GR tech tips: Around Me
Whether you’re searching for a coffee shop, the perfect place to catch the game or even the nearest parking spot, Around Me is an app that lets you search for businesses and helpful information nearby.
To start, download the app onto your iPhone, Android or Windows Phone- for free! Once it’s loaded, the app’s GPS system will automatically pull your location.
Next, a list of several categories will show up, including banks, concerts, hotels, gas stations, movie theaters- you name it. Click on a category, such as coffee shops, then you’ll see a list of coffee shops in the neighborhood. Click on a specific coffee shop to see the name, address and distance from your current location.
If you need to know more about a specific place, use the search bar on top. Enter the business name here.
Lastly, if you’re going on vacation or moving to a new home, Around Me is convenient for these things too! Click on the top right button to enter an address. Take a look at what’s offered in the area and start exploring!
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