Obama campaign unleashes iPhone app

Summary:The official Obama '08 iPhone application (iTunes link) was launched this morning and is designed to help people become more directly involved in the Illinois Senator's presidential campaign.The app has a Call Your Friends feature that organizes your contacts by key battleground states and adds a field for notes on who you called, who they are supporting and if they want a reminder call on election day.

Obama campaign unleashes iPhone app
The official Obama '08 iPhone application (iTunes link) was launched this morning and is designed to help people become more directly involved in the Illinois Senator's presidential campaign.

The app has a Call Your Friends feature that organizes your contacts by key battleground states and adds a field for notes on who you called, who they are supporting and if they want a reminder call on election day. The information remains private doesn't leave your phone although the total amount of calls made are tallied to track progress.

The application also make it easy to find your local campaign office using the iPhone's location-based features and includes up-to-date news from the campaign, including video, photos, issues and talking points.

You can read about the application on the campaign website and on their blog entry about the launch. You can also read blog entries from the team project leads.

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Topics: iPhone, Apps, Smartphones

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