July 13, 2009 in Navigation (F)
[prMac.com] Moscow, Russia - Vitaliy Pronkin is pleased announce the release of WikiPlaces application for iPhone and iPod Touch. WikiPlaces provides simple and efficient way to access Wikimapia. Wikimapia is great resource with the aim of adding information like title, notes, photos and comments to all interesting locations on Earth. It currently has over 10,000,000 places marked all over the world. Unfortunately its Google Maps-based interface is deadly slow and unusable in Safari on iPhone.
And here WikiPlaces comes to help you. It uses publicly available KML feed from Wikimapia to overlay its objects over standard map like in built-in Maps application, with multitouch navigation and current location info. You can discover very interesting information about places near you and all over the world. Anywhere you will find WikiPlaces either helpful or just fun to play with.
* This application is not affiliated with Wikimapia staff; it is for viewing only, you can't add or edit places with it. If you like WikiPlaces and Wikimapia please visit Wikimapia and participate in this great community project!
iPhone or iPod touch 3.0 or later
Pricing and Availability:
WikiPlaces is now available exclusively on the App Store for the iPhone and iPod Touch for $0.99 (USD).
Vitaliy Pronkin is an independent developer from Moscow, Russia. He was always focused on developing better software for mobile devices. Copyright 2009 Vitaliy Pronkin. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.