Who Knows What About Me?

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • November 17, 2015

That’s the name of a recently published study on how much user information 110 popular mobile apps (equally divided between iOS and Android apps) share with third parties.  The study was conducted by faculty and graduate students from Harvard and …

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How Lawyers Use Evernote

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • November 25, 2014

Are you already using Evernote, but wonder how colleagues are using it?  Or are you new to productivity apps and want to gauge how you might use Evernote in your clerkship or legal job?

Legalproductivity.com has a blog post with …

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Mobile Law Dictionaries A-Z

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • November 18, 2014

Now it is easy to have all the legal language you need at your fingertips with mobile law dictionaries! But, as the app world grows and more choices are available out there, it can be difficult to know which is the …

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Politics and Government going mobile

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • October 3, 2014

Stay informed on Washington happenings while mobile.  Check out the White House News Media app(iOSAndroid) for news from the White House and the Congressional Record app (iOS) for what our representatives and senators are …

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The Pomodoro Technique and the Pomotodo App for Time Management

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • September 2, 2014

The Pomodoro Technique for time management works for law students and lawyers. The basic idea is to work in short bursts of time, usually around 25 minutes, and make yourself more productive in a shorter span of time!  Read …

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Mobile app: Stitcher

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • July 1, 2014

The mobile app Stitcher lets you stream radio shows and sync and download podcasts for offline listening. The Front Page lets you quickly find breaking news and the latest episodes of favorite shows. If you are at a loss as …

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App: Word Lens

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • June 10, 2014

Have you ever been traveling in a foreign country and wondered what those road signs were?  Or where to get the bus?  Perhaps you are a non-US citizen in America and have the same issue.  The app, Word Lens, …

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Find a Quiet Place in NYC With the Breather App

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • May 6, 2014

Now that you have passed the bar and have to occasionally head in to NYC for work, the Breather app will let you take some time in a quiet place to relax and/or work while in the bustling metropolis known …

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20 Best Legal Productivity Apps of 2013

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • January 7, 2014

If you want to know what apps are popular with the legal crowd, check out this list of the 20 most popular legal apps for 2013 taken from LegalProductivity.com’s popular App of the Week posts.

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Ansa App Covers Your Text/Video/Pic Tracks

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • November 6, 2013

The Ansa app allows you to switch to “Off-the-Record Messaging.” As their website explains here, you can “[c]ommunicate off the record, so no trace of your conversation is left behind.” Ansa.com

Ansa is available for iPhone and Android.  Protect …

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