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The Evolution of Android vs. iPhone

Apple and Android accounted for 99.6% of smartphone sales in the fourth quarter of 2016. That’s a pretty significant duopoly of the smartphone market! What makes these two maestros of multitouch screens the standouts? Evolution. Over the last 10 years, both Android and Apple have come a long way, consistently outpacing their competitors. For a…

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The Case for Buying Used Technology

People often dismiss refurbishment when it comes to technology. Everyone seeks the latest and greatest tech products. Many people fear that refurbished hardware isn’t as reliable as a brand new product. However, refurbished technology has many environmental benefits. In fact, in some cases it can be even more efficient than recycling. TechSoup notes that it…

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HealthRight 360 Customer Case Study

This was originally posted on TechSoup.org as a guest blog post. The following is an overview of a BetterWorld customer, HealthRIGHT 360 and interview with Dave Dayter, IT Director of HealthRIGHT 360 discussing their experience with BetterWorld and the TechSoup VoIP Donation Program. BackGround HealthRIGHT 360 is an impressive and complex organization, the combination of…

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Community Technology Network

Computer skills in today’s world are not optional, in fact, even those seeking help and training are often hampered by resources designed for them that exist online. 

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Goodwill – Making 2012 Count

It’s that time of year again, time to reflect back at the last twelve months and take a big picture view of what lies ahead, in 2013. There were lots of great numbers in 2012: 

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Benetech – A Return on Humanity

The Bay Area is famous for a high number of both technology companies and nonprofits working on causes all over the world. But there is one new customer we’re thrilled to welcome aboard that does both, Benetech harnesses technology in the service of humanity. 

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Celebrating Telework Week

It’s National Telework Week  next week March 5-9th, where individuals and organizations pledge to telework for one week. In celebration, BetterWorld is offering special pricing and discounts in both of our donation programs for nonprofits for the full month of March. 

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Elf Volunteering & Thank you!

Volunteering BetterWorld’s Salem Kimble was out dressed as an elf volunteer recently, face painting students at a holiday fundraising event for St. Leo the Great School in Oakland, CA. “It’s such a great experience to give back to the local community,” Salem said, “it’s wonderful to work at a company that values giving back too.”…

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California Teleconnect Fund

(This posting was originally a guest blog for TechSoup Global) If you work for a nonprofit or library in California, your organization might be eligible to reduce your telecom expenses by half. Thousands of eligible organizations in California are not aware of the California Teleconnect Fund (CTF) and missing out on this great benefit available…

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Virtual Work, Real Success

Telecom for Good BetterWorld Telecom provides services that enable and support a virtual work environment, as a donation partner with TechSoup Global. However, BetterWorld itself works as a virtual team, with team members scattered literally across the U.S. With TechSoup’s focus on virtual work this month, we thought we’d share some of the tips and…

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Audio Conferencing for Nonprofits

What organization doesn’t need some form of audio conferencing these days? That’s why we’ve paired up with go-to technology resource for nonprofits, TechSoup Global to provide a highly discounted audio conferencing service for nonprofits. We’ve had an amazing response from nonprofits of all sizes since launching earlier this month and are happy to support these…

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TechSoup Global Contributors Summit

BetterWorld was honored to be a part of a convening of funders, corporate donors, social media experts, capacity-building organizations and the fulcrum of all of these amazing networks, TechSoup Global. The summit has focused on how BetterWorld and other participants can create greater impact through the extraordinary network of partners that comprise TechSoup’s global contributors. This is…

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