Mobile App Development Blog

Recent Posts

  • Supporting older mobile devices

    So you want an app, but not sure which phones you should support. This question has a three-part answer: platforms, legacy operating system versions, and actual devices. Platforms There are four main current mobile platforms, including Android, iOS, BlackBerry 10, and Windows Phone. There are also some legacy mobile platforms, including Windows Mobile and the […]

  • Our Favourite Apps – An App Review – Comics by comiXology

    Shane Giroux is the Chief Operating Officer at Push. Here is his review on his favourite app: Favourite Mobile App Comics by ComiXology Platforms available Android, iOS, & Windows 8 What type of user do you think would enjoy this app? People who love comics. People who want to love comics. People who love Batman. Or Superman. […]

  • Mobile apps as a staple in our everyday lives

    Without even looking at the stats for app usage on mobile phones, I can tell just how prevalent mobile apps are in the lives of everyone around me and how much higher that usage is getting based on the amount of general conversation related to the apps we love. A recent example of this is […]

  • Meet Our Team – Rhett

    How long have you worked at Push? Despite being older (and of course wiser) than my co-workers here at Push I am still the new kid on the block with 2 months under my belt. Why did you become a developer? While nearing the end of a Kinesiology degree I was forced to take a […]

  • Our Favourite Apps – An App Review – 360 Panorama

    Daniel is a Quality Assurance Engineer with Push. Here is Daniel’s review on his favourite app: Favourite Mobile App 360 Panorama by Occipital Available Platforms iOS and BlackBerry10 What type of user do you think would enjoy this app? This app is great for photographers, travelers, or anyone who wants to capture a scene better than they could […]

  • Push’ Favourite Apps Blog Series Introduction

    We’re excited to announce that we are going to begin a new blog series where we feature our favourite apps!  As app developers we value and appreciate all kinds of apps and thought it would be fun to share with you some of favourites! Stay tuned for our first post tomorrow (Friday).  Stay tuned because […]

  • ULeth ToolKit – A Push Interactions App

    The highlight from our portfolio today is the ULeth Toolkit App for iPhone and Android. This app was published in early September this year and was was developed with funding from the Status of Women Canada, and has been supported through a partnership between the University of Lethbridge, the YWCA Lethbridge and the Sexual Violence Action […]

  • Toronto iPhone and Android App Development

    At Push we have developed apps for companies across North America. But we wanted to highlight some of the mobile app development we have done for clients in Ontario. Specifically apps for clients in Toronto. Below is a list featuring some of this recent work: Credit Union Central of Canada Known informally as Canadian Central, […]

  • Meet Our Team – Coralie

    How long have you worked at Push? I’ve worked at Push for almost half a year, but have been working in the software development industry for a decade. I’m excited to be a part of the team. Why did you become a developer? I started out as a developer/designer and transitioned into project management later […]

  • 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 […]

  • Push on CTV Morning Live – Apps for Your Leftovers

    Thanksgiving has come and gone and it is time to put away your stretchy pants and wake yourself up from your turkey coma! For our CTV segment today we thought it would be a good idea to recommend some apps that can help you with your Thanksgiving leftovers! Here are 3 apps to help you […]

  • 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 […]

  • Keep It Safe Saskatchewan – A Push Interactions App

    I wanted to highlight one of the apps from our portfolio today. This  app was published a while ago but I hadn’t written a feature blog about it yet. I thought it was important to highlight this nifty little app, as it has an important role to play! We were contacted by the Saskatchewan Prevention […]

  • Meet Our Team – Jordan

    How long have you worked at Push? 16 months thus far. Why did you become a developer? At an early age before I even got into high school I was one of those types that always wondered how things were built. Back then I was quite a bit into gaming (still am) and wanted to […]

  • Apps as part of the second screen experience

    What is the second screen experience? The second screen experience is the phenomenon that many people seem to love to casually browse, shop, or game on mobile devices while watching TV. This became commonplace with the new set of mobile devices, including touch-screen smartphones and tablets, though it was present (but less common) with laptops. […]

  • Expanding Horizons – an iOS 8 Review

    If you have even a passing interest in mobile technology, you will certainly have read one of the innumerable iOS 8 reviews that have sprung up since that operating system’s release on September 17th. This year, Apple released what – at first glance – looks like an incremental upgrade. I won’t try and run through […]

  • Meet Our Team – Robert

    How long have you worked at Push? I’ve been working at the company for close to 4 years now and counting.   Why did you become a developer? I chose to be a software developer because I have a small love-affair in challenging myself with logical problems (given x and y, solve for z-kind of […]

  • 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, […]

  • How to stay updated on the latest mobile news

    In our line of work it is important to stay up to date on all of the hottest things in the mobile industry; hottest phones, tablets, apps, development practices etc! I thought I would share our top 3 sites that we use to keep us up to date on all of the latest mobile news: […]