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Citysearch Unveils Its Completely Redesigned App for BlackBerry

Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 21:00

LOS ANGELES, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Citysearch, a CityGrid Media property and operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), today announced a completely new version of its Mobile by Citysearch application for BlackBerry.  The new version of the app offers more simplified browsing, one-touch capabilities, GPS enhancements, in addition to enhanced versions of its already made popular features, including the ability to Tweet, review, map and search for restaurants, bars, and spas in your current location.

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The ultimate urban companion, the new Mobile by Citysearch BlackBerry app helps you find the hottest places to eat, drink, shop, and relax wherever you are. New features include:

  • Simplified browsing – Streamlined navigation makes it easier for users to explore their favorite restaurants, bars, shopping locations, spas, and other local services;
  • One-touch capabilities Editor's Picks and Recent Reviews are only a click away, plus options like contacting a business, mapping an address, and saving a location to your contacts are now in a more simplified format;
  • GPS enhancements Users can use GPS to set their current location on GPS-enabled devices;
  • Keyword filters Narrow down services by keyword - need a fix for that late night pizza craving? Users can filter by "pizza" under the Restaurants tab.


"We are committed to making our mobile app the best user experience across any device – be it BlackBerry, Android or iPhone – and, based on great feedback from our BlackBerry users, we overhauled the app to make it more robust," said Bardia Dejban, Director of Mobile for Citysearch.  "With this new release we have transformed a browser-like experience into a solid native app, keeping the user's experience within a small number of screens to streamline the experience."

Citysearch mobile applications are available for free worldwide on Citysearch and can also be found at BlackBerry AppWorld.

About Citysearch

Citysearch is the leading online local guide that enables consumers to stay connected with access to neighborhood restaurants, bars, shopping, beauty and professional services across every zipcode in the US. When you are on the road, Citysearch offers mobile applications for iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Android and Palm. Citysearch is a property of CityGrid Media, the online media company that connects web and mobile publishers with local advertising organizations by linking them through CityGrid®, its local content and advertising network. CityGrid Media is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI). For more information, visit www.citysearch.com


Media Contact:


Brandi Willard for Citysearch – a CityGrid Media property


310.775.3738


Brandi.willard@citygridmedia.com





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