For those who are getting ready to go to Beijing for the Olympics, here is a handy phrase book in Mandarin. It won't make you fluent in Chinese, but it might just get you to your hotel and tour bus quicker. And best of all, it's a free application on the iTunes.
About this iPhone App:
Forget charades - this Mandarin Mobile Phrasebook has over 600 spoken (and phonetically written) Mandarin Chinese phrases so you can chat, shop and live it up like a local. To celebrate the launch of iPhone 3G and the Beijing Olympics, Lonely Planet is offering free downloads of the Mandarin Mobile Phrasebook in the Apple App Store for a limited time only.
To download this free iPhone app visit your iTunes App Store.