Gee, this really looks like a useful Android mashup

Gee, this really looks like a useful Android mashup

Summary:  You gotta hand it to snarky gossip site Valleywag. Sometimes they break news as well.

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You gotta hand it to snarky gossip site Valleywag. Sometimes they break news as well.

Like this morning, when they've posted what appears to be the first-ever screencaps from a Google Phone-like, Android-assisted mash-up.

Said mash-up in question combines location-specific restaurant and other attractions info from a company called What's Open, with Google Maps.

I guess the goal would be to get this mash-up on cell phones, and then sculpt some sort of revenue stream that would generate pay-to-call restaurant reservations and other monetizations to participating What's Open advertisers as well as carriers.

Finally, a pic of the actual mash. Sorry for the blurry but sometimes the nature of the leaks and how they are obtained are such that visually attuned, high-res jpgs just aren't available.

OK, with that said:

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Hmm. Could this be a Citysearch-killer? Maybe I need to write another post on that. 

Topics: Google, Android, Mobile OS

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