4th & Mayor Checks-In With New Tile and Mango FeaturesNovember 18, 2011 No Comments
4th & Mayor has now checked into the Windows Phone marketplace with a new tile and most importantly many new features for us to enjoy. Many of the features being made possible by the Mango update like in app pin-able live tiles, fast app switching, etc.
Check out this HUGE changelog and if you love foursquare and have a Windows Phone – you need to install this free app!
- Quick Check-in now respects your Foursquare settings preferences for pinging Facebook & Twitter
- New Live Tile Studio for organizing, customizing, renaming, and enjoying pinned places.
- Fixed bugs where places pinned to the start would disappear after a phone restart.
- Performance improvements and user experience tweaks
- Integrates with Bing Local Search on the phone
- Supports Windows Phone 7.5 features like fast app switching
- Lists support from Foursquare, the new way for sharing information about places and tips, replaces â€œtodosâ€
- Maps of nearby friends
- Maps from place pages will show your current location and the destination place
Changes and Features of Note
- More fluid transitions between pages and experiences
- Checkin photos appear inline when looking at all your friendsâ€™ check-ins
- Checking in will no longer show places from far away when youâ€™ve been on the move
- More informative progress messages during data operations
- Checkin photos can be marked as being viewable by everyone or just your friends
- Adds direct Leaderboard access from the main application bar
- The appâ€™s small icon now matches your accent color instead of the bright red background
- You can find more friends quickly by searching through your phoneâ€™s contacts
- Simplified experience for learning more about a friendsâ€™ check-in
- Better privacy: the app no longer uses your anonymized ID or device ID for push registration
- After checking in, youâ€™ll get information about the services that were pinged with your check-in for confirmation
- Adds a confirmation when you hit â€˜sign outâ€™ app bar menu item
- The legal information is shown if you come back to the page from elsewhere on the phone or app
- You can now view the high resolution profile image of people
- A full resolution user photo will be used when pinning people to the start screen
- There is a dedicated settings page now, it is no longer hidden away in the your profile page
- Supports the selection of the classic tile for those who loved it
4th and Mayor is a quick, clean, simple foursquare client for Windows Phone, created by Jeff Wilcox in Seattle.
Foursquare is a service that helps you find new ways to explore your city by checking in to places that you enjoy. You can find out more at http://www.foursquare.com/
This application uses the foursquareâ„¢ application programming interface but is not endorsed or certified by Foursquare Labs, Inc.