Mumbai, India (PressExposure) July 13, 2011 -- Cynapse is proud to announce the global availability of Localscope for the HP TouchPad. The app has been redesigned around the native TouchPad experience and takes full advantage of the exclusive new capabilities of HP webOS 3.0 such as 'Just Type' and Exhibition mode.
"People across the world depend on Localscope to explore and discover local points of interest. With tablet devices driving the future of computing, creating an immersive Localscope experience for them has been a clear step forward for us," said Apurva Roy Choudhury, CEO, Cynapse. "webOS being one of the most promising and progressive mobile platforms out there, creating Localscope for it was an easy decision for us."
"Localscope is a stylish and powerful app that takes advantage of the great capabilities webOS has to offer," said Richard Kerris, vice president of webOS Worldwide Developer Relations, HP. "Using the flexible and powerful webOS development tools, Cynapse not only was able to develop the app quickly, but they also delivered an app that's well integrated into some of the core features of webOS, like Just Type and Exhibition."
Localscope for the HP TouchPad empowers users to tap into the collective knowledge from various geo search engines and social networks, including Google, Bing, Foursquare, Wikimapia, and Twitter. Users can enjoy the simplicity of discovering their surroundings and finding all kinds of places and services, like restaurants, banks, places to park, gas stations, hospitals, and anything else they wish to look for in their neighborhood or any other place in the world. All this in an amazingly intuitive user experience native to the TouchPad. Localscope also integrates with the 'Just Type' feature of webOS to let users search for places right from the TouchPad's home screen. Further, users can call their discovered places directly using Skype or their connected Pre or Veer phones, store them as contacts or easily share their findings with others using IM or email in a few taps.
Pricing and availability: Localscope is available for US $2.99 in the HP App Catalog. If you'd like to review Localscope, we'll gladly provide a promo code on request.
The app is available for download at: http://bit.ly/localscope-webos Product page link: http://www.cynapse.com/localscope-webos-hp-touchpad Localscope featured in PCMag.com's 10 best apps to buy for your TouchPad: http://www.pcmag.com/slideshow/story/266394/the-10-best-apps-for-the-hp-touchpad/8 Localscope featured in Business Insider's first 10 great apps to buy for your TouchPad: http://www.businessinsider.com/best-touchpad-apps-2011-7