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Reno Passport launches iPhone events application



renopassportlogoReno’s first media and events-oriented iPhone application will be released on Nov. 14, 2009. The new application, associated with Reno Passport Magazine, provides users who are on the go with access to local event and entertainment information right at their fingertips.

The new iPhone application includes three main features. The first primary feature is a mobile Reno events calendar that allows users to access Reno/Tahoe event details. The events feature also provides links to online ticketing, event flyers, venue location, Facebook fan pages, and more. Users will be able to find information about events, purchase tickets, and get a map to the venue, all in one application.

The second feature of the iPhone app allows the user to browse the current issue of Reno Passport Magazine and the two previous issues on their iPhones. Those using the iPhone app will also receive the benefit of receiving the issue five days before the magazine hits the streets each month.

The third function of the iPhone app shows the Reno Passport Twitter feed, which allows followers to receive real-time updates of what’s happening around the Reno area. The Twitter feed will allow users to read .

Reno Passport collaborated with Hector Urtubia of Big Robot Studios to develop the events-oriented iPhone application. By teaming with Big Robot Studios, Reno Passport is able to communicate with readers through this new medium.

“Rolling out this iPhone application helps keep Reno Passport on the leading edge of technology,’ said Reno Passport General Manager Baldo Bobadilla.

The official iPhone application launch party will be held at The Underground on Nov. 14 at 9 p.m. For additional information about the Reno Passport iPhone application or to place your event in the Reno Passport iPhone app, contact Steve White at [email protected]

Download the app by clicking here

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