iOS Game Review: Axe in Face

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This is a response to a request from Catholic man-about-town Victor Lams, who liked the recent Serious Posts well enough, but urged me to get back to the ding-dang game reviews already. So I give you this oldie-but-goodie: still one of my all-time favorite iOS games. (And Victor, you still owe me two bucks or [Read More...]

Rome Reports: Vatican Publishing House Signs Deal with Apple

The Pope’s books are coming to Apple devices, probably via iBook. One of the treasures of my Logos software is the healthy chunk of Ratzinger/Benedict content, all of it hyperlinked and searchable. I’d never give up print, but I do love my ebooks for research and convenience. PS: Am I imagining it, or does the reporter [Read More...]

Electronics for Liturgical Use?

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The bishops in New Zealand have banned the use of iPad versions of the Roman Missal on the altar, saying that their ability to perform multiple tasks such as gaming, checking email, and so on, “makes their use in the liturgy inappropriate.” I go back and forth on this issue. Right now, I find it [Read More...]

Tactile Touch Screens? They May Be Closer Than You Think

And by close I mean, “As near as the next Apple press conference.” [UPDATE 3/7/12: Nope.] Check out Pocket-lint for the whole scoop. Here’s an excerpt: “The aim is to make a corrugated surface feel corrugated, a rough surface rough, a soft surface soft. The first products will ship by the end of this year [Read More...]


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