MapmyIndia, popular for its navigation and location-based services has launched the Explore app for Windows Phone devices that lets you find useful places of interest like ATMs, restaurants, petrol pumps, hospitals and more across India. It also lets you pin favorite hangouts, rate and review popular places around your location and follow other Explorers. Once you follow someone, you can see the activity feed of what others are doing on Explore. The app is powered by MapmyIndia maps. MapmyIndia has promised that the app would be available for Android devices soon.
Features of MapmyIndia Explore app for Windows phone
- Search places and favorites from millions of places and points of interest to choose from – either by category or name – including restaurants, ATMs, hotels, hospitals and more.
- Select and navigate to the destination chosen and save frequent destinations as favorites.
- View MapmyIndia recommendations across three categories – eat & drink, places to see and places to stay with detailed place info and pictures.
- Showcase section under recommendations highlights some popular places
- Customize your Explore by placing a location on the map.
- Login with Facebook, pin places, add photos, write reviews, follow other users and subscribe to places
Download Explore (Free) – Windows phone
[Update: MapmyIndia Explore is now available for Android.]