Tag Archives: iPhone

Wherein Fr. Z muses about his inner Gollum

Here is some food for thought from the The Catholic Gift Shop via the blog Acts of the Apostasy:

I have to admit, there have been times when I have realized that my phone (aka The Precious) was not nearby and … Continue reading

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Question for readers: free texting from iPhone to iPhone anywhere

iPhone users: please educate me.
I have been told that if you have an iPhone running 5.0 or higher, you can text to any other iPhone, anywhere in the world, for free.  Apparently, you must use the app iMessage.
Anyone?  What’s up … Continue reading

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More with Morse Code – cool app

I have lately posted some items about Morse Code.  One of you readers sent me a video, dated from the beginning of April, of a very cool alternative to those nasty and inconvenient touch screens on our iPhones.
Enjoy!

You know, some … Continue reading

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Tips For Priests

Here is a fun and useful…
Tip For Priests!
I occasionally post about some poor priest whose phone erupts during Mass or in the confessional.  By “erupt”, I mean Father forgot either to leave the phone in the sacristy (best) or to … Continue reading

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What’s on your reading/listening list right now?

Slated for reading on my Kindle right now:

I think he might have not quite understood St. Thomas More’s notion of Utopia, but he is exceptionally good.

More Mitch Rapp from my homey, Vince Flynn.  Prequel.

Hoping it will be a tenth as … Continue reading

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Self-healing iPhone case?

For the Just Too Cool file, this from FBN:
Nissan has announced the world’s first self-healing iPhone case, which the car manufacturer claims can quickly repair itself when scratched.
Developed by the car manufacturer in collaboration with University of Tokyo and Advanced … Continue reading

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iPhone app for Le Barroux

I sometimes listen the podcasts of the Benedictine monks at Norcia, in Italy.  They record and post on demand recordings of their hours and Mass.  Alas, they tend to go flat, a problem many groups have when singing psalms and … Continue reading

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iPhone question for readers

Have any of you iPhone 4 users noticed any problems with your OS after updating to 5.0?
When the 4.0 update came out, the 3GS became very sluggish.
Observations?

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Question for readers on iPhone stuff (jailbreak, unlock, dual sims, then what…?)

Do any of you iPhone users have experience of using a dual SIM in 3gs or 4?
Also, yesterday I did a jailbreak and unlock on my 3gs.  Very cool and a lot easier than I thought it would be.  And … Continue reading

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New iPhone app for Catholic voters to access US Congress

I received a press release about a new Catholic app for the iPhone.  The app is FREE.
New App Empowers Catholic Voters
New Tool Allows Users to Access Congress From Anywhere
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Little i Apps, LLC, makers of Confession: A … Continue reading

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