Tag: technology

Online Giving Grows but Nonprofits Fail at Mobile

Online Giving Grows but Nonprofits Fail at Mobile

| March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

For a second year, online giving to nonprofits grew by double digits in 2013 as more Americans embrace it. Yet, despite the growth in mobile devices such as smartphones and tables, most charitable groups do not have mobile-friendly donation websites. Read more at Online Giving Grows but Nonprofits Fail at Mobile.

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Time Running Out For Techsoup Requests

Time Running Out For Techsoup Requests

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Attention nonprofits needing tech tools The end of the fiscal year for obtaining donations through Techsoup is June 30. If you haven’t maxed your orders for the year now is the time to get on the move. If you are a nonprofit, you should be registered with Techsoup and on their mailing list. TechSoup : […]

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Responsive Websites More Important Than Ever for Nonprofits

Responsive Websites More Important Than Ever for Nonprofits

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Shipments of desktop PCs and Macs continue to drop Declines in PC shipments worldwide continue to decline faster than the experts predicted. A recent report by the IDC shows a 13.9% decline in Q1 of 2013. There are just more of us accessing the web using tablets and smart phones. This will continue to put […]

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Design Trends in Art and Graphics | Infographic

Design Trends in Art and Graphics | Infographic

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Graphics are shared over 50% more often on Facebook than text messages. Graphics are the new focus of the changes in layout Facebook is rolling out now. With more of our online content being viewed on mobile devices, graphics will continue to gain in importance as the primary way we have to grab attention in […]

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What Does the New Facebook Look Mean for Nonprofits?

What Does the New Facebook Look Mean for Nonprofits?

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Will Facebook’s changes mean a decreased reach for nonprofits? Facebook rolled out major changes to the News Feed look and interface yesterday. The new style gives users more control over what they see by segmenting the News Feed into categories or subfeeds. How will nonprofits, and marketers in general, fare with this new categorization? What will […]

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New Leap Device Lets You Control Your Computer With Gestures

New Leap Device Lets You Control Your Computer With Gestures

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gesture-based controller similar to motion control seen in movie Minority Report Ever wanted to control your desktop or laptop by waving your fingers in the air? It’s entirely possible with this new device. The device enables you to browse, draw, fly planes, and even chop flying fruit and not touch a thing. It’s similar in […]

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Arizona Legislature Wants to Censor the Internet – Again

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Seems like the attempts at writing bad bills won’t be over any time soon. HB2549 is on Governor Brewer’s desk. via msnbc The state of Arizona could find itself in the company of countries like China and Syria for censoring the Internet if the state’s governor signs a bill recently passed by the legislature. The […]

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Creepy Mobile App Raises Fears of Stalking

Creepy Mobile App Raises Fears of Stalking

| April 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

The story about the mobile application “Girls Around Me” went viral yesterday and creeped lots of people out (Foursquare subsequently pulled the API so that the app no longer works). There is no doubt that the images used, the truck-driver-style silhouettes super-imposed on a radar screen were creepy, but perhaps good marketing – to attract […]

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Instead of DIY It’s DIFM

Instead of DIY It’s DIFM

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Meaning Do-It-For-Me, as in Read-It-For-Me, a service that promises to help you “Learn Faster, Go Further” by condensing the books on your shelf, or the books they have already read for you. More than a Cliff Notes approach, Readitfor.me creates videos, PDFs, and surprises… I’m game. I signed up. I’m going to take a test […]

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Helping Grandma get Techie, OASIS Computer Lab Expansion

Helping Grandma get Techie, OASIS Computer Lab Expansion

| April 22, 2011 | 3 Comments

Tucson OASIS is adding 5 new computers to their computer lab, expanding student capacity for their ever-popular technology classes. The OASIS computer lab is used to teach mature adults (that’s how you say 50+ nicely) how to use computers for personal use, or to help them find a job or improve job skills. Classes are […]

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