Diabetes UK launches mobile phone membership scheme

AFP Blog

Diabetes UK launches mobile phone membership scheme

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Can Mobile Phones Solve Homelessness?

Tech Soup Blog

Are mobile phones a lifeline for homeless people? Homeless people use mobile phones to break their isolation, find food and shelter, and connect with the people they care about. Just like any single thing, mobile phones are a help, but not a cure for homelessness.

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How To Avoid Becoming Addicted To Your Mobile Phone

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Rosen’s research has found that the average person checks their phone every 15 minutes or less and that approximately 50% of the time there isn’t a notification beckoning them to do so. According to Rosen, we check our phones to reduce anxiety. Mindfulness Mobile

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Hold the Phone! If You’re Not Mobile, You’re Missing Out

Connection Cafe

But more than likely you’re a smart phone user. However, it’s not just our daily lives that are being influenced by mobile. Mobile devices are now influencing our sector in a major way. Being ready for mobile donations to float in—if a natural disaster arises or the next big philanthropic challenge occurs—is a priority. Don’t miss opportunities because your giving options are not mobile-friendly. We have to be mobile-friendly philanthropists.

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Why Are Charity Mobile Phone Donation Programs Going Extinct?

Tech Soup Blog

Not that long ago, there were dozens of charity mobile phone donation programs vying for attention. Why Phone Recycling Matters. In the world of electronics recycling, mobile phones are a problem. Phones 4 Charity. Just How Much Is Your Old Phone Worth?

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10 Best Free Antivirus App for Android mobile phone & tablet

Find the free stuff

Most of the mobile users are no longer using their smartphones for just making calls but. The post 10 Best Free Antivirus App for Android mobile phone & tablet appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Smartphones, tablets and handheld devices have become a part and parcel of everyday life. It is evident that these fancy devices are now considered a necessity in a world that is ever changing every day in terms of technology.

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Break Your Mobile Phone Addiction: There’s An App for That and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Having trouble getting that mobile phone out of your hands and checking it when you need to focus on work? There’s an app that can help you break your mobile phone addiction and it makes it fun. The app is called Forest that turns putting down your phone into a game.

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Cell phone trackers for your Children safety

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

One of the best method to locate your children or to look after their cell phones and their social media apps is to download Spy apps. For further information kindly visit cell phone tracker . This app is specifically designed for those cell phones which have android.

MobiKin Transfer for Mobile Review

Find the free stuff

Spending much time moving all your stuff from old phone to new one? Keep an eye on this highly rated MobiKin Transfer for Mobile, it can transfer data between phones safely with the speediest process. The post MobiKin Transfer for Mobile Review appeared first on PhreeSite.com.

The Hottest New Mobile Device is a “Dumb Phone”

Mobile Commons

If you’ve been following the news from the Mobile World Congress (and who hasn’t), you may notice the big buzz has all been around an old phone. The new phones will still be Paleolithic by iPhone standards. Moreover, many people just prefer the simplicity of a feature phone.

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Mobile phone-based humanitarian projects need greater co-ordination | Global Development Professionals Network | Guardian Professional

AFP Blog

Mobile phone-based humanitarian projects need greater co-ordination | Global Development Professionals Network | Guardian Professional : Mobile phone-based humanitarian projects need greater co-ordination Mobile technology can help save more lives, but there are challenges to overcome. Handing out phones isn't enough

The New Mobile Normal & Three Easy Ways to Address It

NetWits

Tonia’s the Mobile Strategist for Atlantic Business Technologies. — I used to suspect with a career in mobile technology I was not normal. Back even a year ago, some friends would say “Can’t you put your phone away and just enjoy our conversation?”

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How Mobile Phones Are Saving Lives in the Developing World

AFP Blog

How Mobile Phones Are Saving Lives in the Developing World : "In six months, our pilot in Malawi saved the clinical staff 1,200 hours of follow-up time and more than $3,000 in motorbike fuel,” Nesbit says. We’re looking at how mobile phones can make the health care system and the people working in it more efficient, with the end goal of saving more lives,” says Nesbit.

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Ask Idealware: What is "Mobile Phone Virtualization?"

Idealware

In this Ask Idealware video, Jay Leslie answers a question about mobile phone virtualization, which offers a means for a nonprofit's IT staff to provide employees with secure access to organizational resources from their personalized smartphones without compromising either data integrity or the user experience. Got a question to ask Idealware?

