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Flight Aware

January 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Software, Websites

I saw this app mentioned on The Today Show this morning and thought it would be helpful for those who travel a great deal or pick up people from airports a great deal.  Flight Aware makes it easy to see if a flight is on time or delayed and my favorite feature is seeing the [...]

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

January 7th, 2014 · Comments Off · News, Websites

At 5 am, it was 8 degrees and dropping.  Wind chills make it feel even colder.  These extreme temperatures can quickly cause frostbite and hypothermia.  Click here for the CDC’s Extreme Cold Guide to see what you can do to protect yourself, your home, and your car.  Stay warm and safe.
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In the Market for an Android Tablet?

January 5th, 2014 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews, Websites

If you didn’t receive the tablet of your dreams during the holidays or you are enthralled by all the new tablets your friends have, check out this article by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes for ZDNet.com on the Top Android Tablets (January 2014 edition).  He lists a number of exciting devices along with details and prices.  Check it [...]

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Are You the Proud New Owner of a Smartphone or Tablet?

January 4th, 2014 · Comments Off · News, Software, Websites

Are you the proud new owner of a new smartphone or tablet?  Are you wondering how to find great apps?  I find new apps by reading magazines and newspapers, chatting with friends, and watching television.  You may find this recent article from The New York Times a good starting point.  Congratulations on your new device!
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Use iPhone or iPad as a Scanner

January 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · News, Software, Websites

I just discovered Scanner Pro by Readdle in the iTunes App Store.  It easily turns your iPhone or iPad into a portable document scanner.  It was named App of the Week so I was able to download it for free instead of paying $7.00 (move quickly; I don’t know how long the free offer will [...]

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Consumer Reports On Your Device

November 20th, 2013 · Comments Off · News, Websites, Wilton Library Resource

Do you know that you can access Consumer Reports for free on your device (laptop, tablet, etc.) through Zinio with your Wilton Library Card)?  Enjoy many other magazines as well.  Click here to get started.

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Access So Many CT Newspapers!

October 31st, 2013 · Comments Off · News, Websites, Wilton Library Resource

Do you know that with your Wilton Library Card, you have access to the online version of The Wilton Bulletin?  In addition, you can access many local papers from our surrounding towns and elsewhere in the State of Connecticut, including Westport News, Ridgefield Press, New Canaan Advertiser, Norwalk Citizen News, Connecticut Post, Greenwich Time and [...]

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What’s a MOOC?

September 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · News, Websites

MOOC stands for “massive open online course.”  MOOCs are online college courses available globally to hundreds of thousands of people at a time” and according to Alan Finder of The New York Times, they could not be simpler to use.  His September 25, 2013 article describes the three major MOOCs and the offerings are very [...]

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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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More Supreme Court Decisions

June 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · News, Websites

The Supreme Court has rendered its remaining two major decisions affecting gay marriage today:

Washington Post
CNN
The New York Times

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