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The App that Brought Customized Google Maps to the iPhone Now $0.99 for Limited Time Only

August 24, 2011

A Tasty Pixel announced today that it is making its customizable Google Maps iPhone app, The Cartographer, affordable for even more travelers this summer by lowering the price of the app from $3.99 to just $0.99 for one week only.

Today, A Tasty Pixel unveils a special treat for tech-savvy travelers. Now, with The Cartographer on sale at $0.99, purchasers save 75% off the usual price. The Cartographer will help travelers make the most of the remaining summer. “With summer coming to a close, we wanted to make it a bit easier for people to make the most of their travels,” said Michael Tyson, A Tasty Pixelʼs founder. “That’s why we’re slashing the price for this week.”

The Cartographer has been extensively featured by Apple on the App Store’s “Staff Favorites”, “New and Noteworthy” and “What’s Hot” categories, and was awarded Third Best Travel App in 148 Apps’ prestigious Best App Ever Awards. The Cartographer empowers travelers to:

Organize Travel Research:

  • Plan trips on the desktop by creating personalized, annotated, customized maps using Google Maps.
  • Plan with friends and family using the collaboration features.

Travel Independently:

  • Sync customized Google My Maps with markers, notes, photos and routes with the iPhone and tackle new cities with the confidence of a local.
  • Avoid data and roaming charges with offline maps.

Record Trip Information:

  • Drop markers whilst traveling to remember adventures, along with photos and notes.

Share Trip Information:

  • Share trip with friends and family via email and Twitter.

Device Requirements:

  • iPhone or iPod Touch running iOS 3.1 or later.

Pricing and Availability: The Cartographer is available for $0.99 (USD) until August 30th, 2011 exclusively through the App Store in the Travel category.

A Tasty Pixel specialises in iPhone and Mac apps with beautiful and functional user interfaces – software that works like an extension of oneself, with the charm and elegance that make it a pleasure to use. A Tasty Pixel currently has two iPhone apps available on the App Store – The Cartographer and Loopy. A Tasty Pixel products have been extensively featured by Apple and have been finalists for the prominent iPhone industry competition, Best App Ever Awards, hosted by 148 Apps.

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