23 November 2012

Our creative team have worked wonders and given us a fantastic Christmas makeover! The lovely people at coolsmartphone have already written about our makeover here. What do you think? Tell us @localM8 (#festivem8) and on Facebook!

Official news release:

Celebrating the beginning of the festive season, recently launched M8, your local mate in the UK mobile app – available on iPhone, Android and BlackBerry Touch devices – has undergone a festive design makeover to enrich the journey for consumers using the app as they shop, socialise and travel throughout the UK over what is known as being one of the busiest times of the year.

With a homescreen that now features all of Britain’s favourite festive icons including Santa’s sleigh, Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer, beautifully wrapped gifts, brightly coloured stockings and Christmas tree baubles – all with a generous decoration of seasonal snow – the most recent update to mobile application M8 has been designed to add extra Christmas cheer to its existing location based navigation, local information and social media features.

“We’re really happy with M8’s Christmas theme. Aiming to add a little festive cheer to our M8 community’s experience, we believe our team has come up with a fantastic and creative visual experience that enhances the in app journey with a bit of fun. Everyone loves Christmas – even the stressful times – so we’ve designed this update as a simple way to join in the fun,” said Tim Owen, UK Country Manager for Telmap, developers of M8.

Revealing the new creative design on the same day as developers – Telmap – update the mobile app to enable smartphone owners to browse and search relevant local deals that are active on leading discount code website MyVoucherCodes, M8 aims to provide the most comprehensive mobile app on the market in terms of offering up-to-date and relevant local content alongside advanced navigation this Christmas.

With this latest multiplatform version of M8, Your Local Mate in the UK offering an enhanced mobile experience, the mobile application is available to download on iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry Touch devices, and has been designed and developed by Telmap, an Intel company and a world leading location- based services provider.

“As a token free stocking filler gift to all of our valued community, we hope everyone enjoys the theme and we’re really looking forward to getting people’s reaction to our Christmas-sy M8 as they prepare for the holidays,” added Owen.

Just in case you need reminding, M8, your local mate in the UK is free to download for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry touch devices from the Apple App store, Google Play for Android and BlackBerry Appworld respectively.