Last year, we reviewed the beautifully designed GPS and location app Localscope.

Cynapse has finally released version two of this handy app, and it’s chock full of new features, not to mention redesigned.

What’s New In Version 2.0:

  • Reimagined and redesigned to provide geo tagged rich media along with local information
  • 6 new sources: Facebook places, Instagram, Flickr, Panoramio, Picasa and YouTube
  • Brand new gallery view for browsing geo tagged images and video
  • Enabled Discover mode for Bing and Wikimapia sources
  • New source manager interface for Discover and Search – Enable, disable or re-order sources to your liking
  • New home dashboard
  • Results are now ordered by distance, nearest first
  • Richer list view, now displays star ratings and counts for checkins, likes and other relevant info.
  • Redesigned detail view – Now shows a lot of rich information from every source
  • Quick next/previous navigation between result details
  • Gesture driven image slideshow for viewing full screen pictures from the detail view
  • Improved map and augmented reality views with smoother transitions and animations
  • Refresh buttons for Map and Augmented Reality views
  • Improved source slider designed to easily switch between a large number of sources
  • Now, flick or tap the source slider to switch sources
  • New navigation app integration – iGo Primo
  • Richer location sharing via Email and Facebook
  • “Browse All Nearby” is now “Discover”
  • New in-app help and FAQ
  • Completely redesigned architecture provides for much improved performance
  • Enhanced overall user experience with improved gestures, animations and sounds
  • Super optimized for the iPhone 4S for blazingly fast performance

 

We’re really liking what we see — this app just keeps getting better and better.

Localscope is available for the iPhone in the App Store for $1.99.

Giveaway: But wait! Cynapse has offered us five promo codes to give away to our readers. So, if you want a chance at getting this great location app absolutely free, just leave a comment on this post (with a valid email address) by Friday, Dec. 23 at 5 p.m. PST. We’ll pick the winners randomly. Good luck!