Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The Taiwanease App is in the iTunes App Store!

Hurrah! Our app is out! Our app is out! It's been a long time coming, but today was a milestone. It is my fervent hope that this really brings the site forward. Here is our press release: (中文版在文章下半部)

Taiwanease.com, a website created for Taiwan’s International Community by a small team of long term foreign residents, has just released the eponymous app “Taiwanease” on the   iTunes App Store.  

The Taiwanease App is an essential tool for international living in Taiwan. Access our massive database of events listings and venue addresses with or without an internet connection. Fast, sleek, and intelligently put together, the Taiwanease App is elegant in its simplicity. Whether it’s Nightlife, Shopping, Dining, Hotels, Art, Theatre, Events, or Addresses and Maps, the Taiwanease iPhone Application puts all you need to know about Taiwan at your fingertips.

Key Features of the Taiwanease App include:
  • Up-to-date Event Listings
  • Thousands of Directory Listings in dozens of categories, from Restaurants, to Accommodation, to Travel.
  • A “Near Me” feature to tell you what’s close by.
  • A “Favorites” function that stores all your preferred locations in a handy list.
  • Full Screen Taxi Cards that tell your driver exactly where you want to go in Chinese.
  • Maps that will pinpoint your current location, even in a moving vehicle, as well as your destination. If your taxi driver is taking “the scenic route”, you’ll be the first to know!
  • Up to date contact information for restaurants, including addresses in English AND Chinese, clickable links to websites from within every listing, as well as “one-tap” phone dialing.
  • Emergency Numbers, for Police, Fire/Medical, English Directory Assistance, and the Foreign Affairs Police.
  • MRT Maps for Taipei and Kaohsiung
  • An “Add an Establishment” feature that lets you instantly submit a venue to our directory right from your phone!

For more information please contact Anthony van Dyck (潘龍泉) at 0935-560-995, or email him at   admin@taiwanease.com.

Taiwanease.com 一個由一群在台落地生根的外國客,所創立的台灣國際社群,就在剛剛於 iTunes 線上商店中推出同名應用程式 - Taiwanease

Taiwanease 英文應用程式是在台灣生活的您必備的實用工具!  龐大資料庫中有最新的活動訊息及眾多的商家資訊,下載後就算在沒有網路訊號的地方也能使用。 快速、敏捷的高機能設計,Taiwanease 英文應用程式展現出優雅的簡單哲學。

Taiwanease 英文應用程式的主要功能有:
  • 最新的活動訊息列表
  • 龐大的工商資料庫,內含幾十組類別,從餐廳、住宿到旅行,內容包羅萬象
  • “離我最近” 功能告訴您附近有什麼
  • “我的最愛” 功能,一份可以儲存您最喜愛商家的清單
  • 全螢幕計程車卡,以正確的中文資料,告知計程車司機您想抵達的確實地點
  • 一份能正確標示出您所在點及目標點的地圖;就算您在移動的車輛中,也能看到自己的移動,您的司機若是繞遠路,您也能馬上發現
  • 最新的餐廳聯絡資訊,包括中、英文地址;並可從資料頁中直接連結到該商家網站裡,或是點擊電話馬上為您撥號至該商家
  • 緊急連絡電話:從警察局、消防局、救護車、英語查號台到外交部和外事警察局,全都在這裡! 
  • 台北及高雄捷運地圖,讓您暢行無阻
  • “建立新商家” 功能,您能即時利用手機,新增商家到資料庫中

Taiwanease 英文應用程式即刻起在 iTunes線上商店開始販售,而且它是免费的!您就能馬上擁有 Taiwanease 英文應用程式!

想知道更多的資訊請聯絡 Anthony van Dyck (潘龍泉) 0935-560-995 或 admin@taiwanease.com.  

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