It has been a really, really busy week in library land so here is a short listing of links to nine interesting tech related stories and three more links to interesting NPR stories regarding cool books and Chinese dumplings!

Article 1: This one is from the Apple Insider and relays the news that Apple will not show off new iPads at its September 10 press event – instead the emphasis will be on iPhones with a separate event on deck for October at which Apple will unveil new iPads:

New iPads will not be introduced at Apple’s Sept. 10 event
http://appleinsider.com/articles/13/08/28/new-ipads-will-not-be-introduced-at-apples-sept-10-event

Article 2: This article discusses the new “Parallels” app which allows you to remote use your Mac or PC from your iPad:

Whoa: Parallels Access “turns” Windows, Mac apps into iPad apps
http://gigaom.com/2013/08/28/whoa-parallels-access-turns-windows-mac-apps-into-ipad-apps/

Article 3: This article discusses how museums and libraries are changing in our new high tech “Digital Age:”

Best of Both Worlds: Museums, Libraries, and Archives in a Digital Age
http://digital-scholarship.org/digitalkoans/2013/08/28/best-of-both-worlds-museums-libraries-and-archives-in-a-digital-age/

Article 4 is from the Oxford Dictionaries blog and offers info on new words added to the digital editions of the Oxford Dictionary:

28 August 2013: Oxford Dictionaries Online quarterly update: new words added to oxforddictionaries.com today
http://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/august-2013-update/

Article 5: This article offers info on a new trade-in/recycle program Apple is reportedly going to unveil next week for iPhone users to trade in their old iPhones:

Apple’s iPhone ‘Reuse and Recycle’ trade-in program detailed, begins rolling out this week
http://9to5mac.com/2013/08/27/apples-iphone-reuse-and-recycle-trade-in-program-detailed-begins-rolling-out-this-week/

Articles 6 is a list of 25 technologies the website list25.com says will change the world in the near future – I’m not sure all of these technologies will change the world but it is a fun list to read through and speculate about which technologies will and won’t transform the world:

25 Cutting Edge Technologies That Will Change The World
http://list25.com/25-cutting-edge-technologies-that-will-change-the-world/

Article 7 is for local AT&T customers – just an FYI AT&T is going to finally offer 4G LTE coverage in our area:
AT&T 4G LTE Available In Corning
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/t-4g-lte-available-corning-040100292.html

Article 8 is to a Mac Daily News story that relays the rumor that a Star Wars app is being prepared for the Apple TV:

RUMOR: Disney prepping ‘Star Wars’ app for Apple TV
http://macdailynews.com/2013/08/28/rumor-disney-prepping-star-wars-app-for-apple-tv/

Article 9 is another one that focuses on streaming video from the web instead of having a cable TV package:
The End of TV as We Know It
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2149608,00.html

And the three NPR story links:

“Crime In The City: A summertime series about fictional detectives and the cities where they live”
http://www.npr.org/series/13795507/crime-in-the-city

“Mystery Series’ Portly P.I. Peels Back The Layers Of Delhi Society”

http://www.npr.org/2013/08/28/216439130/halls-portly-p-i-peels-back-the-layers-of-delhi-society

And here’s the link to a cool article on Chinese dumplings – yum!

“Move Over, Pot Stickers: China Cooks Up Hundreds Of Dumplings”

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/08/29/216115204/move-over-potstickers-china-cooks-up-hundreds-of-dumplings

Have a great day!

Linda R.

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