Press Release

Localscope v2.5 Introduces a New, Redesigned Icon and the Localscope API

Location browser app for the iPhone, Localscope, unveiled today, a shiny new app icon. The new icon design brings Localscope’s philosophy of simplicity in form and function to the forefront. The new version also introduces the new Localscope API, enabling third party apps to launch the Localscope app to search and discover.

12th July 2012 – Mumbai, India – Cynapse is excited to reveal the new Localscope app icon with the latest version release 2.5. The red location pointer has become the symbolizing element of Localscope that points users to their desired locations. The new icon puts the pointer in the center, is bright yet simplified and better reflects the philosophy and design principles that Cynapse lives by.

“In the past few years, the red location pointer available in various screens of Localscope has been pointing users worldwide to relevant locations around them. The pointer visually connects information on the users screen to points in the real world enabling them to locate their desired places and has become one of the most symbolic elements of Localscope.” said Romasha Roy Choudhury, Chief Evangelist, Cynapse. “The shiny new icon is a simplified version of the original Localscope icon that better represents everything Localscope stands for and reflects our continuous focus on simplicity.”

The new version enables third party applications to use the Localscope app to search for and discover geo tagged information via the Localscope API.

“This is a great opportunity to partner with third party applications to create a symbiotic ecosystem. We encourage developers to adopt the API and would love to integrate their feedback to enhance the API in the future versions” added Romasha Roy Choudhury.

Localscope API is launching today with integrated support for the popular Launch Center Pro app.

The new version also updates the Twitter icon with their new logo and adds various stability and performance improvements.

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 us and we’ll gladly provide a promo code.

About Cynapse

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.