Award-winning Chicago Local Guide app improves lives of millions of residents and tourists

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Chicago, Illinois – Giving residents and visitors to Chicago an innovative new way to maximize their enjoyment of discovering the city, CyberWalkAbout has presented Chicago Local Guide Android app, featuring detailed information about everything you need to know in the Windy City.

Chicago Local Guide is an award-winning application of Apps for Metro Chicago Illinois competition that is designed to assist local Chicagoans as well as city tourists in finding places and points-of-interest around them, and gives updates on hundreds of cultural, social, art, food, and technology events around Chicago. Full schedules of all Chicago sport teams’ are in the app’s calendar. Users don’t need to look for events’ hashtags, they can simply follow and participate in Twitter feed of all events right from the app. Handy QR scanner, which is really necessary at conferences, is also on tap at all times.

For users, who like street food, the app helps to follow their favorite food trucks’ tweets and to see their current positions on the map.

Chicago Local Guide also includes a mobile Vernissage gallery, a collection of Chicago photography and artworks created by local artists to form a community of sorts. All the pictures can be set up as wallpapers to beautify users’ homescreens with wonderful Chicago skylines.

Features of the Chicago Local Guide app include:
- Up-to-date calendars including art, cultural, social, sport, food, tech events and parties;
- Sharing with friends and family: Users can easily post to Facebook, Twitter directly from the app;
- Twitter feed of almost every event, #hashtags are already included;
- Vernissage gallery with beautiful Chicago photography and artworks that can be set up as your homescreen wallpapers;
- ‘What’s around’ Great function to walk around the city and read descriptions of the famous buildings and monuments;
- Food trucks’ map - follow the food trucks’ tweets and see their current location on the map;
- Metra schedule;
- QR scanner;
- and much more to come.

“CyberWalkAbout is happy to offer the free local guide for customers going mobile for their upcoming trips. To stay current with Chicago social life download Chicago Local Guide Android app,” said Uki D. Lucas, founder of CyberWalkAbout.

Device requirements:
* Android 1.6 and up
* 9.7 MB

About CyberWalkAbout, Inc. is a mobile strategy, design and development studio based in Chicago, specializing in state-of-the art user experience and design for Android, Mobile Windows and Apple iOS mobile devices. We are proud owners and creators of over dozen applications spanning multiple platforms as well as many white-label projects. We are working very closely with development community by organizing and sponsoring local GTUG (Google Technology User Group) and Chicago Android events. We are also authors of the “Roadmap for Mobile Business”, an ebook available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.


Yulia Tsiaputa
marketing manager, CyberWalkAbout

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