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Philly Post: Philly 311 – There’s no app for that civic

Jul. 13, 2010 1:00 pm

Philly Post: Philly 311 – There’s no app for that

Last week, while the City of Philadelphia was busy celebrating the country’s 234th birthday, another anniversary passed by with little fanfare. July 5 marked three months since the city announced it was developing its own 311 iPhone application to allow citizens to access city data on the go. It also marked the day the application […]
Museum Without Walls audio program tours the art of the Ben Franklin Parkway dev

Jun. 9, 2010 11:30 am

Museum Without Walls audio program tours the art of the Ben Franklin Parkway

Ben Franklin Parkway, the cavernous promenade that thunderclaps from City Hall to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, never developed the type of urban density that the French boulevard after which it was modeled in the 1920s. In reaction, city and state officials announced this week the immediate launching of $19 million in improvements meant to […]
A new iPhone… but not for Verizon uncategorized

Jun. 8, 2010 12:08 pm

A new iPhone… but not for Verizon

Update, 12:00 p.m.: Verizon Wireless Public Relations Manager Sheldon Jones contacted Technically Philly to make clear that the carrier has no immediate plans to make available the iPhone on the Verizon Wireless network and that the company talks to many vendors about the possibility of working together. “We have no immediate plans of offering [the […]
Shop Talk: Philly Beer Week gets an app dev

May. 26, 2010 7:34 pm

Shop Talk: Philly Beer Week gets an app

Update: The new version is out. Edit: Corrected some minor features that aren’t in latest version, clarified Bilotta’s position. Thanks to a new iPhone app, navigating Philly Beer Week just got a whole lot easier. Philly Beer Week is a yearly festival – started in 2008 – where the city’s breweries, taverns and restaurants hold […]
Philly.com releases iPhone app, ranks third in app store uncategorized

May. 13, 2010 4:15 pm

Philly.com releases iPhone app, ranks third in app store

According to a press release, Philly.com has released its first iPhone app made by Verve Wireless. The news app sells for $1.99 and is sponsored by long-time print advertiser TD Bank, something Philebrity got a kick out of. The app is pretty standard fare for news applications theses days, acting as an optimized version of […]
Friday Q&A: AT&T regional VP and General Manager Dan Lafond

Apr. 30, 2010 11:53 am

Friday Q&A: AT&T regional VP and General Manager Dan Lafond

As we wrote in a column last week, AT&T is championing its mobile stability in the region. And Dan Lafond, AT&T’s vice president and general manager in central and eastern Pennsylvania, wants you to know about it. The wireless carrier has received its fair share of criticism since the iPhone launched in 2007. Though the […]
Trainboard takes on iSEPTA with regional rail iPhone app uncategorized

Apr. 26, 2010 5:30 pm

Trainboard takes on iSEPTA with regional rail iPhone app

There’s a new SEPTA app in town. We must confess, ever since iSEPTA, we have been hard pressed to find a Philadelphia transit iPhone application that we would actually, you know, use on a daily basis. As of now, the Apple App store is mostly filled with nationally-focused apps that offer a Philadelphia version, such […]
There’s no place like Philadelphia for iPhone users uncategorized

Apr. 20, 2010 12:00 pm

There’s no place like Philadelphia for iPhone users

In an informal partnership with Philadelphia magazine‘s new Philly Post daily news blog, Technically Philly will be offering our insight on Philadelphia technology to a broader audience of tech-interested individuals every Tuesday. As is true of so much of our effort, this is yet another opportunity to voice the triumphs and concerns of the community […]
If we could design Philadelphia’s 311 iPhone App uncategorized

Apr. 6, 2010 10:45 am

If we could design Philadelphia’s 311 iPhone App

In an informal partnership with Philadelphia magazine‘s new Philly Post daily news blog, Technically Philly will be offering our insight on Philadelphia technology to a broader audience of tech-interested individuals every Tuesday. As is true of so much of our effort, this is yet another opportunity to voice the triumphs and concerns of the community […]
City to release free 311 iPhone application civic

Apr. 5, 2010 2:14 pm

City to release free 311 iPhone application

The City of Philadelphia will release a free iPhone app for its 311 non-emergency call hotline as soon as next month, reports the Inquirer. City Technology Chief Allan Frank is painting a bold picture for the application, which he tells the Inqy will let users “log requests for city services and track them from their […]