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IMDb Releases Improved iPhone and iPad App

Movie, TV and celebrity database IMDb released earlier today a brand new version of its official iOS app for iPhone and iPad.

Version 2.0 of IMDb for iOS brings a lot of bug fixes and overall performance improvements, a redesigned dashboard with the latest news from a variety of media sources, support for movie showtimes in 13 more countries including Canada and UK, possibility to rate movies and TV shows using your IMDb account.

As TechCrunch reports, IMDb released an iPad app shortly after the iPad came out and it was very successful. The 2.0 update (universal for iPhone and iPad) anticipates the major redesign the website is undergoing at the moment.

IMDb for iPhone and iPad is available for free here. Check out the full 2.0 changelog below.

We have enhanced the experience to take advantage of iPhone 4’s Retina display and multi-tasking capabilities. Additionally, we’ve fixed most known bugs and optimized the app’s performance.

-Rate movies and TV shows: Sign in with either your IMDb account or your Facebook account to rate titles.
-Latest entertainment news: Read thousands of articles from hundreds of media outlets. Channels are available for Top News, Movie News, TV News, Celebrity News, and all titles and names in our database.
-International Showtimes: Find local showtimes at theaters in 13 countries, including Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Columbia, Argentina, Chile, Australia and New Zealand
-IMDb Pro: find representation listings and contact details for over 80,000 names in the entertainment industry (Pro subscribers only)
-Redesigned home screen: Check back throughout the day for latest trailers and updated news.
-Chinese localization: View the app in simplified and traditional Chinese

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