Yahoo! Sketch Available for iPad: Sketch to Search?

Yahoo! introduced its Sketch-a-Search for iPhone in April. It just updated the app to 1.04 and now has an iPad compatible version (free).

Yahoo! Sketch-a-Search for iPad

The app uses the notion of drawing shapes on map to define search areas. I recently uninstalled it from my iPhone because I never used it after my earlier positive mini-review of it.

Surprise! Yahoo! Sketch-a-Search & Search Apps for iPhone Are Both Good

The 1.04 update brings:

– Improved quality of our data to deliver the freshest local information possible anywhere in the US
– Partnerships with Zagat and OpenTable
– Device-specific optimizations to improve user experience

You can read more about it in Yahoo!’s Mobile Blog:

Yahoo! Sketch-A-Search – An Easier way to Discover Top Restaurants on your iPhone or iPad