Today’s show features a great mobile phone application that takes the whole Social, Mobile, Local functionality to a whole new level and shows how the curation of user generated content can provide insights into so much more of the world that is currently going on around us.
Plus, the LocalScope App is integrated with a number of other navigation apps like Tom Tom, iPhone Maps App, etc, which “enables one touch turn-by-turn directions to discovered locations”.
Here’s a quick video from the DailyAppShow that better explains how this amazing mobile App works.
Localscope is a window to your world that lets you see and know your locality like never before. Discover and find people and places around you using geo-tagged information from multiple local search engines, social networks and media sharing services.
★ Named the best iPhone Navigation app in the App Store Rewind 2011 ★ ★ Featured by Apple in Staff Favorites, App of the Week, New & Noteworthy ★
✔ Works worldwide - Explore your location wherever you are ✔ Lookup your recent and favorite search phrases or browse everything nearby in a tap ✔ Explore geo-tagged, user generated photos and videos around you from media sources in a gallery view ✔ Browse your search results in an amazingly intuitive list or gallery 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 results including photo and video content along with informative badges for ratings, checkins, likes and more ✔ Navigate and get directions to your results, call them directly or store them to your address book in a tap ✔ Share your findings with your friends using Messages, Email, Facebook or Twitter ✔ 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 ✔ And many more nifty features!"