What's New

This is a special release just in time for SXSW! Two new features will activate while in the Austin area:

1. Find all of the parties and special events happening in Austin right now. Look for the new teal markers to connect to people on the ground wherever you're headed. Find out what's happening inside, where the best drinks are, where the best free stuff is, or anything else you want to know. Omniscience delivered.

2. Follow the {RV}IP Karaoke Lounge as it roves around Austin delivering face-melting good times. Look for the special {RV}IP marker (it'll be hard to miss) to find its current location day and night.

App Description

"Localmind iPhone app is the future of local crowdsourcing" - NY Times
"Genius Idea: Adding a Q&A layer on top of checkins." - Mashable
"Finally, check-in services have a more practical purpose." - Business Insider
"When it comes to community-assisted local Q&A, this is definitely *the* app to watch." - GigaOm

Localmind helps you figure out where to go, what to do, and what's happening around town right now by instantly connecting you to local experts and people out right right now. Find out how long the wait at the restaurant is, what the best hiking trail in your city is, or what set is playing at the Arcade Fire concert right now.

"I've seen a TON of different location-based apps...but today I was introduced to one that actually is useful AT SXSW: Localmind." -- Robert Scoble

"I felt that I was using a control panel for the world. Like I had a robot doing my bidding. The coolest feeling that I've never had before." -- User

"It's been a dream of mine to have something like this" -- User

Localmind leverages users existing check-in behaviors such that each time you check in through Foursquare or Facebook (though checking in is not required to use Localmind) you become available to be asked questions about that location. Also, each time you check in you build your expertise in the Localmind community for that location. We then connect you to someone that needs information about that location, or to someone that has information you need. Community based mobile real-time omniscience at your fingertips.

Send a question to any place in the world, ask about anything

Help fellow users by answering questions about places you are currently at, or places you know a lot about.

See questions and answers others have been asking and answering around you, in real-time.

Each time you answer a question, or check-in, or do anything that proves your knowledge about a place, you earn karma points for those areas. Questions that other users have about that place are routed to you, allowing you to use your experience to help fellow users while solidifying your expertise and showing your friends how much you really know.

But remember, with great power comes great responsibility.
Use of Localmind is subject to the Terms of Use described at: http://www.localmind.com/legal/terms

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 24, 2011 New version 1.3.1
  • July 10, 2011 New version 1.4
  • July 20, 2011 New version 1.4.1
  • August 17, 2011 New version 1.5
  • September 30, 2011 New version 1.6
  • October 06, 2011 New version 1.6.1
  • November 19, 2011 New version 1.7
  • November 30, 2011 New version 1.7.1
  • January 27, 2012 New version 1.8
  • February 16, 2012 New version 2.0
  • March 08, 2012 New version 2.1