April 2012

Mobile apps for annual meeting attendees

Productivity



Experimental Biology 2012
mobile_apps_EB_2012Use the EB2012 app to get session information, make
your itinerary and navigate the convention center.
Download it: http://crwd.cc/eb2012 











OnLive Desktop
mobile_apps_OnLive_LogoMake keeping up with work while at the meeting
a little easier by downloading this free iPad app. It
offers access to Microsoft Office 2010 with 2 GB of cloud
storage and Internet Explorer with Adobe Flash.
Find out more: http://desktop.onlive.com/





Journal of Biological Chemistry
mobile_apps_jbcDon’t forget that the JBC’s iPhone app allows you to scan
the latest issue, special collections and Papers in Press.
Get it on iTunes: http://bit.ly/x7yreC
 

















News & Views



San Diego Union-Tribune

mobile_apps_San_Diego_Union_Tribune_LOGOThis one’s for the news junkies: the
Pulitzer-prize winning newspaper’s free app.
Get it at iTunes: http://bit.ly/tbNveM
 





Transportation



San Diego Metropolitan Transit System
mobile_apps_MTSMake sure to download the bus and trolley map
before snagging yourself a $5 day pass.
Get it at the Android market: http://bit.ly/Ala81V





Taxi Magic
mobile_apps_taxiIf the ASBMB fermentation hour or brewery tweetup has gone to
your head, this app will help get you back to your accommodations in a tap.
Available on multiple platforms: http://taximagic.com/ 





Food & Drink



Yelp
mobile_apps_yelpThis restaurant and store review app is good for foodies everywhere, but it will be especially useful for those foragers forging paths unknown in San Diego.
Available on multiple platforms: www.yelp.com/yelpmobile





OpenTable
mobile_apps_OpentableMake reservations for restaurants while
on the go and forward the details to
members of your dining party.
Available on multiple platforms: www.opentable.com/mobile/  





Leisure



Balboa Park
mobile_apps_BalboaParkIf you decide to head out to Balboa Park’s 1,200 acres
of beauty and culture, this free app will guide you.
Get it on iTunes: http://bit.ly/bS7ZOP




San Diego Zoo

mobile_apps_San_Diego_ZooIf the meeting isn’t wild enough for you, this
free app from the fabulous San Diego Zoo
offers photos, videos, live animal cam action,
details about the residents on exhibit and visitor info.
Get it at the Android market: http://bit.ly/wrNham
                           Get it on iTunes: http://bit.ly/uN3pxk



twitter_logo

#EB2012: Don't forget to use it!
twitter_hashtagAnnual meeting attendees who are on Twitter will want to use the
#EB2012 hashtag so that their quips are indexed and retweetable. If
you tag @ASBMB in your tweet, we’ll do our best to retweet you to our
followers. If Twitter isn’t your thing, we’ll also be broadcasting on
our Facebookpage: www.facebook.com/asbmb. So, make sure to become a fan and ping us if we can be of any assistance.



Follow ASBMB's Official Meeting Blogger
twitter_Heather_DoranHeather Doran, a Ph.D student in medical
sciences at the University of Aberdeen, will be
the society’s official EB2012 meeting blogger.
She is a passionate science communicator, writer
and editor for Au Science Magazine. Keep an eye
on her blog at http://ausm.org.uk or follow her
on Twitter at www.twitter.com/hapsci.


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