Updated: Oct 27, 2012
Size: 8.0 MB
Languages: English, Arabic, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish
Seller: Cynapse India Pvt. Ltd.
© 2012 Cynapse
Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 6.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Location Browser for your iPhone
Localscope is a window to your world that lets you explore your surroundings like never before. Discover and find places, people and information around you using geo-tagged data from multiple local search engines, social networks, media sharing services and other apps.
★ Named the best iPhone Navigation app in the App Store Rewind 2011 ★
★ Featured by Apple in Staff Favorites, App of the Week, What's Hot ★
✔ Works worldwide - Explore your location wherever you are
✔ Explore geo-tagged information, photos and videos around you aggregated from diverse services
✔ Lookup your recent and favorite search phrases or browse everything nearby in a tap!!!
✔ Browse your search results in an amazingly intuitive list or gallery view with realtime direction pointers and distance meters
✔ Lay the results out on the map or look through the state of the art augmented reality view to spot the results in the real world
✔ Flick through results from different services and experience them side-by-side using the intuitive source slider
✔ Get rich information about places including informative badges for ratings, checkins, likes and more
✔ Navigate and get directions to your results, call them directly or store them to your address book in a tap
✔ Add geo-tagged reminders for any location and choose to get push notifications on arrival or departure from the proximity of the location
✔ Share your findings with your friends using Messages, Email, Facebook, Twitter or Sina Weibo
✔ Explore detailed information about a result using the in-app browser or open it into a linked native app
✔ Explore any part of the world by setting it as your virtual location
✔ See POIs laid out on a map on connected car receiver HUDs or other supported secondary displays. Even works with the AppleTV over Airplay Mirroring
✔ And many more nifty features!
Localscope currently aggregates information from the following services:
✔ Google Maps
✔ Google+ Local
✔ iOS Reminders
NAVIGATION APP INTEGRATIONS
Localscope integrates with the following navigation apps for one touch turn-by-turn directions to discovered locations:
✔ Apple Maps App
✔ Google Maps (Mobile web)
✔ Navigon MobileNavigator
✔ MotionX GPS Drive
✔ Magellan RoadMate
✔ Navfree / Navmii GPS navigation
✔ MetroView Australia and NewZealand
✔ Sygic GPS Navigation
✔ iGo Primo
✔ MotionX GPS & HD
✔ VZ Navigator
Localscope integrates and seamlessly opens results into the following apps to provide further interactions like checking in, liking, commenting etc.:
Localscope speaks the following languages: Arabic, Chinese - Simplified, Chinese - Traditional, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai and Turkish
✱ The first location app I've ever used that I think I'll use every day.
- Jon Mitchell, ReadWriteWeb
✱ Jaw-Dropping Update for iPhone Navigation App of The Year Localscope
- Eli Milchman, Cult of Mac
✱ Rated 9/10: One of the nicest experiences for discovering locations that I’ve ever used
- Matthew Guay, AppStorm
✱ Editor's Choice - Rated 4.5★ : Essential
- Kyle Flanigan, 148 Apps
✱ The interface is remarkably easy to use
- Adam Dachis, Lifehacker
✱ Localscope is easy to use and sophisticated … I continue to recommend Localscope.
- Mel Martin, TUAW
✱ The Ultimate Find & Drive Combo
- Cody Fink, Macstories
✱ UI is slick and friendly, with a smart use of pulling and swiping
- Kathryn Swartz, Appolicious
✱ Localscope puts local services at your fingertips
- David Chartier, Macworld
✱ Get to know whats around you with Localscope
- Christine Chan, AppAdvice
✔ Fixed Facebook permissions issue that was disallowing some users to connect to Facebook
✔ Geo tagged Reminders around a location are now searchable using their list names
✔ Augmented Reality fixed for 3GS
✔ Various bugs fixed
What's New in v3.0
★ Bi-directional integration with iOS Reminders
- Add geo tagged reminders for any location or content you discover in Localscope.
- Choose to be alerted by push notifications when you arrive near the location or depart from the location
- Categorize reminders into reminder lists
- Browse all geo-tagged reminders using the list, map or augment reality view with the Reminders discovery source
- Search geo tagged reminders with the Reminders search source
- Perform Localscope actions with geo tagged reminders. e.g. Get directions to the location of a reminder using any of the integrated navigation apps
★ New source - Search and Discover places globally using Factual.
★ Designed for iOS6
- Updated user interface to better match the new iOS6 design
- Integrates with the new Apple Maps app - Enhance the iOS6 maps experience by discovering locations using Localscope and opening them in the new maps app for turn by turn directions.
- Optionally use Google maps (Mobile web) to navigate to a location
- Share locations or links to local content using the new iOS6 sharing system
- Native Facebook account integration
★ New view for connected car receiver HUDs or other supported secondary displays, that even works with the AppleTV over Airplay Mirroring
★ Improved Augmented Reality - now uses the phone's Gyroscope that allows for a much more stable viewing experience.
★ Updated the integration with MotionX GPS Drive and Sygic to support the latest versions of their apps
★ Updated and optimized for the new iPhone 5
★ Various performance improvements and user experience enhancements
★ Requires iOS 6+