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Archive for the category "iphone"

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 […]

Vancouver Parks Mobile Application

August 2nd, 2012 @ 2:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Park Board launched a park-finding app for iPhone earlier this year. This free application allows you to locate a park on a map and click to see its amenities and facilities. One feature I would love to see is a search by amenity. For example you could click on an icon and see […]

Vancouver Then and Now App

July 19th, 2012 @ 11:09am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few years ago I began a “Before and After” series where I would compare photos from the Vancouver Archives with Google Map locations today. It featured old buildings that were still standing, stores that used to be hotels in Vancouver’s formative years, and glass towers in the place of old theatres. Vancouver is a […]

City of Surrey ArtWalk App

May 30th, 2012 @ 10:42am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Surrey, known previously as the City of Parks, is gaining recognition for a new feature — public art. Under SkyTrain lines, in parks, and around growing urban centres, you can discover Surrey’s public art pieces through their ArtWalk mobile application. Unfortunately once I turned off my location settings, the app set my […]

Vancouver Street Food Carts 2012

April 9th, 2012 @ 8:49am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year the City of Vancouver approved and expanded street food selection that went beyond hot dogs and chestnuts to fish tacos, brisket, and fresh juice smoothies. As of May 1, 2012, twelve new vendors can now roll out becoming part of the fleet of 103 street food carts around downtown. Food selections from Ukraine, […]

Starbucks Canada iPhone Application with PayPal

April 5th, 2012 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last Christmas Santa included a Starbucks gift card in my stocking because he wanted to show me that I could use it on the Starbucks Canada iPhone application. After downloading the app, you can enter your gift card information and pay with your phone the next time you order your venti, grande, or tall beverage. […]