2016 CAR Conference app available for download

The 2016 CAR Conference app is now available through Guidebook! We encourage you to download our mobile guide to enhance your experience at the 2016 CAR Conference. You’ll be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule and browse exhibitors, maps and general show info. The app is free compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod…

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Tools and techniques for using geolocation in your next investigation

By Katie Le Dain If you go to your iPhone and head to the privacy settings, you’ll find a switch that asks you whether you want your location services “on” or “off.” At Friday morning’s geolocation session at the annual IRE Conference, panelists talked about how cell phones can track when this button is turned…

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2015 IRE Conference mobile app available for download

The 2015 IRE Conference app is now available through Guidebook! We encourage you to download our mobile guide to enhance your experience at the 2015 IRE Conference. You’ll be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule and browse exhibitors, maps and general show info. The app is compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches…

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2015 CAR Conference mobile app available for download

The 2015 CAR Conference app is now available through Guidebook! We encourage you to download our mobile guide to enhance your experience at the 2015 CAR Conference. You’ll be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule and browse exhibitors, maps and general show info. The app is compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches…

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2014 IRE Conference mobile app available for download

The 2014 IRE Conference app is now available through Guidebook! We encourage you to download our mobile guide to enhance your experience at the 2014 IRE Conference. You’ll be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule and browse exhibitors, maps and general show info. The app is compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches…

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Mobile-first journalism and new presentations for enterprise reporting

By Syed Tawseef Ali The web is not a desktop — it is an interweave of phones, tablets, TV’s, laptops and desktops of every shape and size. Accessibility of the content is an important factor. During a panel entiled “Demystifying mobile for investigations” at the recent IRE Conference in San Antonio, experts in web design…

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Shooting your own video with a smart phone

By Riley Stephens Steve Elfers of USA Today shows IRE 2013 attendees how to shoot their own video with an iPhone. Photos: Travis Hartman. Steve Elfers of USA Today said newsrooms are encouraging journalists to have smart phones on hand and to use them for covering news in the absence of designated video and photo…

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Mobile apps reporters can use

Stephen Stock of NBC Bay Area gave a popular presentation Wednesday morning focused on mobile apps that journalists can use, including some lesser-known but highly useful ones such as Wickr, which facilitates secure communication, or RecordMyCall, which can record outgoing and incoming phone calls on an android phone . He compiled a list of helpful apps…

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2013 CAR Conference mobile app available for download

The 2013 Computer-Assisted Reporting (CAR) Conference has gone mobile using Guidebook! We encourage you to download our mobile guide to enhance your experience at 2013 Computer-Assisted Reporting (CAR) Conference. You’ll be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule and browse exhibitors, maps and general show info. The app is compatible with iPhones, iPads,…

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