Tag: IPad

  • Never too late to learn a new language – Try Transparent Language Online at JMRL

    Never too late to learn a new language – Try Transparent Language Online at JMRL

    Anyone can learn a new language. Those who have a JMRL library card can access free online language lessons through Transparent Language (formerly BYKI -Before You Know It).  Click on Language in the left menu on the JMRL – Databases page, click on Transparent Language Online, and enter your last name and JMRL card number.  If you […]

  • Try iPad app #Zite for a personalized e-magazine that is hard to put down

    I read about the new free iPad app, Zite, yesterday in USA Today.  It sounded great – an electronic magazine that “learns” what kind of content you like.    I got it right away, and so far, I really love it!  I can see that I am going to be spending a lot of time browsing […]

  • It is never too late to learn a new language – Try BYKI at JMRL

    Any one can learn a new language. Those who have a JMRL library card can access free online lessons through BYKI (Before You Know It).  If you are lucky enough to have an iPad, you can practice your new language there also. Quoted below is a post that suggests learning a new language might sharpen […]

  • JMRL Big Read | This is going to be fun!

    I am so happy with the choice of the Maltese Falcon for this year’s Big Read! Everyone that I mention it to says something like, “Wow, that is really going to be fun!” No excuses – JMRL has a number of copies, but the book is also widely available from Amazon and Barnes & Noble […]

  • Which eReader to choose?

    The opportunities for lifelong learning are endless these days! I have written before about my Kindle – the one tech gadget that I can’t imagine being without.   I find that it truly “disappears” just as a hand-held paperback does when I am engrossed in a novel.  It is easy on the eyes, and just about […]

  • The iPad and Seniors (via OLLI, OLLI, Oxen Free!)

    Oh-Oh! – sounds like another tech toy for me to fall in love with. How long can I resist? The great new things just keep on coming – what fun! Maybe you’ve already heard about the new iPad that Apple is currently selling and maybe you haven’t, but it is a great new tool you […]