Archive for the category "iphone"

February is Heart Month

Comments 237 by Rebecca Bollwitt

February is Heart Month across Canada and through various campaigns and promotions the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon hopes to raise awareness about heart health.  Two days ago, my 89 year old grandmother had a heart attack and we have been in and out of the hospital to visit her. My family […]

Vancouver 125 CBC App Review

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The official Vancouver 125 anniversary year campaign kicked off last week and everyone from the Parks Board to Vancouver Archives is participating or organizing celebratory campaigns of their own. This includes CBC Vancouver who has launched an iPhone application called “Vancouver 125” featuring archived video footage (synced with Google Map locations) of significant, televised moments […]

iPhone App Photo Contest, Win an iPad

Comments 22 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s no secret that I’m on the go quite a bit and thanks to local radio stations having iPhone apps, I can take a little piece of home with me wherever I roam. One of such stations is The Peak. Their iPhone app is new this summer and it even includes an alarm clock that […]

Vancouver 2010 iPhone Application

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

About a week ago the Vancouver 2010 iPhone application was launched on iTunes. I hear they had 15,000 downloads even before making any kind of official announcement and I can see why. After downloading the app, I can see why. It’s a fully comprehensive directory for sporting events, cultural events, Games schedules, venues, and maps […]

National Film Board of Canada iPhone Application

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The National Film Board of Canada (the NFB) has released its own application for the iPhone which includes hundreds of films, animated shorts, history vignettes, and classics all free of charge. My sister put this on my radar when she posted about it on Twitter so I thought I would check it out. When I […]