Archive for the category "iphone"

Use Siri to Find Vancouver Sports Info

January 24th, 2013 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The other night I was randomly barking commands at Siri on my iPhone 4S when I landed on the phrase: “Show me bears”. Instead of pulling up a search window and finding an image of a bear, Siri showed me the current roster of the Chicago Bears football team. I tried something else: “Show me […]

Local Mountain and BC Ski Resort Apps

January 4th, 2013 @ 4:52pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Back in 2009 I made a Social Media Directory for Ski Season but this year apps are the focus. Helpful Twitter and Facebook accounts aside, ski resorts and local mountains are providing maps and condition information through free mobile applications. Local Mountains Cypress Mountain Cost: Free Platform: iPhone Features: Latest news and events as well […]

YYoga iPhone Application & Giveaway

December 19th, 2012 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s YYoga has recently released free an iPhone application to help connect yogis. On the app you can search classes by style, time, date, and location, booking a reservation and seeing if your friends are signed up as well. If you have an existing YYoga online account you can sign in otherwise you can sign […]

Ocean Wise iPhone App

December 3rd, 2012 @ 9:19am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Founded by the Vancouver Aquarium, Ocean Wise is a conservation program created to educate and empower consumers about the issues surrounding sustainable seafood. You’ve most likely spotted the Ocean Wise logo in local restaurant menus and last month, Vancouver’s Szechuan Chongqing restaurant on West Broadway became Canada’s first Ocean Wise restaurant. Now to make your […]

On the Go Kids Event App

October 24th, 2012 @ 1:19pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

yoyomama was one of the first parent blogs on my radar thanks to Annemarie Tempelman-Kluit‘s presence at local events and conferences over the years. While I’m not a parent myself, yoyomama is a great resources for families, entertainment info, and events in Vancouver and Toronto. They have recently launched On The Go Kids, an iPhone […]

GoSurrey iPhone Application

August 27th, 2012 @ 2:18pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Surrey has launched an iPhone application that will help residents find things to do around town. The landing page of the application, which is a free iTunes download shows a map with pins marking the locations of community recreation centres and listing their upcoming events. iTunes Download Link By default, my application […]