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Mobile Citizen Journalism: The Phone As Global Equalizer « MobileBehavior

AFP Blog

Mobile Citizen Journalism: The Phone As Global Equalizer « MobileBehavior: "iran-mobile-citizenThe Iranian crisis put Twitter in the spotlight as an organizational tool showcasing how the online world could be used to communicate and unite people, despite government censorship. Armed with cell phones, Iranians were able to text, tweet, and send pictures and videos to the world community, focusing

11 Nonprofits Pioneering the Windows Phone

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Launching a third version of a smartphone app is extremely rare, but with the release of Windows 8 Pro on October 26 for desktop and tablets compatible with the design and functionality of the Windows Phone , nonprofits could very soon be adding a third option to their suite of smartphone apps.

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Mobile Phone Data Helped Aid Groups Target Quake Relief in Haiti, Report Finds | PND | Foundation Center

AFP Blog

Mobile Phone Data Helped Aid Groups Target Quake Relief in Haiti, Report Finds | PND | Foundation Center : Mobile Phone Data Helped Aid Groups Target Quake Relief in Haiti, Report Finds A new report from Columbia University and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, offers evidence that in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, anonymous cell phone data helped aid groups target emergency supplies to those most in need, BBC News reports

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10 Ways Nonprofits Can Send Mobile-Friendlier Email

NetWits

Does your nonprofit send mobile-friendly email? You’ve likely heard about the importance of being mobile-friendly to engage constituents. Maybe even that: Mobile email opens are predicted to surpass desktop opens this year. What mobile email tips do you have to share?

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The Hottest New Mobile Device is a “Dumb Phone”

Mobile Commons

If you’ve been following the news from the Mobile World Congress (and who hasn’t), you may notice the big buzz has all been around an old phone. And now the classic is back: HMD rolled out a suite of new Nokia phones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Sunday, including a relaunch of the 3310 that capitalizes on ‘dumb phone’ nostalgia.” The new phones will still be Paleolithic by iPhone standards.

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Pew Report Shows that Mobile Phones are the Best Way to Reach the Most People

Mobile Commons

A recent Pew Report shows that mobile phones are the best way to reach the vast majority of the American public. The #1 function for which people use their mobile phones? Mobile Phones Cross the Digital Divide. All Posts Mobile Resources and Research

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Mobilize Those Mobile Eyes

Connection Cafe

Confession time: not more than ten years ago I was one of those people who said I would never have a cell phone. I am one of the nearly half of all Americans who now own not just a cell phone, but a smartphone, according to the latest Pew research. Author: Guest Blogger.

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Text Messages are the Best Way to Drive Phone Calls to Legislators

Mobile Commons

Political activists know that phone calls to Congress are the best way to influence legislators. But what’s the best way to actually get your organization’s supporters to pick up the phone and make those calls? Mobile Research Mobile Strategy & Tips Phone Calls Use Cases

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[Cool Social Tools] flyp gives you multiple phone numbers!

SocialFish

———– In the nonprofit world, you likely spend a LOT of time on the phone. Some of you might use a work landline phone to talk with donors, colleagues, vendors and beyond. Some of you might use a second cell phone provided by an employer.

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Make Mobile Donations Easy Or Risk Losing Funds

TechImpact

We’ve talked a lot about the importance of optimizing your organization’s website for use on mobile devices, but it’s even more critical than you probably thought. Blog Fundraising Mobile Social Tech donation process online mobile devices online donations smart phones

Charity app allows marathon spectators to make instant donations by pointing phones at runners' vests

AFP Blog

Charity app allows marathon spectators to make instant donations by pointing phones at runners'' vests : "Marathon spectators will be able to make charity donations by taking a picture of a runner''s vest on a mobile phone, a not-for-profit organisation has said. Up to 750,000 spectators at the London Marathon on Sunday will be able to donate money by aiming the SnapDonate app at each runner’s vest and ‘snapping’ the charity logo with their phones." ''via Blog this

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How Cell Phones and Tablets Enable Telework

Tech Soup Blog

To be able to telework, people usually need five things: a computer or tablet, broadband Internet, access to work email, access to work documents, and a phone. All social media is utterly native to mobile devices. Often our best contact lists are now on our phones.

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Building Websites for a Mobile Phone

Idealware

As more and more people use mobile phones, how do you ensure they can see your website on it? Most mobile phones can view sites using the same HTML that you would use for regular websites So it's very likely that people currently can see your website on their phone. However, mobile phones tend to intepret HTML standards much more harshly than other browsers, and mobile screens are tiny compared to a computer screen.

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What Will Happen When PCs and Mobile Phones Converge?

Tech Soup Blog

The robust smartphones of the near future will likely use a combination of mobile apps and cloud apps and because we'll dock them so much with our laptops, we'll begin using those types of applications much more on our computers as well.

