Author Archives: Targuman

Presentation: Using the iPad for Work and Research

I do not have (and will not be getting any time soon) the new iPad. The iPad 2 works so well for me I cannot justify the expense, even with a research budget to cover it. I do hope to … Continue reading

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Whither Apple?

So what does it mean that OS X no longer is “Mac OS X” and is now “inspired by the iPad”?1 If you are following all the chatter on shows like MacBreak Weekly and blogs like TUAW there are many … Continue reading

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Apple announces OS X Mountain Lion, so what?

Last week Apple announced that again this summer there will be an OS X update, this time code-named “Mountain Lion,” and again they are bringing over aspects of their extremely successful iOS platform. “Inspired by iPad. Re-imagined for Mac” is … Continue reading

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Brill creates new multi-lingual font

I received this announcement today. After careful consideration, Brill has taken the initiative of designing a typeface. Named “the Brill”, the new typeface presents complete coverage of the Latin script with the full range of diacritics and linguistics (IPA) characters … Continue reading

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“Get Path” Services plugin for Lion

This is a bit geeky, but maybe some of you have found need of this as well. Sometimes I want to copy the path of a folder or file in the Finder in the Mac OS (in this case Lion). … Continue reading

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Podcast #2: Accordance Bible Software & Olive Tree Bible Software

In this podcast we have a pair of interviews from SBL 2011. I met with the good folks at Accordance Bible Software and Olive Tree Bible Software, the two premier software applications for reading and annotating biblical and ancient texts … Continue reading

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How I use the iPad for research and work

I have been fortunate enough to have had an iPad since they first came out. (As an aside, as much as folks label me an “Apple fanboy,” this is the first Apple product I have purchased in its first run. … Continue reading

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Hebrew, with vowels, on the iPad

The December (or is it January?) Biblioblog Carnival is up and through it I discovered that Chris Heard had this great post on using Hebrew with vowels on the iPad. Until recently, iPad-using Hebraists had no good options for typing … Continue reading

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Welcome to Sacred Techs!

This is the beginning of 2012 and the start of a new blog: Sacred Techs. Your hosts are Robert Cargill and myself, Christian Brady and the goal of this site is to bring together posts and podcasts relevant to the study of … Continue reading

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