Archives for February 17, 2012

Card2Contact – A New BlackBerry App Bringing Back the Business Card in a Big Way!

Business cards. Everyone has one. Card2Contact has developed a user-friendly solution to convert business cards to contacts on your BlackBerry. The app will be a momentous shift in the way we network and share information efficiently.

KITCHENER, ON, February 17, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ — Business cards are used across every industry and job function. For all of their value, business cards are unproductive to manage when compared to other modern business solutions. We complain about the efficiency of the business card, however, we don’t want to get rid of it completely. There has not been an efficient solution to manage the business cards we still collect in a smartphone world, until now.
Card2Contact is a new BlackBerry App that provides the solution to store business cards directly into the address book on your BlackBerry. Card2Contact is a Canadian based start-up, located in Waterloo, Ontario.

With your BlackBerry and the Card2Contact App, you can take a picture of any business card, from anywhere and upload it to our Manual Transcription Team. Our team will ensure 100% accuracy and return the contact information to your device. You can view the contact anytime or add the information to your permanent contact address book on your BlackBerry. We work 24/7 to provide an unmatched turnaround time and a reliable transcription service.
Card2Contact is available in BlackBerry Appworld to download for FREE. You will receive 2 complimentary credits that allows for two free card transcriptions to experience the service. After that, you can purchase 30 credits for $9.99 and each credit allows you to transcribe one business card. We will be adding more features and packages soon.

Card2Contact is simple to install and use. It is a great App to add to your BlackBerry and use on a daily basis. It is the only BlackBerry solution to fully utilize the business card again as an easy and functional way of trading important contact information. Card2Contcact will help you to replace your little black contact book with your BlackBerry.

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Today In History – February 17, 2012

1913 – The Armory Show opened at the 69th Regiment Armory in New York City. The full-scale exhibition was of contemporary paintings and was organized by the Association of Painters and Sculptors.

1924 – Swimmer Johnny Weissmuller set a world record in the 100-yard freestyle. He did it with a time of 57-2/5 seconds in Miami, FL.

1933 – “Newsweek” was first published.

1933 – Blondie Boopadoop married Dagwood Bumstead three years after Chic Young’s popular strip first debuted.

1934 – The first high school automobile driver’s education course was introduced in State College, PA.

1944 – During World War II, the Battle of Eniwetok Atoll began. U.S. forces won the battle on February 22, 1944.

1947 – The Voice of America began broadcasting to the Soviet Union.

1964 – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that congressional districts within each state had to be approximately equal in population. (Westberry v. Sanders)

1965 – Comedienne Joan Rivers made her first guest appearances on ” The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson” on NBC-TV.

1968 – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame opened in Springfield, MA.

1985 – U.S. Postage stamp prices were raised from 20 cents to 22 cents for first class mail.

1992 – In Milwaukee, serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer was sentenced to life in prison. In November of 1994, he was beaten to death in prison.

1995 – Colin Ferguson was convicted of six counts of murder in the December 1993 Long Island Rail Road shootings. He was later sentenced to a minimum of 200 years in prison.

1996 – World chess champion Garry Kasparov beat the IBM supercomputer “Deep Blue” in Philadelphia, PA.

1997 – Pepperdine University announced that Kenneth Starr was leaving the Whitewater probe to take a full-time job at the school. Starr reversed the announcement four days later.

2005 – U.S. President George W. Bush named John Negroponte as the first national intelligence director.