Tools, Not Toys: Wednesday night workshops on academic apps

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Time management, note-taking in class, research & project management, and annotation & note-taking from readings – there are most definitely apps for that, but which one are good, and how can you get the most out of them? Fear not, the Weigle Information Commons and the Weingarten Learning Resources Center (VPUL) is here to help. Every […]

Let your Android read those PDFs to you. Seriously.

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I’ve been skeptical about text-to-voice apps over the last few years, but SoundGecko really turned my head this summer. Its only shortcoming is its inability to read PDFs, so I’ve been fishing for a solid PDF-to-speech reader for Android over the past couple of weeks. After many totally awful experiences, I finally found one I like: ezPDF Reader […]

No time to read? Listen later with SoundGecko

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Too much to read, not enough time? Ever wish someone (or something) could just read articles, abstracts and books to you? I do. That’s why I was very excited to hear about SoundGecko. And I was right to be excited. Simply install the browser plugin, go to any article on the web and click the […]

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