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  1. Canadian Tire Rolls Out New App With Mobile Credit Card, Loyalty Card and Game All-In-One

    Industry News
    This week, Canadian Tire introduced a new app for consumers that serves as a mobile credit card, a store loyalty card and a hockey game, all in one. The new mPay & Play mobile app is available to all holders of Canadian Tire’s Options MasterCard. Users can pay for Canadian Tire store purchases...
  2. Upgrade Existing Home Security, Add Wi-Fi & Smartphone App, No Monthly Fees

    Home Automation and Security
    I'm looking for a new home security solution without third party monitoring fees/subscriptions. I have a 6 year old wired-in DSC system in my house and I want to be able to use all of the existing equipment (wires, contacts, keypads, etc.), hook it up to Wi-Fi and monitor my own system via...
  3. Blackberry brings BBM Voice free calls to iOS and Android customers

    Industry News
    BlackBerry has released the new version of its Messenger app which will feature chat channels, a location sharing and Dropbox integration. The new version for iOS and Android users will include BBM Voice, for calling your BBM contacts. The feature is already available for BlackBerry OS, and...
  4. Pizza Pizza and Plastic Mobile Partner on Android Pizza Ordering App

    Industry News
    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...
  5. Rogers Adds New iOS App to Boost NextBox 2.0 Experience

    Industry News
    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...
  6. Grocery Gateway Goes Mobile

    Industry News
    If you want to order your groceries on your iPhone, Grocery Gateway now has an app for that. Shoppers may order groceries using the new iPhone app or mobile web app, which is compatible to most BlackBerry and Android devices, by visiting GroceryGateway.com. Longo's, owner of the online grocery...
  7. Microsoft releases SkyDrive apps for iPhone and Windows Phone

    Industry News
    In a corporate blog posting today, Microsoft has announced the release of the SkyDrive app for iPhone and Windows Phone 7.5. Microsoft says that the new apps will allow users to access, manage and share files stored on their Microsoft Skydrive from their smartphone. The app will also let users...
  8. Android app released for RedEye remote controls

    Industry News
    ThinkFlood, makers of the Redeye universal remote controller, today announced the availability of its Android smartphone and tablet app from the Android Marketplace. Previously, only a beta app was available from "non market" sources. The networked Red Eye infrared remote connects to your...
  9. Galaxie offers up its music streaming service to smartphone users

    Industry News
    Montreal based Stingray Digital announced today the launch of Galaxie Mobile, a subscription based streaming music service for Android and iOS users. The new service offers Android smartphone and Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users access to the forty-five commercial and talk-free music...
  10. Rdio now offered through Telus

    Industry News
    Telus has announced an agreement with Rdio (pronounced ar-dee-oh), a premium music streaming service, whereby Telus wireless subscribers can subscribe to the service and have it billed directly to their Telus invoice. Beginning today, Telus customers can sign up to the service for $9.99 per...
  11. RedEye Remote: App for Android released

    Home Theatre Corner
    The new RedEye app for Android is available as part of a public beta test program for free download The beta RedEye app for Android is compatible with networked RedEye products (RedEye and RedEye Pro) and supports devices running Android OS 1.6 and later, including Honeycomb (3.0) for tablets...
  12. Android app for RedEye remote released

    Industry News
    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...
  13. ScoreMedia announces a Sports app takeover

    Industry News
    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...
  14. Bell launches CTV iPhone app and TSN iPad app

    Industry News
    Bell Media this week has announced two new free Apple iOS apps, a CTV news app for the iPhone and a TSN app for iPad. The CTV news app features top news stories, editorial photography along with Local news, entertainment, health stories and, of course, the latest CTV television schedule. For...
  15. New TV show is all about Smartphone and Tablet APPs

    Industry News
    The Business News Network (BNN) and CP24, digital television stations owned by CTV Networks, have announced a new television show called App Central explores the growing market of apps for tablets and smartphones. The thirty minute show, featuring on-air talent Amber MacArthur, Michael...
  16. CBC releases news app for Android, Blackberry and iOS devices

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Canada's public broadcaster today announced the availability of a new CBC News Mobile App for iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry and Android devices. Features of the new app include real-time access to breaking news, international, national and local news, weather—content, exclusive CBC video, audio...
  17. CBC News releases new mobile app

    Industry News
    Canada's public broadcaster today announced the availability of a new CBC News Mobile App for iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry and Android devices. Features of the new app include real-time access to breaking news, international, national and local news, weather—content, exclusive CBC video, audio...
  18. Canada Post iOS app lets you track your packages

    Industry News
    Canada Post announced today the launch of a free iOS application for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The new application lets Canada Post customers track their packages and find nearby post offices, either by typing in an address or by using their device's GPS feature. The company says that...
  19. TuneIn Internet Radio App for BlackBerry released

    Industry News
    Dallas based RadioTime said today that it has released a BlackBerry version of its popular Internet radio mobile application, TuneIn radio. Features of the Blackbery app include the company’s new Song Search technology, which allows users to search for radio stations airing a specific song or...
  20. Jumpstart releases pre-school iOS apps

    Industry News
    Knowledge Adventure, maker of Jumpstart educational software products for kids, said today that it has released "Preschool Magic of Learning" a new iPad app and "Punk Punk Blitz" for all iOS devices. “The growing popularity of the iPhone and iPad platforms allow JumpStart to innovate how...
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