New version of Majikal for iPhone is now available in app store

You said and we listened, thanks for the invaluable feedback. We have incorporated some of your feedback in this release and are still working on others.

In this release (v1.0.1):
– Support for iPhone 5
– Important bugfixes
– Better user experience: now you can add personal comments while sharing, following and check-in into an event.
– Better integration with Facebook
– Performance improvements

You will also note that we have changed the app name from “Majikal” to “Majikal – explore & follow local events“.

Download the app from here and don’t forget to write a review and send us feedback.

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Location-based check-in service came into prime-time of social networking in year 2009 with launch of Foursquare, a location-based social networking application for mobile devices, and then tons of other similar apps such as Gowalla (recently acqui-hired by Facebook), Loopt, Scvngr, Hotlist, and many more are trying to crack location-based services. Few of them are moderately successful but none of them have been able to get location-based services into mainstream of social network. Facebook too tried with Facebook Places (which is now simply called “Check In”) and has now integrated location as part of every Facebook action (status update, pic upload, etc). Continue reading