Getting the UDID of your iOS Device Using iTunes 12

Getting the UDID of your device using iTunes 12 on both Mac and Windows can be done using the steps below: 1) Launch iTunes 2) Connect your iOS device 3) Click on “Serial Number” and the UDID will be revealed 4) Copy the UDID using the menu choices Edit->Copy The UDID is used by iOS

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,

Anatomy of an iPhone – Where Does Your Money Go?

In Jan-March of 2014 Apple sold 51 million iPhones leading to a 13.1 billion dollar profit.  With the upcoming release of the iPhone 6 a new round of heavy buying is expected.  The question may arise is which countries will benefit the most? When it comes to building the hardware of an iPhone and the question

iBeacons will Change Retail

One of the early uses of iBeacons was in Major League Baseball (MLB) for helping people to find their seats in stadiums. With the recent announcement by Hillshire that iBeacons showed at 20X increase in purchase intent (intent to purchase) products it really shows that iBecons will change retail. It will give the retailers the

Mobile Trends Highlights

Kleiner Perkins is one of the most successful venture capitalist firms in the world. They have funded household names like Google, Facebook, Twitter, Intel among many others. They are a world-thought leader in predicting what is coming in the future, often because they are a part of picking the best ideas and helping to shape

Redesigning Carleton Mobile

Carleton University has had a mobile presence for many years. In fact, they were at the forefront of providing students with a solid, simple app to improve their university experience. In keeping with that spirit, Carleton decided it was time to refresh their app for a new school season. Redesign with new features They decided

CANHEIT 2012: Building the Digital University

This year’s Canadian Higher Education Information Technology Conference, CANHEIT 2012: Building the Digital University, was held at the beautiful University of Saskatchewan. CollegeMobile was a proud sponsor of the event and was privileged to present a breakout session to over 80 IT professionals. At the conference, Jess and I found it very obvious that universities

Make the Most Out of Mobile on Your Campus- Part III

Another valuable feature on Mobilversity is the campus News Feeds. As post-secondary students are natural knowledge seekers, it is only fitting that they receive timely updates about their campus on a regular basis. Campus newspapers, posters, bulletin boards, electronic monitors, and even Twitter, are excellent ways of keeping your students informed and current. Having a

Make the Most Out of Mobile on Your Campus- Part II

Campus maps are the second most valuable feature among our Mobilversity apps. This feature also simplifies your institution, as it makes your campus easier to navigate for prospective students, current students, and visitors. A study by Nielsen suggests that 51 percent of smartphone owners use maps, navigation, and search at least once a month “Play

Make the Most out of Mobile on Your Campus- Part I

 In 2009, CollegeMobile developed Mobilversity, a campus mobile application that provides value for students (current, prospective or alumni). Mobilversity differs from most university mobile apps as it is a multi-tier software framework; It supports all major smartphone and tablet operating systems (Android, iOS and BlackBerry), and integrates with all major backend educational software systems (such

The Latest Mobilversity App: Carleton Mobile!

Carleton University, located in Ottawa, Ontario, released its iPhone and Android mobile application for students earlier this week. The new app, Carleton Mobile, will provide students with convenient access to various resources at their educational institution. New students will find the campus map particularly beneficial. Using the GPS tracking capabilities, student will be able to

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

Smartphone Programming Course

CollegeMobile CEO, Chad Jones, will once again be leading the smartphone programming course at the University of Saskatchewan, the first of it’s kind in Canada. Chad spearheaded the course at the U of S in 2009 which is now in it’s third year.

Installing a BlackBerry Mobile Application on your BlackBerry Device

Our clients often want to see their BlackBerry Mobile Application as it is being built.  This way they can see if the the application is going to suit their needs and can suggest changes along the way during development.  This may be small changes like updates to the user interface of the BlackBerry Mobile App

Adding Maps to Apps

How to create a map which works with Mobilversity   The Mobilversity platform can display both external and internal maps for a campus.  Maps are often one of the most used features on a campus especially during the start of a new term or semester.  There are two different ways of creating Maps for the

CBC’s “The National” features CollegeMobile CEO

Chad Jones, CollegeMobile CEO, was featured on CBC’s “The National” for his role in developing the first university accredited course in Canada for iPhone application programming.

U of S ILO commercializes popular iUsask mobile technology

An agreement between the University of Saskatchewan Industry Liaison Office (ILO) and CollegeMobile, creator of the popular iUsask application, will allow the company to further develop and market the highly sought-after technology to national and international markets. iUsask allows students to access information such as grades, campus and class information on their iPhones or other