Hotpot, a new local recommendation engine is a very hot topic recently. It can help you discover places you’ll love based on opinions from you and your friends. You can now explore Hotpot on your Google Maps 4.7 on Android. Curios what are the benefit of hotpot on your phone?
With Hotpot, we can now write and publish ratings and reviews from our mobile phone. It makes quick and easy with a new rating widget designed for rating places on the go. Just install it from your homescreen by going to:
You can also post ratings and reviews directly from any Place page.
You can also get personalized recommendations. Your ratings will be personalized your search results by customizing them according to your taste. When you add friends to the mix using Hotpot on your computer, your ratings will point in the direction of the best places in town or best restaurants, wherever they happen to be.
Unfortunately, this is not yet available for iPhone users for the meantime, you can rate and get place recommendations from your phone browser (iPhone and Android) in the US. Just visit the Places tab at google.com as they roll out over the next day.