Muslims are starting to open up new technological space in their prayer practice. This blog author, for one, was totally impressed with prayer mats with compasses. But CBC.ca reports a growing fondness for iPray and iQuran apps with Muslim technophiles. These apps are groovey to begin with – reminding you of requisite prayer times, inbuilt Mecca finding compass, help finding Halal food and directions to the nearest Muslim centre, and even groovier when you think of travelling as a religious believer whose practice depends on sunrises and sunsets, latitude and longitude.
What would your ideal religious smart phone app be? As a communicator? As a person of faith? Or what’s just your plain old favourite app of all time ever in the course of history?
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