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Free LBS app Poynt launches restaurant search feature


Poynt has launched their restaurant services powered by Open Table this morning. The feature really rounds out the application and makes it one of the best LBS apps in App World.

The restaurant feature complements your location based services as it enables users to easily find nearby restaurants, read reviews and book dining reservations.

Once you get started with the new Poynt, load up the restaurant feature and check out the three ways to browse for food in your area: Restaurants Near Me, Restaurants By Name and Restaurants By Cuisine. The feature is fully integrated into your BlackBerry in that you get click-to-call, mapping, driving directions, integration
with BlackBerry Calendar, BlackBerry Contacts and BlackBerry Messages.

Download Poynt for free by visiting http://m.mypoynt.com from your BlackBerry Browser.


Beta Testers Needed – Be Part of Poynt’s Next Major Release



Poynt is now accepting Beta testers for their next release! This is awesome news considering the next release includes support for Open Table, which allows you to find restaurants and make reservations. You heard it first on BlackBerry Cool!

Here are the details from Poynt:

The next major release of Poynt, the award-winning local search application for BlackBerry® smartphones, is nearing completion and to ensure its ready for prime-time, we’re looking for 500 dedicated BlackBerry users to help test the application.

Poynt is well known for its awesome UI, not to mention how easy it is to find local businesses and movie information. The next release features a separate Restaurant section with the ability to read reviews and book dining reservations. Help us make sure it lives up to what you’ve come to expect – email us now at beta@mypoynt.com.

Make sure to let us know your PIN, BlackBerry device and carrier.

UPDATE FROM POYNT: Thanks everyone for your response and enthusiasm. We have exceeded the number of beta testers required and have closed the Poynt Beta. Stay tuned for the release.

Viigo adds restaurant reservations to its application


Never again wait for a table at your favorite restaurant with Viigo

Viigo gave us the heads up about their latest update which allows you to make restaurant reservations directly from your smartphone. Powered by Open Table, the service let’s you search restaurants by region so that you can plan ahead, even while on the road.

Download Viigo for your BlackBerry device.