The 30 App Rule

So I set up a new phone today.  It’s such a blessing to set up a new phone because it gives me an opportunity to start over.  There are 2 kinds of apps – life giving apps (the kind that make you life much simpler and helps you to live it much deeper) and life […]

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The Home Screen

Everything leaks identity. You know how they say that you can tell a lot about a person by taking a look at their checkbook and calendar – well, that was a saying before smartphones. You don’t need to look at 2 things any longer. Technically, you can simplify things and just look at the homescreen […]

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Phone Numbers

Phone numbers used to be an identity marker.  Growing up, I knew everyone’s phone number.  I had it all memorized.  I knew all of our numbers.  I knew all of my aunt’s and uncle’s numbers.  I knew phone numbers of my friends.  If I called you I had your number memorized.  I don’t know about […]

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The Psychology of Angry Birds

I know you are curious about it.  You might even be addicted to Angry Birds.  You’re reading this because you really want to know what the Psychology of Angry Birds is.  Well, here it is. Psychology n., pl., -gies. The science that deals with mental processes and behavior. The emotional and behavioral characteristics of an […]

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There’s An App For That

…..but you don’t need it. Seriously.  I just updated iOS5 on my iPhone.  It is running that weather app that is on in the notification center.  Apple told me that it’s cool that it’ll tell you what the weather is like – wherever you are.  It runs constantly.  Uses up my battery and tells me […]

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Second Screen in Church

I was sitting in church today.  It’s not a huge church, but I couldn’t believe how many people brought their Second Screen to church.  Not only did we have the verses on the screen as we listened to Pastor, there were many screens out.  I had never seen the Kindle in church – used as […]

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I Can’t Help It

Have you ever been with friends talking about something – a song or a title of a movie that you just can’t quite remember? We whip out our phones and then just Google the thing immediately.  Since our phones are in our pockets or in our hands, we can’t help but fire it up and […]

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