The first public alpha version of the ParkMe Parking app (Parkme.com) for Windows Phone is now available in the Windows Phone Store. The app has been designed to help folks find an open public parking space for their car in over 500 cities around the world.
Before we get any further, keep in mind this is a public alpha release of this app. In other words, it will likely have lots of bugs that will, hopefully, be fixed in future updates. So you are downloading this app at your own risk. With that out of the way, here's is what users can expect from the ParkMe Parking app:
- View informative maps of parking lots and garages in your area.
- Check parking rates, see prices laid out on the map and compare costs.
- Set our parking timer to help you avoid overstaying, overpaying or getting a ticket.
- See real-time info on exactly how many spots are open in a particular garage or lot. (Select markets only)
- When you decide on a lot or garage, get directions to the nearest driveway -- not just the street address.
Although apps showing up on the Store in alpha releases are a little discomforting, the upside is developers are excited about getting their apps out ASAP. Fact is that we see a nice little surge in official apps, so let's take it in stride.
Give the app a go, leave a comment on how good it is and don't forget to give the developer some quality feedback to make ParkMe Parking better!
Thanks, Kyle S., for the tip!