Snoobe wants you to pay less for your mobile plans

Snoobe wants you to pay less for your mobile plans 5701Disclaimer: I've known Thierry Marechal, co-founder of Snoobe, since Startup Weekend 2012, and also have worked on Snoobe The dire state of the mobile industry in North America In Europe, Free Mobile offers a contract-free, unlimited calls (even to international) as well as unlimited texts and 3GB of data, all of 19.99 euros. Here, that only gets you  100mn of talk, no data and you have to sign   Read more…


Android developers, mobile entrepreneurs: Get ready for the Samsung Holiday Waveguide meetup

Android developers, mobile entrepreneurs: Get ready for the Samsung Holiday Waveguide meetup 3509 Wavefront, a service company specialized in mobile commercialization, is coming this monday in Montréal with a special event called the Holiday WaveGuide. The event is geared at Android developers, mobile entrepreneurs, plus also growing tech companies who want to know more about monetization opportunities. The key partner they have at that event is Samsung, which is now a thought leader around Android with   Read more…


Datawind designs $35 tablet for Indian market

Datawind designs $35 tablet for Indian market 3270The Times of India reports the Indian government is buying a first 100,000 batch of ultra-cheap tablet computers. It's named Aakash, and if that pilot is successful, it would be offered to students at $38. This is currently the cheapest tablet in the world, in a market where analysts still view Apple's iPad having an aggressive price of $150. Specs from the article: The tablet runs on   Read more…


Arduino and PhoneGap featured at AndroidMontreal

Android Montreal 2452There was an Android Montreal meetup this week, with 2 presentations showcasing the Android platform potential. The first presentation covered PhoneGap, an open source framework allowing developers to build android apps with web technologies (Javascript + HTML5 + CSS3). One of the great advantages of PhoneGap is that the newly developed app can then be deployed to many other platforms, such as the iPhone, blackberry   Read more…


Patiner Montreal on Android

Patiner Montreal on Android 2152One of the most active groups in Montreal, with its meetings and developer days, MontrealOuvert continues to make the case for open data in Montreal. Patiner Montreal was mentionned already in the latest hackathon, as one of the most advanced applications. There is now an Android application, made in record time, thanks to the fact there's now a REST API available. Like the website,   Read more…


mTrip launches Android travel apps

mTrip launches Android travel apps 2150mTrip, as the name might suggest, has launched for the past year customized mobile applications for the iPhone. Like many other guides, travellers could go to the Apple Store and choose one specific application available for each city. The interface and backend for each application are all the same, with mTrip producing different content each time. Now, they've ported the application to the Android platform. Read more…


The Five Most Important Technology Numbers of 2010

12947_bluestreak_technology_255255255 2085Editor's note: This is a guest post from Dominique Jodoin, CEO of Bluestreak Technology, who put together the five most important trends of this past year. Bluestreak Technology is the proven leader in software presentation solutions, deployed on multi-screen embedded devices, such as set-top boxes, digital televisions, mobile phones, and other consumer electronics. Privately held and headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Bluestreak Technology’s MachBlue™ platform powers   Read more…


LAYAR and MixAR featured at ARMTL

LAYAR and MixAR featured at ARMTL 2081 Yesterday, coworking space Station-C featured ARMTL's second meetup, with 15 or so developers, designers and entrepreneurs discussing augmented reality's potential. The talks covered available hardware on the market, mainly mobile devices, and also discussed available image recognition and 3D software on the market. There were lots of interaction, with a few fun moments where   Read more…



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