The Better Business Bureau just gave you one more reason to love your iPhone! The official BBB Search app is now available as a free download on Apple’s iOS App Store in the United States and Canada. Following a successful soft launch in June, the newly updated BBB Search 1.1 adds several enhancements and minor bug fixes. Even if you’ve already downloaded the 1.0 version, be sure to check out the new improved 1.1 update.
As a trusted resource for unbiased information on businesses and charities, millions of consumers and companies rely on BBB to research local businesses and charities in the United States and Canada. Now the power of BBB is available at your fingertips when traveling or on the go in a convenient, mobile app optimized for iOS devices.
BBB Search features:
- Search for local businesses by name, phone, URL, or category type
- Search via your current location or specify a city, state or ZIP code
- Display search results in list or map views
- Access previous searches through the history menu
- View the BBB Business Review for every business listing, complete with BBB Rating, contact info, BBB Accreditation status, consumer complaint history, and more
- Save a listed business’s info to your Favorites or iOS contacts
- Share a business’s BBB Business Review URL via email, Twitter or Facebook
- Find a local BBB near you
- Read the latest BBB Consumer News
What’s new in version 1.1:
- BBB Consumer News now includes a “pull down to update” feature.
- BBB Business Reviews display a mobile-optimized interface within the app.
- The ZIP code keyboard now supports letters for Canadian postal codes.
- If a ZIP code was set in the Search Options, that ZIP code is also used as the default location for the Find a BBB search field.
- Tapping on Find a BBB automatically displays the closest BBB location based on your current ZIP code setting.
- When adding a selected business to your iOS contacts, the business’s phone number is now always included.
- Improved error handling with more descriptive and user-friendly messages.
- Several minor bug fixes have been implemented and a reported crash bug on iOS 3.x devices is now fixed.
If you have an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, running iOS 3.1 or higher, then download the free BBB Search 1.1 app from Apple’s iOS App Store at:
BBB built this app for you, so if you have feedback, feature requests, or require support assistance, please visit: http://www.bbb.org/iphone/