By now you’ve noticed our great new design and while we’re certainly loving the positive feedback we’re getting, the redesign has been about more than a drastic change of colors. For the last several years our design team has grown and flourished alongside our developers and we are happy to show off their work now […]

Surgeworks launches “Bible App” for Mac OS X on Mac App Store (press release)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, (May 31, 2011)—The Divine Office Catholic Ministry in partnership with Surgeworks, a Salt Lake City-based application developer and graphical interaction design firm, has announced a new app for the Apple Mac App Store based on 20 versions of the Bible in six different languages. The Bible App features scriptures in English, […]

Market Research: iOS Digital Magazines and Content Delivery with Subscription Business Model Through App Store In-App Purchases.

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Why should we look into in-app purchases? Most of the top grossing apps in the iTunes App Store are now driving revenue with in-app purchases. Of the top 20 grossing game apps, 12 (60 percent) drive revenue with in-app purchases – nine (45 percent) of them are free apps with the only revenue source being […]

Divine Office Wins Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Catholic Website, iPhone App, iPad App, Podcast (press release)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, (March 15, 2011)—The readers of The New York Times Company’s Website have selected a suite of offerings from the Divine Office Catholic Ministry as “The Best Catholic Website,” “The Best Catholic iPhone App,” “The Best Catholic iPad App” and “The Best Catholic Podcast” for 2011. With more than 800 topic […]

How to: Fresh Install of Your Dev App

So you just got a new version of your unreleased app from the developers and you want to check it out as soon as possible, right?  Most of the time you could just drag it into iTunes and sync, but sometimes they tell you need to do a fresh install.  Here’s a breakdown of how […]

Apple’s future secret plans revealed? iPhone 5, iPhone Nano, iPad 2 and 3, new Apple TV, new MacBook Air

As rumors multiply in anticipation of Apple’s March 2nd event we see the full 2011 pipeline of Apple products being listed and lots of details leaking about each of these products. This doesn’t really sound like Apple does it? Still, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, the Daily Mail, eastern manufacturers, and more of those anonymous […] 2011 Reader's Choice Awards

Surgeworks has been selected as a finalist in the Reader’s Choice Awards!  These awards recognize the Internet’s most popular apps, websites and more – it’s a big honor for us and we are excited to see that some of the work we’ve done for the Catholic community is recognized and appreciated.  You can read […]

Divine Office iPhone and iPad App, Podcast and Web Site finalist at’s 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards’s 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards will showcase the best products, features and services in multiple categories, from technology to hobbies to parenting to religion. Nominations were accepted from January 13, 2011, until February 4, 2011. has been selected as one of the five finalists for Best Catholic Website in the 2011 Catholicism Readers’ […]