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Too Many WordPress Sites To Manage? Try ManageWP

ManageWP is a great way to take control of all your WordPress sites and keep it up-to-date.

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Book Review: Prayer in the Digital Age

Book Review: Prayer in the Digital Age

It’s fair to say that modern society is steadily bombarded with noise. Outlets such as television, computers, smart phones, e-mail, video games and social media sites are overwhelmingly present in our day-to-day lives. Finding a healthy balance when maintaining our daily lives, religious lives, and online personas can prove difficult. Prayer in the Digital Age […]

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Back To School: Tablet or eReader For My Student?

Yup, it’s that time of year again . . . Back To School.  Parents are gathering supplies and getting ready for that first day (if it hasn’t already come like here in Florida).  And this year, students may have something different in the backpacks . . . a tablet or ereader.  Many are still trying […]

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Catholic Magazines iPad-Style

One of the great things about the iPad has been to truly bring print media such as magazines into the digital world without losing all of the great formatting we enjoy with them.  Now you can get great Catholic magazines this way on your iPad.  As a Florida resident and parishioner in the Diocese of […]

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Book Review: Infinite Bandwidth

One of the (good) problems about the Church is that she has a lot to say about a lot of things. This is good because the Church is concerned with many things and brings to bear the Gospel message on all facets of human life. It is a problem because wading through all the writings […]

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Book Review: The Church and New Media by Brandon Vogt

I’ll get to the bottom line first: Brandon Vogt has edited one of the most important books on Catholics in the online world — not so much because of its ruminations on the Church’s understanding of social communications; not because it shows how to set up a blog or Facebook page (it would quickly be out of date […]

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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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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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To eBook or Not To eBook: 5 Myths About The Digital Transition With Books

To eBook or Not To eBook: 5 Myths About The Digital Transition With Books

As a career specialty retail manager mostly within the media and electronics industries, I’ve lived through every media transition so far.  Music, movies, and now books.  As each one comes, it seems the speculations and arguments are coming straight from some secret script kept for just such occasions.   You have your “doomsday” groups which scream […]

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CTT Podcast 002 – Crafter TG-200H Headstock Tuner

CTT Podcast 002 – Crafter TG-200H Headstock Tuner

Short video review of the Crafter TG-200H Chromatic Headstock Tuner

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Review: Blue Yeti USB Microphone

Review: Blue Yeti USB Microphone

Are you looking to improve the overall quality of your podcasts? While content is still ‘King’, the audio quality is an important factor that should not be overlooked. And while on-board laptop mics have improved in recent years, you really need to be using an external microphone.

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A tale of two iPad screen protectors

I really really really enjoy my iPad. For me, one of the device highlights is the bright and crisp display. While I wasn’t concerned about scratching – Guerilla Glass is awesome – I decided to get a screen protector to try and reduce the glare and fingerprint smudging.

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UPDATED: Test driving SugarSync

UPDATED: Test driving SugarSync

For the uber geeks who like to setup RSYNC to do offline storage to FTP sites, I’ll save you the time — nothing to see here, have a nice day. Today, on a bit of a whim, I decided to take SugarSync for a 30-day test drive. I went ahead and signed up for the […]

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Droid Incredible Review – Engadget

Pre-orders are now available for the HTC Droid Incredible. Based on this review by Engadget, it appears to be a winner.

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iPad Reviews – Part II: Physical observations

iPad Reviews – Part II: Physical observations

Before I purchased my MacBook Pro, I gave the Microsoft Tablet PC a serious look. I was intrigued by something physically narrower and with a touch-sensitive screen interface. The high cost of the available devices and my interest in switching OS platforms dissuaded me from the purchase. Nonetheless, I still longed for a device that; […]

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