Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Pimp your own Canyon Headphone and win a customized Canyon skateboard

Are you creative? Inspire us! Show us what your artistic interpretation of lifestyle is!

Whether you are inspired by music, street arts, modern trends, skyscrapers, lights, skateboarding, billboards, fashion, cars, arcade games, and/or the nightlife, we are interested in anything from the broad spectrum of urban living.

Canyon recently introduced a new cool headphone. You have now the chance to pimp your own headphone.

It is easy to participate! 

Download now the picture of the CNR-HP3headphone on Facebook and add your own design to it. This can be a digital design or drawings and paintings.

  • Digital design: Includes graphic design and any artwork made with computer-based programs like Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator.

  • Drawings & paintings: Anything is allowed: pencils, graffiti, markers, sketches, spray-paint or stencils – as long as the techniques are applied to paper, cardboard or canvas.

Once you finalized your masterpiece you can upload your design on our Facebook site. The person who receives the most likes wins. You can upload as many files as you want! 

The contest will last till the July 15th 2011
To inspire us, the design has to be fresh, creative and dynamic.  

Prices are
First place : Canyon graffiti Skateboard + Canyon headphone CNR-HP3
Second place: Canyon headphone CNR-HP3 + portable speaker CNR-SPP02W
Third place: Canyon headphone CNR-HP3

Monday, 30 May 2011

TheCoolestApps (wk22)

Rock Band ($4.99)
Rock out solo or with friends on guitar, bass, drums, or vocals to tons of rock hits. See why MSNBC said ROCK BAND was “one of the best iPhone and iPod touch games of the year.”
Lonely Planet
Headed for Spain but worried you won't be able to hold your own in the tapas bars of Barcelona? No problem! With Lonely Planet's iPhone phrasebooks on hand, there'll be no more pointing at the menu and hoping for the best. With 630 spoken phrases, you'll never be lost for words in shops, bars, hotels, taxis, you name it.

Lose It! (free)
Succeed at weight loss with Lose It! Set goals and establish a daily calorie budget that enables you to meet them. Stay on track each day by recording your food and exercise and staying within your budget. The average active Lose It! user has lost more than 12lbs and more than 85% of our active users have lost weight. Lose It! is completely free- get started losing weight with Lose It! today!

Monday, 23 May 2011

TheCoolestApps (wk 21)

Parachute Ninja $0.99
Fling, hurl, glide and drop into action with Parachute Ninja!

This fun and addictive game launches your character through 30 action-packed levels spanning 4 picturesque regions on a quest of revenge against a mysterious enemy.

Parachute Ninja is a unique high-flying platformer with rubber-band style slinging, tap-activated parachutes and satisfying physics. Defeat hovering enemies, avoid danger and collect fireflies to get the highest score as you embark on your flinging, flying adventure.

Glee $0.99
Glee Karaoke makes you sound like a star. Sing your heart out to songs from the hit TV show while a little magic helps you sound amazing.

Do you have what it takes to make it to the top? You’ll find out as you compete with people all over the world! Enjoyed over 8 million times, Glee Karaoke lets you sing, compete and share with the world.  
 Currency Free
Currency provides up-to-date exchange rate information for over 100 currencies and countries! Great for when you travel abroad and need to calculate the latest exchange rates. Great for forex traders!
Don't get stuck on a business trip, vacation, or holiday without this great currency convert.

Monday, 16 May 2011

TheCoolestApps (wk20)

Surf report
Take the mystery out of checking the surf with the Oakley Surf Report powered by Surfline. Check the surf height, swell direction, and tide. Monitor the weather. View a 2-day forecast. You'll know exactly where to go when there's a low tide, with an epic SSW swell, and an onshore breeze. And you can do it all from the comfort of your iPhone or iPod touch.

You can use the Surf Report to:
-Stalk the surf conditions for thousands of beaches and bookmark your favorites.
-Learn what the best conditions are for any beach
-Find the best beaches nearest you.
-Immerse yourself in the surf community.
-Watch great surf videos.
-Get the latest Surf News.
-Learn where the pros like to surf by reading the Oakley Team Rider Bios.
-See photos from the latest surf events.

MyNature Animal Tracks
You’ve been there before, fishing a sandy riverbank, hiking over a lush green forest trail, gliding through a fresh snow fall on a clear crisp winter morning then, there in front of you a set of tracks. You wonder which way their heading, what animal was it, was it just here. Is it a canine or feline, maybe it's a bear.

World Atlas by National Geographic ($1.99)
Designed specifically for the iPhone and iPod touch, National Geographic's new and improved World Atlas puts our best maps in the palm of your hand.

Unlike other map applications, the National Geographic World Atlas utilizes our highest resolution, press-ready images, providing you the same rich detail, accuracy, and artistic beauty found in our award-winning wall maps and bound atlases. The app is preloaded with 3 different styles of world maps, down to country-level detail. With an internet connection, you can continue zooming through continent-level maps into detailed Microsoft Bing maps - close enough to see your home!

