Co-op Adds Coupgon Coupons to Mobile App

Co-op released an update to their mobile app which gives users the ability to browse, clip, and redeem Coupgon coupons in their mobile app. It’s been a long-requested user feature, so we were very happy to add it to the app. We worked in partnership with the development team at Coupgon to integrate this feature

Improve Your Mobile Application’s Interface By Using the Right Iconography

In this blog post I want to briefly talk about the principles of designing icons for a mobile application. Before delving into the topic, we need focus more on the definition of an “icon”. Icons are things that let users interact with a user interface. An icon is a visual representation of something, which is easily recognizable and

The Smartphone Wars – Galaxy S6 vs iPhone 6 (Part 2)

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Apple’s iPhone 6 and compared them in detail. I talked about the general specifications of these devices, the quality of the build, and the camera. This week, I am going to compare these smartphones in terms of battery life, payment features, and other

The Smartphone Wars – Galaxy S6 vs iPhone 6

Which should you choose? Smartphones are still the hottest technology trend and the market is evolving rapidly. With the ongoing achievements in this era, users are often confused when they plan to buy a new smartphone, as there are so many choices out there. Let’s talk about two of the most famous flagship phones –

Android Lollipop 5.0 Features – Part II

In the previous post about Android Lollipop (“L” for short) we talked about the new Android user interface design approach, Material Design, new changes in notifications and the multiple profile feature. In this blog post I am going to talk about some other important Android L features such as priority settings, super battery saving mode

Introduction to the World of Smartwatches – Part II

  In our previous smartwatch post I talked about the definition of the smartwatch and reviewed some of their basic features. As I said, it looks like smartwatches are getting more and more popular these days and the demand is growing. In part 2 of this blog I am going to give you some hints

Android’s Lollipop 5.0 Features – Part I

Android Lollipop was first introduced at the Google I/O 2014 event and introduced Google’s new approach in UI design, and Material Design. I am going to call Lollipop “L” for the rest of this blog post for simplicity! Android L has leveraged up the user experience by the order of magnitude. There are a lot of huge improvements

Introduction to the World of Smartwatches – Part I

What is a smartwatch? As the first step, here is the Wikipedia definition of “smartwatch”: ”A smartwatch (or smart watch) is a computerized wristwatch with functionality that is enhanced beyond timekeeping.” Wearing a smartwatch is basically like carrying a tiny smartphone on your wrist, however there are a few things to explain about them. In

Getting to the “Why” of Success

As you know, in each industry there are some companies that are very successful that other companies try to catch up with them. On the other hand, there are numerous organizations that spend lots and lots of money to survive but cannot! The main problem is not that some companies have access to more powerful

Meet Our Team – Amin

How long have you worked at Push? It’s been more that a year that I have worked at Push. Before working at Push, I was studying as a Master of Science at the University of Saskatchewan. Why did you become a developer? Surprisingly I used to hate programing! It was an absolute nightmare for me

Mobile Payment ~ Google Wallet vs. Apple Pay

It has been a while since Apple introduced its promised feature, Apple Pay. On September 9th 2014, Apple introduced the iPhone 6 to the world and announced that iPhone devices are going to pack a Near Field Communication (NFC) sensor. NFC enables Apple’s devices to transfer data to any other terminal that has NFC. One

How to justify the text in Android CheckBox

Hi everyone This is the first post in a new “How To” series in our blog. In this post I am going to show you how to justify the text of a CheckBox (or TextView) in Android. As you might know, an Android’s CheckBox is a view that includes a TextView and a box-shaped Button,

iPhone 6 Plus vs. Galaxy Note 4

Apple recently announced two new smartphones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Both are larger than any of Apple’s previous smartphones. Also last week, Samsung introduced its latest Galaxy Note phone, the Note 4. During the last 4 or 5 years, Samsung has popularized the large screen smartphones devices and Apple has seemingly always

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has a new sibling

Finally the promised Samsung Galaxy Note 4 was announced on September 3rd, 2014. Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is a popular phone with many phablet (phone-tablet) users. Since Galaxy Note 3 was introduced in 2012, many smartphone users found it a dream handheld device with the ability to satisfy both smartphone and tablet users. In 2013 Samsung introduced

Most Expected Features in Apple’s iPhone 6

Apple’s next big event is coming up in a week on September 9th, and the biggest rumor is that the bigger iPhone is expected to be unveiled. In this post I will update you on the most expected specifications of Apple’s iPhone 6. There are a lot of rumours about what iPhone 6 is going to carry

How to choose a new smartphone

Hi everyone. My name is Amin. I am a Android smartphone developer at Push Interactions. We recently decided to start a new series our blog where we  will introduce new smartphones, compare different devices and give you tons of useful hints about the world of smartphones. We have a lot of experience with many different phones, as

Observe, think & sharpen your pencil – The user interface

The user interface is the space where interactions between humans and machines occur. The first and most important element is the human, the person that’s using the system and the other people that they work and communicate with. Then you have the target device, that’s the machine that runs the system. Finally you have the interface

Mobile application marketers and industry trend

Have you personally done any marketing? To answer this question, you need to ask yourself other questions like: Did I compete for a job when there were other candidates? Did I compete for a desirable apartment where there were other applicants? Did I arrange my impression to be most favorable to another person? Yes, that’s