QR codes in Libraries, Free Apps For the iPad, Mail Your Hard Drive to Amazon,3M With Cloud Library eBook And Reading List on E-books

In July and August there were some really exciting posts.

Libraries Using QR Codes(The Proverbial Lone Wolf Librarian's Weblog)
QR codes are gaining popularity with a lot of businesses, including libraries.

5 Free Collaborative Whiteboard Apps For the iPad( ReadWriteWeb)
Library staff is not using iPads but many private companies do, so knowing more about collaborative apps always helps.

Mail Your Hard Drive to Amazon ( ReadWriteWeb)
For 80$, you can mail your hard drive to Amazon to be backed up in the cloud.

Final Cut Pro X video tutorials ( David Lee King )
It is rare to find free tutorials on the popular video editing software Final Cut Pro.

Facebook Launches Video Chat (ResourceShelf)
Using Skype, Facebook customers can now videochat alone and in groups.

Facebook and Twitter are broadcast design models; Google Plus is a sharing design model(Library clips)
Very nice post from John Tropea, which brings light into how Gpogle Plus differentiates from Facebook and Twitter

Ebook Vendors at #ALA11 (David Lee King)
David Lee King explains who is who in the vendor ebooks business along with the latest development.

Bitberry Releases Free You Tube to MP3 Converter( EContent)
"Free YouTube to MP3 Converter TURBO is a free product that lets users download any video from YouTube and convert it to MP3 on-the-fly."

3M Powers Cloud Library eBook lending service with proven technology platform
This is the first vendor who is offering end-to-end eBook platform to libraries: from the app, to the download station and the cloud.

Amazon Launches Kindle Textbook Rental Program (EContent)
Where was this service when I was a student: renting textbooks for Kindle with 80% discount.

Mac OS X Lion Launches Tomorrow (TechCrunch)
Apple's new Mac operating system, OS X Lion is not a surprise and it costs only $29.

Business Guide to Facebook Launches ( Search Engine Watch)
New resource guide " Business Guide to Facebook" is launched to help businesses with marketing their services.

A Fantastic Reading List on e-books and e-readers in libraries from Sue Polanka ( ALA TechSource Blog)
Wouldn't miss this post about e-books and e-readers.

Farewell Flash? Adobe Launches HTML5 Web Animations Tool "Adobe Edge" ( ReadWriteWeb)
Adobe is designing a tool for editing animation using web standards like HTML5, CSS and JavaScript, but not Flash ?

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