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Blackberry Outage Fixed, but Backlog Remains - washingtonpost.com

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Blackberry Outage Fixed, but Backlog Remains - washingtonpost.com: "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

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Balsillie: BlackBerry Shutdown Will Never Happen Again

AFP Blog

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

News1130 - ALL NEWS RADIO-Some users say e-mail starting to flow after RIM BlackBerry e-mail failure

AFP Blog

News1130 - ALL NEWS RADIO: "Some users say e-mail starting to flow after RIM BlackBerry e-mail failureApril 18, 2007 - 6:11 amBy: DAVID FRIENDTORONTO (CP) - BlackBerry users could slowly start to receive a backlog of e-mails this morning as the company tries to return its servers to normal after an outage brought them to a screeching halt.A massive system failure blocked BlackBerry e-mail for. Tags: Blackberry Outage

Android — The new Google mobile phone OS | Beaconfire Wire

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License and Registration, Please

NetWits

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

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

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. Case in point is this email I received yesterday: To comply with CANSPAM, the bottom of the email contains a link to unsubscribe: That “here” link lands me: The main Blackberry Owner’s Lounge page…and I’m not even auto logged in.

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

NetWits

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, At last year’s Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits, Allison Nassour and I presented to a full room on the topic of QR codes. We were thrilled that so many people wanted to learn more about them, but also surprised at how many were already using them at their nonprofits.

[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 last four chapters of my book cover mobile social networking and mobile communications and fundraising for nonprofits, and I need some examples of success, or attempted success. If your nonprofit is experimenting with mobile technology, please share your experiences and links (if any) in a comment below. I am particularly interested in: 1.

10NTC: There's an App for That

NTEN

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. So if you're one of the iPhone brigade, you can get the conference schedule, twitter stream, social calendar and more at your fingertips. But I know you don't care about what it does - you just want it! .

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Twitter has a suite of exceptional apps for iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Window 7 Phone, and iPad , as does HootSuite and TweetDeck , and although the tools listed below also allow uploading from your desktop computer, getting acquainted with sharing photos while on location and making that transition to using your smartphone for photo-uploading is a necessary one. Odds are a Web-based version of Instagram is coming, as well as apps for Android, BlackBerry, etc.

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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.

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 ( m.facebook.com ), a touch site ( touch.facebook.com ), and Apps for iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Palm, Sidekick and many more. Beyond adding your nonprofit on the desktop site, most of the ROI from using Foursquare comes from using it on an iPhone, Android phone, or Blackberry. The advent of the Mobile Web is slowly starting to permeate and transform nonprofit communications.

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. That doesn’t help us communicate very well! The word most in question: “organization&#. Let’s use this beautiful picture of fruit as an example. Now, we have 4 fruits pictured: Strawberries. Raspberries.

Staying 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).

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

NetWits

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. With the rise of mobile applications, a lot of nonprofits getting into the mobile game are wondering whether they should start with a mobile website or a mobile application. Mobile Websites.

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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.&#

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

AFP Blog

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

Nonprofit Tech 2.0 iPhone App :: Version 2.0!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

4) Android has surpassed iPhone in sales, and Blackberry has a larger marketshare than iPhones, but as this fun and colorful iconographic demonstrates, 99.4% Using SwebApps.com , I quickly threw together and launched an iPhone App for Nonprofit Tech 2.0 in the fall of 2009. Once it was available in iTunes , I quickly moved on to other tasks and quite honesty, paid no attention to it for almost a year.

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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. Although the National Institutes of Health's Wireless Information for Emergency Responders/WISER (Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Windows Phone) is actually designed for hazmat teams and other first responders, its wealth of information makes it noteworthy.

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.

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

Allegiance Group

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. For me, not much has changed (although my phone does text). But now that I saw the ubiquity of Smart Phones at NTC, I’m ready for a change. Poor little old me – I had to do all my note-taking and email-checking on my big, bulky laptop!

Credit Card Processing – Helping Nonprofits Raise More Money Wherever Their Fundraising Efforts Take Them!

Tech Soup Blog

PayAnywhere also offers: Compatibility with most Apple, Android, and BlackBerry devices. Accepting credit cards is a great way for nonprofits, charities and public libraries to increase their fundraising efforts. These days you can even get a mobile credit card processing solution that will allow you to accept credit and debit card payments anytime, anywhere.

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. Alan Adamson , co-author of the new book, Shift Ahead , says that “the ability for companies and organizations to stay relevant is being significantly challenged by the accelerating pace of change – and new ways of doing things – that are emerging with every passing day.”

