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What is it about?
Location Browser for your iPhone
For those who...
- It’s great for frequent travelers and those who want to discover something new.
Not for those who...
- If you’re without an internet connection, Localscope will be of no use to you.
Why we love it
Whether you want to find that diamond in the rough in your own city or know where the best place to eat is while traveling, Localscope is your guide.
App Store Description
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 as Editors' Choice, App of the Week, Staff Favorites, What's Hot
• Explore geo-tagged information and media around you aggregated from diverse services
• Intuitive dashboard view lets you see everything thats immediately around you from all of Localscope's sources
• Search for anything around you and view results simultaneously from all sources
• Browse your search results in an amazingly intuitive list 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 using your favorite navigation app
• Call the place directly or store it to your address book in a tap
• Book a ride to the place you just discovered using Uber
• 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, WhatsApp 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
• Works worldwide - Explore your location wherever you are
• Supports 21 languages
Localscope currently aggregates information from the following services:
• iOS Reminders
• Yellow Pages Australia
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
• MotionX GPS Drive
• Magellan RoadMate
• Navfree / Navmii GPS navigation
• MetroView Australia and NewZealand
• Sygic GPS Navigation
• iGo Primo
• MotionX GPS & HD
• VZ Navigator
• Geobyte GPS Navigation UK and Ireland
• Denso Navibridge
• Gokivo GPS Navigator
• Yandex Navigator
• AMap by AutoNavi
• The Transit App
• Baidu Maps App
• Yandex Maps
• City Mapper
• Streets - The Street View App
• Tube Tracker (London)
• The first location app I've ever used that I think I'll use every day.
• Jaw-Dropping Update for iPhone Navigation App of The Year Localscope
- Cult of Mac
• Rated 9/10: One of the nicest experiences for discovering locations that I’ve ever used
• Editor's Choice - Rated 4.5 Star : Essential
- 148 Apps
• The interface is remarkably easy to use
• Localscope is easy to use and sophisticated … I continue to recommend Localscope.
• The Ultimate Find & Drive Combo
• Localscope puts local services at your fingertips
• Get to know whats around you with Localscope