InfoSpace(R) Find It! Available for the Apple iPhone
BELLEVUE, Wash. --(Business Wire)-- InfoSpace, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSP) today announced the availability of InfoSpace Find It! for the Apple iPhone, enabling the hundreds of thousands of consumers who have already purchased the device to easily access and enjoy InfoSpace Find It! for free. InfoSpace Find It! is a premium local search application that distills millions of listings into six categories tailored to the on-the-go user, including: Dine Out, Go Out, Shop, Travel, Health and Services.
"The iPhone has introduced a new level of innovation in mobile user experiences, and its intuitive interface and vivid display screen really maximize the usability and benefits of InfoSpace Find It!," said Jeff Torgerson, senior product manager at InfoSpace. "As consumers increasingly seek locally-relevant information on their mobile phones, InfoSpace Find It! for iPhone helps users quickly and easily discover what's nearby--anytime, anyplace."
InfoSpace Find It! for iPhone is the most dynamic version of the application to date. The user interface is uniquely optimized for the iPhone touch screen, which allows users to quickly gather relevant directory information with just a few taps. For example, InfoSpace Find It! can tell users the nearest Italian restaurant, how to get there, and where to get cash along the way--for more than 35,000 U.S. cities.
InfoSpace Find It! provides a straightforward interface with the simplicity and ease of use one would expect from an iPhone application, including:
-- Extensive Content Library: Find nearby events, local entertainment and more than 15 million other points of interest.
-- Refreshed Listings: Content is refreshed weekly. Outdated listings are removed to keep the data as relevant and useful as possible.
-- What's Nearby(R): Access details on what's close, even if the user doesn't know exactly where they are.
-- Find People by Name or Number: Search using only first and last name, or by entering a phone number to find out to whom it belongs.
Customers in United States can use InfoSpace Find It! for Apple iPhone by visiting http://fiweb.infospace.com/iphone/ on their iPhone Safari Browser.
About InfoSpace Online
InfoSpace, Inc. is a leading developer of tools and technologies to help people discover and enjoy content and information--whether on a mobile phone or on the PC. InfoSpace uses its proprietary metasearch technology to power a portfolio of branded Web sites, including Dogpile (www.dogpile.com) and Zoo (www.zoo.com), a kid-friendly search engine, and provide private-label search and online directory services to consumers on a global basis. The company's mobile platform and applications, such as InfoSpace Find It! (www.infospacefindit.com), create revenue opportunities for carriers, while satisfying consumer demand for a highly relevant mobile user experience. More information can be found at www.infospaceinc.com.
Cautionary Note about Forward-Looking Statements
This release contains forward-looking statements regarding InfoSpace Find It! and InfoSpace Find It! services availability on the iPhone. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Factors that could affect InfoSpace's actual results include actual performance and the scope and timing of carrier adoption and implementation and market acceptance of the application and features of InfoSpace Find It! in mobile devices, including the iPhone. A more detailed description of certain factors that could affect actual results include, but are not limited to, those discussed in InfoSpace's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q as filed from time to time, in the section entitled "Risk Factors." Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release. InfoSpace undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances after the date of this release or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
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