Which is a better investment for your nonprofit – an iPhone App or a mobile website?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Are you going to also create Apps for Palm, Blackberry, Android, etc.? When I bought my first iPhone in June 2009 I was absolutely blown away. Love my iPhone. What a miraculous little tool of technology. I immediately downloaded the Apps for the social networking sites that I regularly use as well as the few Apps that were available from the nonprofit sector. In the months following my mind was ruminating and imagining nonprofits throughout the world launching iPhone Apps.

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Accept Donations On-the-Go with Sage Mobile Payments

Tech Soup Blog

400+ devices are supported, including iPhone3, iPhone4, iPad, Droid, and BlackBerry. New to TechSoup’s Sage Payment Processing program, Sage Mobile Payments converts your cell phone, smartphone, or tablet into a secure and convenient "use anywhere" credit card terminal. Here’s how it works: An optional card reader plugs into your mobile device’s audio jack.

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. Alan Adamson , co-author of the book, Shift Ahead , says that “the ability for companies and organizations to stay relevant is being significantly challenged by the accelerating pace of change – and new ways of doing things – that are emerging with every passing day.”

CRM Apps: Manage Donors on the Road

Tech Soup Blog

Zoho Mobile (Android, BlackBerry, iOS) keeps you in the loop on important constituent emails and calls. Insightly Mobile (Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Windows Phone) is the mobile component of a social CRM service for small business. When was the last time you had to look up a donor's contact information while you were away from your desk?

Using your browser to test what sites look like on a mobile device (iPhone, iPad, Android, etc)

Allegiance Group

Specific device testing: There’s a good iPhone tester available, as well as Blackberry emulators to mimic individual phones. Be aware that the Blackberry emulators are very large downloads. You shouldn’t lose sight of Blackberry and Windows mobile, however, and perhaps even Nokia if you have a more international reach. We’ve been doing a lot of mobile sites for our clients recently, such as the new Bronx Zoo mobile site.

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. Alan Adamson , co-author of the book, Shift Ahead , says that “the ability for companies and organizations to stay relevant is being significantly challenged by the accelerating pace of change – and new ways of doing things – that are emerging with every passing day.”

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. Cool cars Every year Audi offers advanced driving courses. This year, BMW has a significant presence with its hydrogen-powered 700 series sedan. There are a handful driving around, as well as display units.

Cool App Roundup: Disaster and Emergency Edition

Tech Soup Blog

The FEMA app is available in the Android marketplace , with iPhone and Blackberry versions coming soon. The WISER mobile app is available for Apple, Windows, Blackberry and Palm devices. This edition of the App It Up project "Cool App Roundup" highlights different ways apps can be used in disaster, crisis, and emergency situations. Preparing for Disaster. The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers a free emergency preparedness app.

Five Task Manager Apps to Make Your Work Day Easier

Tech Soup Blog

Todoist: Free ($29/year for Premium); Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Mac, Windows, Web, various browser and mail extensions. I used to have the terrible habit of writing out a to-do list in a notebook or scrap of paper and then completely neglecting or losing it. Task manager apps can help you stay on track with features such as timers that alert you when a task is due, collaboration features, and email inbox integration.

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My iPhone 3G

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

The phone interface is great, visual voicemail rocks, reading email is really good, and surfing the web is decent – way better than on a blackberry. My suggestion: if you like gadgets, are addicted to being connected at all times, and you feel like you need reading glasses to read email or the web on the Blackberry screen, the iPhone might be a good bet, but I’d wait until software version 2.1

Wisdom 2.0: Living Consciously In A Connected World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tami Simon offered a self-reflection on her technology use, she's a blackberry user, sharing her inner feelings on why she grabs her blackberry on a Friday evening. She reaching for her blackberry facilitated "hyperthinking" with others. Soren Gordhamer, Wisdom 2.0

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.”. Note from Beth: I facilitated a panel about Mobile Integrated strategy at the Innogive Conference earlier this month and have shared the notes here.

Why I'm not interested in an Android phone. Yet.

Judi Sohn

It took me over a year to jump on the iPhone bandwagon from my beloved Blackberry. On Tuesday, Google is expected to publicly announce their Nexus One phone running Android. This is addition to a smattering of other Android OS phones out there, like the Droid , with many many more to come if you believe the techie sites.

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HOW TO: Add Your Nonprofit to FourSquare

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Foursquare is available for the iPhone, Blackberry, Android and Palm Pre. FourSquare has received quite a bit of buzz over the last few months. Some have even declared it to be the “ Twitter of 2010 “ I am not so sure about that, but it is fun. It is Different. Addictive. And as of last week, FourSquare has gone global. Thus, now all nonprofits worldwide have a good reason to get FourSquare on their radar screen.