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HipGeo iPhone app is a smarter, quicker way to catalogue your travels

If you fancy yourself a bit of a traveler, you’ve probably noticed there isn’t really a great way to catalogue your travels in real time. Numerous apps do a bit of good here and there, but there isn’t really a Swiss army knife of travel catalogue apps. HipGeo might not be perfect, but it gets ... Full Article »

January 18, 2012 10:24am

The best iPhone travel apps of 2011

Some of my favorite apps on the iPhone fall under the “Travel” category. I’m not a glutton for booking trips, rather iTunes uses that wide-ranging term to encompass everything from trip-booking apps, to grand reference guides for cities and parks, to collections of the best cuisines in certain ... Full Article »

January 4, 2012 4:30pm

Goop’s City Guides gives questionable travel advice for visitors

I’m definitely no expert on New York City, but I did just finish a four-day visit to the Big Apple, so I’m fairly familiar with various travel guides and suggestions for visitors. Actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle newsletter and website Goop.com (which has received its share of mocking in th ... Full Article »

December 21, 2011 6:00am

Lonely Planet’s Wenzani is built upon curation

Back in September, Lonely Planet launched a technology startup, Fourforty Inc., and last week Fourforty released its debut app, Wenzani, which is Zulu for “What are you doing?” It runs on iPhone and iPod Touch. Wenzani is a new micro network for people who love to travel or discover new things i ... Full Article »

December 14, 2011 4:00pm

FAA approves using iPads in airplane cockpits, means big savings on fuel for airlines

You wouldn’t know it from being a passenger on an airline, but pilots use a lot of paper every day. They get all kinds of reports on their planes, weather conditions and other things and all that paper is heavy. Having to lug all that through the air means airlines are actually spending more on ... Full Article »

December 14, 2011 8:24am

How the RoadNinja iPhone app makes interstate driving more fun

RoadNinja is a free app that helps drivers and travelers when they’re on a road trip. By tapping into a huge database of services like restaurants, lodging and gas stations located near to interstate exits, RoadNinja combines new technology with old-school billboards and signs to bring users the b ... Full Article »

October 29, 2011 8:00am

Plan that last-gasp trip with these iPhone travel apps

As I sit writing this, there’s pouring rain outside and occasionally it sounds as if trees are about to be ripped from their roots and thrown into my living room. Essentially, it is ideal vacation weather. In fact, if I could get away tomorrow, I would. I might start with the TripIt – Travel Or ... Full Article »

October 24, 2011 4:00pm

Plan your fill-ups in advance with SmartFuel iPhone app

Even though gas prices seem to be dropping ever so slightly (at least near me), filling up the tank can still cause heart palpitations, so traveling a few extra blocks can often be worth nickel and diming the pump. To make that endeavor easier, former pay app SmartFuel for iPhone and iPod Touch is n ... Full Article »

October 13, 2011 12:30pm

Trazzler’s personality-driven results tell you what sights to see

If finding new things to see and places to go is high on your list of fun, then Trazzler’s personality-quiz-driven app could provide the tourist education you’re seeking. Upon launch, Trazzler, designed for iPhone and iPod Touch, displays two images. Don’t think too hard before tapping the on ... Full Article »

October 5, 2011 12:30pm

Top 39 local public transportation iPhone apps recommended by city residents & visitors

Get around any city from New York City to San Francisco to Shanghai with these handy iPhone local transportation apps, which let you navigate subways, trains, and buses like a pro. No more craning your neck in a crowded subway trying to see the name of the stop, wondering when the bus will come, or ... Full Article »

September 26, 2011 3:30pm


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