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Israeli Scientists Grow Sperm Cells in Lab

21 Heshvan 5772 – November 17, 2011
A new technique developed by Ben- Gurion University researchers has resulted in the laboratory creation of mouse sperm cells from testicular germ cells.  Profesosr...

Where is the HP Touchpad Headed?

15 Heshvan 5772 – November 12, 2011
There is a large variety out there today in the handheld market, but Palm was one of the pioneers. For many, the Palm-based OS was the operating system of choice.

As Easy As Aleph, Bet, Gimmel

29 Tishri 5772 – October 26, 2011
A few weeks ago my two-year-old daughter was showing my 85-year-old grandmother how to work an iPod touch. I’m not sure if my bubbie was more amazed with the device or with the fact that her great-granddaughter understood it better than her.

Lain, Smartphone, Lain

22 Elul 5771 – September 21, 2011
As someone who lains fairly often at my synagogue, I don't consider it a big deal committing to a few aliyot every couple of weeks. I've even occasionally lained the megillah. Yet for more than 15 years, there is one Torah reading I have avoided laining at all costs: my bar mitzvah parshah.

How Apple Made Me A Better Jew

25 Sivan 5769 – June 17, 2009
Over the past few weeks, I've become an improved Jew. I learn more, say more brachos, bench more, and didn't have a problem remembering the day in the Omer. I haven't been to Israel recently, didn't have a near death experience that reawakened my spiritual side, nor did I feel empty in my life and decided I needed to search for more meaning. So what caused this recent growth spurt in my Judaism? I got an iPod touch.

Walking Through The Mishkan

4 Shevat 5769 – January 28, 2009
Within a few short weeks, the weekly parshah will address the topics of the Mishkan (tabernacle) and the kohen’s begadim (priestly vestments). What better way to prepare for this reading than actually seeing, up close and personal, the objects mentioned in the text.

Electronics Today

23 Sivan 5768 – June 25, 2008
In an effort to broaden its Internet services, Nokia has recently acquired Plazes.com. Plazes, a popular website, is used to share social activities. This acquisition is one of the few ones Nokia has recently initiated in an effort to boost its online presence. Nokia is the worlds biggest cell phone company.

Electronics Today

12 Nisan 5768 – April 16, 2008
Microsoft: In an effort to prevent Microsoft from discontinuing selling new copies of the Windows XP Operating System, windows users have started circulating a petition threatening to jump ship and switch to Apple or Linux.

Electronics Today

1 Adar I 5768 – February 6, 2008
In an effort to accommodate the haredi world, Bezeq is now offering “kosher” phone service. This service will ban all calls to inappropriate numbers. Bezeq invested over $500,000 into this service and is offering it free of charge.

Electronics Today

19 Kislev 5768 – November 28, 2007
With reports that this holiday season’s sales are expected to match those of 2002, online businesses are making a major attempt to compete and gain your business. This permits the average consumer to get a great deal on Chanukah gifts from the comfort of his or her home.

DavkaWriter Platinum 6.0

3 Tammuz 5766 – June 28, 2006
After an exhaustive hunt and with great effort, the hidden afikoman was finally found. This is usually preceded with the lengthy negotiations and yearly challenges some families face on what reward best fits the beneficiate? Especially once kids get older, this task seems more difficult with each passing year.

The Churban Of Lithuanian Jewry and Its Impact On The Yeshivah World

18 Heshvan 5766 – November 19, 2005
It's been over sixty years since a bright and most holy people were butchered, tortured and almost annihilated. We still feel the impact of what was taken from us, but unfortunately, some do not realize the magnitude of the terrible churban that transpired.

Trope Trainer Deluxe

8 Iyyar 5765 – May 16, 2005
If you frequent Jewish websites, I am sure that you have come across the name 'Trope Trainer' before. After seeing it so many times all over the place I decided I wanted to see for myself what all the hype was about.

Judaic Classics Torah Treasures

8 Nisan 5765 – April 16, 2005
Recently, I came across a great program that will definitely come in handy whether you are a student, scholar or anyone who learns Gemara. In addition to Gemara, this program comes with many useful Hebrew texts. The name of this program is Judaic Classics Torah Treasures.

DavkaWriter Platinum 4.0

18 Tevet 5765 – December 29, 2004
The holiday of Chanukah has finally come, so you know what that means. It's time to find the right gift! I am sure those of you who purchased DavkaWriter Platinum 3.2 last year were not disappointed. However, Davka Writer Platinum 4.0 is out on the market, and it is definitely worth the upgrade.

Masterdaf.com – Talmud On The Web

3 Tevet 5765 – December 15, 2004
One of the newest websites to sprout up on the Internet is Masterdaf.com. A few weeks ago, www.masterdaf.com appeared on the Internet as an experimental website, and, as of recently, is fully functional. Masterdaf.com is not just another one of those pointless dot com websites that have nothing to offer or, even worse, try to sell you a worthless product.

DavkaWriter Dimensions

26 Heshvan 5765 – November 10, 2004
For those who own Davka Writer Platinum and are utilizing the text library feature in it, I am sure you are probably very satisfied with your purchase.

EshDev – High Tech For Your Soul

Eshdev, an innovative Jewish products company based in Jerusalem, is improving palm users spiritual lives. Incredibly, it is a one-man operation. Its creator, Elyahu Sheetrit, is an assistant to Chief Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef in publishing his sefarim (religious books) yet devotes himself to Eshdev in his free time.

Penticon Technologies

Every day more and more people are purchasing handheld organizers running the Palm Operating System (Palm OS), including a significant number of Jewish consumers.

Tanach

28 Tishri 5765 – October 13, 2004
Judaica Press, in conjunction with Davka software, offers a great alternative to your traditional Chumash or Navi by giving you The Judaica Press Tanach on CD-ROM.

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