In partnership with Polar Mobile, Digital Journal has announced a number of free news applications for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch as well as BlackBerry, Android and Windows Phone devices. Available for free at app.digitaljournal.com, the apps enable smartphone users to read news from Digital Journalists working in 175 countries around the world. More info about the app launch can be found via a Digital Journal press release here.
To celebrate the launch, Digital Journal is hosting a contest for Canadians to get engaged with these new apps in a series of four major contests (check out more info on other contests here). For this contest, taking place Jan. 14, 2011 to Jan. 28, 2011, we've teamed up with LaCie Canada to give Canadians the chance to win one of 10 new LaCinema Mini HD Connect digital media players! All you need to do for a chance to win is download the app and email us!
Win one of 10 LaCinema Mini HD Connect digital media players courtesy of LaCie Canada!
The LaCie contest runs from Jan. 14, 2011 to Jan. 28, 2011
Here's how to enter:
1. Download the Digital Journal news app on your Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, BlackBerry, Android Devices or Windows Phone Devices (visit app.digitaljournal.com for download instructions).
2. Navigate to the blog section in the app and click on the blog post labelled “Contest”
3. Using the built-in email function in the app, email the blog post to:
(Note: Scroll to the bottom of the page on the app to use the built-in email function)
In the email, include your name, address and telephone number. You will see a link to "share" or "email" on the bottom of the application once you've downloaded and installed it. All entries will be entered into a random draw. Only one entry per person, per contest. Canadian residents only, excluding Quebec.
Winners will be contacted by email. See full contest rules and regulations.
The LaCinema Mini HD Connect transforms your HDTV into an entertainment center that can play all your media, whether it's on a USB drive or your network-connected Mac and PC, making enjoying your photos, videos, and music simple and affordable. The LaCinema Mini HD Connect has been designed to be small, elegant, and fit in seamlessly with your home entertainment setup.
It's easy to play your movies on your HDTV: just attach the LaCinema Mini HD Connect to your HDTV and then connect a USB drive for instant playback. No other configuration is required. A user-friendly navigation and remote control have been included to enhance and streamline your entertainment experience.
The LaCinema Mini HD Connect provides uncompromising quality, adding stunning 1080p playback through HDMI on your HDTV. No matter the video, music, or photo format and resolution, Mini HD Connect will play it flawlessly with crystal-clear sound and images. It's compatible with all the most popular video formats on the market, including DivX, MKV, AVC, and H.264, and comes with Dolby Digital pass-through surround sound.
Its UPnP/DLNA capabilities ensure that the LaCinema Mini HD Connect works in tandem with your home network, connecting easily to your PC or network storage like a LaCie Network Space 2 so it's simple to populate with your media.
To download the Digital Journal app for the iPhone, iPod Touch, BlackBerry, Android or Windows Phone devices, visit app.digitaljournal.com!