Are Blackberry users getting the shaft?


I went to technology sessions at the last annual meeting where blackberry users were excluded from the conversation and presentations at best.

BlackBerry users face third day of woe - Yahoo! News

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Blackberry Outage Fixed, but Backlog Remains -

AFP Blog

Blackberry Outage Fixed, but Backlog Remains - "Blackberry Outage Fixed, but Backlog RemainsBy Sam DiazWashington Post Staff WriterWednesday, April 18, 2007; 3:06 PMA service outage that left millions of Blackberry users across North America without e-mail service for much of last night and this morning has been fixed, but the backlog of e-mails on the network could keep the

Balsillie: BlackBerry Shutdown Will Never Happen Again

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Via EweekBalsillie: BlackBerry Shutdown Will Never Happen Again: "Balsillie: BlackBerry Shutdown Will Never Happen AgainBy Wayne RashMay 11, 2007 ORLANDO, Fla.—In In a rare one-on-one interview with eWEEK, Research in Motion co-CEO Jim Balsillie said that the event that shut down e-mail for BlackBerrys in the United States for hours last month was due to 'a process thing,' and that steps had been

RIM moves to prevent another BlackBerry outage

AFP Blog

RIM moves to prevent another BlackBerry outage: "TORONTO — Research In Motion is making internal changes to ensure that a massive outage of its BlackBerry e-mail service like the one that hit thousands of North American users this week doesn't happen again, its co-chief executive said on Friday.'It's

System update led to Blackberry outage

AFP Blog

System update led to Blackberry outage: "BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. said an insufficiently tested software update at the company's network data center was the cause of a service outage this week that left millions of users without wireless e-mail access.".

CityNews: Massive System Failure Affects BlackBerry Devices

AFP Blog

CityNews: Massive System Failure Affects BlackBerry Devices: "Massive System Failure Affects BlackBerry DevicesWednesday April 18, 2007BlackBerry users could find their devices eerily silent Wednesday morning.A massive system failure at Waterloo, Ont.-based based Research in Motion - the company behind the hand-held tools - is affecting users across the Western Hemisphere. The outage, which occurred at

@ubertwitter @BlackBerry Any…

FI Space

@ ubertwitter @ BlackBerry Any idea why UberTwitter keeps freezing (daily) on my BB Curve 8900? Cleared cache, deleted other apps, no joy.

KSDK NewsChannel 5 - DPS Director Thanks RIM for Rescheduling BlackBerry Updates

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KSDK NewsChannel 5 - DPS Director Thanks RIM for Rescheduling BlackBerry Updates: "KSDK -- Director of Public Safety Mark James applauded the outstanding cooperation from Research In Motion (RIM) with Missouri's emergency response community. RIM postponed a scheduled 4 hour BlackBerry Database upgrade for all North American subscribers from early Saturday morning, until a future date.".

Blackberry Modem Mash « Digital Diner

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Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream « Blogging with Word2007 Networking with Sushi – Hamachi VPN » Blackberry Modem Mash I was recently doing some background research on the costs and affordability of using 3G for internet connectivity in South Africa. And, that reminded me that I’ve always meant to try using EDGE now that I have an EDGE Blackberry (T-Mobile). The Blackberry Device Manager must be running.

Blackberry Modem Mash – Addendum « Digital Diner

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Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream « Return to Beneath the Valley of the Metadata Blogging with Word2007 » Blackberry Modem Mash – Addendum Just a couple of updates to my original Blackberry Modem Mash: After a few experiments on a few different machines, it does appear that you need both the Blackberry Device Manager and the Blackberry Desktop, and they both have to be running.

Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home goes mobile goes mobile Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 April 2006 04:56 Written by Steve Tuesday, 11 April 2006 04:56 just purchased Sendia , a company that made accessible on Blackberry devices.

Presenting - AFP's New Conference Mobile Site for Chicago!

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The conference mobile site can be viewed across all smartphone browsers (iPhones, Blackberries, Droids, etc.), Presenting - AFP's New Conference Mobile Site for Chicago!: "AFP AFP is proud to announce, the exclusive mobile site that will allow attendees to access everything they need to optimize their AFP 2011 Conference experience—right on their smartphone!

