Posts Tagged: geeks & gadgets

Phone Tips & Tricks: BBM: It’s Not Just for the Kids.

The Phone Tips & Tricks series is supported by the Sprint Federal Employee Discount Program. To find awesome discounts visit the Sprint Federal Employee Discount resource center today. BlackBerry, aka the official phone of government. Govies all know and love their BlackBerries, but the one of my favorite parts of this phone is an application… Read more »

Phone Tips & Tricks: Slow as Molasses?

The Phone Tips & Tricks series is supported by the Sprint Federal Employee Discount Program. To find awesome discounts visit the Sprint Federal Employee Discount resource center today. I honestly don’t know what I would do without my smartphone. When you think about it, smartphone users basically carry around a miniature computer in their pocket…. Read more »

Research and Best Practices eNewsletter

Lessons Learned from Around the World (06/07/2011) – The World Economic Forum’s report on the future of governmentlooks at the major challenges facing governments and the need for them to adapt to rapidly changing conditions and citizens’ expectations. The report recommends that governments become flatter, agile, streamlined and tech-enabled (FAST). Canadians most tech hungry(06/24/2011) –… Read more »

Protecting Your Cell Phone

The Phone Tips & Tricks series is supported by the Sprint Federal Employee Discount Program. To find awesome discounts visit the Sprint Federal Employee Discount resource center today. It’s a great feeling to get a new phone. It’s like a fresh start. It’s like a new relationship. It takes getting used to, but it’s exciting…. Read more »

GovBytes: State-Issued Phones To Go The Way Of The Dodo

California Gov. Jerry Brown has eliminated 44 percent of all state-issued cell phones in what Government Technology’s Brian Heaton describes as “just the first round of cuts.” It’s part of Brown’s plan to reduce the number of state-issued phones in California by half, to lower costs for the budget-strapped state. Evan Westrup, a spokesman for… Read more »

Phone Tips & Tricks: Use Your Phone to Stay Healthy on the Road

The Phone Tips & Tricks series is supported by the Sprint Federal Employee Discount Program. To find awesome discounts visit the Sprint Federal Employee Discount resource center today. I’m constantly traveling for work. It’s awesome to explore different cities, but the downside is finding ways to stay healthy while on the road. To continue on… Read more »

#mLearnCon: The Use of Tablets in the Future of mLearning

mLearnCon is coming up next week! June 21-23, we’ll be doing some intensive deep dives into how mobile devices can (and are) transforming learning across a lot of domains (corporate, government, medical, military, academia, edu, etc). I’m going to (try to) give you a sneak preview of what’s happening on the mLearning Future Zone stage… Read more »

VTA launches mobile app contest

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (CA) invites developers to create a mobile application that enhances the VTA travel experience. “Whether they help you find the best donut shop in town or get you to the latest flash mob on time, these mobile apps are sure to be a big hit with our riders,” said… Read more »