Monday, 9 May 2011

TheCoolestApps (wk19)

Cook This, Not That!
Discover how to turn the expensive, unhealthy foods at America's restaurants into fat blasting super foods that cost just pennies - and taste even better! It’s the ultimate recipe app for people who can't cook, who don't want to cook, or who love the kitchen but just need a healthy dose of inspiration.
Nike training club
With Nike Training Club, your own personal trainer is never more than a tap away. Get lean, fit, and strong with over 60 custom-built workouts featuring audio guidance and on-demand instruction from a Nike Pro Trainer.

Awesome Note (+Todo)
You finally find the app where you can schedule mostly everything.

Awesome Note is an innovative note taking application and to-do manager that allow you to combine notes with to-do flexibility.
Awesome Note enables you to customize its look with themes the way you want it to be displayed with different folder icons, colors, fonts and paper backgrounds.

From easy-to-use regular notes to notes with multiple photo attachments, To-Do Notes to organize your day, Post-It style Quick Memo to quickly jot down your thoughts, sending notes with photo attachments as email, and synchronization with Google Docs / Evernote, Awesome Note provides some powerful features.

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Canyon unveil three new unique editions

CANYON: Create. Perform. Explore. Enjoy.

 April 28th, 2011

GORINCHEM, the Netherlands – Canyon is always on the lookout for inspiring and out-of-the-box ideas. After trying and testing several creative concepts, not only one, but three new editions were selected based on the enthusiastic response from our consumers. Three unique designs; three exciting new product lines – All available soon and in time for back-to-school!

Rising Sun
The Rising sun edition by Canyon is highly inspired by the strength, sense of honor, cultural heritage, and influences of a powerful nation: Japan. This product assortment does not only have a cool design, but it also offers a great opportunity to help the earthquake and tsunami survivors: Five percent of the profits made with the sales of the Rising Sun limited edition will go directly to the rebuilding and relief efforts in Japan. The products will be available at the end of May. View the assortment now!

Stripes were very present on the runways recently as many famous designers embraced lines as a key pattern for their Spring Summer 2011 collections. Canyon is bringing the latest trend at a whole new level by introducing a unique lineup of computer accessories with the vertical style. The Stripes edition was designed for fashion-savvy people looking for trendy and sleek computer accessories. Canyon used a simple and timeless stripes pattern and infused it with fresh and cheerful colors, perfect to take on the new season in style. It will be available at the end of May. Check out our products here!

X-rays are the oldest form of medical imaging and traditionally show broken bones or other injuries. Ever wondered how objects in our day-to-day life would look like under x-rays, and see what’s inside? Canyon decided to find out, and the result is a unique assortment of products to be introduced in June 2011. Headphones, mouse, desktop speakers, notebook bags, sleeves, and accessories for iPad and iPhone will feature a trendy color scheme and graphic patterns inspired by x-rays. Click here for more information. 
Geert van Dijk, VP Sales & Marketing at Canyon, is confident: “When focusing on design as a guiding principle for the brand, Canyon has a fantastic opportunity to stand out from the crowd and make a statement in the market. These new editions are just the beginning. We can ensure you that 2011 will be Canyon’s most creative year yet.”

In July 2010, Canyon proudly revealed its first ever limited edition, which is available since the 1st of September 2010. The products feature computer accessories with bold, colorful graffiti patterns – A unique assortment never seen before in the IT industry.

Remember to follow Canyon on Facebook, Twitter and Blogger for the latest news and interesting articles.

CANYON is a cheerful, young and dynamic lifestyle brand that thrives to make life more comfortable by offering a wide range of practical, easy-to-use and affordable IT-related consumer electronics and computer peripherals to the many people. Our product range is developed with our commitment to offer beautiful and stylish product design at competitive prices, without compromising the quality. Founded in 2003, CANYON is one of the world’s fastest growing brands in its industry in Asia and the EMEA region.

For more information, contact press@canyoncorporate.com or visit our website: www.canyon-tech.com

Monday, 2 May 2011

TheCoolestApps (wk18)

Tiny wings $0.99
You have always dreamed of flying - but your wings are tiny. Luckily the world is full of beatiful hills. Use the hills as jumps - slide down, flap your wings and fly! At least for a moment - until this annoying gravity brings you back down to earth. But the next hill is waiting for you already. Watch out for the night and fly as fast as you can. Otherwise flying will only be a dream once again.

Follow your interests: instant updates from your friends, industry experts, favorite celebrities, and what’s happening around the world. Get short bursts of timely information on the official Twitter app for iPhone.

Real-time search reveals breaking news, while trending topics and maps show what’s happening now around the world. View trends, browse your interests and see suggested users in several categories, including fashion, entertainment and travel, or search to find out what people are saying about topics you care about, such as politics or big sporting events.

Garage Band for Ipad $3.99
GarageBand. Wanted: Rock ’n’roll heroes. No experience required.
Whether you’re a musical prodigy or just love creating your own walls of sound, GarageBand for iPad gives you all the tools you need to lay down fresh tracks and record music anywhere you go.