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Research on the move

  1. 1. Research on the Move- Mobile Technologies
  2. 2. Go From theNormal HomepageThe search resultswill show in themobile format
  3. 3. Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. This means that any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, phonesand even the Dropbox website. Dropbox also makes it super easy to share with others.Free
  4. 4. GoodReader is the super-robust PDF reader for iPad,iPhone and iPod touch.Mashable describes it as “aSwiss Army knife of awesome!”With GoodReader on youriPad/iPhone, you can readvirtually anything, anywhere:books, movies, maps, pictures. $5.99
  5. 5. Managing tasks is generally not a fun way to spend your time. Remember The Milk was created so that you no longer have to write your to-do lists on sticky notes, whiteboards, random scraps of paper, or the back of your hand. Remember The Milk makes managing tasks an enjoyable experience.Freemium
  6. 6. Evernote makes it easy to remember things big and small from your notable life using your computer, phone, and the webFreemium
  7. 7. One touch on your iPhone or iPad lets youremotely access your computers anywhere,anytime and manage your files on the go.Directly control your desktop as if you’re sittingin front of it, access your computer applicationsas if they were on your iPad, and view or managefiles directly from your iPad/iPhone.$36.99
  8. 8. Save web pages for later offline reading, optimized for readability on your iPhone or iPod touchs screen. Great for long articles and blog posts that you find during the day and would like to read, but dont have the time when you find them. Save with Instapaper, then read later when youre$5.99 commuting, in a meeting, or waiting in line
  9. 9. Documents To Go is an all-in-oneapplication with support for Microsoft®Word, Excel & PowerPoint, PDF, AppleiWork and other files and attachments. Itincludes a desktop application to provide2-way file synchronization and a versionwith support for Google Docs,,Dropbox, iDisk and SugarSync is alsoavailable.$12.99$19.99 Pro
  10. 10. Pages Keynote New cinematic animations, transitions, and effects in Keynote will keep your audience captivated.With advanced tools for In addition to Microsoft Word,writing and easy page Excel, and PowerPoint files,layout, your documents iWork lets you open documentsin Pages are beautiful from many sources. Numbersbeyond words. opens CSV, tab-delimited, vCard, and Open Financial Exchange Numbers helps you get files. Pages opens RTF and plain more from your data with text documents. All iWork easy-to-create formulas, applications can export to PDF. one-click charts, and Numbers can also export to CSV. table categories. Numbers Pages can save a file as plain text. And Keynote lets you save your presentation as a$12.99 Each QuickTime movie, HTML file, or image file.
  11. 11. Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messagesFree
  12. 12. Reeder Byline $3.99 (iphone) Free $5.99 (ipad) Pro-$3.99 (in app) FlipboardFeedly FreeFree Feeddler Free Pro-$5.99
  13. 13. Business & News — Bloomberg BusinessWeek, The Economist, HBR For Men — Maxim, Esquire, Car & Driver, Men’s Fitness, Outside Fashion — Elle, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Nylon, Harper’s Bazaar, BlackBook Home / Lifestyle — Saveur, Oprah, Dwell, Wine Enthusiast Tech — T3, Macworld, PC World, PC Gamer, X-Box World, Layers Science — National Geographic, The Smithsonian, New Scientist,Free Science New Arrivals — Harpers, Computer Arts, Business Traveler,Zimeo Mags $$ Guitar Player, Edge, Consumer Reports
  14. 14.  Kate Freedman ◦ Faculty Librarian, La Trobe University Library ◦ ◦ @katejf (twitter) Picture from flickr via CC licence: horiavarlan