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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 ( 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.

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iPhone owners: Anyone solved the multi-Mac dilemma?

Judi Sohn

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). This is something I still miss about the BlackBerry. I’ll meet folks on my trip, enter their contact info into my phone and have no way of transferring that info to my laptop until I get home. When I’m home, I sync my iPhone with my iMac, and life is good.

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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. Poor little old me – I had to do all my note-taking and email-checking on my big, bulky laptop! 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.

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Wisdom 2.0: Living Consciously In A Connected World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Chris Sacca quipped that he usually attends technology conference where most people in the audience are buried in their smart phones or laptops and that this conference was the one where felt the mostly everyone was paying attention to him. 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.

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Veterans Organic Garden: An Off-the-Grid Jobs Program

Tech Soup Blog

We plan to grow organic tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, potatoes, onions, garlic, shallots, peas, blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, figs, and grapes." The Veterans Organic Garden has laptops that are mainly used to train veteran interns in employment skills. When we found out about Lovay Wallace-Singleton's new project to build a solar-powered organic garden in North Carolina, one that also brings rehabilitation and jobs to veterans, we had to talk to her.

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Video Conferencing Apps: Take Virtual Meetings on the Road

Tech Soup Blog

ReadyTalk Mobile (iPad) makes it easy to jump in on a meeting if you left your work laptop behind. Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Windows Phone) is the mobile version of the popular face-to-face video calling service (we use Skype here at TechSoup). Video conferencing software makes it easy to connect with volunteers in the field, donors who aren't local, or remote staff. But what's even better? Video chat and conferencing apps.

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Mobile Innovations for Social Good

NTEN

The Extraordinaries is smartphone software (iPhone, Blackberry, and more) that allows millions of people to perform brief micro-volunteer tasks on their smartphones in a few minutes of spare time. FrontlineSMS:Medic helps coordinate health workers using FrontlineSMS , a free software platform enabling large-scale, two-way text messaging using a laptop, mobile phones, and a GSM signal. Amy Sample Ward, NetSquared.

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Tech for Good at Mobile World Congress

Tech Soup Blog

For example, you can work on a document in the new Microsoft Office on your Windows 8 laptop, take a break, and then pick up where you left off on your Windows Phone. While Apple, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry are the main players in the smartphone market today, some new operating systems made waves at MWC. Mobile World Congress , an annual tech conference in Barcelona, Spain, sets the tone for global technology trends in the coming year.

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Daylight Savings Time | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

Other systems affected include email and calendaring tools like Microsoft Exchange and Blackberry servers. Beaconfire outsources the vast majority of its IT infrastructure and support to mindSHIFT who manages our laptops, desktops and core servers through autmoated and remote management tools. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

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NpTech Summary: VTvigils Online, Netsquared Announces 21 Featured Projects, and Happiness Hacking

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

AFP Blog points a story about a blackberry service outage that left millions of users without wireless e-mail access. If you want to keep up with the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC), check out the wiki. VTVigils VT Vigils VTvigils.org is a project of a diverse group of national campaigns and organizations not affiliated with Virginia Tech. They are calling on Americans nationwide to gather and hold silent, candlelight vigils to mourn those lost, reminiscent of the vigils after 9/11.

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Beaconfire Survey: Tech Gadgets | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

Eric, Senior Consultant : For me, it’s the Blackberry. I rarely use my laptop except if it’s work related and I can do just about anything through it’s Safari browser, including checking Outlook Web Access, Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, Google News Reader, and of course Slashdot and Engadget.

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gokubi.com

gokubi.com

on Salesforce… so perhaps my questions are overly simple, but this thread makes me wonder, if I plan to use sales force on a laptop out of the office do i want to link up with either Outlook or google apps but not both? Blackberry, iPhone) - Google Calendar has direct two-way sync with Outlook and mobile devices – [link] – as you point out, and one can also use iCal (and even go two way with that using Spanning Sync, etc) But, what about those contacts?

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