YAMU Mobile (Beta)

YAMU Mobile Screenshot

Janith’s finished a beta version of the YAMU mobile site. You can check it out at yamu.lk/m. It should detect your location (after asking) then you can click ‘Find Places Closeby’ [sic] to do what it says on the button. This uses GPS or cell tower or WiFi location, whatever is available, so it can be rough, but should give you a general sense. Below that you can see a list of the nearest places.

And that’s about it for now. I think it’s a bit wonky on Blackberry, but do give some feedback. We’ll apponize and expand soon. The main site is still www.yamu.lk.

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2012-11-19 11:29:09

Hmmm. i don’t think its tracking my location properly? It’s showiing me places from Pettah to Rajagiriya, and i’m in Thimbirigasyaya. Big sign that says ‘not supported’ on top of the map when i try to access it on my android

2012-11-19 11:34:31

RT @indica: YAMU Mobile (Beta): It’s out. Read more here: http://t.co/kzo0NmBd or check it out at http://t.co/mLfiE9a7

2012-11-19 11:37:15

RT @indica: YAMU Mobile (Beta): It’s out. Read more here: http://t.co/kzo0NmBd or check it out at http://t.co/mLfiE9a7

2012-11-19 11:37:21

RT @indica: YAMU Mobile (Beta): It’s out. Read more here: http://t.co/kzo0NmBd or check it out at http://t.co/mLfiE9a7

2012-11-19 11:48:26

RT @indica: YAMU Mobile (Beta): It’s out. Read more here: http://t.co/kzo0NmBd or check it out at http://t.co/mLfiE9a7

2012-11-19 12:16:14

Pretty cool. Added it to the home screen.

Would it be available as an app for iphone?

2012-11-20 13:31:36

It didn’t work for my BB. Kept on showing a message “Finding your location…”

2012-11-20 18:01:32

Location finding failed on iOS Safari. Thats fine. My biggest issue is the Map. It loads in the exact position you would use your thumb to scroll down. When you slide up, the map scrolls, not the page. I would suggest loading the location, freeze the map from scrolling. The map should be there only to point out your location not for map surfing.

I like the simplicity of the Mobile site. Clean and nice. Assuming it picks up the location, it’ll give you places near by, which is ideal.

Good start.

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