Obama campaign unleashes iPhone app

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.

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Obama campaign unleashes iPhone appThe 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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  • Is it also available for WinMo?

    Just curious.
    storm14k
    • Nope.

      Almost gives me a reason to give up my iPhone and go back to WinMo...

      Just kidding! :)
      rynning
  • tha't just a 'me too' stunt with an elitist approach

    It's a well known fact that Senator McCain created the Blackberry as one of his adviser put it.
    Unlike the iPhone, Blackberry was created for responsible people that help our economy grow, not for a bunch of polar bear hugging liberals, that wear the earplugs all the time listening to socialist propaganda.
    Linux Geek
    • LMAO nt

      nt
      T1Oracle
    • You know...the more you post here...

      ...the more apparent it becomes that you are a complete imbecile .
      IT_Guy_z
    • Let me guess your age.

      From the sounds of your ramblings on ZDNet, I'll bet you're no more than 14. Which, by the way, is probably fairly close to your IQ.
      Mark-Twain
    • Lucky there's no Android version

      Heaven knows what those tree-hugging pinkos would do with it! ;-)
      Fred Fredrickson
      • Does your mother know you are on the internet? (NT)

        NT
        JoeDaddy
  • RE: Obama campaign unleashes iPhone app

    I downloaded the app and I must say that I am impressed by it. If you are trying to oganize people and get them the information that they need to be effectively involved this is the perfect tool.

    The Obama seems to have figured out technology and seems to really be embracing it. If he is elected I will be curious to see if he continues to utilize technology in his administration as a means to reach out to everyone.
    meeyanpeat
    • Give me a break!

      How is he gonna use technology to reach out to everyone. If I am not mistaken there is plenty of forms of communication that have existed for many years. I don't need someone clogging up my inbox anymore and especially by someone who is all about robin hooding us hard working people so that we can baby feed the poor lazy bums of this country that don't want to work. I like helping those that can't help themselves, but he acts like we have a duty to someone that is set in their ways and could be a productive member of society. This little app goes great for the iPhone, its a big network of "can't think for themselves" crowd. Just another dumbed down app.
      OhTheHumanity