60-Year Old ‘Our Daily Bread’ Goes Digital with Introduction of Mobile App for Daily Devotionals Contact: Leslie Petersen, Lambert, Edwards & Associates, 616-233-0500, firstname.lastname@example.org GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 18, 2014 — Founded in 1956, Our Daily Bread, an RBC Ministries publication, began publishing daily devotional thoughts as a resource for readers to spend time each day in God’s Word. Nearly six decades later, the publication, which is distributed in 150 countries around the globe, adapts for the digital age with the introduction of… Read More …
Cooper City, FL – Linxter, Inc., makers of allAware, a free mobile and web app designed for nonprofit organizations, announces the members of its new allAware advisory board. Antony Francis, Asdrubal Pichardo and Joel Milgram form a dynamic team of industry experts in the social networking, mobile payments, and nonprofit sectors to help make allAware the leading solution for nonprofits of all sizes. “Each member of the advisory board brings a unique skillset to allAware, and I am honored each of them has decided to join our team here,” states Jason Milgram, founder and CEO of Linxter.
The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer runs on Google’s Android OS, which is especially helpful if you are using an Android phone like I am. The tablet itself is arguably the #1 in its class, but that’s not what makes this the killer app. What makes the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer the killer app?
Ok, so no, you can’t drink Starbucks from their Android mobile app, but you can do almost everything else. Reload your Starbucks Card, track your Stars in the My Starbucks Rewards program and manage your Starbucks account, all from the app’s simple interface.
GasBuddy is a must have app for your Android, or really any smart phone. This is a great crowdsource app that takes pools together gas pricing reports from everyone running the app. Of course you get to report on prices at stations where you are as well, if you want to do so.
We switched from Tweetdeck to Hootsuite Pro for our team to handle social media postings. Tweetdeck is excellent and I still highly recommend it for any individual person who needs a great free solution to manage their social media across all the key outlets. Tweetdeck won’t work if you need more than one person in your process. We switched to Hootsuite Pro because we needed to have our team all in one system. Having been a longtime Tweetdeck user, I have… Read More …
Localbookmark.it has launched a Church website creator service that enables Faith-Based Ministries to build websites that are also pre-configured to work seamlessly on mobile devices, such as the iPhone or Android phones. As location based services such as Foursquare and Facebook Places engage tens of millions of smartphone users each day, it is becoming increasingly important for ministries to establish a mobile presence, which is where Localbookmark.it’s Easy Site Creator service comes in.
Here’s one of the Android mobile APPS I now can’t live without: Swype.
Angry Birds for Android proves the validity of the free, ad-supported model in mobile.
We completed another Advisory Board meeting yesterday for the Biola Media Conference. The conference line up is AWESOME again this year. We also got a preview of the initial draft of the Digital Session Guide App for the conference. I thought I’d give you a SNEAK PEEK.
Adobe just released Flash Player 10.2 for Android, making Android phones and tablets equipped to play Flash content on web sites. This also signals that Flash will be integrated for Android 3.0.1 Honeycomb, Google’s OS for tablets. According to Adobe, while Flash 10.2 for Android provides performance enhancements that improve the mobile experience, the main push behind this update is to bring Flash to tablets like the Motorola Xoom. Flash 10.2 for Android 2.2, 2.3 and 3.0.1 is available for download in the Android Marketplace.
Yesterday, Twitter matched Facebook’s recent upgrade so that the Twitter system can now allow us to protect ourselves from hijackers looking for easy targets for identity theft while we go about our own internet activities in a public place such as a Starbucks or Panera. (See my previous post about Facebook.) This is a critical update that you really should take advantage of. Twitter is finally offering you the option to operate securely inside of your profile using the HTTPS encrypted protocol. That’s the same protocol that protects your credit card information when you are buying something from an online store.
FrontGate Media; the leading faith-based, culture-engaged media & marketing group, announced today the addition of Cornerstone Festival to their growing media group roster. Created by the Chicago-based Jesus People USA, Cornerstone Festival is proving again to be the most creative and provocative of the nation’s festivals. With their incredible alternative musical line up, Flickering film screenings, Art Rageous, cstoneXchange, Sports, on-site Recovery Meetings, Children’s programs and more, since 1984 this alternative Christian lifestyle festival has pushed boundaries and challenged the concept of what a Christian festival “should” look like.
NewReleaseTuesday.com (NRT), a Christian music, social and entertainment mega-site and part of the FrontGate Media group, continues to innovate and lead the market with the announcement of the first Christian music game designed for Apple’s popular new mobile device, iPad. The game, which will feature EMI CMG Music artists in its initial launch, is also available on Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch devices, a category that has exploded to over 100 million devices sold, powered by the recent launches of the iPad and iPhone 4.