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Thank you to everyone who utilized the Vaster platform over the past three years. Unfortunately our success did not generate sufficient momentum to warrant further development. At this time the Vaster services have been discontinued, and the application will no longer be available for download. We appreciate and thanks all of our users, and our team for their wonderful support over the years. Management of Vaster...

TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2017 -- Vaster, the mobile communication platform that connects travelers and locals, is today announcing that it has been selected as the Official Event App for EGLX.  EGLX showcases competitive eSports and Gaming for student designers, board gamers, indie developers, eSports celebrities, gaming shops, arcade aficionado, cosplayers, kids & Youtubers.   Canada’s Largest Gaming event is coming again to Toronto EGLX, coming March 9th-11th, 2018, to the International Centre, is Canada’s Largest Gaming Event.  Hosted by Enthusiast Gaming, these three...

Don’t be fooled. Fake reviews are neither easy to spot, nor a small problem. Amazon has repeatedly taken to the courts in an attempt to stop fake reviewers. However the problem is widespread to the point a website called fakespot.com has produced what they call a review analyzer to help in combating the problem. CBC Marketplace ran an investigation of the problem last year, and proved that it’s not just bot created reviews that aggravate the problem, but real people are...

Vaster is now OFFICIALLY available in the App Store!! Travelers, prepare yourselves! Our app has officially hit the app store and is now widely available in 22 different Canadian cities. iPhone users can now join Android users to chat with trusted locals for a real-time answer to all of your travel-related questions. Please note, you must have iOS version 9.0 or higher to run Vaster.  ...

A few days ago Mark Zuckerberg continued his “Meet Americans” challenge by visiting Wisconsin. [video width="960" height="540" m4v="http://www.vaster.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Zuckerberg-just-proved-our-point.m4v"][/video] While there he did what many of us might do, he reached out for some local advice.  With almost 90 Million followers you can imagine he’s got some followers in Madison, Wisconsin that can offer a bit of free advice, but what about the rest of us? Vaster’s vision is to allow all of us to do what Mark can do, reach a massive audience...

Happy to announce Vaster now supports content for over 20 locations across Canada.  From Victoria to Halifax you'll get local information! We'll be adding more content and locations over time as well.   If you've got a great source of local travel information let us know on Facebook or Twitter. Discovering what's going on has never been so easy. There is also one super secret city, not in Canada, but with "Canadian" roots that we'll be testing this week.  We'll let you...

Vaster Launches Beta in Toronto, Canadian Millennials have a new way to earn money and get experience Based on the recently published Census results, Canada now has over 12 Million Millennials. This is the single largest generation in Canadian history, and an even larger fraction of the population as compared to our US counterparts. Millennials have received a reputation for working and playing differently than previous generations, and deservedly so. Having been exposed for their entire lives to a world that...

Effective February 13, Toronto Open Beta begins!    The Vaster Beta is now available on the Google Play Store for download. This innovative new service can change the way you travel.  Now you can travel with confidence knowing you can reach out to knowledgeable people all around you for tips and advice. As a FREE messaging service you can also contact friends and family via text or voice/video call, FREE of charge! So whether you are a traveller looking for the best way...

Airbnb Open 2016, an event primarily for Airbnb’s host community, was held this year in downtown LA late last week, and saw a wide range of milestones from the fast-growing technology company. Vaster was privileged to attend, and like Airbnb, we at Vaster know the magic of travel happens when you connect people. Airbnb’s major announcement was the launch of Experiences, a next step to connect people, this time based not on accommodations, but preset tours of a few hours to several...