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Entries from December 2011

2011 Emerging Technologies

December 30th, 2011 · Comments Off · News

2011 has been a pretty terrific year!  Technology has only gotten better and the newest gadgets (e.g., tablets) have many options and price points.  Here’s Mashable’s list of the best emerging technologies from 2011. . . .  The future is now!  Happy New Year to all!
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Track Santa!

December 24th, 2011 · Comments Off · News

It’s Christmas Eve and one of my favorite activities is tracking Santa!  NORAD has many ways for you to see where he is and it’s a great way to travel the Earth vicariously.  Read this Huffington Post article to know when to have your cookies and milk ready!  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all. [...]

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A Good Rest at the Airport

December 20th, 2011 · Comments Off · News

Have you ever passed through airport security only to find that you now have a rather long flight delay?  Keep an eye open for a new service–Minute Suites–that is beginning to open at some airport hubs.  The small rooms have a desk, Internet access, and a daybed.  No plumbing; you must use the airport restrooms.  [...]

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The 10 Worst Tablets of 2011

December 19th, 2011 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews, Websites

Buying a laptop, cell phone, eReader, or tablet is a very personal choice.  The look, feel, weight, and size matter in different ways to each of us.  It’s also important to read reviews on these products as they can be rather expensive and you want to make the best choice possible in your price range.  [...]

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Let It Snow!

December 18th, 2011 · Comments Off · News, Websites

Did you go to Google (www.google.com) and type “let it snow” into the search box?
Hope you are having a happy holiday season!
~mary anneFollow Us OnTwitter! @wiltonlibraryLike Us On Facebook: Wilton Library Association

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Golden Globe Nominations Announced!

December 16th, 2011 · Comments Off · Events, News, Websites

The 2012 Golden Globe Award nominations have been announced and we will learn who the winners are on Sunday, January 15, 2012.  Our media librarian, Melissa Baker, keeps our shelves stocked with the latest and greatest movie titles for you.  Click here to search for your favorite DVD.  You may reserve your choices online and [...]

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Timeline Begins Arriving Today. . .

December 15th, 2011 · Comments Off · Events, News, Websites

If you haven’t already heard, today is the day that Facebook begins rolling out its highly anticipated Timeline. This article by Sam Biddle of Gizmodo tells us about it, shows us what it will look like, and notes that all of your life can be chronicled in one place. The Today Show is [...]

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