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Foursquare releases all-new iOS app with faster check-ins

updated 01:37 am EDT, Thu June 7, 2012

Overhauled Explore shows places friends visited

Check-in and social-tracking app Foursquare has released an all-new version, now at 5.0, of its iOS app. The new version completely changes the design and places a new emphasis on fast and easy check-ins along with a revamped Explore feature that allows users to see where their friends have visited and what special deals may be available at businesses based on the user's current location. While the app offers mostly the same functionality, many of the features have moved.

The Explore tab also offers insight on what the crowd-sourced data points to as popular places, and even businesses that may be of interest based on the users' own previous check-ins. A reminder feature where a user can tell the app that they want to visit a location in the future that notifies the user when they are near that location is also still present, but moved from its original spot.

Some functions that were formerly in the tab bar have now been moved to the front page, including stats, photos, lists and tips. While mostly used for finding restaurants and other local businesses, the app also offers the ability to find things such as Wi-Fi hotspots, libraries and specific items.














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