SLOPE: The Coolest (and Easiest) iPad Stand

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I have been looking for a way to get my iPad up and usable when not sitting down.  Plus my wife really wanted an easy way to look at the iPad when she is cooking in the kitchen.  I looked at several of the fancy iPad stands that they are currently selling at Williams Sonoma and Sur la Table...but then I stumbled upon this cool and nifty product!! I was looking for something that I didn't have to affix to the iPad, but rather use when I needed/wanted to and then be done with it.  But it also had ... Continue Reading

WhatsApp Turns 5-Years Old [Infographic]

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Do you use WhatsApp? WhatsApp is a unique app in both function and philosophy. It “is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.” The creators of WhatsApp doesn't want to stop until “every single person the planet has an affordable and reliable way to communicate with friends and loved ones.” Although there were purchased by Facebook for $19 billion in cash and stock, it's clear the WhatsApp will continue to dominate—especially as ... Continue Reading

Why I Didn’t Get an iPhone

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As you may have read, yesterday, my family faced an Internet white-out last week. Thankfully, everyone made it out alive as we lived disconnected from the web for about a week. Once we figured out that we would be without the web and telephone for a full week, we finally decided we should spring for a smartphone. ... Continue Reading

PromptSmart — The Smartest iOS Teleprompter

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PromptSmart is an iOS app that makes public speaking easy peasy. Using any iOS device, PromptSmart's VoiceTrack voice recognition technology will follow you along as you speak, and even gives you the freedom to deviate from your script without having to lose your place. Plus, it's super easy to use. Check this out: ... Continue Reading

Evernote Analog: Classy Desktop iPad Dock [Review]

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There is no shortage of tablet cases. From shock protection to keyboards to portfolios with notepads. The options are endless. Not to mention all the color combinations. Having owned the iPad 2 and now an iPad mini, one thing I struggled to find was an adequate solution for using the device on a desk. For a couple of months I’ve used the ZAGG folio keyboard case and despite the small keys it works really well. However, as with most all iPad mini cases, the device is always in landscape ... Continue Reading

The Design Museum App

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[Editor's Note: This app is currently only available for iOS.] I love looking at pictures of cool stuff. Who doesn’t? If I had the time to write more fiction—currently, I put out zero words a month—I’d be writing sci-fi, and one of best things for me to get inspired is to look at cool, retro designs. To that end, I just recently found this cool app put out by the Design Museum. ... 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

Noisli — A Beautiful Background Noise Generator

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What does your creative space sound like? It turns out that coffee shops are known for being a great place for productivity, not because of the caffeine, but because of the noise levels. When I first started working from home, I thought that some sort of silence or quiet was the ideal volume. I was wrong. Over time, experience, and even science, I've learned the importance of having background noise. That's why I love this cool web app, Noisli: ... Continue Reading

Create Your Own Custom Worship Backgrounds

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[Editor's Note: This mobile app is currently only available for iOS.] Browsing the Internet for countless hours looking for worship backgrounds can be quite time-consuming. But Shift Worship has created a new way of going about this, with a new twist specific to your church. Check this cool iOS app out: ... Continue Reading