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Life before texting

November 29th, 2012 · Comments Off · Fun and Humor, Technology, Writing

Texting is probably the easiest way to get in touch with someone. Have a question about your math homework? Text your friend. Going to stay late at school? Text your parents. There are even “text a librarian” services out there if you have a reference question (we don’t have that yet, but you can [...]

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We love Google!

August 12th, 2012 · No Comments · Technology

Duh?  But there are a host of other things you can do besides trying to search for Chuck Norris.  Instead of listing out all the great things it can do, this instagram from how-to-geek has nicely summed it up for you, in picture form.  Google itself has listed its own features, but that isn’t as [...]

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More Time-killers on the internet…

July 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Fun and Humor, Technology

Don’t blame us but here are a few time-killing sites that you may have not seen yet.  Screamin’ Beans is exactly what is says.  You, the user, make beans scream.  It is easier for you to just go there instead of reading an explanation.   Ever forget the something you used as a bookmark?  So [...]

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Are you in love with your own handwriting?

June 10th, 2012 · Comments Off · Fun and Humor, Technology, Writing

Then, create a font in it (for free!) at the font capture website.  Hit the site, then fill out their handwriting template in your handwriting.  Scan the template and follow the instructions…and presto, your own font!  How cool is that?

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What’s up with Wikipedia today?

January 18th, 2012 · No Comments · Current Events, Technology

You may have gone on Wikipedia today, January 18, 2012 and noticed that it’s all blacked out. You can’t search for anything, and it prompts you to enter your zip code. What’s going on? Wikipedia and other websites are protesting two pieces of legislation in the House of Representatives and the Senate that would cut [...]

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Did you get an e-Reader?

December 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Books, Technology

Did you get an e-Reader this holiday season, or a smartphone, tablet, or MP3 player? Then you are in luck, my friends. The Wilton Library now offers OverDrive, a service where you can download e-books and audio books to all sorts of devices. For example, if you have a smartphone with the Amazon Kindle app, [...]

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