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AppMyCity: calling the best city apps

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Is there an urban app you just can’t do without?

Guardian Cities has teamed up with the New Cities Foundation to launch ‘AppMyCity’ a global competition to find the best urban mobile apps.

They’re looking for apps that improve the urban experience, connect people or make cities more fun, vibrant and sustainable. They can be specific to your city or apps that have gone global.

App developers wishing to enter the competition can apply until 18 April 2014 at Eligible apps must have been launched between 1 January 2013 and 1 May 2014 and must have a clear urban focus across a range of categories, including mobility, sustainability, equity, citizenship, retail, air, health, water, and many more.

The ten semi-finalists will be announced on 10 May. The winner, to be revealed at the New Cities Summit in Dallas on 17-19 June, will receive a $5,000 (€3,600) prize.