Don't-Miss Travel software Stories
Use these mobile apps and web services to make your holiday travel plans run a little smoother. These will help you plan ahead, frequently check current and upcoming travel conditions, and work around unexpected hiccups.
Version 3.5 of Waze offers enhanced location-sharing features that let you organize group meetings, pick-up friends, and inform your family of when you'll be home. The crowd-sourced navigation app runs on iOS and Android devices.
This week’s collection of apps include new ways to navigate the world, as well as new options for destroying the planet in your home movies.
An update Tuesday to the HipGeo travel journal app adds the ability to record and upload geo-aware videos of your travels. Philip Michaels takes the updated app out for a test drive.
Stay.com has introduced an iPhone app that helps users find their way around major cities, and get their friends' recommendations on the best places to eat, drink, and play.
With an eye on the burgeoning summer travel season, Navigon on Tuesday updated its road-navigation apps with new features to help travelers reach their destinations and keep close tabs on their driving habits.
Jochem Wijnands, one of the founding co-publishers behind TRVL, joins us to talk about his iPad-only magazine and what the iPad has meant for digital publishing.
Waze 3.2 adds the ability to find gas prices at stations in your vicinity, while also offering discounts to users of the crowd-sourced traffic app. Waze becomes the latest app maker to add fuel price searches to its mobile offering.
The latest update to Hipmunk's iPhone and iPad app integrates iCal, Google Calendar, and Microsoft Outlook events, allowing you to see if your flights run into any scheduling conflicts or what hotels are in the vicinity of planned activities.
ALK Technologies has announced CoPilot GPS, a free route planner and on-board mapping app for the iPhone and iPad. It's slated to hit the App Store this spring.
Mirroring the functionality of its Web-based travel search service, Hipmunk's iOS app now lets you search for hotel rooms in addition to flights.
ThemePark GPS Magic Kingdom-Orlando is an iOS app that provides maps, voice navigation, and more for visiting the Magic Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World Resort. It also has a GPS location tool to help find your friends and family members while visiting the park.