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 200 countries around the world. More info about the apps 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. 29, 2011 to Feb. 12, 2011, we've teamed up with Telus to give Canadians the chance to win 1 of 2 new Samsung Galaxy S Fascinate smartphones! All you need to do for a chance to win is download the app and email us!
Win one of 2 Samsung Galaxy S Fascinate smartphones courtesy of Telus!
The Telus contest runs from Jan. 29, 2011 to Feb. 12, 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 Samsung Galaxy S Fascinate 3G+ is an ultra-thin touchscreen smartphone featuring Samsung’s Super AMOLED screen technology. The display makes watching HD movies, viewing photos and playing games more vivid even in bring light and outdoor environments.
The wireless tethering application on the Fascinate 3G+ allows users to be their own mobile hotspot, and connect up to five other Wi-Fi enabled devices, like laptops and tablets, over their 3G data connection.
Powered by Android, the Fascinate 3G+ is equipped with full integration of Google Mobile Services including Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, YouTube, and Google Talk. Users also have access to Android Market where they can customize their experience by choosing from more than 100,000 free and paid applications.
To download the Digital Journal app for the iPhone, iPod Touch, BlackBerry, Android or Windows Phone devices, visit app.digitaljournal.com!