Sunday, November 14, 2010

Toronto Parking

Say you were driving around looking for parking in Toronto, you looked around and around and found nothing but super expensive lots, you parked your car somewhere and right after you walked out of the expensive lot you find a GreenP around the corner!! ahhh that happened to me once.
So I took it upon myself to find a parking app on my Android (My friend built an app for the iPhone) but I could not find one on Android! c'mon! So I decided to spend a couple of hours to to build an app based on the finder framework for Android I have been working on. And it worked!
No I don't have to pay those hefty $20 fees anymore, nor should any other smart Android user.
Download the Toronto Parking app for Android, or iPhone and enjoy saving on parking.

Monday, November 8, 2010

LCBO and Beer Stores in Ontario

Finding the nearest liquor can be difficult at times especially if you are not in your neighborhood. Quite often you will need to use your computer to find the nearest store, and then it might not be open at the time.
Here is why the Ontario Booze finder comes in play. You can use your Android to find the nearest location with the phones GPS to see what's around, or even search a different neighborhood or city. It will give you directions to the store, operating hours and even the stores phone number.

And if you don't have a data connection it will still work, though with limited functionality (no maps integration or directions) but still does the job!
Give it a try, it's a free app.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Tim Hortons Finder

Finding the nearest TimHortons location has got a lot simpler, with Android TimHortons finder app, you can  avoid driving around to find that Timmy around the corner, especially in those frigid winters. Make use of this free app and save time!
With the help of your Android's GPS locate Tim Hortons stores nearest to your position. You can get directions to the selected location using Google maps directions.
The app can work in offline mode (Though offline mode does not support driving directions and google maps). Sharing with friends on Facebook, Twitter, email is also available.

More details on Tim Hortons Finder

Friday, October 8, 2010

CIBC Locations

A new app has been released to find CIBC locations right from within Android.
The app uses the User's GPS position to locate the nearest ATM or branch then lays them out on a Google map or list view, with distance and the ability to find driving directions to each location.

The app is free on the Android market. For more information check out CIBC Locations.

Monday, October 4, 2010

RBC Locations

RBC locations has been released for the Google Android. RBC customers can now search for RBC branch and ATM locations and avoid paying ATM fees with using a non-RBC machine, when there is an RBC one just right around the corner.
 The app uses Android's GPS to locate the nearest branch/machine then display them on a map, or list sorted by distance.
The app does not require data connection, so the nearest location can be found without requiring data connection.
 For more details check out RBC location Android app.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

The rise and fall of Netbooks

Netbooks fast rise has now faded and the number of units shipped has dropped drastically. This is highly attributed the the iPad stealing netbook's thunder. According to Gartner, between October and December last year, PC makers shipped 10.5 million netbooks. That may well be a market peak. Fast forward to this year's first quarter: only 9.7 million units. The second quarter had 8.4 million units. And most likely the numbers will drop even further

Sunday, August 29, 2010

First post

This blog will report on technology matters and the different products and releases of future software by RentCompass.