Boston Plans “Citizen Connect” iPhone App…But Will Anyone Use It?

The City of Boston will soon launch a new, free iPhone app, called "Citizen Connect," meant to help residents notify city officials of streets or public properties that need repair, graffiti, malfunctioning street lights and other gripes. The problem: There's already a city-wide tip-line for such matters...and unhappy senior citizens aren't exactly toting the iPhone yet.
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Al Sacco was a journalist, blogger and editor who covers the fast-paced mobile beat for and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al managed writers and contributors, covered news, and shared insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings. He also wrote a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offered up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, beer lover, film buff and Red Sox fan.