Find Out If You Are a Smartphone Addict (And Stop)

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Have you ever missed-out on cherishing a moment in your life because you were trying to capture a moment to cherish for the rest of your life? Or how about engaging in social media on your smartphone while at the playground with your kids, instead of engaging with your kids on the playground? I don't mean to cast any kind of guilt or shame—I am as guilty as anyone else—but the first step in fixing a problem is admitting you have one, and that's exactly what this mobile app does: ... Continue Reading

Explore God’s Creation with Star Chart

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Can you remember the last time you could really see the stars? For me, It was about 5 years ago when I went to a Christian conference in the middle of nowhere and when you looked up, you could see thousands upon thousands of stars. Growing up in London it is rare to be able to see more than a handful of stars due to both the light pollution and abundance of clouds. As such, I never really managed to learn which constellations were which or really appreciate the glories of the heaven. However, ... Continue Reading

How Many Android Browsers Are There?

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As a web developer I'm used to testing sites on a range of different systems and browsers. There's of course the good old desktop and laptops with many a different browser and screen size. However, it's mobile when things get really interesting... With iOS there's a few different sizes and browsers bit Apple have kept things pretty simple - but Android - that's a whole other ball game! Check out this set of slides about the history and state of the Android Browser: ... Continue Reading

Word Lens App is Now Free!

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I downloaded Word Lens years ago. As a Spanish teacher, I thought I'd found a perfect resource. Sadly, I couldn't find a good use for it in my class. Then, a few months ago, I was speaking to a friend who was preparing to head to the mission field. We started talking about his plans for language school and the best ways to learn language. That's when I remembered Word Lens. ... Continue Reading

YouVersion Announces Bible App 5 Update

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When it comes to intersecting scripture and technology, no one does it better than YouVersion. As the creators of the Bible app for nearly every mobile and web platform available, they are literally reaching the world with the Word of God. Oh, and contrary to our cheeky April Fools Day post, it is FREE. That's right $0.00 with no money down. Well, after 5 years YouVersion is releasing their biggest update to the Bible App. ... Continue Reading

A Look Back: My Apps Then and Now

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While going through a container of old devices, I ran into my old love: my Palm Tungsten T5. This stylus-equipped slab PDA was a beast; it hearkened back to a time I haughtily believed that PDAs and cell phones could never be combined correctly. It was an upgrade to my beloved m500, and rocked a 416 Mhz chip, an impressive 320 x 480 16-bit color screen and — gasp with me here — 256 MB of memory. I was the man. Seriously. It was around 2004, and when that device hung in its Sena leather case on ... Continue Reading

Firefox Launcher for Android Imminent

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In early February, Mozilla gave a sneak peek at their new Firefox launcher for Android which is soon to be released, although a date has not been given. Back in November 2012, Mozilla teamed up with EverythingMe in order to develop open web apps. EverythinMe's flagship is their "adaptive search" which learns a user's behaviour and is an eerily accurate fashion anticipates the right results. This video from the EverythingMe team explains the concept better than I ever could: ... Continue Reading

PrayerMate: An iOS App to Help Your Prayer Life

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If you ever struggle to find time to pray for people or can never think about what to pray about when you are praying, then maybe prayer mate is the perfect app for you. Prayer mate is a mobile app created by Andy Geers with the aim of helping you improve your prayer life and it does a great job at that. Let's take a closer look: ... Continue Reading

Which Tablet is Right for You? [Flowchart]

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Purchasing a tablet isn't that easy. It doesn't take long before you realize the price range and options for tablets is a broad range, only adding to the confusion. The flowchart, below, takes you through a series of questions that will help you determine where you land: iPad Air iPad Mini iPad Mini with REtina Galaxy Note Nexus 7 Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Kindle Fire HD 8.9 Kindle Fire HDX While I don't know if I would trust this flowchart blindly, it certainly ... Continue Reading

Owlegories: A Christ-Centered Storybook App for Kids

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You can tell a lot about an artist by what he creates. That is the theme behind the recently released storybook app Owlegories, available for free on the iPad, iPhone, and Android devices. Owlegories is an interactive digital storybook app that teaches kids about God through the amazing things found in nature and revealed in God’s word.  The banner verse for Owlegories is Psalm 19:1-4: "The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour ... Continue Reading