Tangerine Mobile Banking app comes to Apple Watch

TORONTO, March 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Tangerine announced today that its mobile banking app will be one of the first apps available on Apple Watch. The Tangerine Mobile Banking Apple Watch app will provide users with quick and easy access to their personal banking information from their wrist, including account balances, recent transactions and transaction details.

"We're excited to be one of the first apps available on Apple Watch as we continue to deliver simple and innovative solutions that allow our clients to bank on their own terms," said Peter Aceto, President and CEO of Tangerine. "This continuous innovation is what reinforces Tangerine's position as a forward thinking bank and sets us apart when it comes to delivering the future of banking to Canadians."

Tangerine's Apple Watch app provides a personal and convenient banking experience that will help redefine what Canadians expect when it comes to everyday banking on the go.  Our Glance allows clients to see the most recent transaction in their account at any time.  Clients have the ability to set account (balance over/balance under) and transaction thresholds (transaction amount below/transaction amount above) and subsequently receive convenient notifications all on their wrist.

The client then has the ability to dismiss the alert or get more details related to the transaction.

Tangerine Mobile Banking app for Apple Watch will be available from the Apple Watch App Store on April 24th. Tangerine Mobile Banking app for iPhone is available for free download now from the App Store.

About Tangerine

Tangerine is a direct bank that delivers simplified everyday banking to Canadians. With more than 1.9 million clients and close to $38 billion in total assets, we are Canada's leading direct bank. Tangerine offers banking that is flexible and accessible, products and services that are innovative, fair fees, and award-winning client service. From no-fee daily chequing and high-interest savings accounts, GICs, RSPs, TFSAs, mortgages and mutual funds, Tangerine has the everyday banking products Canadians need. With over 1,000 employees in Canada, our presence extends beyond our website and Mobile Banking app to our 24/7 Contact Centres and our Café locations. Tangerine was launched as ING DIRECT Canada in 1997. In 2012 it was acquired by Scotiabank, and operates independently as a wholly-owned subsidiary. For more information, visit tangerine.ca

The 'Tangerine' trademarks are owned by The Bank of Nova Scotia and used under license.

SOURCE Tangerine

For further information: Cayley Kochel, Tangerine, ckochel@tangerine.ca, 647-462-3421

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