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It’s A Baby Panda!

August 24th, 2013 · Comments Off · News, Software, Websites

A baby panda was born to Mei Xiang at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C on Friday afternoon, August 24, 2013.  We will not know if it is a boy or a girl for another two to three weeks and the baby will remain unnamed for 100 days.  Mama and baby will remain in isolation [...]

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What To Do When Your Android Or iPhone Is Stolen or Lost

August 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Software

Many of us have become very dependent on our smartphones as a place to store all of our valuable information.  And, since many apps allow us to simplify our lives with online banking, online shopping and more, these devices are immensely important to us.  Guarding the safety and security of your smartphone is paramount and [...]

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New Apple iOS, Mac OS, and Streaming Radio

June 11th, 2013 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Software

Apple had some major announcements yesterday including a completely redesigned iOS 7 for iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads.  New swipe features, easier to read typeface, easier multitasking capability and photo options make this an eagerly anticipated upgrade for Apple users.  A newly designed Mac OS is also coming.  These upgrades will be free and are [...]

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Blackberry’s New Model May Save the Day!

January 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Software

Blackberry fans have something to be happy about.  The new model (Blackberry 10) appears to be a winner.  Read David Pogue’s review and decide for yourself.  It would be terrific for the great number of Blackberry fans if this is the turnaround they were hoping for.  For their sake, I hope it is and that [...]

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More Apps To Help With Lifestyle Changes

December 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · News, Reviews, Software

We are fast approaching January 1, the day when we will tackle new goals, become more healthy, more fit, and perhaps even better organized.  This article from Mashable.com lists five apps to help us successfully achieve our goals.  If you are planning to quit smoking, save money, or exercise more, this article is for you!  [...]

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New Google Maps App for iPhone!

December 13th, 2012 · Comments Off · News, Software

There is a new Google Maps app available for iPhone which David Pogue reviewed in yesterday’s New York Times.  I love shaking the phone to bring up the screen to send feedback/corrections to Google.  I will use the app to see how it wants to take me home this evening and I will let you [...]

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Have You Tried Dropbox?

December 12th, 2012 · Comments Off · Software

Have you tried Dropbox yet?  This is a free service “that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere.”  Any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to any computer or phone on which you install Dropbox, and even on the Dropbox website.  You can also invite your friends or family [...]

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Looking for New Titles, Best Sellers?

December 9th, 2012 · Comments Off · Books, News, Software, Wilton Library Resource

Our upgraded catalog lets you easily see a carousel of best sellers on the opening (portal) page!  Clicking on the title or book jacket allows you to easily place a request for a title.  The left side of the page also lists new books, new videos, sound recordings, large print titles, most circ’d titles, and [...]

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Using Face Time

December 8th, 2012 · Comments Off · Programs, Software

I have not generally been a fan of Skype or Face Time.  In my world, the beauty of a phone call is the invisibility of it—it doesn’t matter if one wears a ratty old sweatsuit or is without makeup.
Earlier this week, I was invited to my nephew’s swearing in ceremony to the Rhode Island Bar.  [...]

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WILS: New Features!

November 30th, 2012 · Comments Off · News, Software, Wilton Library Resource

WILS has come out of Wednesday’s makeover looking better than ever!  The catalog homepage opens to the Quick library search feature which is a great keyword search tool. Enter a title, author name, or keyword and click on Go!
When your result list appears, click on Find it on the right side of the [...]

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