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Search Business, Office, Pubs Nearby Places With Yellow Pages App For iPhone

If you looking for the contact details of an institution or organization or office or pizza place and cannot find it, one thing which can definitely help you is yellow pages. Yes that yellow coloured book that contains almost every possible detail about places located just near you as well as the ones located in the extreme corners of your city.

But don’t you think, at times, it is not so pleasurable and convenient to hold that bulky book and search for something? Well if you have an iPhone then we can suggest the best alternative for that bulky yellow book.

Yellow Pages official iOS app is here and available on the App Store for free. It is complete in all senses and covers tons of details.

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Let us give you small yet useful tour of the app now. After installing the app, enable your location services as it needs to detect your location. Now the main interface consists of five tabs at the bottom: Search, Popular, Movies, Favorite and Settings.

The search page is where you can manually search for what you are looking for. For example the name of the restaurant or bank or anything else.

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The Popular page has all the popular search categories. If you are looking for a pizza center, tap on the Pizza and the list of all the pizza corners in your city will appear. Similarly if you are looking for a petrol pump, bank, hospital, tap on  the corresponding button.

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Under the popular section I tapped on Pizza and here I have a complete list of all the nearby centers.

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If you want to know more about a place, tap on its name. On the next page you have its location picture, address and a number of other options. The Phone icon can be used to make a call to that particular place, the next button to the right which is orange in colour can be used to create a contact for this very place and lastly the purple car button is to be used to get turn-by-turn navigation to that place.

To add the place to your favorites list, tap on the Star button present just below the address.

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To take a look at the locations of the respective places, tap on the Map button present in the top right corner(refer to the image of the restaurant list)

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The next tab is Movies, where you can have a list of all the cinema halls in your city along with the movies they are playing and at what timings. To get the shortest route to the cinema hall, tap on the corresponding car button(the one in purple)

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The More section once again has a list of popular places like Pizza centers, restaurants, dentists etc. It also has a Categories section where you have all the categories which are not there under the Popular tab.

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Key Features

  • NEW: Free Turn-By-Turn Voice GPS Navigation (iPhone).
  • Tons of Ratings & Reviews.
  • Select restaurants include menus and reservations.
  • Save money with our Deal Section (iPhone/iPod).
  • Search with voice.
  • Movies: “Showtimes” integration includes trailers, descriptions, posters, ratings, driving direction, plot, etc

App Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1.2 or later.

Conclusion: Nicely structured app but the database is not that rich yet

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free| Visit Apple Store Link To Install This App

[ This App Comes For Android – No, Download Similar App From Here ]

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  • GetIt Local Search: If there is any good app which can give tough competition to Yellow Pages, it has to be Getit. It has a rich interface, is brilliantly designed and offers adequate information. Read our Detailed Review Here.
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Best Delhi Metro Route Finder App For Your iPhone

Metro is one of the lifelines of many countries in the world and when it came to India, in Delhi, the whole public transport scenario changed. Its been a while since Delhi Metro is serving the commuters and recently there have been several iPhone and Android apps to make your metro journey more convenient. Today we will be reviewing one great iPhone app dedicated to Delhi Metro.

Named as New Delhi Metro the app focuses on providing every possible information regarding Metro and its services. The main interface has From and To section where you can enter the station name, to start with.

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Like me, obviously many of you wouldn’t be remembering any station name perfectly which is quite fine and in such case you can press the arrow button next to the From and To space to open a list of stations. Search the one you want or just scroll through your finger and tap on the station to select.

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After you have done so, press the Route button on the top right corner as seen in the first image and the app will show the route in text format with the changeovers, if any, included. The app also shows the number of stops on the route with the total fare.

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To see the route of your journey, press the MapView button and the complete route right from your origin to destination will be displayed on the map. You can also change the view of the map to standard, hybrid or satellite.

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Coming back to the main screen we have four more sections at the bottom of the screen, as we have already talked about the Search function. The second tab, Map will display the complete Metro network in two dimension which is in resemblance with the one you see on metro stations.

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If you are en route to your destination, press the Locate section and the app will locate you on the metro network.

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Lastly the Metro Details section will cover all the possible questions you wish to put like the last train timings for each station, metro parking availability, feeder bus service, station facilities etc.

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App Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.

