Apple staff pick Localscope, a feature-rich social GPS app for the App Store’s “Staff Favorites” section soon after it was awarded “App of the Week” in Australia and New Zealand.
April 19, 2011 – Mumbai, India – There’s no shortage of excitement surrounding a hot new navigation app available on the iTunes App Store. The staff at Apple have decided to add Localscope to their list of staff favorites. This direct recommendation places Localscope on the front page of the App Store in several countries, including the US. The app’s creators at Cynapse couldn’t be more thrilled with the news.
Localscope is part of an emerging phenomenon in the mobile app world. Technologies that leverage GPS to provide location-based services are forecasted to grow to over 500 million users in the year 2012. By tapping into your iPhone’s GPS and various services to help you find the closest restaurants, gas stations, hotels, and much more, Localscope brings a whole host of diverse services together in a tightly knit intuitive package.
“We believe that the potential of location-based apps that use the technology in unexpectedly practical, envelope-pushing ways is huge” says Romasha Roy Choudhury, Business Director, Cynapse, “It’s a white hot marketplace that’s only going to get hotter in the coming years.”
Want to see what’s got Apple so excited? Localscope is available on the iTunes App Store under the “Staff Favorites” category. It is also one of the top apps in the “Navigation” category.
- Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
- Requires iOS 4.0 or later
- 4.3 MB
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 we’ll gladly provide a promo code on request.
Localscope is available for download at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/localscope/id409869453
Localscope in the Staff Favorites: http://www.flickr.com/photos/60614281@N05/5630442527
Cynapse invents technology that evolves the way people communicate, collaborate, and share information among themselves. Cynapse is the creator of open source Enterprise 2.0 software Cyn.in and provider of the realtime collaboration software Sync.in. Over 10,000 businesses and institutions and millions of users across the world benefit using Cynapse technology.