Canadian duo launches new Pocket Cocktails iPhone app

    TORONTO, Oct. 30 /CNW/ - Canadian duo, Rob Maran of Maran Illustrated and
Deidra Jones, a veteran of the Canadian advertising industry, have teamed up
to become one of the first Canadians to product and launch an iPhone
application. Their new application called Pocket Cocktails and is now
available for sale on Apple's iTunes store.
    Pocket has a retro 1960's theme and uses beautiful, large, high
resolution pictures and incorporates many trendy iPhone features including the
integrated graphics and navigation features that the iPhone is famous for.
This seamless integration of visuals and content provides a fast, engaging
and,entertaining user experience. Unlike other iPhone applications, some that
require users to store images on the Internet, requiring Internet connection
and extra cellular charges or both, Pocket Cocktail images are all stored
within the application so the user only pays a one time charge to use.
    Pocket Cocktails also has fun bonus features including a "Random" mode,
which lets the iPhone user shake the phone to get a random drink image, recipe
and ingredient list all from the ebartender. While serving up the drink, the
iPhone spits out a colourful collection of shaker noises and catchy phrases to
the user.
    With Pocket Cocktails and the touch of your fingertips, you can serve
drinks like a professional bartender. They made sure that even a tech neophyte
can pickup and use this application in seconds. A complimentary 40-page
Bartender's guide is available as a downloadable free resource on the website.
    Since launching on October 16, sales of the Pocket Cocktails application
are close to 1,000 worldwide, selling in more than 20 countries.
    Pocket Cocktails is available for $4.99 exclusively at Apple's iPhone
application store, iTunes or through
    Visit for a video overview.

    /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available on
    the CNW Photo Network and archived at
    Additional archived images are also available on the CNW Photo Archive
    website at Images are free to accredited
    members of the media/

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For further information: For Advertising or PR requests, contact Deidra
Jones at, (416) 413-1609

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