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…
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…
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…
2452There was an Android Montreal
meetup this week, with 2 presentations showcasing the Android platform potential.
The first presentation covered PhoneGap
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…
, 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…
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…
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…