Tag Archives: BlackBerry

Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive: Great Online Storage Options

For years backups have always been a challenge.  For anyone else who has lost a hard drive or had a computer crash you know the importance of backing up your files and data.  The solution has often been a local external hard drive connected to the computer and or a local network.  This is ok […]

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Why I Unliked Your Facebook Page: Top 5 Admin Mistakes

Facebook pages can have great uses for our parishes, and any Facebook user has probably ‘Liked’ a page or two.  As ‘Admins’ of those pages we know we need to get those ‘Likes’ right?  And building the number of those ‘Likes’ is paramount often times for us too.  But have you ever wondered why someone […]

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Cyberbullying: What Parents Need To Know And How To Prevent It

If you weren’t aware, October has been National Anti-Bullying Month.   When I hear the word “bully”, it sometimes seems harmless.  I picture that kid on the movie A Christmas Story.  The truth is that it’s not harmless.  In recent years it’s even been taken to another level with technology to what is now called […]

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To: The Romans From: St. Paul

As the conversation continues about technology and the Church, those advocating it’s uses encounter a lot of objections.  The objections interestingly seem to be pretty consistent.  It came up again last night in a phone conversation and today online, and a question has been going through my mind for a while now . . . […]

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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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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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Reboot Your Qwerty BlackBerry

BlackBerry’s Java based OS is notoriously poor at reallocating memory. Because of this you will end up with memory leaks. What this means to the average user is that you might start the day with 108mb of ram, but by the end of the day you might only have 100mb. This can degrade your BlackBerry’s […]

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Is it just a matter of time for BlackBerry?

Is it just a matter of time for BlackBerry?

A post over at Mashable, ‘4 Ways BlackBerry Can Stay Relevant’, has me wondering — is it just a matter of time before BlackBerry is a distant runner-up in the smartphone race? Before I abandoned all things Windows and switched to Mac in early 2009, I was a very satisfied BlackBerry user. I had owned […]

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