Tag Archives: Android

Call me, email me, Facebook me . . . What?!: Managing Multiple Contact Avenues

Most people today have multiple ways to be contacted.  We have multiple email addresses (personal and work), Facebook accounts, multiple phones (home, work, cell); and it can get confusing how to manage it all.  In fact, it can become so difficult that messages can often go missed.  In essence, we have all these great tools […]

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Casio Commando

Review: The Casio G’zOne Commando – A rugged Android for rough environments

If hiking an unexplored mountain trail sounds more exciting to you than sipping a latté in the urban jungle – the Casio G’zOne Commando from Verizon is the smartphone for you.

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To 3G Or Not 3G In a Tablet?

To 3G Or Not 3G In a Tablet?

Ok.  First, I know, there’s 4G also.  This will be about whatever number ‘G’ is available at this particular minute in the tech world since by the time you read this we may in fact be at 10G. Anyway, signal type for the delivery of data over the air is becoming more and more confusing […]

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Why eBooks Matter For Schools

Why eBooks Matter For Schools

There is a lot of talk among legislators, educators, and parents about ebooks in schools (both public and private such as our Catholic Schools)at the k-12 level.  I agree that there are potentially great benefits for improving education as well as huge long-term cost savings.  This is not an easy move either, and in many […]

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To Tech Or Not To Tech – In Mass

In modern society, we have undergone several eras of technology. With the advent of computers, we experienced the ability to program this “machine” to perform mundane tasks of the everyday work experience. The advancement of the archaic computers made them not only faster and “smarter”, but more and more mobile. Think back when we got […]

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XOOM and Thunderbolt close the gap on iPad and iPhone

I am a Mac fanboy. For almost 2 years, I’ve been happily swiping away on my iPad and iPhone, with no interest for the tidal wave of Android-powered smartphones and tablets flooding the market. Then 2 weeks ago, the Verizon XOOM and Thunderbolt landed on my desk for review.

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Choosing An eReader

Choosing An eReader

As Catholics, we love to read and there a lot of great books that have been written on the faith as well.  eReaders and ebooks are getting a lot of attention, and if you’re finding it confusing . . . I can understand.  I read a lot of articles about ereaders in particular that are often full […]

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Keeping It Grounded: The Role Of Tech In The Church

Keeping It Grounded: The Role Of Tech In The Church

When it comes to technology, we do a great job of telling people what they should get.  But we don’t often do such as great job of explaining why.   So we can tell Catholics and parishes all these great things they should get and do, but it’s time to back track a bit to […]

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Android Vs. iOS: Confessions Of An Android User

Android Vs. iOS: Confessions Of An Android User

Yes, I confess . . . I am an avid Android mobile user.  AND . . . I have an iPod Touch (which I essentially just use for music now) and an iPad at my disposal.  Some are die-hard advocates of one platform over the other, and I respect that.  I personally like both and […]

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Tech Bits: Whitespace, Small Businesses, Windows Phone 7, Adobe Ideas…

Tech Bits: Whitespace, Small Businesses, Windows Phone 7, Adobe Ideas…

8 things you might’ve missed… Why Whitespace Matters – According to one report, good use of whitespace can increase comprehension by 20%. How Small Businesses Are Using Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] – Great visual tool. One interesting factoid is that Facebook links were getting clicked at a higher rate than Twitter links. Windows Phone 7 Connector […]

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