bluespots for iOS - Discover Friends All Around You

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[] Bangalore, India - Brainstorm today is pleased to announce the release of bluespots 2.1, an update to their popular social networking app developed for iPhone and iPad devices. Providing real-time location updates, including distance and direction, bluespots allows users to discover their friends around them. If a user's friends are using the bluespots application they will be able to discover friends and their friends will discover them.

Discover new friends at local bar or a club. Anyone can meet new people who are around them, and make new friends. bluespots can discover and notify users even when it is running in background. bluespots works by using the user's phone number as an identity. So if a user is on bluespots, then their friends who have them listed in their contacts will be able to discover them using bluespots. Anyone will be able to discover other bluespots users, which are not in the contacts, based on the privacy settings of both users.

With this update, anyone can now discover friends who are within one mile of their location. Users can poke their friends instantly. Connect with them over a call, SMS and WhatsApp. All these premium features can be unlocked by an In-App purchase.

"Ever wondered when you are in a busy place like shopping mall, market, restaurant, club, bar or a pub and wanted to know who is around or wanted to discover your friends nearby. bluespots is an answer to this," explained Dushyant Gaur, founder of Brainstorm

bluespots combines Bluetooth and Geo location based discovery. Hence it doesn't require clear skies, and even works inside buildings. It doesn't require any Bluetooth pairing or configuration. Users just need to keep their device's Bluetooth and location services on. Since it is based on Low Energy, it is optimized for power consumption and will not drain the device's battery. bluespots can discover and notify users even if it is running in background.

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Device Requirements:
* iPhone and iPad
* Requires iOS 7.0 or later
* Optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus
* 10.6 MB

Pricing and Availability:
bluespots 2.1 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Social Networking category. Users can get access to all of the app's premium features via an in-app purchase of $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies).

Brainstorm is an early stage technology startup with a motive of translating real simple ideas into products which can bring value to life. When technology and life collide, you'll always find a great story. The company is focused on building innovative products which can be the keys to unlocking, capturing and creating incredible new life experiences. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2015 Brainstorm All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.


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