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Mobile

How Nonprofits And Charities Can Build One Mobile App That Works On All Platforms

There is a misconception that creating a mobile app is not viable for the philanthropy sector. We learned, from a fantastic open dialogue on the TechSoup forum about Mobile App vs. Mobile Web (sparked by our Twitter discussion), that there are 3 main reasons people don’t feel mobile apps are accessible:

How I went completely paperless (with help from my iPad)

When I was just about to start my PhD program in Management at the University of Guelph, I had heard horror stories from friends and colleagues about the number of academic articles that I would need to print, read and annotate. I though that maybe I could do my entire PhD without printing out a single academic article, maybe I could do it all electronically without negatively impacting my productivity.

Text-to-donate: charitable giving in 8 characters

Have you ever seen something like this? “Text REDCROSS to 30333 to donate $5 to the Canadian Red Cross” And wondered if this was something you could do at your charity?

Developing a BYOD and Mobile IT Strategy

This post originally appeared on TechSoup.org's blog and was written by Jim Lynch, Co-Director of TechSoup's GreenTech program.

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What Will Happen When PCs and Mobile Phones Converge?

This post originally appeared on TechSoup.org's blog and was written by Jim Lynch, Co-Director of TechSoup's GreenTech program.

 

Doing Good? There’s an App for That

This post originally appeared on TechSoup's blog and was written by Amelia Glynn.

How to Get Long Life Out of Laptop and Cell Phone Batteries

This post originally appeared on techsoup.org's blog and was written by Jim Lynch, Co-Director of TechSoup's GreenTech program.

The Revolution Will Be Mobile - How to Build an App that People Will Actually Use

Note from Lori: This blog is a recap of Sam Dorman's session "The Revolution Will Be Mobile - How to Build an App that People Will Actually Use" presented at the Web of Change conference in September 2012. Building a mobile app from scratch doesn't make sense for most nonprofits, but if you are considering it (or any project where you are building new software), these are some important things to keep in mind.