Push Contributes Two Entrants to Pitch Party – SkillShark, Ora

Pitch Party is an event held annually by the Wilson Center to celebrate the successes of local entrepreneurs. The main event is the “pitches” portion of the night where carefully selected entrepreneurs pitch their ideas in an attempt to attract outside investment. This year we happy to say that two of the entrepreneurs Push works with have been

AlphaGo’s win over Lee Sedol is a landmark for Human Kind

AlphaGo’s win over Lee Sedol in Game 3 is a landmark for Human Kind. Artificial Intelligence has conquered the human mind. Even top researchers in Artificial Intelligence never predicted that this could happen a week ago. But it has happened. Computers have now beaten humans at the most complicated and creative game that man ever

GiveBlood – Android App Review

Earlier this year a friend of mine invited me to try out donating blood with her. It’s something I’d been meaning to do for years, but always put off because I didn’t know anything about the process, and needles are never a comfortable experience. A simple phone call makes getting your first donation appointment setup

RxFiles Plus – A New Approach to One of Our Most Successful Apps

RxFiles was one of the first apps Push Interactions built way back in 2011 and has remained one of several very successful apps in our portfolio. Since its first release, RxFiles has continuously been in the Top Grossing Medical Apps category for both iPhone and iPad apps. The app has remained a top seller for

Trusted Canada – Curated Local Businesses

I want to highlight on of the apps we published back in 2013. We worked with Sara from Trusted Canada to present the list of Trusted Businesses in both Saskatoon and Regina. The Trusted list is a list of curated businesses who have been verified by Sara as businesses that offer value to their customers

Shoppers Drug Mart App Review

I recently downloaded the Shoppers Drug Mart app, and it’s pretty great! It certainly serves as an advertising platform, but it does it in such a way that I didn’t find myself immediately uninstalling the app. So they’re off to a good start! The app always has coupons and the latest flyer, as well as

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

Carleton Mobile App Re-launches for 2015/2016 School Year

Today was the first day of classes at Carleton University, and students were greeted with a brand new version of the Carleton mobile app to enhance their university experience. In this new version, we have added some exciting new features to make student’s lives easier. Grade Notifications Gone are the days where you have to

Apps for Creating Living Photos

If you’ve ever been on a vacation to a beautiful place, you’ve likely tried to capture the moment with a photo. If you look back on your vacation pictures, however, you will often find that the photo doesn’t truly capture how it felt to be there. A picture provides only a tiny, static window into

Building Hyper-Local Social Networks for Mobile – Click App

Last year, we moved into a new neighbourhood, and had the typical North American experience of trying to find our place in the neighbourhood, struggling to make up excuses to introduce ourselves. I think there is general agreement that the sense of community has been degrading over the past few decades, maybe as we move

Stocard Mobile App Review

An app called Stocard has made my wallet a lot lighter! If you’re like me, your wallet is full of rewards cards to various places and you’ve also got a second wallet full of the less frequently used cards sitting in a drawer somewhere at home. I’m so excited there’s a  mobile app that can

A Deeper Look at Some of Our Apps

Over the past years, we have pushed many mobile apps out into the world. Barely a month goes by where we don’t release a new or updated app for one of our many clients. In this post, I want to cover a few of our apps in greater detail, to explain what they do, why

Protecting the Rainforests With Smartphones

It is estimated that illegal logging is responsible for up to 90 percent of destructive deforestation in the rainforests. These activities have many negative and long reaching impacts on the environment. Trees play a critical role in regulating greenhouse gasses, which are linked to climate change. Deforestation disrupts the water cycle, as trees are no

Starbucks iOS App Review

Overflowing with new features The Starbucks app for iOS contain a wealth of features. It serves as a Starbucks shop locator, a Starbucks card holder, a gift card dispensary, royalty program tracker, and Apple Pay support.. The latest update included Apple Watch support, and brought some of these features right to your wrist, if you’re

Interactive Children’s Books on Your Smartphone or Tablet

It’s amazing to see how quickly kids learn technology and even more amazing to see how young they start! Before the age of one, my son learned how to unlock my smartphone. Soon after that, he discovered things like swiping to navigate through screens and tapping to open something. I also witnessed our friends’ three

App Review – 7 Minute Workout “Seven”

Seven available for iOS, Windows Phone and Android  Seven Features It’s  about that time that the first wave of New Years resolutioners fall off the train when it comes to a new beginning of health and fitness.  7 Minute Workout “Seven” is an excellent app to keep you on track. Based on a scientific studies to maximize your workout

Our Favourite Apps – An App Review – RunKeeper

Favourite Mobile App RunKeeper Platforms available iOS & Android  RunKeeper Features RunKeeper is an exercise tracker and trainer. It tracks the path you ran, showing it on a map at the end of your run. It also tracks distance, speed, pace, calories burned, and a host of other stats. One nice feature is that it challenges

Our Favourite Apps – An App Review – Sleep Cycle

Favourite Mobile App Sleep Cycle Platforms available iOS & Android Sleep Cycle Features By using the phone’s accelerometer and gyroscope (which are very sensitive), the app is able to detect the tiniest motions while you sleep. At the end of the night, the app then presents you with a graph of how you slept; You can see

Apps to Help You Get Ready for the Holidays ~ A CTV App Review

Let me set the scene for you: snow is falling gently outside my office window, a Christmas mix is playing on my favourite app, 8tracks, all while I sip on a peppermint mocha from Starbucks. I even have some festive Christmas socks on under my boots today (very professional!). This scene is definitely getting me

Our Favourite Apps – An App Review – Shazam

Favourite Mobile App Shazam Platforms available iOS, Android, Mac, & Windows Shazam Features Shazam identifies songs that it hears. If you are listening to the radio and hear a song you like, but are unsure of the song or artist name, you can use the appto “listen” to the song and tell you all of the details