Google has brought its Field Trip app, a “guide to the cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you,” to iOS devices.
The company first launched the app for Android last fall. The app, which uses location-based technology which runs in the background on your phone, gives you a field guide to their environment. So say you are walking down Market Street in San Francisco. The app will tell you architectural details about the buildings you are walking by, suggest stores for you to shop in and give you restaurant recommendations.
Google sources content from various expert media outlets. Check it out:
The hyperlocal history experts of Arcadia and Historvius will unveil local lore in places you never expected. Trend-setting publications like Thrillist, Food Network, Zagat, and Run Riot will point out the best places to eat and drink. Experts at Sunset, Cool Hunting, WeHeart, Inhabitat, and Remodelista will guide you to the latest unique stores and products. Atlas Obscura and Daily Secret help you uncover hidden gems no matter where you are. Songkick and Flavorpill guide you to local music.