Thursday, April 15, 2010

Q Conference...

Here is a blurb taken from their website:

Q educates church and cultural leaders on their role and opportunity to embody the Gospel in public life.


We believe that exposure to old and new ideas is the best way to stimulate imagination for ways the Gospel can be expressed within our cultural context.

Q is coming to Chicago in a couple weeks. I graduated from MBI with one of the speakers. Check out some of the free online videos: David Crowder, Andy Stanley, Os Guinness and 40 others...


Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Blogs...

I just realized why I like blogs. I am an idea guy, I like ideas, and blogs spark ideas for me. I get tech ideas, ideas for teaching, creative ideas to help students "get it." I don't mind expanding and reshaping other's ideas, creating the wheel is hard. My name is Brandon Early and I like blogs.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Top 10 Android Apps I Wish Existed...

Hulu - Give us Flash Already!!!
Netflix live stream app (streams to your computer why not my Droid?)
Flash (coming soon)
Apple TV Remote and keyboard
I am T-Pain - Bring it!
DVD/Book/Video game scanner to create a digital library like THIS.
Kindle - Finally for my Mac
eBay - Ever hear of it?
X-Ray App - Turns your camera into an X-Ray machine
Wifi Hotspot - Turns phone in to a wifi hotspot (without rooting the phone)

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Top 14 Favorite Non-Google Android Apps...

First let me say that everything Google does for this phone is amazing. Google maps is way better in the Droid due to the Navigator feature that is not on any other device (Android OS only). Google Voice is great for 3 main reasons; Free 2nd phone number, Free voicemail that gets transcribed (typed out for you), and Free text messaging...a 4th reason could be the perfect integration with the phone, it really is a great app. There are other great Google apps but I am sticking to top 14 non-Google apps. A friend asked if I will buy an iPhone if Verizon ever gets it. I told him that these 2 apps above will be really hard to leave...so today I say no. For what I use the Motorola Droid is the best phone on the market.

DRUM ROLL PLEASE...In No Specific Order (all from the app store from my phone)

Top 14 Favorite Non-Google Android Apps...

Astrid - Todo list with timers
Seesmic - Twitter
Youversion - Bible
Advanced Task Manager - Stop apps one at a time of all (It's widget is why I like it)
Evernote - Remember Everything
Glympse - I can send an email link to let someone follow me via gps
Remote for iTunes - Remote for iTunes
Fake Call - Set a time for your phone to ring, looks like real call
Ringdroid - Create ringtones
TED - Video workshops from leading leaders
Shopsavvy - Best bar code reader/price checker
SportsTap - Great sports score app (better than Google's)
Monkey Kick Off - Dumb game...I play it for hours
Toddler Lock - Keeps the kids occupied at crucial moments

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Protecting the Droid

I have been waiting for a great discount at ZAGG for a Motorola Droid invisibleSHIELD. Check out this video to see how amazing this product is. This is some type of protective cover that is being used on helicopter blades. If I ever damage the invisibleSHIELD or it starts to peel they will replace it for free for life. Back to the discount, if you give them you email address for this iPad contest they will send you a 50% discount code. They have a lot of covers, check them out.