Romney 2012 Smartphone App Tracks Users' GPS Location

By:  Joe Wolverton, II
08/06/2012
       
Romney 2012 Smartphone App Tracks Users' GPS Location

In advance of the announcement of his vice-presidential running mate, Mitt Romney has released a smartphone app that is capable of tracking users' GPS location, as well as writing to their SD card.

In advance of the announcement of his vice-presidential running mate, Mitt Romney has released a smartphone app that is capable of tracking users' GPS location, as well as writing to their SD card.

 

If you can’t wait to know whom Mitt Romney will choose as a running mate, you'd better run out and buy a smart phone.

On July 31, the Romney 2012 campaign announced the release of an iPhone and Android application that will inform users of the big news as soon as the decision is made.

According to the press release, the Romney camp says that users of the app will learn the identity of the VP selection “before the press and just about everyone else (except maybe Ann).”

Readers may remember that during the 2008 campaign, then-candidate Barack Obama created a database of thousands of supporters' cellphone numbers promising to send a mass text announcing his vice presidential pick. The identity of Joe Biden as Obama’s running mate was leaked to the press in advance of the text message, however.

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