Plans For New Mobile App Unveiled

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Wheat Kings Media

August 26, 2013, Brandon, MB. (ISN) – The Brandon Wheat Kings, in association with Frank’s Computer are pleased to announce plans to launch an official mobile application for Apple, Android and BlackBerry devices.

The free mobile app will be available later this week by searching ‘Wheat Kings’ in iTunes, Google Play or BlackBerry App World.

“Franks Computer / myITsource are proud local partners and are extremely excited about the new mobile app,” says Frank Arndt, President. “This application will allow Wheat King fans to stay in touch with their favorite team using technology that we sell and support locally in Brandon, which makes it a great fit for both organizations.

The official mobile app of the WHL’s Wheat Kings will feature real-time scoring data direct from wherever the Wheat Kings may be playing this upcoming season. Follow each and every game in real-time with complete boxscores, game summaries and up to the minute stats.

Other features include Push Notification alerts, the ability to purchase tickets online, breaking news and headlines, special events, access to Pointstreak 50/50 updates during all home games at Westman Place as well as up to date stats and standings from across the WHL.

As the 2013-14 season begins next month, more great features will be incorporated into the Wheat Kings App including game and scoring notifications, player tracking and much more including Fan Voting / Surveys, a Live radio link to 880 CKLQ’s play by play broadcasts with Bruce Luebke, Game Check-in at Westman Place as well as a link to the Wheat Kings’ online store.

The Wheat Kings mobile app was developed by Buzzer Apps, who have been building mobile apps for Canadian Hockey League teams for years. Buzzer Apps provides turnkey mobile solutions for businesses, venues, organizations, sports teams and leagues.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. Why should I want to say yes to Push Notification Alerts?

A. By doing so, you will receive important game day reminders, breaking news and headlines

Q. How much does this app cost?

A. Nothing! The app is absolutely free.

Q. How do I get the app?

A. For the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad version visit iTunes

For the Android version visit Google Play

For BlackBerry versions visit BlackBerry App World.

Or click on the link for your mobile device on our website to download it right now!

Q. For Apple devices, how do I download the app from iTunes?

A. Open the App Store on your device, search for “Wheat Kings ” or “Brandon Wheat Kings”

Q. For Android devices, how do I download the app from Google Play?

A. Open Google Play on your device, search for “Wheat Kings” or “Brandon Wheat Kings”

Q. For BlackBerry devices, how do I download the app from BlackBerry App World?

A. Open BlackBerry App World on your device, search for “Wheat Kings” or “Brandon Wheat Kings”

Q. For Apple devices, which versions of iOS are compatible?

A. iOS 4.3 or later is required.

Q. For Android devices, which versions of Android are compatible?

A. Android 2.2.3 and up is required.

Q. Which Apple devices are compatible with the app?

A. iPhone 4, iPhone 5, iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G, iPad Wifi, iPad Wifi 3G.

Q. Which Android devices are compatible with the app?

A. Any Android smartphones running Android 2.2.3 or greater is compatible.

Q. Which BlackBerry devices are compatible with the app?

A. Most BlackBerry smartphones running 6.0 or greater, including BlackBerry 10.

Wheat King fans will soon have a chance to test out the new app this week as the WHL club’s 2013 Training Camp gets underway at Westman Communications Group Place. The rookies will be on hand Tuesday night for registration, followed by the on ice sessions scheduled for Wednesday morning.

Brandon’s annual Intrasquad game will be played at 2pm, Sunday, September 1st.

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