighted users (In Touch, August 3, 2010). The programme will be available on the BBC iPlayer.