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  1. TeenSafe Announces Launch In Canada

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    Today, TeenSafe , the California-based maker of the leading iPhone, Android and tablet monitoring software for parents in the US, is announcing the official launch of its mobile and social monitoring service in Canada. Teensafe is a software solution that provides parents with the ability to...
  2. Pizza Pizza and Plastic Mobile Partner on Android Pizza Ordering App

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    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...
  3. Rdio Adds Free Mobile Music Streaming Service for iOS, Android

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    Drawing from 20 million tracks, Rdio has launched a free internet radio service in the US, Canada and Australia. Now free on mobile to all iOS and Android users, Stations provides music from all of the artist, song, and 400 genre stations available on Rdio as well as You FM and Friend FM, which...
  4. Marriott Hotels Extends Mobile Check-in Throughout Canada and US

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    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...
  5. Toronto Festival of Beer Adds Digital Phone App for 2013

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    The annual paper-based pocket guide and map to the Toronto Festival of Beer (July 26-28) is being replaced by a mobile phone app. The new eco-friendly mobile app works for iPhone and Android users and will provide beer enthusiasts with an interactive map of Bandshell Park showcasing the...
  6. New Mobile App from TELUS Allows Customers to Report Network Problems

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    TELUS has launched a Network Experience (TNE) app that allows customers to report network issues such as: dropped calls, failed call attempts, no service, poor voice quality or slow data speeds. The free app is available for Android, iPhone or BlackBerry smartphones. TELUS will use all...
  7. Rogers Adds New iOS App to Boost NextBox 2.0 Experience

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    Rogers is making it easier for multi-taskers to get the most from their NextBox 2.0 experience. Ontario television viewers now have the Rogers Anyplace TV Home Edition application for their tablets, or as marketing types like to call, the second screen in the home. The new app, which is now...
  8. Square Payment Service Now Available in Canada

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    Square, founded by Twitter creator Jack Dorsey, has launched it's mobile payment system in Canada making it even simpler for businesses to accept credit cards. Square provides a free Mobile Card Reader that plugs into the headphone jack of an iPhone, iPad, or Android device and runs with a free...
  9. Apple Crosses 25B Download Mark at App Store

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    Apple hit another milestone over the past weekend: more than 25 billion apps from the iTunes App Store have been downloaded. As you might expect, the world's most valuable company celebrated that achievement by awarding  a US$10,000 iTunes gift card to the user who downloaded app number...
  10. New smartphone apps let Optik TV subscribers watch shows on their iOS and Android devices

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    Telus this week released new Android, iPhone and iPad apps which gives their IPTV customers the ability to watch On Demand shows on their iPhone or iPad over a WiFi connection. Optik TV customers will be able to choose from hundreds of VOD titles from channels like Super Channel, Disney XD...
  11. Sonos firmware update adds support for Kindle Fire

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    Sonos, makers of wireless music systems for the home, announced today the release of Sonos System Software 3.6 along with a new Sonos Android Controller app which supports Android tablets and the Kindle Fire. In addition to taking advantage of the tablet’s larger screen size, new features of...
  12. At Bat 11 for Android Available for free on Sept 23rd

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    With one week left before the start of the 2011 Major League Baseball Postseason, the Amazon Appstore for Android is giving baseball fans the opportunity to download MLB.com At Bat 11 for free as today's Free App of the Day. At Bat 11 for Android devices is available free from the Amazon...
  13. Globe2Go Android app now available

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    The Globe and Mail and NewspaperDirect today released an Android version of its popular Globe2Go app on Google’s Android Market. I`ve had the iOS version for the iPad for about a year now. I love it and its how I read the paper now. It`s great when you`re travelling so you can read your paper...
  14. Globe2Go Android app now available

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    The Globe and Mail and NewspaperDirect today released an Android version of its popular Globe2Go app on Google's Android Market. With a weekly readership of almost a million people, The Globe and Mail is Canada's largest-circulation national newspaper and second-largest daily newspaper after...
  15. Android app for RedEye remote released

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    ThinkFlood, makers of the Redeye universal remote controller, this week announced a beta version of its smartphone app compatible with Android phones and tablets. The Red Eye infrared remote connects to your home's network via WiFi and allows iPhones, iPads, personal computers and now Android...
  16. ScoreMedia announces a Sports app takeover

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    Score Media, developers of the popular ScoreMobile smartphone app for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry or Windows Phone, has acquired rival U.S. mobile sports app SportsTap for an undisclosed price. SportsTap, first released in 2007, is an ad-supported sports app running on the iPhone and Android...
  17. There are now 100 million activated Android devices

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    from Google Blog Post This morning at Google I/O, the Android team shared some updates. It’s hard to believe a little more than two and a half years ago, we were just one device, launching in one country, on one carrier. Thanks to the ecosystem of manufacturers, developers and carriers, the...
  18. WebMD App released for Android

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    WebMD today announced the launch of its consumer health app on the Android platform. The app has been downloaded over five million times by Apple iOS users and should be a popular draw among Android suers. The app helps consumers in their decision-making and health improvement efforts by...
  19. Kindle Android app for tablets released

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    A new update to Kindle for Android was released today by Amazon which adds some new features and adds support for tablet computers running Android’s Honeycomb, including the Motorola Xoom. Users who use the Kindle app for reading books won't see too many differences however newspaper and...
  20. Kindle for Android Now Tailored for Tablets

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    A new update to Kindle for Android announced today brings new features and adds support for tablet computers running Android’s Honeycomb, including the Motorola Xoom. The latest version of Kindle for Android includes a new layout for newspapers and magazines designed for the unique interface...
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