Mobile, Laptop & Other Gadgets

3 Laptop Accessories That Will Change Your Work Life for the Better – Money Magazine

Posted: Thursday, March 02, 2017

If you’ve ever had to use a laptop as your primary computer, you know it’s not ideal. The screen is at a funny angle, so you either have to squint or hunch over to see clearly. The keyboard is just a little too small for fast, error-free typing, and instead of a mouse, you’re stuck with a trackpad that doesn’t always move the cursor where you need it. Let’s not…

Going Digital With Annual Review, Tenure & Promotion Materials – Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)

Posted: Thursday, March 02, 2017

The ubiquitous tenure binder, serving as documentation of one’s academic endeavors, is gradually being replaced by digital processes that involve significantly fewer hours spent on printing and copying. If your university has recently switched over to a digital system, or if you’ve just started at an institution with a digital materials submissions process, you’re probably in a position where you’ve got a lot of papers and files sitting around in need…

Meet the First Must-Try Gadget of 2017: The Nintendo Switch – New York Times

Posted: Wednesday, March 01, 2017

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Anyone who uses their mobile phone at the wheel needs to see this – Metro

Posted: Wednesday, March 01, 2017

teh Think! road safety campaign has been launched after legislation was toughened (Picture: Think Road Safety) The last thing Paul Carvin can remember telling his wife was ‘I love you’. The same day in 2006, 42-year-old Zoe was killed when a lorry driver crashed into her stationary car as he was reading a text message. Cinemas to show horrific moment trucker on phone killed mum and three children Her family’s story…

UK’s long-delayed digital strategy looks to AI but is locked to Brexit – TechCrunch

Posted: Wednesday, March 01, 2017

The UK government is due to publish its long awaited Digital Strategy later today, about a year later than originally slated. Existing delays having been compounded by the shock of Brexit. Drafts of the strategy framework seen by TechCrunch suggest its scope and ambition vis-a-vis digital technologies has been pared back and repositioned vs earlier formulations of the plan, dating from December 2015 and June 2016, as the government recalibrated to factor in last summer’s referendum vote for the…

Digital transformation: Retooling business for a new age – ZDNet

Posted: Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto SPECIAL REPORT Digital Transformation: A CXO’s Guide You can download all of the articles in this special report in one PDF (free registration required). Read More ‘Digital transformation’ is a buzzword that has been tripping off the tongues of vendors, analysts and industry observers with increasing frequency in recent years. In a sense, digital transformation of business has been ongoing for decades, starting with the mainframe and…