Cricket Navigator Local Search
Yes, simply change the starting location by modifying the Where field in the search. Scroll down to the Where field and then scroll right. Select the appropriate starting point.
Businesses come and businesses go. It takes awhile for the Cricket Navigator database to be updated. We update the database every three months.
No, you don’t need to select a category. If you leave the category as All Categories, Cricket Navigator will search for any point of interest with the name entered in the What field.
You can also search for everything near your current location. Simply leave the What field blank. To search for all nearby restaurants, highlight the Category field and scroll right to the category list and select Eating & Drinking and leave the What field blank.
Use Local Search to search for gas stations. Cricket Navigator displays the results sorted by distance.
Unfortunately, gas prices are not available for a lot of gas stations; furthermore among those who report their prices, there is insufficient data for mid-grade, premium, diesel, and ethanol. Therefore, Cricket Navigator does not offer the ability to sort stations by prices, because there is a high probability that the stations closest to you will not have prices, and it will not be helpful or useful to have a list with several stations at the end or beginning without prices.
Cricket Navigator obtains the gas price information daily; however, daily updates are not available for all gas stations; therefore, if the pricing information for any gas station has not been updated for 2 days, Cricket Navigator does not display the old data.
The price for regular fuel grade is displayed in the search results. The prices for all grades are displayed in the search details screen.
Yes, in Local Search, once you select Gas Stations under Category, you will notice another field called, Fuel type, where you can change the fuel type from Gasoline to Diesel.
Yes, in Local Search, once you select Gas Stations under Category, you will notice another field called Fuel type where you can change the fuel type from Gasoline to Ethanol-85.
All mobile applications and web services including Cricket Navigator obtain their information from the same source: OPIS. Cricket Navigator displays lowest and average prices to help users make better decisions, faster.
Yes, the list is sorted by distance – however, Cricket Navigator displays the gas station with the lowest reported price at the top of the list regardless of distance, for two reasons: first, you would not have to keep asking to see more results until you find the one with the lowest price; and second, the information on the first screen including the location and proximity of the gas station with the lowest price in your area, the average local price, and prices for the closest stations to you, collectively give you relevant information about local fluctuations, and help you find the best economical gas station, quickly.
Movies that are playing now in theaters around your GPS location, including all genres.
Depending on what the attribute Showing is set to, Cricket Navigator displays performs the search differently:
Now Playing: Lists what is playing in theaters at that time, around the location you specified. It is equivalent to one week’s worth of movies from a Friday through the next Thursday, as most movies debut on a Friday. Nevertheless, Cricket Navigator obtains a list of current movies, daily.
Opening this week: Lists movies opening in theaters starting the upcoming Wednesday through Friday. Again, Cricket Navigator obtains the list daily, to accommodate for any adjustments to the theaters playing the movie and the show times.
Coming Soon: List movies opening in two weeks from today and changes every week. Cricket Navigator updates this daily, nevertheless.
The ratings are provided by Chicago Tribune.
This setting sorts movies based on the number of show times on any given day in that local area. If a movie is playing at three theaters in the same theater complex, it counts as three distinct show times.
You can enter the name of the movie in the What field.
Once you highlight the desired movie in the list, you can press Theater to get a list of theaters and the remaining show times at each theater.
Select Movies & Events followed by Events and Event Type and then select the desired event type. The default setting is All Events.
All types of events that are playing around your GPS location, starting today.
Cricket Navigator shows the first ten local events of all types or the types that you specified; the results list may span over one or more days. As you ask to see more, Cricket Navigator downloads more events in future and continues to go out further in time. Cricket Navigator obtains an updated list of events, daily.
Highlight the desired event and then press View.
You can enter the name of the event or the performer in the What field.
No! If you set/leave the Event Type as All Events, Cricket Navigator will search for all event types, including some types that are not explicitly listed under Event Types.