Localscope as a Location browser enables discovery and search of diverse local information, connecting people with new places of interest around them. It does this by aggregating geo tagged information from 11 different local search engines, social networks and media sharing services. With the new full screen map made available for each result, the user can get a quick bird's eye view of the point of interest and its surroundings and navigate to it using one of the 12 integrated navigation apps.
The new version leverages the iOS5 Twitter integration providing a consistent experience for users to share their location or points of interest via Twitter.
Localscope v2.1 adds improvements to the YouTube and Facebook results. YouTube results now show fresher video content around a location while the Facebook source has been tweaked to present more relevant results replete with counters for check-ins and likes for a location.
Nestled alongside these features is the support for Turkish language. With the latest addition in languages supported by Localscope, it now extends support to 20 languages enabling iOS users worldwide to use Localscope on their devices in their native language.
Besides the above, Localscope v2.1 bundles various stability and performance improvements and fixes. A full list of What's New in v2.1 is available on the App Store.
Pricing and availability
Localscope is available for US $1.99 (or equivalent amount in other currencies) exclusively on the App Store in the Navigation category. If you’re interested in reviewing Localscope, get in touch with them and they’ll gladly provide a promo code.
Download Localscope v2.1: http://j.mp/localscope
v2.1 Blog Post: http://www.cynapse.com/blog/localscope-v21-interactive-map-ios5-twitter-integration-turkish-language
Press kit: http://www.cynapse.com/sites/default/files/Press%20Kit.zip
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Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Cynapse invents software products that benefit fundamental aspects of everyday life. Its mission is to evolve the way people create, consume and communicate various forms of information. Cynapse is the creator of open source Enterprise 2.0 software Cyn.in, provider of the realtime collaboration software Sync.in and inventor of Localscope for the iOS and the WebOS platforms. Over 10,000 businesses and institutions and millions of users across the world benefit using Cynapse technology.
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