Introducing itracks Mobile: A Mobile Bulletin Board Focus Group

itracks is a world-leading provider of online qualitative research tools. Researchers, agencies, and other organizations utilize itracks’ unique tools for full service research in marketing and branding. With more than 500 market research clients and nearly 2.5 million people available to provide answers, it is clear why itracks would be ranked amongst the Top 10

Introducing the Servus Credit Union Mobile App

Servus Credit Union is the third largest credit union in Canada and the largest credit union in Alberta, serving nearly 390,000 members from over 100 locations. We are very proud to announce the launch of Servus Credit Union, the custom-made mobile application for Servus Credit Union members. We collaborated with Servus to create a mobile app

Introducing DesignShare, the iPad App for Sharing Engineering Design Ideas

Sparta Engineering specializes in the prototype engineering of materials for a variety of industries. Their design process turns customer ideas into reality through the stages of: idea generation & communication, data & parameters, concept development, analysis, detailed modeling, prep for manufacturing, production, and support. Sparta Engineering recognized an opportunity to enhance its design process with an

Postcards from Apple WWDC

CollegeMobile Software Developer, Alan Yeung, attended the 2012 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC).  WWDC gives developers an in-depth look at the latest in iOS and OS X. Developers learn and are inspired by more than 100 sessions led by Apple engineers.  Developers also have access to help directly from Apple experts through an extensive set

Push Takes Home the SABEX Award of Innovation

CollegeMobile’s CEO, Chad Jones, alongside Eric Neufeld were honoured by the Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce with the Award of Innovation presented by the University of Saskatchewan Industry Liaison Office (ILO).  The ILO actively promotes the evolution of research into marketable products.  The Award of Innovation was established by Innovation Place and the University of Saskatchewan

Understanding Native Apps

Mobile apps can either be developed for specific mobile platforms or web-enabled devices. These are commonly referred to as “native apps” and “web apps,” respectively. As mentioned in Part 1 (Understanding Mobile Platforms), the different kinds of apps determine the reach, quality, and price of development. This blog will discuss the most noticeable pros and

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

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

FaceMobile App Featured as a Top App

Our in-house developed iPad application FaceMobile went live worldwide on the App Store today. Since its release just a few hours ago, FaceMobile has already been featured on AppFresh Daily as one of the best apps to come out in the past 24 hours worldwide: http://appadvice.com/appnn/2011/07/appfresh-daily-48 This is very exciting news as only four Apps

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

The Future of Media

Today I spoke at the Association of Electronic Journalists Prairie Regional Pro conference. The audience is a grouping of TV and radio new reporters and editors from the prairie provinces. There were many reporters there who I met previously while doing interviews. The talk was in a room of about forty people and the topic