Product Hunt, a Y Combinator-backed website and mobile app for sharing and discovering new products, on Thursday received a major 3.0 update in the App Store, its biggest update since the app was introduced over a year ago.
Featuring a brand new design, Product Hunt now includes live chat and a built-in audio player for listening to podcasts. An expanded search feature lets you zero in on apps, websites, gadgets, games, podcasts and books—and you can now search Product Hunt within iOS’s Spotlight feature.
But that’s just tip of the iceberg as Product Hunt 3.0 packs in new profile pages, expanded Collections features, enhanced product pages and much more.
Exploring the most upvoted in tech, games, podcasts and books is now a simple matter of swiping left and right in the app’s overhauled interface. Redesigned product pages not only include product images and videos, but also new buttons to join the discussion and explore similar items you might like.
The app supports bookmarking of your favorite finds, as well as creating and following Collections you like. To make discovering cool new products even easier than before, Product Hunt has introduced an all-new Popular feed.
“Browse through a newly added feed of popular products, collections, and upcoming Live Chats, updated daily,” reads the feature’s description.
Last but not least, you can now fill your profile page with upvotes and Collections if you like, right within the app. On the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, Product Hunt supports 3D Touch shortcuts on the Home screen, but not in-app Peek and Pop gestures.
Product Hunt 3.0 highlights:
Here’s an overview of the most important changes in today’s update:
- Explore the latest in tech, books, games, and podcasts
- Listen to podcasts within the app
- Chat with the world’s most interesting makers on Product Hunt LIVE
- Create and browse cool collections
- Search for anything with a few taps, now with Apple Spotlight integration
- Double-tap your profile pic for a super secret surprise
Product Hunt requires an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad with iOS 9.0 or later. The app can be downloaded at no charge in the App Store.