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AroundMe iPhone App
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It is no secret that I am a huge lover of all things Apple. My iPhone4 and iPad are loved like members of the family. So when I find an App that I love, I have to share with everyone!
AroundMe is probably my #3 most used app behind Calengoo and TheWeatherChannel. AroundMe uses GPS to locate your exact location when the app is launched, and will then tell you everything that is near – Gas Stations, Grocery Stores, Hospitals, Banks, Hotels, Movie Theaters… you can even search for a specific business using their search function.
I fell in love with AroundMe the first month I had my iPhone when I was out it the outskirts of Tallahassee Florida for a party. I had foolishly forgotten about the time difference between Pensacola and Tallahassee, so I was on the verge of being late to my party when I saw my gas light come on. Naturally the party was WAY out in the boonies, so I went to my party, praying I would not run out of gas before I found a gas station (in the dark) on the way home. After my party I hopped in the car and called Mike to put him on notice that I may run out of gas, and he would then have to travel the 2 hours to come get me. He was not thrilled, and reminded me of AroundMe. Turned out I was less than 1 mile from a gas station – heading the OPPOSITE direction from the Interstate, so without AroundMe, I would never have found it.
AroundMe not only lets you locate the venue you are looking for, but will show you a map, guide you there step by step, give you the phone number to the location, and even let you add it to your contacts for use later. I absolutely love it!