August 16, 2011 by Gwendolyn Regina T
Sometimes you can’t beat a good name. Take the newly launched iPhone app, Summon Auntie. No, it is not pronounced “sum-muhn” or in IPA lingo “suhm-uhn” – as you foreign tongues might say it – but “sum-mahn” [I would have loved to insert a sample of aforesaid Singlish pronunciation here]. I have seen this app make the rounds amongst my friends, fast.
First, this app aims to help drivers be alerted whenever a parking warden or “parking auntie” is close to the area in which your car is parked. This is so that you can rush back to your car in time if you are over the parking time limit. Read more