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  • May 31, 2012
    Yahoo! TimeTraveler app for iOS creates customized itineraries to 29 cities

    Yahoo! launched the TimeTraveler app for iPhone that helps you plan your visit to a particular city by just providing the start and stop address or location. TimeTraveler generates custom itineraries based on how much time you have at a given destination, and where you want to start and stop. Select those criteria, and it […]

  • January 28, 2012
    Zomato is the Indian version of Yelp

    If you’re in India and looking for quick bites or any sumptuous a la carte in any of the ten metro cities, then check out Zomato. It’s the Indian Yelp and growing fast. With user submitted reviews, a search widget that you can add on your website and mobile apps across multiple platforms – iOS, […]

  • January 25, 2012
    Get updated public transport info & advisories from Embark

    Embark offers series of apps that provides straightforward public transportation directions and related information, like advisories, on your smartphone (iPhone or Android). They’re simple, fast, and really useful whether you’re exploring a new city or just need to know how to get around the one you live in. With tons of apps out there that […]

  • October 12, 2011
    TripAdvisor launches free city guides for Android

    TripAdvisor today announced the launch of free Mobile City Guides for Android. The new apps, currently available for 20 popular world cities, offer convenient smartphone access to a wealth of detailed destination information including traveler reviews on hotels, restaurants and attractions, as well as suggested itineraries and offline-accessible interactive walking tours. The Mobile City Guide […]

  • October 6, 2011
    Travel apps for iOS reviewed

    From our on-going reviews of travel apps for iOS (iPhone, iPod and iPad), here are some of the latest ones we have reviewed. You can see all of them at out iPhone Apps page. Convert EverythingCost: Free/$0.99 GobyCost: Free SCVNGRCost: Free TrazzlerCost: Free Fast CustomerCost: Free TipulatorCost: $0.99 Rick StevesCost: Free

  • September 26, 2011
    TripColor is a live-picture-blogging app for iOS

    Link on iTunes: TripColor Cost: Free Travelers can keep a diary of their day to day travels by adding a real-time picture to the post while creating either public or private trips on this free app for iOS called TripColor. If you’re unable to see a particular destination then just browser itineraries of other fellow […]

  • September 16, 2011
    mileBlaster for iOS is an excellent app to manage frequent flier miles & free for limited time

    CNET Reviewed this app as one of 10 essential apps for frequent fliers. mileBlaster shows your progress for each travel reward program entered, providing details on your progress towards awards and alerting you to mile expiration, and also informs you about current and relevant mile bonuses. Many airline mileage reward program miles expire after no […]

  • September 8, 2011
    Triposo launches FREE travel guides for web, iOS and Android

    Two ex-Googlers – Jon Tirsen and Douwe Osinga – officially unveiled the new mobile travel guide Triposo, which aggregates all the information that is freely available from seven different sources, including Wikitravel, Wikipedia, World66 and Openstreetmap. Thus, the Triposo algorithm takes travel information from seven of the biggest open source aggregators (and several closed resources […]

  • August 24, 2011
    ViewRanger makes it easy for Outdoors Content Owners to reach walkers & cyclists via smartphone

    Photo: sacredrides on Flickr Augmentra, the company behind the ViewRanger outdoors GPS navigation app, has released new tools on its location aware mobile publishing platform that make it simple for any trail-guide content owner to publish and promote interactive guides to smartphone users. The publishing platform adds to the company’s online community and trip planning […]

  • April 13, 2011
    iOS App Review: my Travel Assistant

    Link: iTunes Cost: USD 2.99 The app features: * A 156-currency converter * A 36-language translator * Auto-refresh of exchange rates * Email expenses as a formatted HTML document, and/or a CSV file * Add trips and itemize expenses to that trip * Multi-function calculator One of the best features of this app is the […]

  • April 12, 2011
    Parking In Motion finds parking spaces

    Last week we covered Parkopedia that finds parking spaces for you – free street parking, public garages, etc. Now we have ‘Parking In Motion‘, in its early stages, that will find the available or full parking parking at your destination. Parking In Motion is instead working with garage operators to collect this data on a […]

  • April 7, 2011
    Never miss your bus or train stop by using TravAlert

    Have you ever missed your bus or train stop because you fell asleep or maybe you were reading something? Most people fall asleep on public transit, whether intentionally or otherwise. Mobile app TravAlert keeps track of your location without killing your battery, and then wakes you up in time to get off at the right […]

  • March 28, 2011
    Comparison of free Currency Converter apps for iOS

    There is a whole bunch of currency converters available for iOS devices (iPhone, iPod, iPad) that are either free or paid. While most of them do the same job – of providing exchange rates from one currency to other – we have compared five of them below. If you have a favorite app for this […]

  • March 24, 2011
    mTrip travel guides for iOS available for free – today only!

    mTrip Travel Guides for cities around the world pre-load content on mobile devices so travelers can avoid roaming charges when accessing the content. This means that the guides are 100% offline (except when sharing or updating). The travel guide automatically customizes your trip itinerary with its extensive travel guide directory, guides you to each tourist […]

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