As we increasingly become a nation of people looking down at their smartphones, it was inevitable that the classroom would come to the iPhone. So if you’re the kind of person who learns better from your smartphone’s tiny screen, give the Barbri App a look. For the low price of $295 you can access most
Signing PDFs from Your iPhone
I’ve been playing around with Sign It!, a great little app for the iPhone, this past week. Sign It allows you to open PDF files from multiple locations – from your email, from a URL, from your computer, or from a drop created at Drop.io. Once you open the file, you can do a…
It Does More Than Just E-Mail
It was a partnership that was bound to happen. Blackberries are almost de rigueur for lawyers nowadays, so it was only natural that Lexis would try to horn in on the action. Last week Lexis announced the availability of its content on Blackberries for attorneys and law firms. Now lawyers who need a quick case…
Google from your cell phone
If you can send SMS messages on your cell phone, you can search Google. Just send your query to 46645 — try help as a test — and soon you’ll receive results right on your phone. Trouble is, I haven’t actually been able to get this to work on my phone — so I can’t…
Cell Phones in Court
The administrative branch of the federal judiciary is considering a ban on cell phones with cameras, to prevent surreptitious recording of court proceedings.
Although I’m not in federal court a lot, this news almost makes me wish I had waited for the new camera-less Treo 600.
Can you hear me now?
A division of Boeing has announced it will begin deploying wi-fi access points in airliners beginning next year. This technology may someday allow passengers to surf the Internet or use their own mobile phones on airplane trips.
It’s on the way…
Watch that bottleneck online
The New York Times reports that the Internet is making it easier to monitor traffic conditions from the comfort of your desk. I loveDallas’ online traffic services, but I wish we had something like the TrafficGauge, a handheld device being used in the Seattle area — it can give you real-time information on
WiFi for lawyers
Law.com discusses WiFi connections at coffee shops and airports today. WiFi stands for Wireless Fidelity, and it allows a user to wirelessly connect to the Internet wherever it happens to be available. Starbucks provides wireless access to its customers who have the right equipment on their laptop — pretty cool stuff.
PDAs: a mirror to the soul?