• Blog | Proud to support TechCentral SF and military veterans

    02.22.2012 by Arthur Grau IV | 0 Comments
    As part of our regular outreach to the Bay Area developer community, we are happy to support and promote Tech Central SF and their work to bring new media skills to military veterans.  This work directly supports our goal to help people get quality jobs. The objective of the event is to support returning Bay ... more
  • Blog | Moving forward on civic engagement with CAAM

    02.16.2012 by Arthur Grau IV | 0 Comments
    At Applications for Good we are proud to support other agencies as they help people thrive in diverse circumstances of life.  We understand that media plays a vital role informing, inspiring and educating people to make positive change.  To this end we co-authored a Challenge Brief withCenter for Asian American Media to develop a mobile engagement app that will accompany ... more
  • Blog | 2012, The year of code?

    01.06.2012 by Arthur Grau IV | 0 Comments
    Now for anyone who wants to build Applications for Good there is a simple solution.  CodeAcademy is asking you to commit to a lesson per week for 2012 at CodeYear. They are offering lessons in a stepped progression so that anyone can learn.  A fantastic opportunity for people of all walks of life to dig ... more
  • Blog | More americans have a mobile phone than a passport?

    12.20.2011 by Arthur Grau IV | 0 Comments
    Might as well build a free mobile site…  A boon for small business owners and the underserved, who traditionally are using mobile phones to access the internet, introducing Google’s GoMo.  Now without coding, anyone can build a mobile splash page too. According to Google’s GoMo loading page, “more Americans own a phone than have a passport”.  So ... more
  • Contests | New gaming academy partners with us to make games for good

    12.12.2011 by Arthur Grau IV | 0 Comments
    If you believe games and social gaming may have a hand to play in the building a better tomorrow, the “The Games Academy”  may be the place for you.  Offered by Papaya Mobile and hosted at Parisoma in San Francisco, this  three-month accelerated program for game developers is looking to create the next top-grossing social game ... more
  • Blog | For Autistic Children, Applications May Improve Skills

    12.07.2011 by Stephanie Williams | 0 Comments
    Gaming apps are increasingly popular for mobile consumers of all ages. While this may be a fun distraction for many, some parents of children with autism say that games and other applications have helped their children improve. Recent news reported on both 60 Minutes and by the New York Times suggest that tablet computers may ... more
  • Blog | ‘Minding our Meds’ elder medication reminders via sms

    11.16.2011 by carolamulero | 0 Comments
    Taking medication can be an issue for many of the American older people under medical treatment.  Whether because they are prescribed three or more medications, which can lead to drug interactions and confusion, or they worry about side effects, or they just forget about which and how medications they do have to take, these issues ... more
  • App Review | Bee Local on Your Desktop

    11.15.2011 by aaninag | 1 Comment
    A few weeks back we announced One Economy’s beelocal app. It is now available for the desktop. Like Yelp, it searches for nearby places and allows you to rate them. But beelocal is specific to public and private services that help low income people ... more
  • Blog | Market Connectors

    11.10.2011 by carolamulero | 0 Comments
      This week Applications for Good is teaming up with Digital Connectors to offer Market Connectors, a workshop that will help business to connect to online social tools through a community street team. The aim of this project is to encourage the use of social, mobile and gps tools in small business to increase foot traffic ... more
  • Blog | Snapfresh is almost here!

    10.26.2011 by carolamulero | 0 Comments
    Snapfresh, the application that helps CalFresh food stamps beneficiaries to find the closest and healthier stores is almost ready to launch its official beta pilot!  Visit and test it out. After the test period, the new Snapfresh interface has included the “About” page where the user can now find the Privacy and other Policies ... more
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