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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

Smartwatch App Development

  I am excited to announce that Push has launched a smartwatch app development package!  With the recent popularity of smartwatches we have all been taking note and have been playing around with the watches nd dreaming up ideas for possible apps! Push can develop a smartwatch app that can: Pair with your existing app Be a

Push Interactions on CTV ~ Safety App Reviews

Lately I have been thinking a lot about safety.  I couldn’t tell you exactly why it has been top-of-mind for me, but I think it has to do with some of the following facts: We are officially now in the winter months. This means taking extra care when driving, making sure our vehicles are winter-proofed

Meet Our Team – Jess

How long have you worked at Push? I have been working at Push since May of 2012, so for 2.5 years now! What do you specialize in? At Push I specialize in marketing, sales and account management. The Marketing side of my job means I get to promote our awesome company. I was also in

Push takes home the 2014 ABEX Export Award Continued..

On November 1st we attended the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce ABEX awards in Regina, Saskatchewan. We were thrilled to be nominated for the Award of Innovation and to have been announced already as the Export Award winners. We wanted to share a few photos from the night. The below photo was taken by Grant Romancia

Our Favourite Apps – An App Review – Out of Milk

Favourite Mobile App My favorite mobile app is called Out of Milk Platforms available Android Desktop And now available for iOS! What type of user do you think would enjoy this app? I believe the type of user that would benefit from this app is very broad. The main features of this app are to-do

Meet Our Team – Alan

How long have you worked at Push? Since the start of the company, around 5 years. Why did you become a developer? I started my university years in the College of Commerce and in my 3rd year of Commerce I took CMPT 111 & 115 as electives, that’s when I realized being a developer is

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

Our Favourite Apps – An App Review – Geocaching

Teresa is an Android developer at Push. Here is Teresa’s review of her favourite app:  Favourite Mobile App My favourite mobile app would have to be ‘Geocaching’ app, developed by Groundspeak Inc. Platforms available iOS, Android, & Windows Phone What type of user do you think would enjoy this app? This app is ideal for people who

Meet Our Team – Daniel

How long have you worked at Push? I’m currently on my second internship position at Push. I worked here last summer, then took a break for school, and now I’m taking some time off of my degree to get more experience. I’ve been at Push for almost a year in total. Why did you become a

Push Interactions Wins the 2014 ABEX Export Award

We are thrilled to announce that we are the 2014 ABEX winners of the Export Award! We attended the awards ceremony last night and couldn’t be happier that we were selected for this award. We were also finalists for the ABEX Award of Innovation. We would like to thank the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce for their hard