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Davao City launches mobile app for android users; iOS version in the works

Davao News August 2, 2012

Davao City Mayor Sarah Duterte

photo credit: City Government of Davao

Davao android phone users, this latest development might excite you as the local government of Davao City, in partnership with Smart Communications, Inc. has just launched an app called ‘Davao Life’, a mobile app that is made for the city’s tourism effort.

What’s with this app? It features the following…

  • It allows you to browse information and images about history, activities and exclusive business promos for this year’s Kadayawan.
  • It has a corrresponding website that can be accessed from a mobile Internet browser.
  • The app also has this element called “Davao Life” that contains news scraped from davaocity.gov.ph (the official website of the city goverment). – listing of events, information on tourist spots and activies, and interactive maps as well.

Soon to be integrated are the sections Araw ng Davao, Pasko Fiesta and Summerfest

The app can be downloaded from Google Play by any mobile Android phone user.

For iOS users (iphone, ipad), no worries, as the app version for iPhones is also in the works.

Visit http://davaocity.gov.ph for more details.

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