A Case for Church Mobile Donations

The Case for Church Mobile Donations

This past Black Friday revealed some interesting statistics about mobile Internet use and the effects it had on the giant retailer, Walmart. Again, we see the case for church's to leverage mobile technology . At the very least, your church website needs to be mobile ready, and you should strongly consider setting up mobile donations. When it comes to a dedicated app, while I would only recommend this for larger churches, the time may come sooner than later when this will be as vital as having ... Continue Reading

What’s New with iOS 8? [Infographic]

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It feels like every time you turn around a new version of something is being released. And to make matters worse, sometimes apps and devices fail to operate well when they become impossible to update. When I was stuck on iOS 6, it was frustrating to find common apps—like Evernote—that could not be installed because their were optimized for a newer OS. It's starting to feel like our hands are getting forced—into our wallets—more and more often. Setting this soapbox aside, what exactly is new ... Continue Reading

Top Revenue Making iOS Apps [Infographic]

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I've been really enjoying my iOS gaming apps lately. Things have been really busy and I haven't had a lot of time to play longer games, so these little apps have been a lot of fun. You get a quick gaming fix—like a cup of coffee for your mind. A little something to do between things. I particularly like more causal iOS games for when I am thinking and planning. Here's a list of the top revenue making iOS games—proof that the biggest money makers are not always the best games... ... Continue Reading

Bluesmart: Connected Luggage? You Got It.

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This might just appeal to the globetrotter that resides within all of us... No more lost luggage... not if this Indiegogo project has anything to do with it. Bluesmart is looking to introduce connected luggage to folks looking for a way to track and weigh their traveling gear. Beyond that, it charges electronics, gives proximity reports and can even be locked via smartphone. If you're like me, and shamelessly think this is exceptionally cool, you can assured in the fact that you're not that ... 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

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

iWant: What Have We Become?

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Every time a new iPhone is released or video game console, there are hundreds—if not thousands—of people who wait outside, overnight, to be the first people to purchase the new tech on launch day. But this anticipation for the latest and greatest isn't limited to only affecting the United States. The same anxious anticipation happens in China where there is a boom in the iPhone Black Market and you can easily pay double the sticker price. And if you check eBay in the United States, you'll find ... Continue Reading

Comparing iPhone Camera Quality [Images]

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One the biggest draws to the iPhone, for me anyway, is the camera. The best camera to have is the one with you, so the idea of having a fabulous camera within reach all the time is really awesome. And if it can take great pictures, it's even better. With each release of the iPhone, the camera has gotten better and better. Not just higher pixels either, as most photo pros know. Here's a cool comparison that shows the evolution of the iPhone camera by Lisa Bettany: ... Continue Reading

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