AppFury releases SOHOinmypocket 1.3

AppFury today is pleased to announce the release of SOHOinmypocket 1.3, an update to their best-selling navigational app to the SoHo and NoLita neighborhoods of lower Manhattan, available for the iPhone and iPod touch. The interactive app consists of a regularly updated directory of local attractions, special deals from participating merchants, and step-by-step directions to any destination. The directory features descriptions and photos of hundreds of restaurants, bars, hotels, movie theaters, performance spaces, artist workshops, service providers, galleries, boutiques, shops and more.

Whether native New Yorker or newly arrived tourist, SOHOinmypocket 1.3 provides a comprehensive, insider’s guide to one of the City’s most diverse and exciting local neighborhoods. Encompassing approximately 60 square blocks, the area is a picturesque, but confusing collection of tiny streets that run diagonally and in all 4 directions. The app employs the built-in GPS capabilities of the iPhone to give the user an exact fix on their current location, allowing them to explore and navigate the streets with confidence.

Feature Highlights:

  • Complete, interactive guide to the SoHo and Nolita neighborhoods of NYC
  • Full directory of local stores, shops, hotels, restaurants, galleries, etc.
  • Simple navigational function gives turn by turn directions
  • Special deals and discounts, many exclusive to SOHOinmypocket users
  • Directory of local attractions and points of interest updated monthly
  • Directory includes details, address and photos of local destinations
  • Unobtrusive iPhone application is convenient to use while walking
  • Free updates to the app on a regular basis

Version 1.3 includes completely re-optimized code for faster startups and instantaneous response. The Deals are now saved in categories on the iPhone, making them much easier to locate. AppFury has gained the participation of a wide variety of local attractions, many offering special deals and discounts available only to SOHOinmypocket users. Graphics and formatting have also been improved in response to user feedback.

"We’ve gotten e-mails from satisfied customers all over the world who have used our SOHOinyourpocket application when in New York," confessed Co-Founder Eric Hinman. "They were truly amazed at how much there was to see and do in SoHo, if you know where to look."

Device Requirements:

  • iPhone or iPod touch
  • iPhone OS 3.1.2 or later
  • 1.9 MB storage

Pricing and Availability:
SOHOinmypocket 1.3 is $1.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Navigation category.

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