Our Favourite Apps – An App Review – RunKeeper

Favourite Mobile App RunKeeper Platforms available iOS & Android  RunKeeper Features RunKeeper is an exercise tracker and trainer. It tracks the path you ran, showing it on a map at the end of your run. It also tracks distance, speed, pace, calories burned, and a host of other stats. One nice feature is that it challenges

Apple Watch Apps Explained

Last month, Apple released WathKit to the developer community. WatchKit is the set of software tools used to develop apps for Apple’s new wearable, Apple Watch. For the first time, we can see what is really going to be possible when the new device launches next year. It turns out, there will be a number

Our Favourite Apps – An App Review – Sleep Cycle

Favourite Mobile App Sleep Cycle Platforms available iOS & Android Sleep Cycle Features By using the phone’s accelerometer and gyroscope (which are very sensitive), the app is able to detect the tiniest motions while you sleep. At the end of the night, the app then presents you with a graph of how you slept; You can see

Why We Changed Our Name

One of the most common questions we have been getting lately is “Why did you change your name?!” We thought there would be no better time with our 5th birthday and the launch of our new website to send out an email further explaining our name/brand change. Here is the email that was sent out

Apps to Help You Get Ready for the Holidays ~ A CTV App Review

Let me set the scene for you: snow is falling gently outside my office window, a Christmas mix is playing on my favourite app, 8tracks, all while I sip on a peppermint mocha from Starbucks. I even have some festive Christmas socks on under my boots today (very professional!). This scene is definitely getting me

Push Interactions Celebrates 5th Birthday!

  We are excited to announce that today is our 5th Birthday! We were officially incorporated as a company on December 9th, 2009 – 5 years ago today. So many things have changed and evolved over the past 5 years, it would be hard to list all of them. But here are 5 key changes

Meet Our Team Recap

Over the course of the past few months you have had the chance to meet all of our team members! In cased you missed any of those blogs, here is a Meet Our Team Recap! To review the original blog post please click on each person’s individual name. Francis “In computer science, I found a

Meet Our Team – Chad Jones

How long have you worked at Push? I started the company out of the university in 2008 and officially launched CollegeMobile (now Push Interactions) in December of 2009. This month our business is turning “5 years old” and I couldn’t be prouder. We have come a long way and have worked on so many amazing

Our Favourite Apps – An App Review – Shazam

Favourite Mobile App Shazam Platforms available iOS, Android, Mac, & Windows Shazam Features Shazam identifies songs that it hears. If you are listening to the radio and hear a song you like, but are unsure of the song or artist name, you can use the appto “listen” to the song and tell you all of the details

Android Lollipop 5.0 Features – Part II

In the previous post about Android Lollipop (“L” for short) we talked about the new Android user interface design approach, Material Design, new changes in notifications and the multiple profile feature. In this blog post I am going to talk about some other important Android L features such as priority settings, super battery saving mode

Introduction to the World of Smartwatches – Part II

  In our previous smartwatch post I talked about the definition of the smartwatch and reviewed some of their basic features. As I said, it looks like smartwatches are getting more and more popular these days and the demand is growing. In part 2 of this blog I am going to give you some hints

One IDE to Rule Them All

I’ll just start by saying that the end of Visual Studio Express is nigh. Gone are the days where you have to install multiple versions of the express edition to create projects on different platforms. No longer is there a caveat that divides casual and indie developers with professionals using a more sophisticated derivation of Microsoft’s

Meet Our Team – Andre

How long have you worked at Push? I started working for Push in early 2012, shortly after co-teaching the iPhone programming class with Chad. My time at Push started with brief consulting time,and answering quick questions about wording or button placement. I quickly fell in love with mobile design, and became the Lead Interaction Designer

Our Favourite App – An App Review – Godus

Favourite Mobile App Godus Platforms available The app is currently available on iOS and Steam with a version of Android coming soon. What type of user do you think would enjoy Godus? The people that would enjoy the app the most are users who play games casually and those that enjoy simulation-based games. Godus is

Android’s Lollipop 5.0 Features – Part I

Android Lollipop was first introduced at the Google I/O 2014 event and introduced Google’s new approach in UI design, and Material Design. I am going to call Lollipop “L” for the rest of this blog post for simplicity! Android L has leveraged up the user experience by the order of magnitude. There are a lot of huge improvements

Introduction to the World of Smartwatches – Part I

What is a smartwatch? As the first step, here is the Wikipedia definition of “smartwatch”: ”A smartwatch (or smart watch) is a computerized wristwatch with functionality that is enhanced beyond timekeeping.” Wearing a smartwatch is basically like carrying a tiny smartphone on your wrist, however there are a few things to explain about them. In

An App Review – Sprinkles

I am very excited to review this app on our blog today. A few weeks ago we introduced one of our newest iOS developers, Rhett. Rhett has over a decade of software development and recently launched an app in his spare time. The app is called Sprinkles and it is free for iOS. Rhett began developing Sprinkles

Meet Our Team – Shane

How long have you worked at Push? About 3 years Why did you become a developer? I don’t have a fun story about a light bulb moment that led me to software development. Since I was about 12 years old, it was just what I did. I always connected well with computers. I understood them

Our Favourite Apps – An App Review – WhatsApp

Favourite Mobile App My favourite mobile app is WhatsApp. Platforms available WhatsApp is available for all of the major smartphone platforms: iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone What type of user do you think would enjoy this app? I think this app can be used by anyone who wants to communicate with others. It is easy and convenient

Push Launches MYLashBook – An Eyelash Technician App

“Assume we can develop anything.” I can’t count how many time we have said that. It may be an overused phrase but it couldn’t be more true. Apps are so powerful and we love when a client really challenges us with an idea they have. One of the best examples of this is the app