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 […]
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 […]
The other day, a parish Priest called me to ask about my recommendations in regards to a mobile solution for his appointments and contacts. As I always say, “Technology are tools that provide solutions.” Here’s a problem and we needed to arrive at the best device to provide a solution. Like most who might be […]
If you have an iPad and are looking for a great Catholic app . . . get iBreviary Pro Terra Sancta.
Charles Hamilton at GIGAOM created a nice round-up of remote offerings for the iPad. He breaks them down into 2 groups – Proprietary Offerings and RDP/VNC clients. Now that the iPad2 has been released with extraordinary sales numbers coming in, look for even more offerings in the near future.
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 […]
Headlines from around the NET.
Tech Bits: In-app Purchases Gone Crazy, Better Photos and Videos With Your IPhone, Weight Of The Soul…
‘Tech Bits’ is a quick look at 8 technology-related items around the web
Thought I’d have to get a screen capture app for this…but it’s built into the IOS. To take a screenshot of what’s on your iPhone… 1. Goto the screen you want to capture. 2. Press and hold the HOME button. 3. Simultaneously press the reset/standby button (top right). Your screen should flash and your capture […]
Ever wonder how durable your iPhone glass is?
After working on the web for almost 15 years, 12 of those working in Information Technology, and doing a considerable amount of work in computer forensics and security, you’d think I picked up a thing or two about how to protect yourself online. Nonetheless, I got hacked. Specifically, my Apple iTunes account was hacked. Synopsis […]
Over at the Apple Blog, there’s a post entitled, ‘7 Essential iPad Productivity Apps.’ For those on the fence over whether or not the iPad can make you more productive, start with a look at that article. I’ve got most of those apps already (although I’m still waiting for the iWork Suite to beef up […]
Is this the end of paper-based publishing and reading? Perhaps. The debate is still open, but the iPad, along with the Kindle and Sony Readers, have certainly made a case for consuming books on hand-held devices. In particular, the iPad seems to be best positioned to deliver the goods, with a decent reading experience, and […]
With magical reviews like this and a hearty list of available apps like this, I’m leaning ever closer towards an iPad purchase. For me to go ahead with a purchase, these are some of the questions I need answered. ‘Readability’, that is, how long can I comfortably read on the device. I’ve been considering an […]