Five for Wednesday – How do you say “Cheezborger” in Swedish?

In today’s Five for Wednesday, we look at the top Google Search Trends, blue jeans that protect your data security and a good cheap tablet. Happy Birthday to Sam Sianis, 80 years young! New Skype app will translate your...
December 17, 2014

A Phone with Two Faces, and More, in Five for Wednesday

This week: the “Harvey Dent phone,” Samsung’s new Chromebook reviewed, and your increasingly important fingerprint. Someone’s finally figured out that the back of your smartphone might be a good place to put an e-paper display. Meteor is a free,...
December 10, 2014

CRT White Paper: The Shipping Container as a Home

Download the shipping container home white paper here. We asked Mary Martinez-Garcia, Manager of our Library Collection Development for Information Central at NAR, to explore the subject of shipping container homes for this paper and we are very happy...
December 10, 2014

An App That Makes Spreadsheets More Readible, and More

In this week’s Five for Wednesday: Spreadsheets that are easier on your eyes, another modular smartphone, and a big update from Evernote for iOS8 users. Project Elastic is an app that will open a spreadsheet on your iPad as...
December 3, 2014

How to Find Pretty Much Anything You’ve Ever Tweeted, and More

In this week’s Five for Wednesday: Go way, way back with Twitter, the future of energy storage and production, and more. Twitter now indexes every public Tweet since 2006, and the advanced search is pretty amazing. An MIT engineering...
November 19, 2014

Raspberry Pi Projects, and More

16 awesome projects for the new Raspberry Pi, a virtual reality web browser, and three more cool things. It’s Five for Wednesday. For you Raspberry Pi fans out there (including NAR’s very own CTO Mark Lesswing), here are 16...
November 12, 2014

CRMs and Your Business plus REALTOR Safety – EBITs Forum Tomorrow

What: Emerging Business Issues and Technology Forum When: Saturday, November 8 from 1:30–3:30p Where: Morial Convention Center, La Nouvelle Ballroom B Questions for the CRMs? Use Twitter hashtag: #EBITSCRM Link to Forum information: EBITs Forum Here at NAR Annual,...
November 7, 2014

You’ve Got Google Inbox: Now What?

Google’s reinvention of email, security cameras reviewed, and a watch that could save your life. It’s Five for Wednesday. Google is rolling out Inbox, their new re-imagining of e-mail. Here are seven tips on how to get the most...
November 5, 2014

Google Chrome: Way More Powerful Than You Know

Cool Chrome tricks, the Internet of Things, the “Lego Phone,” and more. It’s Five for Wednesday. You can search your GMail and Google Drive directly from Chrome’s address bar? You can drag and drop keywords? Check out these and...
October 29, 2014

List Your Business in Apple’s Maps Directory

Maps, and maps, and more maps in this week’s Five for Wednesday. You can now add your small business — a real estate brokerage, perhaps? — to Apple maps. Gizmodo shows you how. Speaking of maps: there are cities...
October 22, 2014