Android — The new Google mobile phone OS | Beaconfire Wire

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RIM: We don’t need no steenkin’ opt out

Judi Sohn

Back when I had a Blackberry, I was happy to get emails from them about new features, downloads, etc. Now I have an iPhone so I don’t want to get emails about Blackberries anymore. I hit “Next” and get an error because "Is this your first BlackBerry smartphone?”

License and Registration, Please


When I got a new Blackberry a year or so ago, I was excited to see an application on it called Password Keeper, which allowed me to keep all of my website registration information in one convenient place – protected by a password, natch. Whether it’s a banking website, a magazine subscription, or just a social networking site like Facebook, it seems as though every website these days allows users to register for a username and password

Scanning for Good: 5 Reasons QR Codes Are a Safe Option for Nonprofits


iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry users can download one of many apps that will scan not only QR codes, but many types of bar codes. If you have BlackBerry Messenger 5.0,

Moving away from “organizations” - to what?

Amy Sample Ward

Blackberries. Blackberries = the volunteers. I’ve been thinking about words lately and finding that there are far too many that we use that either are too vague they don’t really mean anything or are so frequently used that they no longer mean anything.

The Rise of Mobile


iPhones, Thunderbolts, Blackberrys, etc are becoming commonplace in a lot of ways.

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Mobile Web vs. Mobile Apps: Taking Your Content on the Road


Mobile apps need to be developed separately for each type of device (iPhone, Blackberry, Android, Palm, etc.) Frank Barry recently blogged about the increasing use of mobile devices to access the web and how nonprofits should adapt their strategies to accommodate for this.

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BYOA for Newbies


A number of companies like Blackberry have stepped in to manage these concerns. Blackberry’s BYOD solutions have been designed to seamlessly balance the needs of the device or app owner as well as the needs of the business owner. Guest post for the SocialFish by Dean Cope.

Cool tool


The most interesting thing about this 60 Emerging Technologies session is that the whole presentation has been run from one of the presenters' Blackberries using Showmate from Check this out! Anyone who speaks in public should look into this. Free yourself from your laptop!

Wired Says that “Clinton’s VP Announcement is the Ultimate Text From Hillary”

Mobile Commons

It was the ultimate Internet age callback to the viral meme of Clinton and her now infamous sunglasses and Blackberry. Last Friday, Hillary Clinton announced her vice presidential pick Tim Kaine over text message.

How To Stay Relevant In A Fast-Changing World

Eric Jacobsen Blog

For example, you’ll discover the lessons learned by Kodak, Xerox, BlackBerry, Delta, Barnes & Noble, Marriott International, FedEx, New York University, Greenwich Public Library and dozens more.

iPhone owners: Anyone solved the multi-Mac dilemma?

Judi Sohn

This is something I still miss about the BlackBerry. 10 reasons I still love my Blackberry even though it isn’t an iPhone So if rumors are to be believed, the Blackberry 9000. When I’m home, I sync my iPhone with my iMac, and life is good. But when I’m traveling, I only have my MacBook Pro with me. I use Spanning Sync to keep iCal and Address Book on the laptop in sync with iCal and Address Book on the Mac (and in sync with Google Calendar and Gmail).

Ad in Metro says: You’re screwed if you’re on AT&T

Judi Sohn

All well & good, except one catch: A lot of the DC Metro system is underground, and when it’s underground there’s no AT&T cell service (only Verizon works in the tunnels, to the relief of many a Blackberry-addicted Hill staffer). Riding the DC metro to my office in Alexandria, VA this morning, I was struck by an ad on the yellow line train to King Street: It says “ A lot could be happening while you’re sitting there reading this.&#

Exec Briefing on Social Networking for Businesses and Associations


As you know, I can't stay away from my computer/blackberry/laptop for long, so I suspect I will do some blogging from the beach, but just in case I don't, I will be back after Labor Day.

How To Stay Relevant In A Fast-Changing World

Eric Jacobsen Blog

For example, you’ll discover the lessons learned by Kodak, Xerox, BlackBerry, Delta, Barnes & Noble, Marriott International, FedEx, New York University, Greenwich Public Library and dozens more.

10NTC: There's an App for That


Sorry Droid and Blackberry users, we love you too, but you know how it is.) First off, I apologize for that hack of a blog post title. But I am really excited to announce that 501Technology has helped us put together an official (and FREE) 2010 NTC iPhone App.

