Experiment’s End

After an abortive attempt at trying out a smart watch, I decided to try again 1. It went better, but I still failed to see the point of wearable smart devices. This week, the experiment pretty much came to an end. I wanted to try and use the Pebble to control my Keynote slides during…

The age of ePub

Yesterday I wrote about my fun day writing something which was terribly boring – a user documentation manual. As I wrote it led me to ponder the nature of user documentation in general. Specifically, what format it should take when it’s shared with the users. For years the go to choice has been “Portable Document Format,”…

Nexus 7 – Being Productive

Last week, I found a decent markdown app for android. Because of this, I decided to connect my Bluetooth keyboard to my Nexus 7 this week and write my sermon on it. While I’m still not happy with with the workflow I need to use, the experience wasn’t at all painful. Fun With Keyboards First,…

Continuing with the Nexus 7

I’ve been using the Nexus 7 for a couple of weeks so I  want to share some thoughts on how its been going. Over all, I continue to really like the tablet. My only nag on the hardware is the layout of the volume rocker and sleep/wake button. They are placed so close together I…

The great migration

Over the past several years I’ve been on an interesting word processing journey. First, I decided to migrate from a traditional desktop suite to the online offering Google Docs (which is now part of Google Drive). I hadn’t originally expected to stick with Google Docs for my regular word processor, but I quickly became hooked…

Dear Barnes & Noble

For Father’s Day my family got me a Nook SimpleTouch with GlowLight, I love it. I love that I can carry around all of Tolkien and Harry Potter in my pocket.  I love that I can pick up reading material for my sermon research in seconds.  I love that my annotations and highlights are available…