Uber: Everyone’s Private Driver – An App Review

From being protested in London to banned in Berlin, Uber, the mobile app that connects passengers with drivers for hire, is no stranger to news headlines. In my recent trip to New York I decided to give Uber to try. After downloading the app I was instructed to register. The registration process was simple and

Passbook and Apple’s Future for Mobile Payments

After years of slowly gaining momentum, mobile payments are becoming one of the juggernaut markets of the technology industry.  Last year Forrester estimated it would become a $90 billion market by 2017.  Apple is gradually beginning to unroll and reveal their plans for this space. Their Passbook application is starting to gain traction, thanks in

Putting App Content Forward

You may have heard the term “content is king” before. What exactly does it mean, and does it have any relevance when it comes to mobile applications? The concept has a simple application to mobile design. Users want to see the application content, they care about little else. I’ve gathered some screenshots of Apple designed

BBM Channels for Businesses

BlackBerry has, in an explosive fashion, finally released BBM on Android and iOS. The popular chat application is now available for the two most popular smartphone platforms in the world. The Android application has exceeded 10 million downloads in just over 1 week (SOURCE). Between Android and iOS, BlackBerry claims to have added over 20

The Raw Advantage – A Custom App and a Custom Experience

One of the things that I love about working at CollegeMobile is all of the people who I get to meet and work with.  Across the board our clients are all amazing and we have strong and unique relationships with each of them.  Over the course of working here I began to realize an interesting

3 Apps to Put a “Spring” in Your Step

One of my favourite times of year is upon us: Spring. There is nothing like that first sight of light where there was dark, warmth where there was cold and vibrant colour where there was dull. Often at the first signs of spring many of us go through our closets, put away the wooly sweaters