Daily Roundup for July 24, 2017

Daily Roundup for July 24, 2017

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Here are the items and resources of interest for July 24, 2017:

Theology/Christianity:

Technology:

  • For you Samsung users: one of the nice apps that I have discovered is Samsung Sidesync.  This app, combined with the PC or MAC version will allow you to access your phone right from your laptop or desktop. It is a simple setup, but if you need help there is a video you can watch.  You can drag and drop files from PC to your device (and vice-versa).  You can also send text messages directy from your laptop or desktop as well.  In short, whatever you can do with your phone you can also do on the PC or MAC as it is connected to your phone. The app:  Android
  • A REMINDER about MileIQ, an app I use every day to track my miles used for ministerial purposes. It works automatically. No need to write down miles (or remember to do so). You can use it for all business travel and classify each drive accordingly. Get it for Android or iOS.
  • When I was in seminary it seemed that the idea of a standing desk was a big deal.  This article by CNET tells you about five things to consider before making that move. 
  • Now you can use a wallet to charge your phone. I doubt that this will catch on. 

Miscellaneous:

  • Jordan Spieth wins the British open — he is my favorite professional golfer, not only for the way he plays the game but also because of his character on and off the course. 

 

Daily Roundup for July 21, 2017

Daily Roundup for July 21, 2017

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Here are the items and resources of interest for July 21, 2017:

Theology/Christianity:

Technology:

Miscellaneous:

  • For you golf fans, The Open plays this weekend. 

The Daily Roundup is published Mon-Fri.  See you next week!

 

Daily Roundup for July 19, 2017

Daily Roundup for July 19, 2017

Housekeeping Notes:

  • Don’t forget that you can register with this site by going to the “account” section on the main page. Easy registration can be done here.
  • Starting next week — once a week — I will be providing a list of book recommendations on the Daily Roundup. I am not sure which day of the week I will do that, but look for it next week. 

Here are the items and resources of interest for July 19, 2017:

Theology/Christianity:

Technology:

Miscellaneous:

 

Daily Roundup for July 18, 2017

Daily Roundup for July 18, 2017

Here are the items and resources of interest for July 18, 2017:

Theology/Christianity:

Technology:

 

 

 

Daily Roundup for July 17, 2017

Daily Roundup for July 17, 2017

Here are the items and resources of interest for July 17, 2017:

Theology/Christianity:

Technology:

  • Many iPhone users enjoy the freedom of Facetime. However, due to the nature of that app, it will only work for iPhone users. Google Duo is different. It works “cross platform.”  That is, an Android user can video chat with an iPhone user. I have used Google Duo, and it works very well. If you get it and you are currently in my contacts list, it will automatically add you to my Duo list. Available on both platforms.  Android | iOS
  • Speaking of Google Duo, this article from Android Headlines states that it has surpassed 100 million downloads.
  • In the interest of fair play, here is an article detailing one user’s breakup with Android. My own experience is nothing like described in the article, and it makes me wonder what people are doing with their devices, but I leave it here for your enjoyment. 
  • If you are a WhatsApp user, you will want to read this article.

Miscellaneous: