Posts by: Michael Lesser

As a student interested in finance, I find it important to stay on top of the markets and pay attention to business news, and the CNBC Real Time App for iPad has been particularly helpful to me in doing so.  The app has a very intuitive interface that makes important news, information, and data easily [...]

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It is safe to say that most students use Google numerous times per day.   In fact, after analyzing the 2012 national EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research (ECAR) Study for Tufts University, it is clear that students find that Google is one of the most important websites for their academic success.  However, when it comes to [...]

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AT Friday: AudioNote

On March 8, 2013 By

Before this semester started, I started to think about beginning to take notes for my classes electronically.  I looked into various programs and apps, and AudioNote caught my eye.   The app is available for iOS and Android, and there is a program for Mac and Windows.  Also, I was able to order a stylus online [...]

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Tech Tuesday: CloudOn

On December 11, 2012 By

An app that I have recently found very useful is CloudOn, which is offered on iPad and Android, and will soon be available for the iPhone.  Like many cloud based file editors, the app can securely sync with your Dropbox, Box, or Google Drive account.  However, what makes CloudOn unique is that enables users to [...]

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AT Friday: SlideShark

On November 16, 2012 By

As I become more accustomed to using my iPad, I am finding it necessary for all of my documents to be accessible without having my laptop with me.  Although there are a number of cloud-based solutions that can meet most of my needs, SlideShark is unique in its capabilities of viewing and sharing PowerPoint presentations [...]

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TechTuesday: Doodle

On September 19, 2012 By

When I’ve needed to arrange a meeting with a group, I would often find myself in a situation similar to the following: one person proposes a time, some people may agree, but then someone says it doesn’t work for them and proposes a different time, and this process may continue several times until a [...]

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