Poynt for Android is an award-winning local search application that lets you find and connect with businesses, movies, restaurants, people and events near you whenever and wherever you need them. Poynt allows you to interact with your search through placing calls to businesses, mapping directions, viewing showtimes and movie trailers or reserving a table at a local restaurant.
Poynt for Android enables users to add a Top Ten Movie widget to their homescreen for quick access to previews, film synopsis', local movie times and locations. Android users can also use voice-activation to search businesses, restaurants, movies and events in their local area.
GPS and WiFi capabilities mean that you do not have to enter your search location; finding the nearest theatre or restaurant is as easy as one click. If you want to search from a different location, you can simply select any location you choose. Poynt’s ease of use means more time in the day available for you to do the things you choose.
Poynt has 6 different search verticals:
· Business – find local businesses; click-to-call; get directions; send details to contacts
· People – lookup by name or reverse lookup by phone number or address; click-to-call; get directions; send details to contacts
· Movies – search by theater, movie, top 10 or genre; add top 10 widget to your homescreen; click –to-call; get directions; add theaters to favourites; sort by name or rating; view trailers; view Rotten Tomatoes rankings; add to calendar; send details to contacts; buy movie tickets
· Restaurants – Search by name, cuisine type or nearby; click-to-call; get directions; view website; view hours and prices; reserve a table
· Gas Prices (US ONLY) – view best prices by grade or stations nearby; click-to-call; get directions; view station amenities; send details to contacts
· Events – search by category, venue, performer, event or nearby; get directions; send details to contacts; add events to calendar
Poynt is free and available in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Spain, Australia and Germany.
What's New in This Release:
· Fixes for Android 2.3.5 and older
· Faster location acquisition
· Location and stability improvements
· Removed permission request to read phone state
· Bug fixes
What's New in 2.0.0:
· Reworked interface design with tiled dashboard taking advantage of screen real estate
· New drawer-style navigation allows users to show/hide menu options
· Enhanced battery life, memory management and network bandwidth use
· Optimized for Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) devices
· Increased settings options for enhanced customization
· Supports high-resolution displays
What's New in 1.4.3:
· Fixed video issues
What's New in 1.4.2:
· Bug fix for Gas Canada
What's New in 1.3.8:
· Offers (available in USA only)
· New section featuring daily deals & mobile coupons for local businesses and restaurants
· Search for offers nearby and by keyword
What's New in 1.3.7:
· Fixed FloatingPointParser Exception which would occur on devices set to French and Spanish languages.