Are you on the go? Well, so is Patch! No need to be tied down to your computer to keep up-to-date on everything happening in North Branford. Patch offers a free app for your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad (available for download here) or a free Patch Places app for your Droid (available for download here).
Patch for Apple Products
According to our App Store description, this app allows North Branford residents to:
- The Front 5, which contains the most relevant local news, events and editor tweets.
- The weather report and forecast
- Community news, photos and videos
- Events happening near you
- Area business listings, including:
-Arts & Entertainment
-Food & Dining
-Services (e.g. Salons, Plumbers, Day Care)
-Sports & Fitness
-Travel & Transportation
- Your voice, by commenting on a story
- Your photos, by uploading them to stories and business listings
- Your favorite stories and business listings, by sharing them on Facebook or via email
- Your feedback about the app, by sending it directly to our team
- Events to your iPhone’s calendar in seconds
- Your favorite stories, business listings and events for easy access (We have baked in a feature that lets users cache any Patch content for offline viewing–in airports, subways, etc.
Patch Places for Droid
For the Android app, select North Branford–or any other Patch town–and tap into a mobile directory of every place in town with Patch Places for Android. With hundreds of comprehensive listings in the palm of your hand, you can find what you need anytime, anywhere.
Search and browse nearby shops, restaurants, nightlife spots, salons—anything you can think of. Once you find the spot you’re looking for, Patch Places maps it out so it’s easy to locate. Plus, browse pictures, rate and review, or share a place page via email, Facebook and Twitter. You can even call a place straight from its page for more info on their goods or services.
Place Pages let you easily:
- Search alphabetically or by category
- Find a place via an interactive map
- Call a place for more info
- Browse place photos or upload your own
- Rate and review places
- Share a place page via e-mail, Facebook and Twitter
- View the place’s own website
- Save a place page in your favorites for offline viewing