Facebook Launches Mobile ‘Nearby Friends’ Feature to Discover People Nearby

April 17th, 2014 10 Comments »

Facebook today has announced the launch of their own version of what you could call their version of Apple’s Find my Friends but their version is called Nearby Friends, which enables users to discover friends close by. The feature is set to rollout to iPhone and Android users in the U.S. in the coming weeks [...]

Koodo Mobile Hits 1 Million Subscribers: Call This Number to Hear ‘Thanks’

April 17th, 2014 10 Comments »

According to Strategy, Koodo Mobile has hit 1 million subscribers (Telus has 7.8 million total subscribers as of February) and has a new marketing plan in place to show customers their appreciation through its iconic spokesperson El Tabodor:
Customers can call 1-844-TAB-ADOR to hear brand spokes-luchador El Tabador thank them in one of 15 different ways, [...]

Roller Coaster Tycoon 4 Mobile is now fully operational

April 14th, 2014 No Comments »

I grew up in Ohio. I live in Ohio once again. And if there’s one thing Ohians can be proud of, it’s the fact that we’ve got the best roller coaster park in the world in Cedar Point. For everyone else, there’s Roller Coaster Tycoon 4 Mobile, now available for iPhone, [...]

Hands on with Adobe Lightroom Mobile for iOS

April 13th, 2014 No Comments »

In my quest to make 2014 the Year of the iPad, a professional photo editing program that interfaces with my Lightroom-based workflow was a big gap. This week Adobe released Lightroom Mobile (Free, but subscription required) and I took a look how it could help my photo workflow.
Lightroom Mobile allows you to perform basic editing [...]

The rise of mobile apps and the decline of the open web — a threat or an over-reaction?

April 12th, 2014 7 Comments »

As the use of mobile devices continues to climb, the use of dedicated apps is also increasing — but is this a natural evolution, or should we be worried about apps winning and the open web losing? Chris Dixon, a partner with venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, argues in a recent blog post that we should [...]

Rogers Officially Launches ‘suretap’ Mobile Wallet

April 11th, 2014 10 Comments »

Rogers today has launched its suretap mobile wallet, which will allow customers to add a Rogers prepaid MasterCard to their compatible device for making payments on their smartphone.
Gift cards from retailers such as Swiss Chalet, Milestones Grill and Bar, Montana’s Cookhouse, Harvey’s, Kelsey’s, Indigo, Earls Restaurants, Ardene, and Spafinder Wellness 365 can also be added [...]

WIND Mobile Spring Promo: $39 Unlimited Talk, Text, Data Plan with U.S. Roaming

April 11th, 2014 10 Comments »

If you’re a WIND Mobile user with an unlocked iPhone (or any WIND compatible phone) that travels to the U.S. frequently, the following spring promo plan just might be for you.
The WIND 39 plan is set to debut on Monday, April 19 until May 31 (or until they decide to end this promo). Here’s what [...]

Symantec: Mobile Malware ‘Almost Exclusively’ Targeted Android in 2013

April 8th, 2014 10 Comments »

According to the latest data released by security firm Symantec as part of its annual internet security threat report, Google’s Android was the target of all but one of the new mobile malware families discovered in 2013, AppleInsider reports. Microsoft’s Windows Phone was the subject of the only non-Android malware discovery.

The report highlights that Android’s [...]

Adobe adds Lightroom Mobile to its Photoshop family

April 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Okay, you’ve just loaded a day’s worth of images into Lightroom, and now, somewhat tired, you want to sit back on the couch or up in bed and go through your images.
You need to play Keep & Toss, and perhaps try some presets on those images, as well as try some [...]

WIND Mobile Hits 700K Users, Releases New Unlimited Talk, Text, Data Plans

April 4th, 2014 10 Comments »

WIND Mobile today announced it has reached a significant milestone of 700,000 wireless users and to celebrate they’ve launched three new plans:

$25/month: Unlimited Canada-wide Talk and Text 
$35/month: Unlimited Data, Talk and Text plus a $150 handset subsidy 
$60/month: Unlimited Data, Talk, Text, in Canada and across the U.S.A, Voicemail+, World Saver plus a $500 handset subsidy [...]

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