Apple and SAP Announce New Partnership Combining Native apps for iPhone and iPad with the SAP HANA Platform

Apple and SAP announced a new partnership today that will combine native apps for iPhone and iPad with the SAP HANA platform.

Pizza Pizza and Plastic Mobile Partner on Android Pizza Ordering App

The creators of Canada’s first-ever mobile pizza ordering app, finally have a version for Android devices. Known for its intuitive user-experience and Webby-award, the Pizza Pizza iPhone app reached an amazing 100,000 orders in under six months. Early success and increasing demand prompted Plastic Mobile and Pizza Pizza to continue to roll out an iPad […]

Marriott Hotels Extends Mobile Check-in Throughout Canada and US

Soon we’ll be able to bypass desk clerks when we check-in at hotels. After testing a mobile app in several hotels over three months, Marriott has decided to allow guests to check-in with their mobile phones or tablets throughout its 329 properties in Canada and the US. Marriott Rewards members are now able to download […]

Toronto’s KnexxLocal Launches Digital Marketing App for Local Firms

KnexxLocal is launching a free iOS app to help local businesses market themselves online. The company recently received $1.1 million in seed funding from Dragon’s Den panelist Bruce Croxon’s Round 13 Capital. The Toronto-based startup’s Instamonial iOS app allows local businesses to snap photos of their work, which can be emailed to customers to elicit […]

Apple’s App Store Tops 40 Billion Downloads

Apple announced on Jan. 7th that its App Store has crossed 40 billion downloads. The new milestone was achieved with an extremely strong 2012, with nearly 20 billion downloads taking place. Furthermore, a whopping 2 billion apps were downloaded in December alone. Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services said: “Developers […]

AndroidTO Building Momentum with App Community

From a low-key user gathering in 2010, AndroidTO has sprung into a full-fledged digital tech conference drawing several hundred attendees at the Scotiabank Theatre on October 25th. The third yearly installment included presentations from Google (NASDAQ:GOOG,) Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) and Tumblr complementing regular contributions from Rogers (TSX:RCI.B), App Promo and WattPad, winner of Canadian Startup of […]

Mobiopolis.com Launches Online Shop For Used Mobile Devices

If you are having any trouble unloading your used smartphone or tablet, Mobiopolis.com may be of service. Founded, developed and officially launched in Vancouver on Sept. 18th, Mobiopolis.com allows sellers to list their devices for free, suggests a sales price based on manufacturer/model sales trends, and even offers to showcase it in high-visibility areas for […]

Corus Entertainment Invests in Kids’ Mobile Gaming Network

Corus Entertainment plans to invest in Fingerprint Digital, a mobile gaming startup specializing in educational applications for children. The Corus investment, an undisclosed amount, will help expand the San Francisco-based company’s learning and entertainment platform, known as Fingerprint Play. The Fingerprint Play platform, consisting of 14 apps with 20 million minutes of play time accumulated, […]