Church Tech Snack Pack #051

Church Tech Snack Pack 51

Some weeks the Church Tech Snack Pack feels like one of those little bite-sized Reese's Peanut Butter Cups you get from trick-or-treating; and sometimes it feels like a whole bag of those bite-sized wonders! This is one of the weeks it feels like the entire bag. Enjoy! ... Continue Reading

Why Pixelmator Isn’t a Photoshop Alternative

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I've been using Pixelmator for a long time, now. It has been deemed a good alternative to Adobe Photoshop for Mac users, and for the most part, I have to agree. When you consider that Pixelmator will cost you $30—I got it for $15 while it was still version 1, now they're on to version 3—and Photoshop will cost you $10 per month, you can understand that Photoshop will come with features and options that Pixelmator just doesn't offer. Since I started using Adobe's Creative Cloud, I've had a ... Continue Reading

How the Church Can Do Better Than Dropbox [Video]

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Did you hear what Dropbox did after losing 27,000+ files? Unfortunately, they didn't do much. :-( Kenny Jahng joined the ChurchMag Podcast and told his story of losing more than 27,000 files and how Dropbox lost an opportunity to turn a #FAIL into a #WIN. During our conversation, I asked Kenny what the Church could learn from Dropbox's lackluster response: ... Continue Reading

10 Dropbox Alternatives

Dropbox Alternatives - Dropbox

Even if you hear multiple stories of how Dropbox saves the day, the moment you hear about them losing over 27,000 files, you doubt their service. The price of cloud files storage has been going down every six months to a year. As the number of apps and services that sell or give space increases, the prices go lower and lower. I remembered when I had 50GB for $10 a month—I now have a 1TB for the same price! That's a huge jump and leaves many users paying for space they'll never use or need. So ... Continue Reading

What Dropbox Did After Losing 27,000+ Files [Podcast]

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Imagine if Dropbox lost over 27,000 of your files? What would you expect them to do? How would you like them to respond? Dropbox lost, deleted, erased, mishandled, 27,000+ of Kenny Jahng's files and he was disappointed—rightfully so—of how Dropbox has handled the situation. Kenny talks about some of the details surrounding Dropbox's #EPIC #FAIL, how they handled it, and what the Church can learn from Dropbox's unhuman response. ... Continue Reading

Airmail 2.0 — The Best Mac Email Client [Giveaway]

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Let me cut through the noise and tell you straight up: I am smitten with Airmail 2.0 and wished that all my Windows user friends could use this Mac email client. As you may know, I've reviewed and tried a number of email clients recently (Inky, Postbox, Mailbox and Sparrow). I finally settled on Sparrow. ... Continue Reading