We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,258 News Articles

iPhone users get Wi-Fi hotspot locator app

Review & rate 170,000 Wi-Fi locations worldwide

Wi-Fi locator Total Hotspots and Rummble have joined forces to create an app that lets Apple iPhone users search for the nearest Wi-Fi hotspot from their handset no matter where they are in the world.

Once users have located a Wi-Fi hotspot, from the 170,000 worldwide that are registered on the Total Hotspots database, they can view its exact location and pricing information, as well as rate, review, tag and photograph the Wi-Fi hotspot. This information can then be accessed by other users of the app.

Apple iPhone 3G review

Apple iTunes app store review

The app also allows users to narrow down the hotspots by searching for those that are free or from a particular ISP.

"We wanted to make our extensive hotspots database accessible to iPhone users, helping them to source connections while mobile, from anywhere in the world. By working with Rummble, we were able to tap into its existing location-based service platform and roll-out an application that delivers exactly what we were after, far quicker than if we were to develop the application ourselves" said Alex Housley, CEO of Total Hotspots.

The Total Hotspots app is available from the App Store, priced at £2.99.

Mobile phone news and reviews

Broadband speed tester

See also: How iPhone apps could change the world


IDG UK Sites

Best January sales 2015 UK tech deals LIVE: Best New Year bargains and savings on phones, tablets,...

IDG UK Sites

Chromebooks: ready for the prime time (but not for everybody)

IDG UK Sites

Best Photoshop Tutorials 2014: 10 inspiring step-by-step guides to creating amazing art,...

IDG UK Sites

Apple TV expert tips: get US Apple TV content, watch Google Play, use multiple Apple IDs and more