Tag Archives: iphone

Congressional Record App Updated to Include iPhone

“The Congressional Record app now works across all iOS devices (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad).  The iPad app has been downloaded over 12,000 times.  I’m guessing with this update, that number will go up.”

via LOC

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Don’t be an iPhone-y

A Gateway to Great Books on Your iPhone

NYT – “Penguin Classics, that more-than-1,500-titles collection of English-language literary classics, has a new free app for iOS devices available on Tuesday. The paperback publisher, celebrating 65 years of the Classics collection this year, has created a catalog of its titles (which basically includes every author you have heard of, ever) and put it into an easily searchable database.”

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An App for Browsing the British Library

NYT – “Visitors to the British Library have a new tool to help guide them: a mobile app that highlights more than 100 works from its collections. Included are portions of the Codex Sinaiticus, a handwritten manuscript of the Christian Bible written in the middle of the fourth century; Galileo’s letters; Leonardo da Vinci’s notebooks; the original version of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” and Jane Austen’s teenage writings.”

E-Reader Applications for Today, and Beyond

NYT – “It’s no longer such a novel thing to read a book on a mobile phone, and on the iPad, it’s practically a requirement to download “The Elements” or open “Winnie the Pooh” to give your friends a glimpse of the future of book reading. But for many people, choosing the best book-reading app is a challenge, especially for iPhone users, because of the wealth of choices in the App Store from Apple.”

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Legal iPhone Apps – Is there a Librarian for that?

Steve Matthews – “[A]fter reading Bob Ambrogi’s post this AM critiquing FR Evidence, a (U.S. based) iPhone app, which promised “to provide the complete text of the Federal Rules of Evidence” but is missing a rule (502) that was added in Sept. 19, 2008, I am concerned.”

Me too. Yikes!

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Smile! Flickr has an official iPhone app

Cnet – “Better late than never? Following in the footsteps of countless third-party efforts, Flickr has finally made its official debut in the App Store.”

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Apple says no then yes to The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana

Macworld UK – “Classic library of Project Gutenberg gets iTunes App Store green light.”

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iMeebo

Meebo for the iPhone. I use neither (Meebo very rarely these days and I don’t have an iPhone). Still, it looks incredible.

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iBooks

CNET – “Publisher Harper Collins released digital excerpts from 14 books on Wednesday that can be read from an Apple iPhone.”

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