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Archive of posts tagged "application"

5 Vancouver Hyperlapse Videos

August 28th, 2014 @ 11:48am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Two days ago Instagram introduced Hyperlapse, a new app that allows users to create speedy timelapse videos with their phones: “Traditionally, time lapse videos depend on holding your phone or camera still while you film. Hyperlapse from Instagram features built-in stabilization technology that lets you create moving, handheld time lapses that result in a cinematic […]

8 Vancouver Apps for Summer

June 26th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s easy to get out and about in Metro Vancouver especially when the sun is shining and we have so many amazing destinations for playing, resting, hiking, and soaking the season in at the beach. You don’t need to fully disconnect to have a good time and the mobile phone in your pocket can actually […]

Red Cross Canada First Aid App

September 19th, 2013 @ 9:54am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Canadian Red Cross has recently released a mobile application that serves as a First Aid guide, emergency preparedness tool, and more. As a member of the Red Cross’ Social Media Team, I downloaded the app when it was released and I talked about it on Dotto Tech’s radio show on AM650. Once a month […]

Megaphone Magazine Find Vendor App

September 12th, 2013 @ 8:43am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s Megaphone magazine has become the first street paper in the world to create and release a mobile phone application to make it easier to find and support a vendor. Published by the non-profit Street Corner Media Foundation, Megaphone helps homeless and low-income individuals earn their own income, allowing them to purchase and re-sell the […]

Mobile Apps for BC Ferries

September 3rd, 2013 @ 3:15pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and the Sunshine Coast include some of my favourite getaway destinations for a day trip, weekend visit, an extended stay, or for business. Of course to reach these ports of call a ferry trip is required along with browsing schedules, booking a reservation, checking in on wait times, line-ups, and […]

Waterkeeper Swim Guide App

August 7th, 2013 @ 10:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m always on the lookout for new and useful apps, with a local twist. Mostly because I love trying them out and seeing the latest technology but in part because I am a frequent guest on Steve Dotto‘s “App Wednesday” radio show on AM650. Dotto invites three guests to bring their best apps to the […]

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 […]