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Read about the recent winners of the AppItUp! Challenge, from UPStart and SBDC. Of six winning apps, four are healthcare-based — shows a really interesting trend in telemedicine, don’t you think?     (Technically Philly) Strategize your social content: read through the results of a recent Wharton-Stanford study on what type of Facebook updates leave […]

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J.P. Morgan’s Insights app can give you a Guide to the Markets — most of it free of charge to the public, some limited to investment advisors only. Still, great info awaits!     (JPM) Tired of trusting your MyFitnessPal app to accurately count your calories? Indiegogo is collecting investors for a new handheld scanning […]

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Need government data but afraid it’s gone rogue during the shutdown? Fear not! There’s a guide for that.     (Penn Libraries) Look like the smartest guy in the room with the Constitution Annotated app, with analysis and interpretation based on Supreme Court case law.     (Congress.gov) Have you started using iTunes Radio with […]

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Keep up with all the coverage of the PennApps Hackathon — hosted in the Penn Libraries over this past weekend.     (AppsOnTap, Inquirer, UTB, DP, PennApps) Make plans on December 2nd to see Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian….     (DP) ….and help plan that event itself the week beforehand using the UPenn subreddit page set […]

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Keeping up with the Quakers – check out the Ivy League Digital Network to get access to all of your favorite Penn games, wherever you are in the world.     (Penn Athletics) Get ready for the new semester by getting (re-)acquainted with Canvas — by summer of 2014 the University will be officially switched […]

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iWork for iCloud is in beta testing — could this contender become the best cloud-based productivity software?     (Gizmodo) Opt out of Twitter tracking – privacy, please!     (Lifehacker) Vine, Revine — be social, in one of the newest changes to counteract Instagram video.     (Gizmodo) Yahoo recently acquired mail add-on Xobni (pronounced “zob-nee”, […]

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The mobile app marketplace is turning five years old! Read a short history and try to figure out where it’s going.     (New Yorker) A new app from the folks behind the Botswana-UPenn Partnership (BUP) will help avoid miscommunication between healthcare workers with language barriers.     (Penn Current) Check out some cool ways […]

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Fall semester is looking to be even bigger & brighter than usual: Lippincott Library is constructing a new electronic classroom for Bloomberg, Capital IQ, and other financial database instruction.     (Datapoints) Create “day-in-the-life-of” stories using Storyify in the WIC, and make a scholarly argument come to life.     (PennWIC) Use the new Document Delivery function […]

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Penn+Box just got even bigger and better: base storage is now 50 GB! If you didn’t use it before, you’ll certainly want to claim that free account now.     (Penn Computing) Avoid countless near-injuries by downloading the WalkNText app, which shows you where you’re stepping (as you text away) before it’s too late.   […]

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Faculty and TAs: are you finding it tough to organize office hours now that Google Calendar got rid of its appointment scheduling function? Learn how to use YouCanBook.me to automate the process for your students, and hopefully taking one task off your plate.     (Trinity College) Keep track of new job postings (and make your job or […]

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