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Minuum – A Smaller Screen Keyboard for Android

Minuum was built as a solution to a problem: mobile screen keyboards: Consider mobile typing: Current technology assumes that sticking a virtual typewriter into a touchscreen device is the best way to enter text, resulting in keyboards that have...
March 18, 2014

As Seen on REpurposedApps: Mileage Tracker and Receipt Tracking Apps

As we are in tax season, it’s crossed my mind that there could be some apps that would benefit members in getting ready for taking their business expenses to their accountant. It may be too late for this year,...
March 17, 2014

ReConnectEd – National Day of Unplugging – March 7

Re-ConnectEd is a series about responsible ways of using technology and working to diminish the dependence on our devices and striving to make connections. CRT will look at what members, brokers, associations and people outside of real estate are...
January 27, 2014

CRT in the New Year

A new year means new beginnings for the Center for REALTOR® Technology. CRT has always been the shop dedicated to testing and building new technologies that benefit NAR’s members. We will continue in this tradition with the new Data...
January 6, 2014

Great UX and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

I bought my first motorcycle this spring, and sadly, it’s time to start thinking about putting it away for the winter. There are lots one has to do to make sure a motorcycle is safe in a cold, Chicago...
October 14, 2013

OK, Glass – My Experience as a Glass Explorer

The following post was written by Mark Scheel, Glass Explorer #117. About a year ago, I had one of those experiences where something bad turned into something unexpected and good. I was at Google I/O, an annual developers conference...
June 3, 2013

On Being Responsive: Part 1 – An Overview of Responsive Web Design

Note: This is part 1 in a series that will be ongoing in the coming weeks. This initial article is pretty long, but there’s really no way around that, as we dive into some of the concepts and make...
April 17, 2013

CRT’s Future is Green

In the coming year, CRT is going to include green and sustainable technologies in its discussion of technologies for our members. We are excited to be partnering with NAR’s Green REsource Council to bring you these features as part...
February 11, 2013

Tech Resources especially for You while You are in Anaheim

If you are attending the 2011 REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Anaheim, here are some tech resources you want to keep in mind.  See you out there! Free WiFi Hotspot – Anaheim Hilton & Towers; 2nd floor Foyer Starting Thursday...
November 9, 2011

Stay Connected While Attending the 2011 Midyear Meetings

Looking for free WiFi or need to charge your phone? Stop by one of the following: Marriott Wardman Park Executive Corridor WiFi Hotspot & Phone Recharge Station Open Tues, 5/10 – Sat, 5/14 Omni Shoreham in the Forum Room...
May 10, 2011