Nokia Nearby, hyper-local search beta from Nokia Beta Labs (For S40/S60)

| August 23, 2011 | 5 Replies

Another Nokia App from Beta Labs folks. It’s for both S40 and S60 but mainly for S40 devices.

This is called Nokia Nearby, where without Ovi Maps or GPS,  you can search for things nearby.

Introducing Nokia Nearby, an innovative ‘Hyper-Local Search’ application where you can look for information about local places & listings within your vicinity. Discover places & listings like restaurants, movie theaters, and malls etc even without maps on your phone. Get details about the places that interest you and contact them from within the app.

  • Discover & access info on places & listings around your location
  • Search for location specific information within your vicinity
  • Share place information with friends via SMS
  • Send the entire app to friends via Bluetooth
  • Call the listing from within the app
Nokia wants to know the usability of this service, how useful it could be and features you think should be a part of it.
Things Nokia wants to measure:
  • Popular categories & sub-categories people are searching for?
  • Understand what people search for
  • Usefulness of the Local Search feature

Your feedback to the Nokia Beta Labs folks is very much welcome 🙂

Category: Applications, Nokia, S40, S60, Symbian, Video

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