Qype updates map searches for new app

20th Dec 2011
Qype updates map searches for new app

Qype, Europe’s largest consumer reviews site, has improved its powerful map search tool to explore and search exact areas.

The updated app will find the best places from around the world whether it‘s a local landmark or a hidden gem of a restaurant.

One of the fastest-growing mobile experiences on the web, Qype gives consumers access to over 1.65 million reviews across 166,000 cities worldwide, covering everything from bars and beauticians to plumbers and primary schools.

With over one million downloads to date, it is already one of the most popular smartphone apps on the market.

The Qype app will find the best places across almost 1,000 different categories and gives immediate access to Qype vouchers, which can be redeemed instantly.

Free to download, the app also makes it easy to write reviews or comments on-the-go, upload pictures or check-in to a place. Check-ins can be also be published via Twitter and Facebook.

Qype have redeveloped their powerful map explore tool to filter the surrounding area for the best places to go, whenever and wherever.

The new Qype place pins give important information about places including reviews and star ratings. The new ‘place cards’ show the best and worst results highlighting the hottest spots in the area.

The new search bar can be positioned from any city, district, borough or country street and the virtual positioning feature provides distance calculations from anywhere on the map.

Users will also be able to track their friend’s check-ins on a location map and even filter searches to plan a great night out together.

Never before has it been as simple and easy to find the best places on the move from the palm of your hand.


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