apple, computers

My Adventure with iPhone 5

I am a gadget nerd. I think everyone who knows me know this about me. Given a choice between buying something I should probably buy and a new gadget, I will probably buy the gadget. Not surprisingly, most of my gadgets are from Apple. Back in 2009, my aunt and cousin gave me the money to buy… Continue reading My Adventure with iPhone 5

computers, Doesn't Fit in a Category, General

Resource for you iPastors

I love my iPad, and with Apple making a large fortune on the new iPad launch (nearly $2 billion in the first weekend), there are clearly a lot of other people who love the iPad as well. Some people love them too much. If you're a pastor who uses an iPad, drift on over to iPad in… Continue reading Resource for you iPastors

Church, Doesn't Fit in a Category, Ecclesiology (Church), Theology

New or Better?

Jony Ive, the mastermind of design at Apple, had this to say about Apple's competition and why they fail to make designs with the same kind of hook that Apple makes:  Most of our competitors are interested in doing something different, or want to appear new — I think those are completely the wrong goals.… Continue reading New or Better?

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The i̶P̶a̶d̶ ̶3̶, i̶P̶a̶d̶ ̶H̶D̶, err, umm New iPad is here

So, today Tim Cook took the stage to announce the arrival of the "new iPad." Not surprisingly, it features the ultra-HD Retina display, a more powerful processor, 4G LTE connectivity, and a bunch of other goodies. *YAWN* Let me be honest. I own an iPad 2, and it is awesome. Just ask my wife. I carry… Continue reading The i̶P̶a̶d̶ ̶3̶, i̶P̶a̶d̶ ̶H̶D̶, err, umm New iPad is here

Church, computers

Learning Something about Ministry from Apple

Today, Hewlett-Packard announced that they were stopping production on webOS devices and they were spinning off their PC manufacturing division. These announcements came on the heels of the completely underwhelming reveal of the HP Touchpad - a tablet designed to run webOS and compete with Apple's iPad. Last week, it was announced that Sprint dropped plans… Continue reading Learning Something about Ministry from Apple

computers, General

Zite and the iPAD Revolution

After I got my iPad, I tried out The Daily, a news magazine produced by Fox News. My friend Brandon recommended an iPad app called Zite to replace it, and after downloading it, I was wowed. Zite aggregates your Google Reader and Twitter accounts to determine your interests. It then produces a user-specific ezine, sectioned… Continue reading Zite and the iPAD Revolution