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Tips Tuesday

Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice.

Technology

Legacy Apps Now Available for Older iPhones, iPods and iPads in the App Store
Dan Pinnington

Some of us have older iPhones, iPods and iPads which will not run newer versions of iOS. Needless to say, newer version of many apps also won’t run on these older devices. That changed today. Apple now lets you access earlier versions of apps for your older hardware. This is how it works: Select the app you want. If it is incompatible with the iOS version on your device, a prompt will offer you a earlier compatible version of the app. . . .

Research

New CanLII and Your Browser
Shaunna Mireau

Like the best programmed websites, the newly launched CanLII works well on mobile devices and in a wide variety of browsers, Chrome, FireFox, Safari, and Internet Explorer. One thing to note for Internet Explorer (version 9) users is the IE Compatibilitiy View. . . .

Practice

So, It’s Your First Day as a Lawyer
David Bilinsky & Garry Wise

So, you’re a lawyer now. After a memorable day of Call to the Bar ceremonies and celebrations, you’ve finally crossed the finish line. Goal achieved, marathon endured. Mission accomplished. The future is as bright as it is now undefined. Perhaps you have a position secured. Perhaps you are still looking, or are considering hanging your own shingle. Or maybe you will opt for a travel break, a bit of R and R, or a non-traditional career, outside the mainstream of legal practice. These are all good options. . . .

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