About a year ago I wrote a blog post outlining why I had chosen the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition. This is a follow-up to go back and review my reasons at the time and see how things actually panned out. Continue reading “One Year Later: Galaxy S4 Google Edition”
A few months ago I was introduced to a system for building Android apps for Scripture Engagement that was being developed by a colleague working in West Africa. It takes the scripture text and audio that we already have and bundles it together into something that really is equal to more than the sum of the parts. I have been privileged to be part of the alpha testing and wanted to share with you why I am so excited about this project.
A few months ago I read a news article about a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on programming for Android. It seemed like the perfect opportunity to test some ideas that I had been having, so I signed up. Having just finished my last assignment a few days ago, I want to share a few thoughts from my experience. Continue reading “Reactions to taking a MOOC on Programming for Android”
Microsoft has a habit of choosing naming schemes that are confusing. And then to make matters worse, they change them often. I am going to try to clarify the difference between the Microsoft Surface and Surface Pro tablets which have names that sound very similar and looks that are almost identical, but at the root are very different devices. Continue reading “What’s the difference between Microsoft Surface and Surface Pro?”
For those of you who follow my blog (all both of you), you know that I am very interested in how technology can be used in the ministry of Lutheran Bible Translators. So far I have been working primarily with Apple and Microsoft devices, but I am now jumping into the world of Android.
Released barely a week ago, the Google Chromecast is making a lot of headlines in the tech world. Although many people are pointing out the limitations, I believe that Google may have actually just made the first step in cracking the the Smart TV problem.
From the day that that the iPad was announced I have been excited about the potential for tablet computing. Over time I have become even more convinced of the benefits of mobile tech for our work. The importance of the combination of instant on, low powered ARM processors, solid state storage, and touch based interaction cannot be over emphasized. Continue reading “Microsoft Surface RT Review, Part V: Conclusion”