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Seven hiking apps for hitting the trails

Strap on your hiking boots and use these apps to help pack supplies, find routes, and stay safe.

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Staff Picks: FlightTrack 5 is a first-class flight tracking app

If you need to keep tabs on flights of your own or others, you can't do much better than FlightTrack 5. It looks great, is packed with features, and doesn't even charge you for extra bags.

Travel gear, HBO, Passbook, and Amazon buys some comics

Amazon buys yet another company, the changing world of travel tech, using Apple services on non-Apple devices, and HBO's "Silicon Valley." With guests Susie Ochs and Dan Frakes.

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Take a hike, or make one, with Kamino for iOS

This new social app is the take-a-penny, leave-a-penny tray for urban exploration.

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Hands on with Findery, a note-based social discovery tool

Caterina Fake of Flickr fame launched a new exploration app for iOS, where users visit a location and leave behind a virtual note.

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Booq Mamba Courier review: A little more style than substance

Booq Mamba Courier messenger looks great! But as far as usability goes...we have notes.

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How Global Eagle keeps you connected to the Internet even when you're up in the air

To get an idea of how a satellite-based Wi-Fi network works on an airplane, we took a ride on a 1940s-era seaplane for an up-close look.

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Ogio Gambit 17 review: Is there anything this bag can’t hold?!

There’s just nothing like an Ogio if you have to haul a lot of gear

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Booq Boa Squeeze review: More bag than meets the eye

Although it's named for a snake, this compact backpack feels more like a rugged exoskeleton.

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FCC moves toward in-flight mobile use; Transportation may ban voice calls

While the FCC is moving forward with a plan to let airlines allow the use of mobile phones on flights, the Transportation Secretary wonders if in-flight voice calls are "fair to consumers."

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