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iPhone Cursor Motion

This piece of information about how to move the cursor on iPhones when composing messages and the like has been doing the rounds.

I didn’t know. I was using my finger directly on the cursor.

My mind was a little bit blown, so for those who also don’t know, here you go.


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Apple Watch Travel Stand

Just in time for six weeks away this Belkin Apple Watch travel stand arrived today.

Using my existing charging cable the stand can roll up the cable, fold flat, or sit the watch in night display mode.

Win.


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Christian Alexa

Alexa is one of those digital assistants that become part of your home.
Amazon, Google and Apple will all have competing systems on the market this year.
It’s only a matter of time before the Christian equivalent is produced.
But do you really want that?
This video seeks to give you a taste of what it might be like.


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Great Wall Of Copier

The only thing it won’t do is create the content to get printed out.

Nice colour, too.


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This NBN Thing May Be Okay

The National Broadband Network turned up while I was away last week.

I’d have preferred a full fiber to home network, but fiber to the node is all we get for now.

Our plan is 25/5mbps.

It seems to be an improvement.

ADSL Speedtest

NBN Speedtest.

That makes a bit of a difference.


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Ten Quick Things To Improve A Church Website (via Communicate Jesus)

Communicate Jesus features ten website hacks.
One of them is maximising responsiveness on mobile devices.
I think websites need to have mobile, tablet and handheld devices in view as the primary methods by which their content will be accessed.

Review mobile responsiveness
As more and more people access websites from their phones and tablets, the need for a great mobile experience continues to increase. So how does your church website appear when it’s opened on a mobile phone? Or an iPad?

Read the whole post here.


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Alton Brown’s Industrial Size Easy-Bake Oven

Alton Brown is legendary.
Here’s evidence.
Inspired by the lightbulb powered children’s toy, the Easy-Bake oven, Alton constructed his own larger than life model that features enough light to be seen from space, and which can cook a pizza in under five minutes.