Posts Tagged ‘Mobile’

What’s it Like Working at OAK?

Well, there is one thing everyone at OAK has in common – we love our jobs. This office if filled with driven, talented and passionate individuals. Everyday we come in ready to take on the world by building really awesome software, to say the least. We are expert problem solvers – we take on the challenge and create custom solutions to solve our client’s problems and needs. We are proud of the work we do and constantly push to redefine the world we live in. The atmosphere at OAK is filled with ideas, innovation, change and community. OAK is our home away from home; we seriously can’t get enough of this place. And now that we have some comfy new couches, it’s harder than ever to leave 🙂 Read the rest of this entry »

OAK Computing Launched VETS Canada Mobile App for Android Smartphones

It is our pleasure to announce that OAK Computing and Veterans Emergency Transition Services (VETS) Canada have released a mobile app to help more homeless and at-risk veterans in Canada. This app is compatible for Android smartphones and is available now in the Google Play Store.

VETS Canada App 1
VETS Canada App 2

VETS Canada is a federally incorporated non-for-profit organization that has a network of volunteers across Canada who seek out and provide homeless veterans with aid and comfort. Entirely volunteer supported and relying solely on donations, VETS Canada strives to ensure that over 90 percent of all donations go directly to assisting homeless and at-risk veterans. They are centralized in Nova Scotia, while gradually expanding across Canada to be able to help more veterans in need. Read the rest of this entry »

iPhone OS 4.0

Yesterday was a big day at Apple. They finally showed us what they have been working on for past year or so. iPhone, like it or hate it, is a hot platform. With the introduction of iPad, things are just going to get hotter. It will be interesting to see how developers tackle the latest SDK.

So what is in the latest SDK:

  • Multitasking
  • iAd
  • Game Center
  • New API
  • New Development Tools

We at OAK Computing are excited to get our hands on this latest SDK. Our clients have been asking us to start brainstorming the possibilities of using the new SDK.  Apple has opened up a few of the closed APIs that will allow us to really make the experience fun and unique.

Perhaps the most exciting feature is “Multitasking” and along with it the ability to do “offline notifications”. If your application needed to provide real time alerts to the user without the use of push notification the “offline notifications” should really make it easier. Your application can now keep running in the background and when needed be ready for consumption.

We at OAK Computing have already started working on some updates to our existing client applications with latest SDK. If you wish to see how we can help you deliver on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, please get in touch with us.

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