When a friend of my brought [email protected] to my attention, I was skeptical. After all, how could music, or even certain background noises enhance your productivity? But, being the open-minded person that I am, and considering I’m always interested in increasing my productivity, I figured I’d give it a try.
Archives for June 2017
If you recall, last week I mentioned the change in the Snack Packs – I only comment on links if I actually have something to say.
I can honestly say this new format feels really good.
Enjoy the pack!
We’re no strangers to the Mac vs PC wars here at ChurchMag with different writers who have different preferences and tools. I hope that it helps us to give a more balanced view to what technology is the best for churches and individuals to use and how they can steward God’s money and resources that he has allocated us.
One factor where PCs crush Macs, no questions asked, is games. Not only did there use to be a tiny selection of games for the Mac, but they were generally horrifically underpowered. But is that still the case in 2017 with the new Macbook Pros?
YouTuber Austin Evans decided to find out.
If you haven’t been watching the news about how terrible security is with companies and governments, including a huge attack on Europe’s National Health Service with ransomware that was stolen from the U.S. government from a different hack earlier.
But how do hackers get in? Obviously, they need to get past firewalls, go unnoticed, etc.
The easiest way, crack someone’s password and walk right in. Here’s how they do it.
Video is becoming an increasingly important medium online. YouTube is a huge behemoth of a social network and is still growing. Facebook and Twitter are trying to get in on the action too with mixed success, and as churches and ministries, we need to consider how we can use video in useful and effective ways. One aspect of that is the effective editing of our videos so when Apple released its new Clips app, I decided to give it a go and see how it could be used.
TL;DR Clips is a fairly easy to use video app with some cool touches for quickly making and sharing mobile videos, However, it has a couple of big shortcomings that will probably make it unsuitable for most usages.
I love seeing how other photographers see the world, especially when they highlight or draw attention to something that I haven’t seen before. Sometimes they come up with clever ideas and effects that can turn something ordinary, extraordinary. This video from Cooph has 9 tricks (and a common sense piece of advice) that you can try at church (or home) and could help your next event photos or sermon art really stand out.