Category Archives for Mobile

Geotagging my photos for greater datanerdery

Tuesday, April 26th 2011

When I do my year in photos project (every odd year since 2005) my worst librarian tendencies surface and I get somewhat obsessive about organizing them and making sure all the metadata is just so. This year I’ve got a … Continue reading

26. April 2011 by Chad Haefele
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Upcoming presentation: Computers in Libraries 2011

Monday, March 14th 2011

I’m very excited to be presenting briefly at Computers in Libraries in DC next week! Come see me at 4:30 on Monday, 3/21. I’m not quite sure where I’ll be, but I’m part of the Cybertour series of quick presentations. … Continue reading

14. March 2011 by Chad Haefele
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Virgin’s Project – app overkill

Saturday, December 4th 2010

Earlier this week, Virgin launched an interesting new project. It’s called, well, ‘Project’. Project is essentially an iPad-only magazine. The key word is only. I’d link you to an article in the magazine, but I can’t. See, Project has no … Continue reading

04. December 2010 by Chad Haefele
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LILRC Presentation

Monday, October 4th 2010

Last week I had the opportunity to talk with the friendly folks at the Long Island Library Resources Council about mobile web development for libraries. I had a ton of fun, and the group had some great questions! Thanks everyone! … Continue reading

04. October 2010 by Chad Haefele
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Android’s App Inventor: Drag and Drop Programming

Sunday, August 15th 2010

It took a while, but Friday afternoon I finally got an invite to use Google’s App Inventor program. What is App Inventor? It’s Google’s attempt to simplify building apps for Android devices. Apps are built using a drag and drop … Continue reading

15. August 2010 by Chad Haefele
Categories: General, Libraries/Info Sci, Mobile, Ramblings, Reviews, Tech, UNC | Leave a comment

My favorite Android apps

Wednesday, July 7th 2010

I’ve had my Motorola Droid long enough now to feel like I’ve always owned one. Those dark pre-smartphone days of last October seem hazy as they retreat into the past. I listed my favorite Android apps in my early days … Continue reading

07. July 2010 by Chad Haefele
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DC-bound

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010

A couple notes on where I’ll be at ALA 2010 this week: First, I’m presenting on ALCTS’ Mobile Catalog Interfaces panel: Saturday 6/26/10 10:30 am-12:00 noon HILTON WASHINGTON, Columbia 5 I’ll be going over our mobile catalog interface, a bit … Continue reading

23. June 2010 by Chad Haefele
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Barcode scanning: Closing the app gap

Monday, June 21st 2010

I still think a lot (some might say too much) about what libraries’ mobile presence should be like. I’m still mostly happy with the decision to make a webapp instead of an app, but every once in a while I … Continue reading

21. June 2010 by Chad Haefele
Categories: Libraries/Info Sci, Mobile, Tech, UNC | 2 comments

Geolocation at ALA 2010!

Friday, June 18th 2010

As I’ve mentioned before, summer is often my most productive time of the year at work. Especially when it comes to special projects. Last summer I focused on developing a mobile site, and this summer I’m looking into the potential … Continue reading

18. June 2010 by Chad Haefele
Categories: ALA 2010, Libraries/Info Sci, Mobile, Tech, UNC | 4 comments

Dumbphone: Using a US smartphone to navigate Europe with RMaps

Friday, April 30th 2010

After we got married (!) last month Melissa and I spent 10 days in Europe on our honeymoon. London, Paris, and Rome! It was an amazing trip, especially since neither of us had been to Europe at all before. But … Continue reading

30. April 2010 by Chad Haefele
Categories: HowTo, Mobile, Ramblings, Tech | 4 comments

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