Many of us simply don’t have time to explore everything our local area has to offer. There are plenty of businesses and services all around us that we may not know about. These iPhone apps help you explore your local area and find services that satisfy your needs:
Localscope: an augmented reality application that shows people and places all around you. It grabs content from local search engines, social networks, and other sources.
Ness Dining Guide: planning to eat out in your local area? Ness finds you new cool places to get your food from. It learns from you to recommend places that meet your taste.
AroundMe: this is perfect if you are looking to find a specific type of business around you. We are talking about restaurants, pharmacies, pubs, and other types of businesses.
BestParking: finding a parking lot around you should not be painful. This app finds you cheap garages and parking lots in 43 cities and 79 airports.
SwipedIn: includes deals from local businesses. You could find many new businesses to work with if you play with this app long enough.
We did not include obvious choices such as Foursquare and Groupon. Thanks to all these apps, you won’t have to struggle to find awesome businesses all around you. Do you have any suggestions? Please share them below.