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 -

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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

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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

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@ 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.".

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,

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!

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.

The Rise of Mobile


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

A Better Way to Produce Nonprofit Annual Reports

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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.”.

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.

Corporate Philanthropy Trends Affecting Nonprofits in 2016

NonProfit Hub

Whether it’s a Blackberry, an iPhone, or an Android, everyone from the CEO to the intern is talking, tweeting, and posting on their phones. Adam Weinger is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub, and President of Double the Donation.

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

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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.

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Social Media Data and Trends You Need to Know


iPad users gave 40% more per donation than any other mobile device user, Every iOS device gave more than Android or Blackberry. It can be challenging to keep up with the all the new and interesting social media data, research, and trends coming out every week. Not to worry, Frogloop has got you covered. Check out the some of our social media picks this week that we think your organization needs to know about. Mobile Devices Driving Major Traffic to Social Networks.

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.

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Apps for Disaster Planning

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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.

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.

The Launch Ticker = Awesome Way to Get Your Tech News Fix


Send me an email at 3pm with the day’s news so I can read the facts quickly on my Blackberry (spacebar FTW!). Are you interested in technology news and what’s happening out of Silicon Valley, but no time to read through the hundreds of tech blogs and tech news magazines?

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15 Techniques Used by Top Nonprofits to Boost Donor Acquisition and Online Fundraising Results

Connection Cafe

Expert Tip : Boost online fundraising performance with donation forms that work well on iPhones, Androids & Blackberrys. Online fundraising isn’t a fad.

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

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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.

10 Tips for Optimizing Mobile Email Marketing


While action alerts or appeals may look great on the IPhone it could look messed up on a Blackberry. If your nonprofit doesn’t have a mobile strategy on its radar, you need to develop one. While web-based email went down in 2010, mobile email went up 36% in the US as we reported last week on Frogloop. Nonprofits can no longer afford to ignore mobile email.

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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.

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.

Five Task Manager Apps to Make Your Work Day Easier

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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.

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Using Accents in SMS Text Messages

Mobile Commons

Or maybe you are using Blackberry Messenger. Mobile Commons works with some of the most inspiring Hispanic organizations in the country, including Reform Immigration 4 America , , the National Alliance for Hispanic Health , the National Hispanic Media Coalition , and many others. But if you join the Spanish-language version of any of their mobile lists, you’ll notice something surprising. None of the characters have the appropriate accent marks.

Cool App Roundup: Fundraising Edition

Tech Soup Blog

PayAnywhere (Android, BlackBerry, iOS) is a mobile and web-based payment processing service that lets you accept donations from just about anywhere. Sage Mobile Payments (Android, BlackBerry, iOS) is another mobile payment service available through TechSoup.

Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: Successfully Going Mobile

Amy Sample Ward

50% of Android users under 35, Apple use most under 44, RIM (Blackberry etc.) Today, I’m live blogging a few sessions from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit. This session focuses on how to successfully get started with mobile technology, with Tonia Zampieri from Smart Online presenting.

Apps, Unleashed


Popularized on BlackBerries, iPhones and Droids, apps until recently have been creatures tehtered tightly to the smartphone-osphere, but Google seems bent of changing this. Most of us who are smartphone users are well-versed in the use of apps , but what exactly are they? Is app just hipster-ese for an "application" that runs on cool things like iPhones and Droids? Eh, sorta, but not quite.

Wisdom 2.0: Living Consciously In A Connected World

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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

Mobile apps are a waste of time for associations.


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. [Editor''s note - this post originally appeared on November 11, 2010.

Apps for Managing and Maintaining Social Media

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HootSuite (Desktop, Android, BlackBerry, iOS) is a popular social media management tool. Keeping track of your organization's social media accounts is tricky enough, but things get even more complicated when you have your personal accounts to maintain as well.

Android — The new Google mobile phone OS | Beaconfire Wire

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How to Set Up Bitcoin for Your Nonprofit

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A Bitcoin wallet can exist in one of several ways: as software on an Android, an iOS, or a Blackberry mobile device; as software on a Windows, Mac, or Linux desktop or laptop computer; on a physical, thumb drive-like device; or in the cloud.

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App Resources for Nonprofits and Libraries

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These app guides aren't specifically designed for nonprofits or libraries, but they're definitely worth looking into: Gizmodo and Wired's guide to 400 essential apps for Windows Mobile, Apple, Android, and Blackberry devices. There's a lot that an app can do for you.

Stay Productive On the Road, In the Field, and Away from the Office

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PayAnywhere (Android, BlackBerry, iOS) is a mobile and web-based payment processing service that lets you accept donations from just about anywhere. Your work can't always come to a stop when you're away from the office or don't have your computer.

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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

Social Media Well Conference

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From Blackberry , social media can be a very effective tool. Author: Cheryl Black. The conference was actually called Blogwell but I just don't think that did it justice. It was really how to do all social media well, but I guess the Social Media Well Conference does sound a little awkward, so Blogwell it is. Anyway, Blogwell was held at the University of Texas, ie right in Convio’s backyard. Thus I had the great opportunity to attend.

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