Neoappz, a mobile application development company has announced the release and immediate availability of Places Around 2.0 for iPhone and iPod touch. Places Around is a user-friendly application which allows anyone to easily find places in their surroundings. It works world wide and provides accurate and concise information. It is ideal for travel.
Places Around features a Category Search which provides one tap access to over 35 common categories such as Restaurants, ATMs, Gas Stations, Parking, Shopping Malls etc.The custom search feature allows users to find places by the name of the place.
Place results are displayed in user-friendly map views and list views. The distance to the places as well as the contact details are provided to help the users. Place details can be easily shared using Facebook,Twitter,SMS and Email. Places can be saved as favourites for easy access.
Places Around also consists of a feature to change the search area to a location of choice. By changing the search area users' can search for places in a distant location without being there (ex. Search for Restaurants in London from Boston in USA).
Version 2.0 has enhanced the map view experience by including Satellite,Hybrid and Standard modes.This latest version also shows the direction of the place in list view.Several new categories such as religious places, police stations and fire stations have been added to assist the users.Places Around has been integrated with Apple Maps app and Google Maps app to show directions.Version 2.0 has also enhanced the social media sharing experience for iOS 6 users.
Places Around 2.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Travel category.