Brandon Ashmore from Mentor, Ohio, got more than he bargained for on Wednesday, when he downloaded Say the Same Thing by Space Inch, a free app from Apple’s App Store. That download was the App Store’s 50 billionth. And these are unique downloads and do not include updates or re-downloads. To commemorate this achievement, Ashmore receives a $10,000 App Store gift card.
If you’re like me and tons of other Canadians, you probably have jars full of coins lying around the house. Now it’s not like you’ve won 6/49 and the coins are purely incidental, it’s probably that you can never get around to sorting your coins, rolling them up and then taking them to the bank. However if you’re a customer of TD Canada Trust, they’ve just made that green armchair just a little more comfy rolling out a new service, pardon the pun, making rolling up a thing of the past.
Since many of us have opted to do online banking, having to run to the bank to physically deposit a cheque is actually quite a pain. So now, for the first time in Canada, members at select credit unions will be able to deposit cheques directly into their account. No matter where members are, they can use the camera on their iOS devices through Deposit Anywhere, a system for remote deposit capture provided by Central 1.
If you have a gadget that you’re ready to toss you might be happy to know that if you live in Regina, Winnipeg or Ontario, for a limited time, that worthless handheld device just might be worth a pepperoni slice.
Back in February, here at CanoeTech Blog, we had an opportunity to review the NetTALK Duo Wi-Fi VOIP system as an alternative to a traditional landline. Now, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, we’re going to see if you have the luck of the Irish as you, our readers, get an opportunity to win one for yourself or your favourite leprechaun.