What device are people using to update their journal via email? Blackberry? Pocketmail? I used pocketmail before, but how does a blackberry work? Is there any way to update from the trail?
Yes! Internet enabled smartphones as well.
The hiker known as Retro kept her fine PCT journal last year using a Blackberry. It had a camera and she updated with a photo as well:
A Blackberry works using 'cellular' technology, anywhere you have cell reception you can send an email (update your journal).
Using an internet enabled smartphone is also an option. The hiker known as Gadget kept his journal that way:
...using the mobile version of the postholer site:
And of course you can use Pocketmail to update your journal. Just fire off your entrys when you get near a phone during town stops.
You've have lots 'o ways to update your journal remotely. Hope that helps!