If you’re reading this blog, there’s a good chance you’ve got a smartphone in your pocket. Today, I’ll highlight 5 great apps that will help you grow in, live out, and share your faith.And they’re all free.i Breviaryi Phone, i Pad, Android, Kindle Fire, Black Berry 5, Webappi Breviary was one of the first Catholic smartphone apps available, and I think it’s still one of the most handy apps to have on your phone. A survey conducted in November by affairs and dating site Victoria Milan revealed that 45% of people have either cheated — or contemplated cheating — on their partner because the other person pays too much attention to their phone.
This includes popular networks like Windows Live Messenger, Google Talk, and Facebook, as well as more obscure clients, like ICQ, VMig33, Kontakte, and others.
Definitely pick up IM if you’ve got friends scattered across a wide variety of networks. Users submit short, snappy video clips from their phone, check out what their friends have posted, and leave comments.
Stories can also be posted in a chat format, so other readers can leave their two cents.
IM Pro is an instant messaging client for Black Berry 10 that allows users to log into multiple networks at once and keep tabs on their various contacts.
Black Berry 10 comes loaded with a ton of social tools out of the box, including Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Linked In, and BBM apps, but for those particularly active social butterflies, there are a whole bunch of apps in Black Berry World just for you.
From blogging to instant messaging to simply seeing what folks are up to, there's an app available on Black Berry 10.
There’s an app for that, and it’s called i Breviary.
Another reason I really like i Breviary is that it’s available for nearly every device out there, as it also has a web interface that can be accessed from anything with a browser (including my favorite, the browser on an e-ink Kindle).
As you might guess from its name, it provides you with an electronic breviary, the book used to pray the .
And, on top of eliminating the need to carry your breviary around with you all the time, it also cues up the prayers for the day, eliminating the need to coordinate ribbons and flip back and forth in a book.
Other companies can make money directly from the consumers, for instance, adult chat rooms will probably have paying clientele looking for some friendly words from a sympathetic ear.