Maps, Apps, and Food
What if you could find your cake and eat it on the way?
Web giant Yahoo! is launching a new 'location based dining guide' in the form of an iPhone application, spewing out eating options in the nearby vicinity. The user can type in what type of restaurant he or she is looking for, draws a circle on Google Maps indicating his or her location, and in come the restaurant results.
Though promising, reviewer Matthew Shaer still finds the service a little underbaked.
"If Yahoo can bolster the search results – and add more photos and reviews of restaurants across the US – the Sketch-a-Search app would be top notch. As is, it's something of a work-in-progress," he says.