How To Stay Relevant

Eric Jacobsen Blog

For example, you’ll discover the lessons learned by Kodak, Xerox, BlackBerry, Delta, Barnes & Noble, Marriott International, FedEx, New York University, Greenwich Public Library and dozens more.

Open Source vs. Proprietary: Browsers

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Opera mobile is in the lead, with about 21%, followed by iPhone, Nokia, and Blackberry. The browser wars between proprietary and open source browsers have changed in some ways from the days that it was simply Internet Explorer vs. Netscape. There are more players on both sides of the field, with some interesting complexities. On the proprietary side, still, sits Internet Explorer, now about ready to pop with version 9.

[Book Research] Is your nonprofit utilizing mobile technology?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits that have launched their own smartphone app, especially if you have an iPhone, Blackberry and Android version.

The value of collaboration


The Value of Collaboration #3: Reducing Blackberry costs & mobile phone bills. The main reason everyone originally got a Blackberry in the first place was mobile access to email.

Mobile websites vs. apps - what's right for you?

Connection Cafe

There's also Blackberry, Palm, Windows Mobile, and Symbian. Market share is changing with every quarter - while 22% of mobile phone users have a Blackberry right now, recent acquisitions of smartphones are dominated by Android, and more people intend to buy either iPhone or Android for their next phone purchase. Author: Sally Heaven. 36% of U.S. mobile consumers now have smartphones , says The Nielsen Company.

Backing Up Your Mobile Devices

Tech Soup Blog

They list backup methods by each mobile platform, so there is a solution for all users no matter if they use an iPhone, Blackberry, Palm, or Windows Mobile device. The writers at Gizmodo, a technology blog focused on gadgets and new technology, did a comprehensive blog post on backing up your mobile devices. Smartphones are certainly becoming more ubiquitious, and data sprawl is becoming rampant.

HOW TO: Launch a Mobile Photo-Sharing Campaign for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Odds are a Web-based version of Instagram is coming, as well as apps for Android, BlackBerry, etc. Nonprofits pioneered social media. They were on Myspace and organizing via Facebook Groups years before corporate brands, higher education, and broadcast and print media.

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10 Essential Tools for the Nonprofit New Media Manager on the Go

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Twitter Apps for Android and Blackberry are also available. Facebook has a mobile site ( ), a touch site ( ), and Apps for iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Palm, Sidekick and many more.

The Kinds of Things You can Do at the WEF Davos

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Funny Quote of the Day I was in a session on disaster preparedness, and the guy next to me showed me an email on his BlackBerry. Davos is more than eating, drinking, and paneling (speeches). Significant numbers of other activities are here, and they are often unusual.

Smartphone Follies | Idealware


questions as often as theyre the "how do I get my email and schedule on my new [Blackberry/Iphone/Treo/Razr/MotoQ/Sidekick/Android Dream]?". People love THEIR devices; the choice of an Iphone vs a Blackberry is as heated as any political debate. Google Apps/GMail Google makes a GMail for Mobile application that works on most smartphones capable of running java applications, which includes all of the major variants (Windows Mobile, Blackberry, iPhone and Palm).

Are Nonprofits Wasting Time Developing Mobile Apps?


There are too many barriers to using your app So, first someone has to have a phone that works with native apps–for the most part, that’s an iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and maybe a Windows phone or other smartphone.

NTC Reflections: How many Smart Phones does it Take to Make a Dinner Reservation?

Beaconfire Wire

They mostly used Blackberries and Palms. I was jealous at all the Blackberries, iPhones, and Androids. I attended my first NTC conference four years ago. A few people had Smart Phones back then. I had a phone that made phone calls.

A Better Way to Produce Nonprofit Annual Reports

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The same design and the same code works on PCs, Macs and Linux desktop computers or Apple, Android, and Blackberry smart phones and tablets like iPad or Samsung Galaxy Tab. Not to mention Blackberry users and all these new tablet computers.”.

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Apps for Disaster Planning

Tech Soup Blog

FEMA App (Android, BlackBerry, iOS) contains disaster safety tips, interactive lists for storing your emergency kit and emergency meeting location information, and a map with open local shelters and open FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers.