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Mobile Future App Keeps You Updated on FCC and Congress News

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Mobile Future, a broad-based coalition of businesses, non-profit organizations and individuals, has just released a BlackBerry app that allows anyone to keep up-to-date on the latest news from the FCC and congress regarding wireless. The app can be downloaded by texting GETBERRY to 30644. For more information on wireless future visit mobilefuture.org.

Visible Vote Updated with News Feeds from Congressmen

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Visible Vote is a BlackBerry app that everyone in Washington should have installed. The app allows you to write congress personal letters from your Blackberry, as well as vote on issues your legislators are voting on. It’s the ultimate democratic BlackBerry app. Recently, the app has been updated with a few more features to keep you informed on what’s going on.

New additions to the app include:

  • A News Feeds that come directly from the Congressmen themselves.
  • Added an easier to use menu bar, now supports smaller screens by scrolling.
  • Configurable Dialog box on launch to tell you whats new in the app.

Visible Vote is a free download in App World and definitely worth a try.

Visible Vote Updated with New Features to Analyze Members of Congress

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A new version of Visible Vote is out that allows users to compare themselves to any member of Congress. Visible Vote allows you to write congress personal letters from your Blackberry, as well as vote on issues your legislators are voting on. It’s the ultimate democratic BlackBerry app.

Couple other nice things have been added with this release:

  • Users can write any member of congress.
  • Users can call any member of congress.
  • Users can write comments on any member of congress.
  • Ignoring User comments you don’t wish to see anymore.
  • Easier Settings Layout for users to add more legislators
  • Easier for users to add new bills to Visible Vote.

Currently, the app has over 65,000 users and they’re hoping to reach a million by end of year. I would love to see this app get featured in App World.

Visible Vote for BlackBerry now with Twitter support

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Visible Vote has been updated with new features. For those who aren’t familiar with the app, Visible Vote allows you to write congress personal letters from your Blackberry, as well as vote on issues your legislators are voting on. It’s the ultimate democratic BlackBerry app.

Recently, 2 new features have been added to the application:

1. Twitter Integration. Visible Vote will take you directly to Legislators Twitter pages if they have one.
2. State Vote Tallies — You can now view the vote tallies for each state inside the bills. These are calculated every weekend.

Visible Vote is going really strong with over 44,000 users! Lets keep it up and help increase visibility and democracy in America.

Download Visible Vote free for your BlackBerry.