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When Choosing a Laptop for College – Why Get a Netbook?

If you’ve been out shopping for a laptop at all in the past two years, you’ve probably seen them. Yes, that’s right: netbooks. Boasting light weight, portability, and battery longevity, these little monsters may seem small and insignificant, but there’s a reason they’re becoming so popular.
What makes these tiny little monsters so popular? Here are some reasons, as well as a few tips and things to consider when deciding whether a netbook is right for you.






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Document Imaging and a ‘Wall-E’ Society

Missouri State University has begun scanning all documents related to student records into a digital archive. On the West Plains campus we have scanned in 30,000+ pages since September 2009. This benefits our students. For example, before the current imaging

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7 Things You Should Know About… Location-Aware Applications

Location-aware applications deliver online content to users based on their physical location. Various technologies employ GPS, cell phone infrastructure, or wireless access points to identify where electronic devices such as mobile phones or laptops are, and users can choose to share that information with location-aware applications.






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