Love Indonesia, The Best Blackberry Super Apps in Asia Pacific

Posted on November 23rd, 2010 at 7:06 am by Farah Fitriani


A few weeks ago GNFI posted about three blackberry applications from Indonesia that successfully became Asia-Pacific regional finalist in Blacberry Super Apps Challenge (read again here). The regional winner result has just been released, and one of those applications wins the competition!

The Asia-Pacific regional winner in the 2010 Blackberry Partners fund super apps Developer Challenge is Love Indonesia, an application location-based lifestyle-portal that guides us in finding anything we need with its different type of search feature.

this application covers 14 cities in Indonesia : Jakarta, Surabaya, Medan, Bandung, Semarang, Makassar, Yogyakarta, Banjarmasin, Solo, Bali, Bogor, Mataram, Manado & Palembang. Here are some of the highlights:

. Updates

Provides regular Editor reviews and discount promotions of merchants for each city in Indonesia

. Restaurant Bar & Club, Hotel, Spa & Beauty and Shopping

It has many search features where you can eat, stay, shop and relax. With GPS OR without GPS, it will list the nearest location and display it to the map. For your convenience, you can also add to My Favorites, just like adding web site to your bookmarks

. Movies

List of cinemas, movies schedules & trailers, now-playing and coming soon.

. Near Me

It will help you to find places near you easily.

. Soccer

Keep up with the scores from all over the world!

. News

News feeds from well-known medias in Indonesia

. Directory

Important phone numbers such as police stations, airlines, banks, hospitals, taxis, pharmacies, tour & travels, transport & tow services, etc.

. Gym

You could find your favorite gyms and the their fitness schedule

. Traffic

Get the updates of traffic information around Jakarta.

. Events

See event’s schedule and mark your calendar.

. Change City

You can change to another city for those of you who like to travel.

Each Regional Winner was awarded one (1) Regional Winner Prize Package (approx. retail value of each Value Package is $85,775) which includes:

  1. Alliance Membership: Elite
  2. BlackBerry App World overlay icon
  3. Three (3) BlackBerry Devices
  4. Blog Post and Facebook site Feature (20,000 impressions)
  5. BBPF Press Release
  6. Media Alert and Program Review
  7. BlackBerry App World carousel placement (three weeks)
  8. DeviceAnywhere Tutorials (5 per winner)
  9. DeviceAnywhere Testing hours (100 hours)
  10. Perfecto Mobile Testing hours (100 hours)
  11. 151 Ventures Go-To-Market Package
  12. Mob4Hire Gift Certificate
  13. Medialocate 25% discount on services
  14. App Promo Package
  15. Starcom Media Advertising
  16. premium placement feature (homepage)

This achievement has shown Indonesian application developer’s existence in Blackberry world. Hope there would be another winner from Indonesia in the next year competition!

News Sources : Tempo Interaktif, Blackberry Partners Fund, Appworld

Photo Sources : Tips & Trik Blackberry, The National

Thanks to Mr. Ahmad Saiful Muhajir for the news tips!

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