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Zillow updates iPhone app

Downloads of original surpass 400,000

Less than two months after its debut, Zillow has rolled out a new version of its iPhone application to take full advantage of the Apple smart phone's updated operating system.Zillow says that since its April 29 introduction (see story), the iPhone app has been downloaded more than 402,000 times. Responding to feedback from consumers, Zillow has added features such as the ability to search by price, bedrooms and bathrooms, and listing type.Version two of Zillow's iPhone app also allows users to save searches and favorite homes. Apple's update of the smart phone's operating system, iPhone OS 3.0, also allows for "push notification" of users when new homes come on the market in areas where they've saved searches -- even when the application is not in use.Search capabilities in the new version of the Zillow iPhone App also work on the iPod touch updated with iPhone OS 3.0.In addition to providing access to much of the information on Zillow.com, the app is capable of tracking user...

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