Rummble Foursquare-like location-based social network comes to Windows Mobile

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Rummble, the easiest way to find people and places nearby you love, today announced the public availability of Rummble for Windows® Phone at Heroes of the Mobile Screen event in London. With this launch, Rummble is set to open new doors for Windows Phone, making its unique personalised real-time recommendations platform available for the first time on Windows® Marketplace for Mobile. using a touch-optimised interface compatible with Windows Mobile 6.5 & 6.1

“We are excited to be working closely with Rummble, and by having their latest and most up-to-date release on our Marketplace, our Windows Phone customers will have access to one of the best and most powerful location based services available today” said David Weeks, the Marketing Manager for Windows Phone.

Rummble empowers people to become an influencer among their own social circle. Anyone using Rummble can, rate, share, & review any location, and with Rummble’s patent pending technology, the service delivers personalised results to users learning their tastes as they go.

Most services re-publish directories containing the same bars, restaurants and hotels where as Rummble is designed to help you create and share the “long tail” of local content in the physical world; be that a museum, a favourite park bench, meeting place, salon, dog walk, public art or hiking spot.

Features in version one of Rummble for Windows Phone include:

  • Discover personalised recommendations nearby, quickly and easily
  • Check-in to any venue and notify your group of friends instantly
  • Show the buzz from specific venues in real-time from the twittersphere
  • Find out where your friends are and what they are doing
  • Connect Rummble to Twitter, Facebook, Bebo and Linked-In
  • Fast and accurate location lookups with Skyhook Wireless

Rummble for Windows Phone fits neatly into anyone’s business and personal life, whether you’re looking for a meeting spot with colleagues at a conference or hoping for serendipitous meeting with friends while out on the tiles.

“Windows Mobile has always been one of the most capable mobile platforms available, but there is no question new entrants have increased competition in the market” said Andrew J Scott, Rummble Founder “Windows Phone 6.5 is an important upgrade and with over 30 new handsets launching in 2010 that is many millions of people who we want to be Rummbling around the world!”

To download Rummble for Windows Phone search ‘Rummble’ in the Windows Marketplace installed on your handset.  Windows Mobile 6.0 and 6.1 users can install Marketplace here.

You can find more information on Rummble’s blog or follow them on Twitter @Rummble or [email protected]

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