It’s nice that you guys at Yelp appreciate the tile-layout of Windows Phone & Windows 8. (Complete with in-tile imagery & text-over-translucent backgrounds… apparently renamed “Mosaic” view)
Given that you guys like the Windows Phone style so much, would you care to let us know when there’ll be a reasonably useful Windows Phone client that exceeds the capability of the Yelp web page? Location services is nice but c’mon guys, really? No login. No mobile reviews. No checking in. No uploading of photos. No account history. No “FUC” ratings. No threaded discussions. No messaging. FourSquare, Facebook, & Urban Spoon apps all beat the crap out of your WP app and they aren’t even that great!
Here’s a snapshot of Yelp’s last 6 reviews as of 11/25/12:
There’s 1169 reviews right now, and the average review is a 2.5 stars out of 5. That means that more than ~550 people rated the app EQUAL OR LESS THAN 2 1/2 STARS. I’ve never seen a major brand have such a low score for their app on Windows Phone.
Here’s a short listing of apps that have a better score than Yelp for Windows Phone:
In celebration of the 38-28 UCLA win over USC, the UCLA Store/Bearwear has its 5% discount per touchdown offer. (25% max) Since we scored 5 touchdowns… we get the max 25% discount, but TODAY ONLY! (11/19/12)
INSTRUCTIONS: To take advantage of the discount, go down to the Student Store today with your game day ticket… or shop online using the coupon code “SCOREBIG” when you go to http://shop.uclastore.com/.
Someone needs to recognize & respect… NOW. Y’all did it for “The Family Guy”. You can do it for Firefly too. I’m sorry but I have to say the quote one more time:
“We have done the impossible, and that makes us mighty.”
TGDAILY: Firefly finally a ratings winner Posted on November 14, 2012 – 22:49 by David Konow
Time has proven to be the best friend of Firefly, which wasn’t exactly considered a hit show when it first aired ten years ago, but it’s obviously managed to attract a very strong cult following today.
So strong in fact that now Firefly is finally a big ratings winner a decade after the show went dark.
As Firefly fans know, on November 11, the Science Channel ran the special Firefly: Browncoats United, and they also played the series leading up to the special. As the Hollywood Reporter confirms, the special brought in 1.2 million viewers and was also the Science Channel’s most-watched Sunday night program among people ages 25-54.