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July 22, 2014

Maphook app for Android and iOS receives a complete redesign

MapHookWhat is MapHook?

Out and about? use MapHook to search for interesting places near you. VIew other people’s hooks that they have shared or look at wikipedia articles of nearby points of interest or check out the reviews of nearby places like restaurants, shops, etc. They’ve completely redesigned their mobile app.

MapHook displays it all! Simply look at the MapHook map and watch the pins magically appear. Or do your own search. It’s that easy

Your Digital Memory

Hooks are like digital memories. When you create a hook you can snap and include a picture, add a video, write information about what you’re doing, categorize it and have it tagged to a map.

You decide what you want to include and who you what to share it with. You can even attach wikipedia articles and send revíews to your hook, Hooks are quick and easy to

create. And if you don’t like what you’ve written loaded you can go back and edit on your  mobile phone or on the web site. It.s your MapHook, it’s your digital memory!

Share Your Hooks!

Whether ít’s an indivídual, a group or the public at large you decide who you want to share your stuff n,lith, create a bunch of groups! You can even send a hook by email to a non ‘MapHook member.

You can also create stories by combining several hooks with pictures and share them with your friends and family. Add a comment or link to a Hook that has been shared with you on the web or using your mobile phone

Here are some of the exciting new changes:

  • “Liquid Social Discovery” user interface – a fresh and fluid design for presentation of map and social features.
  • View the latest trends from Foursquare, Twitter and Yahoo.
  • View “Featured” hooks from our “CultureHook” project. Cool content from open data sources around the world.
  • Faster engine for smoother app navigation.
  • “HookStream” dashboard featuring real-time streams of “hooks” for quicker viewing.
  • Ability to “like” Hooks.
  • Create and view Hooks while offline.
  • On-map and on-list quick search.

Have fun exploring and don’t forget to map your story!

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Dave Thornton

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Been involved in technology for many years, more than I care to remember. Live in Dundee, Scotland. I like Android, Windows Phone OS, BlackBerry OS and iOS, and love writing about all things techie. Currently have a Honor 6+, Elephone P6000, Nexus 5, Chrombook C720, HTC One M7, Nokia Lumina 625, Microsoft Lumia 435, Blackberry Q10, HTC Hero and iPad mini