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Online Fundraising Going Mobile

AFP Blog

Online Fundraising Going Mobile : s certainly not news that people are increasingly using their mobile phones and tablets to go online. A recent report shows that 78% of Facebook users are now accessing the service through their mobile whilst even online retail sites are seeing a large and growing mobile audience.

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Four museums. One adventure. All from your mobile phone!

Mobile Commons

And to celebrate, they’ve created a mobile scavenger hunt that allows even the most frequent museum-goers to discover new things about the museums: Members, charge your cell phones! That’s when Mobile Commons’ Multiple Choice feature comes into play.

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5 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Mobile Technology In 2018

Everyaction

M+R Benchmarks Report , 40% of nonprofit website visitors in the year 2017 were using a mobile phone - a 9% increase from the year prior. And it's not just websites that are affected by the trend toward mobile - more and more communication now happens through cell phones.

Everytown for Gun Safety Finds that Text Messages Are 3x More Effective than Emails for Driving Advocacy Phone Calls

Mobile Commons

Last July, Everytown and Moms Demand Action drove almost 200,000 phone calls around the #NoBillNoBreak sit-in. SMS Is the Most Effective Way to Drive Advocacy Phone Calls When they want to rally their members to speak up, Everytown reaches out across all their platforms.

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Mobile for Good: Fire Phone, Locking Down Data, and Services for the Homeless

Tech Soup Blog

It seems like every company wants a hand in the mobile game. From apps to new devices to connected home objects that can be controlled with your phone, the market is saturated with all things mobile. Amazon Fire Phone and the Internet of Things.

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11 Mobile Marketing Statistics You Wont Believe

TechImpact

One of the biggest buzz words in the nonprofit sector has been mobile marketing. The intuitively named marketing trend refers to a marketers ability to communicate a message effectively to a consumer via their mobile device. billion of those own a cell phone, while 4.2

Mobile Donation Forms

Connection Cafe

When I say, “mobile donation” you probably think about text-to-give. It’s about a mobile-friendly donation form, which I believe is a key component to any nonprofit mobile presence. Author: Lacey Kruger.

Build Mobile Web Pages That Work on Any Phone

Mobile Commons

Smart phones like the iPhone and the Droid can view web pages better than most desktop computers can. Now you can use Mobile Commons to build mobile web pages that work on any phone. That way, they can feel good about investing in their super-phones.

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Universal Mobile Phone Charger

Tech Soup Blog

Hold the phone! The mobile phone industry has decided to do something about this. Mobile phone companies including Apple, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, and Sony Ericsson (which together account for over 80% of the mobile phone market worldwide ) have struck a deal with the European Union to introduce the one-size-fits-all or universal mobile phone charger by January 2010.

Seven Deadly Mobile Myths

Connection Cafe

When you think about someone accessing your nonprofit website from a mobile device, how do you picture them? While that’s probably the case with a lot of your mobile audience, it’s not always true. As a designer of mobile experiences, I too am guilty of these assumptions.

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14 Mobile Marketing Statistics Your Nonprofit Needs To See

TechImpact

By now, the move to mobile has been a well documented phenomenon. How much time do we spend on mobile devices per day? How long do we spend checking email on mobile devices? If your nonprofit isn’t sure how to make the move to mobile, Tech Impact has you covered.

How to Buy Greener Mobile Phones

Tech Soup Blog

What's New in Green Mobile Phones. If you're in the market for a new cell phone or smartphone, there are some green models that you've probably never heard of like the Sony Ericsson GreenHeart , Samsung Reclaim , Samsung Blue Earth , Nokia Evolve , and the Motorola Renew.

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Mobilize Those Mobile Eyes Again

Connection Cafe

In part 1 of Mobilize Those Mobile Eyes , I wrote about the different facets of the mobile channel that your organization can use to engage your constituents. In other cases, you may need to work with a proxy provider to deliver a mobilized version of your site.

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Phone Calls Are the Best Way to Influence Legislators. Here’s How to Set Up Your Own Call-In Campaign

Mobile Commons

A phone call from a constituent can, indeed, hold more weight than an email, and far outweighs a Facebook post or a tweet,” writes the Times. You can ask your constituents to either text in a keyword or to dial a phone number. They can also enter their mobile number on a website.

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How the Global Mobile Revolution is Transforming Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

To anyone and everyone reading this now, no matter your age or location in the world, you are about to experience—and hopefully help pioneer—the most consequential evolution in Internet technology yet: the Global Mobile Revolution. billion (2016 Ericsson Mobility Report).

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