Conclusion: Amazing app, delivers complete information but  when you wish to know more under the Metro Details section, it redirects to the official website which is not a convenient thing as I wish the app itself to have all the information

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link To Install This App

[ This App Comes For Android –No , Download Similar App For Android From here ]

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Use Full Nokia Maps On iPhone And Android Phones With Turn By Turn Directions

In India Nokia has lost much of its market share to potential competitors like Samsung and Apple and now it is working even harder to get back into the race. Apart from a set of new high end smart phones down the pipeline the company has recently launched a new HTML5 browser based Maps for iPhone and Android.

Nokia Maps are nowhere near the Google Maps but the effort is appreciable as they are accurate, easy to use and do not come as an app, so one just need to open the browser and use it and there is no need to install any specific app. Being a browser based service you are not entangled into a number of options, in fact the interface has been kept as simple as possible.

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Before you get your hands on it, you can change the map view and distance units from the settings. The button at the bottom right is for the settings of the Maps and features a couple of options like Map View, Satellite View and Public Transport View. Live Traffic is another option in the same and if you want to change the units of distance, Kilometers or Miles then you can also do it from the same page.

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Coming back to the main screen, Nokia Maps features a search bar at the top along with a drop down menu on the left. Tap on the top left button to pull down a list of options like Search, Route, Favorites, Feedback and About.

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From the search section one can search any landmark or any place of interest, anywhere in the world. For Instance in the picture below I searched Connaught Place which is in New Delhi and when I tap on the bubble indicating the location, a number of interesting things come up at the bottom.

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So tap on the bubble and you can take a look at the nearby restaurants, shopping centers, etc. You will have to scroll down the page to clearly view the suggestions.

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If you want to put this place in your favorites list, tap on the start at the right and it will be added to your favorites.

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Sharing can also be done by pressing the Share button and if you want to get to this place, then press the route button.

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Want to get the route to your destination? Head back to the main screen, press the left top button and tap on Route. Now the app searches for your current location using your device’s GPS, so wait until it does so and then add your destination. Instantly the app will show you the route and calculate the distance and time of your journey. If you are on foot press the Man button next to the KMs and if in car then the corresponding car button.

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If you want to have turn by turn assistance then press the button right next to the km and min, on the right. This will display you a step by step assistance which I believe is really helpful as you will not miss any turn then.

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App Requirements: Compatible with Android devices and Apple Device Both.

Conclusion: The Map service is good, works brilliantly and is also accurate. It sometimes does not detect you current location but overall it is a good service from Nokia.

Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit m.maps.nokia.com To Use Nokia Maps

[ This app comes for Android – Yes, Open Browser And Enter m.maps.nokia.com ]

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Find Restaurants, Hotels Reviews Near Your Geo Location On iPhone With Getit

Getit is the latest app in the Navigation category of Apple Store and is dedicated to getting info about places in your locality. Using a comprehensive listing of all the places from categories like Hotels, Restaurants, Travel , Auto etc it gives complete information so that one could find a place of his or her choice instantly.

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It searches your location using the GPS or you can manually add your state on the main screen, so that it could look for all such places that come under these above categories.

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If one does not want to search by categories he or she may use the search bar present at the top and type in what one is looking for.

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Interestingly the app’s search engine is quite efficient and lists all the places in the whole of the city coming under a particular category. For instance I tapped on Restaurants from the main screen and the next screen asks me to choose from the type of restaurants.

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Tapping on any of the above categories shows the list of all the restaurants under the same and further you can do a lot more things like calling on place’s landline number by tapping on the green phone icon and one can even add a particular place to its favorites by hitting the red button next to the green one.

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One might like getting complete information about a place, he or she can tap on the name from the list and get the address, contact number, mailing address, location on Map, directions to that place and also can add to the favorites list.

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In order to get the location of the very place on the Map, tap on the globe button present right above the list on the right side.

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Sometimes people do want to know more about a particular place. As an example you might want to know the the features, services , meal price and last order or booking time of a particular restaurant, you can use the refine button on the top of the restaurant list and further filter your search.

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You can filter by features like air conditioned, credit cards accepted, music, happy hours etc. One may also look for the desired services from the services menu.

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You may also want to know the cost per meal for two, and you can also refine it by specifying the limit or range of your spending.

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Similarly you can look for the last order or booking time and filter your search accordingly.

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If you want to search as per your region in a particular city, tap on Locations and then you can sort according to the zones in which your city has been divided.

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App Requirements: Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later

Conclusion: I believe the information that this app provides about your locality is simply amazing and you can look for almost anything.

Our Rating: 4/5| Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link To Install Getit Local Search

[ This App Comes For Android – No ]