Tag Archives: library

Google allowing college students to borrow a Chromebook Free of Cost

It’s Back to School time, every student is getting back to their respective institutions and for the College students, Google is having something interesting to share. The company has recently unveiled its Chromebook Lending Library, which is a demo program offering Chrome OS powered Chromebooks to students for a few days. As long as Google…Read More…

Fox Announces Gotham Preview Fan Screening at the New York Public Library (Hurry!) – “I’m Bookman.”

Fox has just clued us in to a limited space early screening of Gotham in New York City on Monday, September 15th. Read on for details!Read More…

Margaret Atwood Joins The Future Library Project, Book-Blocks You For 100 Years – Ooooh, the future.

Margaret Atwood’s latest book is about to be locked away for the next hundred years. No, not because she doesn’t want to read the Amazon reviews, but because she’s the first author to have signed up to be a part of the Future Library Project.Read More…

PhonTunes stores your favorite YouTube music in one place

PhonTunes Free is a clever app for iOS that organizes all the music and music videos on YouTube in one neat and tidy location for you to browse and enjoy. It has sections for popular videos, genres and even your own personal video library to store…Read More…

Gifit puts a library of GIFs in your pocket without taking up space

GIFs, the animated images you see every day on the internet, have become their own odd form of communication online. A quick sweep through the comments section of most websites will show you a sea of Beyonce eye rolls, Sponge Bob appropriation, and…Read More…

New York Public Library To Start Lending Out Internet, Be The People’s Champion – And they’ve still got books, too!

Have a New York Public Library card? Then congratulations, you are now free to Internet. Thanks to a $500,000 grant (that’s a lot of late fees) the NYPL will soon be lending out broadband in an effort to help members who can’t afford wireless keep up with the digital age.Read More…

Cat Scratch Fever: The complete Friskies iOS cat app library

Kittens are on the minds of part of the TUAW crew this week; Editor-In-Chief Victor Agreda, Jr. is now the proud dad of Kit-Kat (yes, we know she has an Android OS name), while my wife and I decided to open our home to two adorable new kitties named…Read More…

City Shuts Down Free Library Built By Nine-Year-Old – Someone call Leslie Knope immediately.

Just look at this picture. Look at this little boy and his little home-made library and the great big potential for learning and imagination it contains.Read More…

Cross Platform Serial

Last time, I showed you how to enumerate serial ports from Qt — a library that works across many different platforms. What I didn’t do was open one of those ports up and do anything with it.Read More…

Harvard Library Confirms Book Is Bound With Human Skin

After numerous tests, scientists have confirmed a copy of French writer Arsene Houssaye’s “Des destinees de l’ame” was bound with human skin. *eying picture* Nice skin too — no moles or beauty marks. You think that was back or buttcheek? It’s d…Read More…