Posts in “tech” (138)

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment intersections of the World… continue reading

By Peter SM   September 30, 2014    1

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in August 2014. More than 67,000 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the month! Taking the number… continue reading

By Peter SM   September 12, 2014   

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment sections of the World Wide… continue reading

By Peter SM   August 26, 2014   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in July 2014. More than 64,600 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the month! Taking the number… continue reading

By Peter SM   August 6, 2014    1

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment sections of the World Wide… continue reading

By Peter SM   July 31, 2014   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in June 2014. More than 60,000 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the month! Mystery and… continue reading

By Peter SM   July 18, 2014   

As I wrote back in May, the fight for Net Neutrality has picked up considerable steam with the recent FCC proposal that would allow a “fast lane” of preferential treatment through… continue reading

By Peter SM   July 15, 2014   

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment sections of the World Wide… continue reading

By Peter SM   June 30, 2014   

Lycos.  Altavista.  Infoseek.  If you are over 30 these names may mean something.  They were the competing web search engines of the 90’s that became ancient history as… continue reading

By Peter L.   June 11, 2014   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in May 2014. More than 58,000 ebooks checked out and downloaded for the month! Emily Griffin's… continue reading

By Peter SM   June 11, 2014   

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment sections of the World Wide… continue reading

By Peter SM   June 3, 2014   

Summer Reading is here . For those about to take on the challenge of the School District of Philadelphia’s official lists (or anyone who knows a student who must), we’d like to salute… continue reading

By Adam F.   May 30, 2014   

Over the past month, Net Neutrality has become front page news again and this time around it could potentially be the beginning of the end of the Internet (at least in the U.S.) as we know it. But… continue reading

By Peter SM   May 21, 2014   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in April 2014. More than 56,180 ebooks checked out and downloaded for the month! Debbie Macomber's… continue reading

By Peter SM   May 16, 2014    1

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment sections of the World Wide… continue reading

By Peter SM   April 30, 2014    2

Earlier this month Microsoft dropped support for the Windows XP operating system . This means that Windows XP will no long receive software updates. Most importantly, there will be no new security… continue reading

By Scott P.   April 21, 2014    2

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in March 2014. More than 59,340 ebooks checked out and downloaded for the month! Blackberry Pie Murder ,… continue reading

By Peter SM   April 9, 2014   

At the E-Gadget help desk we spend a lot of time with installing and explaining apps portable devices. We encounter a lot of book lovers, so we wanted to share our favorite apps for reading.… continue reading

By Scott P.   April 8, 2014    5

Calling All of Philly’s Technology Enthusiasts!   Where will you be during the week of April 4-12, 2014? If you are interested in technology and community, Technically Philly’s… continue reading

By Jenn D.   March 31, 2014   

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment sections of the World Wide… continue reading

By Peter SM   March 28, 2014