Mobile Suite Showdown – Editor Layout

Productivity apps on the iPad continue to be one of the top selling points for the device. It’s no surprise, then, that there are several office suites available in the App Store. This post is going to explore the three main “all in one” suites which are available on the iPad – Documents to Go,…

Pleasantly Disrupted

I remember watching the initial iPad announcement and thinking, “Well, it’s kinda cool, but underwhelming.” It didn’t have a camera, and it really looked like nothing more than a big iPod Touch. As I already had an iPhone, I saw no need for “another device.” Then my neighbor got one to be his “take along…

The “meh” experience of sermon-writing on my iPad

Today I took the plunge and wrote my sermon on my iPad. It’s a “doable” experience, but not one I’d want to repeat over and over again just yet. Let me share my two biggest reasons why I don’t think it’s quite “there” yet. There aren’t any windows. I know, on the iPad that’s a…

Immersion emergence

The other day I needed to get some work done on my MacBook, and felt an odd emotion. I was annoyed. It was odd feeling. Over the last decade and a half I’ve moved from Windows, to Linux, and then to Mac. Each time the shift was met with a sense of joy at the…

One Month with the iPad

Just about one month ago I stood in line with my friend Vernl, awaiting the “appointed hour” for the iPad to be released. I had a blast waiting with some other anti-social geek-types, and had some ideas in mind how I’d use this tool before I purchased it. So, I thought I’d share a bit…

Magical Presentations(?)

  Last night, Central Baptist Church had a wonderful evening of prayer which sprang from a discussion we recently had on restructuring.  It was, truly,  a good beginning. As I am, according to one of the members of our congregation (who happens to be a doctor), “The poster-child for ADD” I tend to avoid prayer…