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Top Library Apps

April 1, 2010

Top 30 Library iPhone Apps (part 1) from Ellyssa Kroski. Some day I want an Android list too.  As an Android user, I love my phone, I love the apps.  At San Jose Public Library, we’re getting ready to launch an app with Boopsie that will work on all smart phones–iPhones, Android, Windows Mobile, etc.

<rant> Occasionally I see iPhone-only stuff that makes me want to punch Apple in the face for its proprietary closed system of development and distribution.  Same thing that makes me want to punch Apple when I think about the effect that their proprietary file formats have on their devices’ compatibility with library eBooks and eAudioBooks.  Closed = bad.  Open = good.</rant>

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