Understanding Mobile Platforms

There’s no question that mobile apps have become a necessity, especially as smartphone and tablet sales rapidly increase. They are not just a mobile extension of your website or another form of advertisement; apps are actually a new medium that revolutionizes customer service. Businesses are now using mobile apps to enhance brand image, engage and

Digi Award Nomination

CollegeMobile is honoured to have been one of three nominees for Canada’s 2011 Top Development Team at the prestigious nextMEDIA Digi Awards. This award recognizes “the top Canadian development teams that have demonstrated excellence in cutting-edge programming in any language, towards any digital initiative.” Our nomination for this award was made possible by the extraordinary

Affinity Mobile App Launch

CollegeMobile is proud to announce the launch of Affinity Mobile, the official mobile banking app for Affinity Credit Union members. It was developed to provide clients with convenient access to their bank anywhere in the world. Affinity Mobile gives clients the ability to locate an Affinity Branch or ATM, find hours of operation, view contact info, transfer money, pay bills, and much more. Affinity Mobile

Make the Most Out of Mobile on Your Campus- Part III

Another valuable feature on Mobilversity is the campus News Feeds. As post-secondary students are natural knowledge seekers, it is only fitting that they receive timely updates about their campus on a regular basis. Campus newspapers, posters, bulletin boards, electronic monitors, and even Twitter, are excellent ways of keeping your students informed and current. Having a

Make the Most Out of Mobile on Your Campus- Part II

Campus maps are the second most valuable feature among our Mobilversity apps. This feature also simplifies your institution, as it makes your campus easier to navigate for prospective students, current students, and visitors. A study by Nielsen suggests that 51 percent of smartphone owners use maps, navigation, and search at least once a month “Play

SaskParty Mobile App Launch

CollegeMobile is proud to announce that the Saskatchewan Party’s mobile app for Premier Brad Wall’s campaign in the 2011 Provincial Election successfully launched today! This app is part of the SaskParty’s interactive online election campaign to engage and inform Saskatchewan residents about the Party’s platform before the election on November 7. “The SaskParty recognized our

Make the Most out of Mobile on Your Campus- Part I

 In 2009, CollegeMobile developed Mobilversity, a campus mobile application that provides value for students (current, prospective or alumni). Mobilversity differs from most university mobile apps as it is a multi-tier software framework; It supports all major smartphone and tablet operating systems (Android, iOS and BlackBerry), and integrates with all major backend educational software systems (such

The Latest Mobilversity App: Carleton Mobile!

Carleton University, located in Ottawa, Ontario, released its iPhone and Android mobile application for students earlier this week. The new app, Carleton Mobile, will provide students with convenient access to various resources at their educational institution. New students will find the campus map particularly beneficial. Using the GPS tracking capabilities, student will be able to

The Rise of the ‘Droid

Everyone has been talking about it; Android’s rapid move to the top spot in consumers’ minds. According to the Nielsen report from March 2011, Android had surpassed Apple’s iPhone to acquire 37% of the smartphone market. Recently, Google announced in its second quarter of 2011 that it activates 550,000 Android devices per day! One year

Inside Scoop on the World Wide Developer’s Conference

Kim has been programming mobile applications for many years. This was her second year attending the World Wide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) for CollegeMobile. As a recent graduate from the U of S, Kim also qualified for a ‘Student Scholarship’ and was able to attend the conference for free! Here are the highlights from her experience

Smartphone Programming Course

CollegeMobile CEO, Chad Jones, will once again be leading the smartphone programming course at the University of Saskatchewan, the first of it’s kind in Canada. Chad spearheaded the course at the U of S in 2009 which is now in it’s third year.

Five ways to “mobilize” your organization

It is predicted the number of mobile phone subscriptions across the globe will hit 5 billion sometime in 2010, according to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). In a world of 6.8 Billion people this means roughly seventy percent of the entire planet’s population will have mobile phones!  On the home front recent stats from the

Four Ways The Mobile Web Will Affect Marketing

The mobile web and app market is going to explode over the next couple years. The growth of smartphones and tablet devices are what will fuel this growth. What many don’t know is that Canadians are quite prevalent in the mobile development space…