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Shiny New iPhone? There's a Patch App for That

Patch goes where you go with mobile apps for iPhone and Android phones.

Taking a new mobile device for a spin today? Love how Patch makes it easy to find details on local businesses, school news or weekend fun for the kids?

Then definitely add this to your must-have app list: Patch has apps for iPhones and Android phones that make it incredibly easy for you to stay connected.

Here are a few ways you can take Patch with you: 

Patch for iPhone 

The Patch app's useful features include:

  • A quick rundown of the most relevant Patch news and local blog posts (and it looks great on your mobile screen if we do say so ourselves.)
  • Up-to-date weather and forecasts.
  • Business listings in your community right at your fingertips. (No more fumbling to find the number for the new takeout place!)
  • Intriguing events that are happening right near you.
  • Easy access to voice your opinion on stories or upload photos via Facebook or email.

Plus, you can save anything from favorite articles to business listings direct to the iPhone for easy offline access.

Have an opinion on our app? We love feedback, so let us know what you think at mobile_thoughts@patch.com.


Patch Places for Android

Patch Places is the go-to directory of local businesses in 800+ Patch towns. Any Patch community can be selected to connect to a mobile directory of every place nearby. From local businesses and organizations to government offices and public parks, there will be hundreds of comprehensive listings in the palm of your hands – anytime, anywhere.

Helpful features of Patch Places:

  • Search nearby shops, restaurants, and nightlife spots.
  • Call a business location or find it on a map.
  • Browse pictures and upload your own.
  • Share place pages via email, Facebook, and Twitter.

The official Patch Places' website can be viewed for more information and saved to favorites for offline viewing later. Patch Places brings communities closer together and makes everything local.

More Great Community Apps

Outside of Patch, there are dozens of ways you can contribute to the daily/hourly/moment-to-moment conversations going on in your community.

Here are a few more you may want to explore: 

end it now! December 25, 2011 at 01:33 PM
Looks like if you own an Android device, you need to wait for the real thing. This AP just shows ads, not news or weather.

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