Category Archives: Tech Tip

Using Dropbox for Word Editing on iPad (or, living without Quickoffice and using Pages)

As I noted last week Google’s loving update of QuickofficeHD has removed the connectivity with Dropbox. (They did make the app free, but you are stuck with Google Drive as your only cloud option.) The problem is that I was too optimistic … Continue reading

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New blog: Academic Workflows on Mac

My grad assistant @ericleewelch just sent me to this blog. Looks very useful to the likes of us. Academic Workflows on a Mac This is a blog about being a more productive academic with or without a Mac. We explore how to … Continue reading

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Using Quickoffice Pro HD with Dropbox on the iPad

As part of my workflow I use QuickOffice Pro HD in conjunction with DropBox. DropBox is a service that allows you to backup, access, and share documents and is free for the first 2 GB. I have a subscription and use … Continue reading

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“Get Path” Services plugin for Lion

This is a bit geeky, but maybe some of you have found need of this as well. Sometimes I want to copy the path of a folder or file in the Finder in the Mac OS (in this case Lion). … Continue reading

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Hebrew, with vowels, on the iPad

The December (or is it January?) Biblioblog Carnival is up and through it I discovered that Chris Heard had this great post on using Hebrew with vowels on the iPad. Until recently, iPad-using Hebraists had no good options for typing … Continue reading

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