When Getit Infoservices Pvt. Ltd decided to launch ASKME back in 2011, they may not have thought that this app will become an awesome source of information about one’s city in a few years. Now, ASKME has become a main topic of discussion among techies and Smartphone users, due to the productive feature and intuitive design ASKME offers. In this post, we would like to bring you a brief yet comprehensive review of ASKME. We do hope that, after reading this review, you will have a clearer concept about ASKME as well as whether you should use ASKME in your Smartphone, powered by Android. It should, however, be noted that iOS users can expect an application from ASKME soon, and it is advised to depend upon web-based interface of ASKME until launch of that iOS counterpart. As the first part of the review, also considering what you may want to know, we will tell you what all things are possible using ASKME.
ASKME Lets You…
Well, we cannot include the full list in this article, because, either directly or indirectly, ASKME helps you do a variety of tasks. Some of these tasks have been mentioned below. We are sure that these features will be quite helpful for a Smartphone user, regardless he is a techie or not. You can download it from the Play Store from with this link.
- It Lets You Know about Local Businesses
Your city will be having a huge number of local businesses in it! You might be familiar with some of them and you will think about others only when a necessity arises. Nevertheless, ASKME always have an intuitive directory of business around a city! Using this directory, you can grab all sorts of required information about a particular business or types of businesses you are looking for. For instance, when you want to have food, you can search ASKME for hotels or for restaurants, and the application will bring you a list of restaurants around you in an intuitive way that you’ll be able to contact the business right from the application as well as knowing address, photos, reviews, payment methods, catalogs etc. In other words, in perspective of a customer, you can know everything you need to know about a local business in your city.
- It Lets You Purchase Products Online
Team behind ASKME has set up an online store, askmeBazaar, inside ASKME App for Android, and users will be able to purchase variety of products from this store without leaving the app. Despite the fact that the store is available via a web-based interface, the app is powerful enough to let you purchase, apparels, Smartphones, gadgets etc.
- Post and View Ads
There is a special section in ASKME that is dedicated for classified advertisements. While you can post your own ads as one who has requirements [You will have to go through a confirmation process to view that advertisement in sites and ASKME App], you can see others’ advertisements in the ‘Ads’ tab of search results. For instance, if you did search for hotels, you can see advertisements matching that tag in results page.
What we think of UI
In our point of view, ASKME has done its maximum in keeping User Interface of the app minimal yet effective. As one notable addition to usability of app, ASKME does not fill that screen with irritating advertisement. Altogether, we will have to give ten out of ten for UI section of ASKME.
We think ASKME is one of the best applications for Indians, who want a companion to tell you about businesses that are around your city. Indeed, the intuitive UI makes everything simpler! What is your opinion about this app? We’ll love to hear from you.