Yelp VS AroundMe

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by Che Castro, Jul 18, 2009.

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Yelp VS AroundMe

  1. AroundMe

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  2. Yelp

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  1. Che Castro macrumors 603

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    #1
    which one you guys like the most :)


    Yelp: Looking for a burrito joint open late? An Irish pub nearby? A gas station you can drive to before your tank hits empty? Yelp for iPhone is here to help. Use it to search for places top eat, shop, drink, relax and play then read reviews from an active community of locals in the know.


    Aroundme: the app identifies your position and allows you to choose the nearest Bank, Bar, Gas Station, Hospital, Hotel, Movie Theater, Restaurant, Supermarket, Theater, or Taxi, these being the search categories available. As soon as you select one of them, AroundMe shows you a complete list of all the businesses in that respective area, along with the distance from where you are. The app also displays the location on a Map, enabling a view of the route from where you are.
     
  2. emailYasmin macrumors member

    emailYasmin

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    I use Aroundme? to quickly search for a coffee Shop for example. And Yelp for Dinner reservation at I Trulli for example.
     
  3. Pika macrumors 68000

    Pika

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    I use both of them but i use Rocket Taxi only to search for a taxi nearby.
     
  4. Che Castro thread starter macrumors 603

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    the aroundme taxi finder is very good too , i've used it many times
     
  5. throwbookatface macrumors member

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    What about AroundMe vs. Where?Which do you all prefer? I think AroundMe and Where are more direct competitors. I like AroundMe's favorite list, linking to Google Maps/routes, easy access to taxis, and no-frills use. I downloaded Where but haven't used it much. What do you guys think of Where?
     
  6. ddrueckhammer macrumors 65816

    ddrueckhammer

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    If you are just looking for restaurants, I like Urbanspoon. I have found several good restaurants with it that I didn't know about.
     
  7. xilosen macrumors newbie

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    I prefer GoodFood for just restaurants and such. The one feature it has over any of the others is that it hooks into Google Maps and pinpoints all the locations.
     
  8. throwbookatface macrumors member

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    AroundMe does that too, but I'll try that app too. Looks like a good one. Thanks.
     
  9. nickrinaldi macrumors regular

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    around me

    i use around me more than yelp, i actually use yellow pages app if around me doesnt find something that one usually does and vice versa
     
  10. ddrueckhammer macrumors 65816

    ddrueckhammer

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    Yeah I think Urbanspoon does too. I might re-download the other ones suggested here but I found Urbanspoon had a cleaner interface than Yelp before. Maybe Yelp has more users but I haven't had any problem with finding restaurants with UrbanSpoon and I rarely need to find anything besides that... The ratings seem pretty spot on on UrbanSpoon since all of my favorites are top rated lol...

    I need to try Around Me and GoodFood too though...
     

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