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Mobile Users on Leap Day Asked to Try 'Leaping' to the Web vs. 'Searching' the Web with the Leap2™ App

Feb 29, 2012 (03:02 PM EST)
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Latest Leap2™ release now available on Android and iOS Integrates Mobile Web Search Directly with Web Browsing

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --  Available now from the Apple iTunes App Store and the Android Market, the Leap2 patent-pending Search Browser enables 'leaping' directly to web content after entering a few keywords. Type, or speak, and the web instantly appears.  By integrating search & browsing, Leap2 instantly puts the open web into the hands of mobile users.

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Leap2 Voice-to-webTM on Android provides direct access to the web

Leap2 now provides a new to the world feature for mobile users called Voice-to-webTM.  Just say a few words, and the Leap2 Search Browser takes you directly to the most relevant website. "We are excited to finally offer Android users the Leap2 mobile app, and we are thrilled to see the vision for directly accessing the web with your voice come to reality!  Literally an Android user can tap once, say a few words, and the web appears'", stated Mike Farmer, Founder and CEO of Leap2.

Significant Enhancements in Version 2.0 for Android and iOS

Leap2's second release. 2.0 provides a newly designed user experience for the Leap2 Search Browser, a redesigned approach to mobile search. The Leap2 Search Browser provides web browsing, keyword navigation, and category selection (local, social, news etc.) all in a single interface. "We are overwhelmed at the level of engagement our soft launch has demonstrated and are pleased to be able to respond to their feedback with version 2.0", " stated Leap2 board member, Dan Carroll

Key features in this release, in addition to Voice-to-webTM, include:

  • New Social category offers Facebook integration.
  • Horizontal category wheel:  Provides immediate access to alternative categories, and includes category names.
  • Related query top result preview displays each website's icon next to related queries.
  • Advanced distributed caching (memcaching) for improved performance.

About Leap2

Leap2, LLC is a mobile application development company. The company is based in Kansas City, KS. You can follow us at www.twitter.com/Leap2Net., or visit us at www.leap2.com The Leap2 application is available now:
iTunes store: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/leap2-navigator/id477195707?mt=8 and
Android Market: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.leap2.leap2.

Media Contact: Michael Farmer of Leap2, LLC, +1-816-309-5136, mike@leap2.com

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