Citysearch For BlackBerry Updated – Includes Calendar/Email Integration And Twitter Functionality




By Mauricio

Mobile by Citysearch has been updated to include access to over 15M business listings and trusted Citysearch editorial recommendations which list more than 75,000 US neighborhoods, along with the following key features:

  • Instantly submit user reviews from a BlackBerry smartphone
  • Search and sort in the following ways:
    • Auto-identify your location through GPS-driven search
    • Search by keyword or category and narrow results within a city or neighborhood
    • Browse nearby destinations to eat, drink, shop, and relax
    • Sort results by key listing attributes including distance, cost and Citysearch rating
  • Browse Citysearch editorial picks to help your weekdays and weekends
  • View editorial, user reviews and advice from business owners and bookmark your favorite listings
  • Calendar Integration: Send immediate Outlook calendar invites to multiple friends and coordinate party planning, meals, or impromptu get-togethers from your BlackBerry Contacts list
  • Twitter: Post to your followers by tweeting reviews, tips, and more to friends, directly from any listing page
  • Share: Use Text, Email, or BlackBerry PIN-to-PIN messaging to share business listings from anywhere
  • Tip Calculator and Split the Bill: Avoid awkward calculations by determining your ideal tip and easily splitting the bill among friends when dining

For those that don’t know, Citysearch is a leading online lifestyle guide with up to date info on businesses, from restaurants and spas, to hotels and retail.

For more info and to download this app visit mobile.iac.com/Citysearch, or check out the full press release after the jump.

Press Release

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ — Citysearch, a leading online local guide and an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI) , today announced it has added more features to its Mobile by Citysearch application for BlackBerry(R) smartphones, which is available on BlackBerry App World(TM). The new version gives users access to over 15M business listings and trusted Citysearch editorial recommendations and lists across more than 75,000 US neighborhoods. It is one of the only applications of its kind that offers relevant information at the neighborhood level nationwide. Mobile by Citysearch is one of the only location-based applications for BlackBerry smartphones to enable users to post real-time business reviews on the go, instantly sharing their favorite restaurants, boutiques, bars, salons and more. New features added to the Mobile by Citysearch application include calendar and email integration and Twitter functionality that enables users to tweet reviews and tips to followers instantly.

“We know that users demand powerful yet simple communication tools to make their lives more efficient,” said Kara Nortman, Senior Vice President, Publishing, Citysearch. “With this in mind, we built our application for BlackBerry smartphones to give users more social planning features like finding a restaurant and simply inviting your husband to meet at the location through an Outlook calendar invite, or tweeting a hot bar recommendation to your friends.”

Mobile by Citysearch for BlackBerry smartphones is integrated with users’ favorite local tools such as neighborhood and GPS-based search. Key features include:

  • Instantly submit user reviews from a BlackBerry smartphone
  • Search and sort in the following ways:
    • Auto-identify your location through GPS-driven search
    • Search by keyword or category and narrow results within a city or neighborhood
    • Browse nearby destinations to eat, drink, shop, and relax
    • Sort results by key listing attributes including distance, cost and Citysearch rating
  • Browse Citysearch editorial picks to help your weekdays and weekends
  • View editorial, user reviews and advice from business owners and bookmark your favorite listings
  • Calendar Integration: Send immediate Outlook calendar invites to multiple friends and coordinate party planning, meals, or impromptu get-togethers from your BlackBerry Contacts list
  • Twitter: Post to your followers by tweeting reviews, tips, and more to friends, directly from any listing page
  • Share: Use Text, Email, or BlackBerry PIN-to-PIN messaging to share business listings from anywhere
  • Tip Calculator and Split the Bill: Avoid awkward calculations by determining your ideal tip and easily splitting the bill among friends when dining

To download the latest Mobile by Citysearch application for BlackBerry smartphones for free, visit BlackBerry App World at: http://www.blackberry.com/AppWorld.

Mobile by Citysearch is also available on other leading mobile devices. Visit http://mobile.iac.com/Citysearch to download the app.

About Citysearch

Citysearch is the essential urban companion for living bigger, better and smarter in your city. Combining in-the-know editorial recommendations, candid user comments, and expert advice from local businesses, we keep you connected to the most popular and undiscovered places wherever you are. Citysearch is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI) . For more information, visit www.citysearch.com.

The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited.

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